Which automaker partnered with Boeing for a personal luxury aircraft?
What brand priced its Tesla Model 3 rival for Europe?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending October 11, 2019.
One of the much-discussed pieces of news of the week came from the UK, and a well-funded long-shot project aiming to make an high-efficiency electric car. Dyson said that its electric-car program is done —although it will continue work on some of the ancillary tech, including solid-state batteries.
Patent drawing for Dyson electric car due in 2021
Several important pieces of news came from Toyota. It revealed that the next-generation version of its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car is a sport sedan. Although the radical remake is officially called a concept car, the future is suddenly looking much better for that model, as well as the Prius. Toyota also confirmed that a 2021 RAV4 plug-in hybrid is on the way—although it will be some time before we get range and mpg. And its luxury brand, Lexus, teased the design of a production-bound electric city car , set to bow at the Tokyo show.
A new Honda Fit hybrid has been confirmed for a Tokyo show debut and is a critical model for Europe—although chances are slim that the model will arrive in the U.S. Porsche Boeing premium urban air mobility vehicle Porsche and Boeing are involved in a premium personal aircraft project —not a shared air taxi, but something aiming for private ownership.Volkswagen […]