Tag: Hybrid

10 million Toyota hybrid vehicles sold worldwide since 1997

10 million Toyota hybrid vehicles sold worldwide since 1997

Cumulative sales of Toyota hybrid vehicles (HVs) have passed the 10 million mark since the company launched the Coaster Hybrid EV in August 1997 and the Prius—the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger vehicle—in December of the same year. More than being just a numerical milestone, this demonstrates the staying power […]

Toyota delivers hybrid mobility as a Worldwide Olympic partner

Toyota delivers hybrid mobility as a Worldwide Olympic partner

As part of its commitment as a participant in The Olympic Partner (TOP) program, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) and Toyota Switzerland (TAG) recently delivered a fleet of Toyota and Lexus hybrid cars to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) administration in Switzerland. The vehicles represent one aspect of Toyota’s sponsorship agreement […]

Locally-assembled BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid launched

Locally-assembled BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid launched

BMW Group Malaysia today celebrated its 100 years of innovation at BMW Innovation Days Malaysia 2016 and introduced the new BMW 330e, its second locally-assembled hybrid vehicle with eDrive Technology. Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director & CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said: “The BMW […]

Mercedes-Benz hybrids continue to have full duty-exemption

Mercedes-Benz hybrids continue to have full duty-exemption

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) today announced that its locally-assembled hybrid models – the S400L Hybrid and E300 BlueTec Hybrid – will continue to have exemptions on import duty and excise tax as they qualify for the Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV) incentives provided in the current National Automotive Policy. “We are delighted […]