Subaru’s first electric vehicle was developed on a technology platform in cooperation with Toyota.
Subaru has confirmed that its first electric vehicle (EV) will be an SUV and be sold in Europe.
Last year, the Japanese automaker revealed plans to introduce this product in the first half of the 2020s. However, Subaru’s EV model is likely to appear soon next year, the Autocar news site predicts. .
Subaru’s EV model will be roughly the same size as the current Forester. Although it has not been officially confirmed by Subaru, Japanese media have reported that the electric vehicle will be called the Evoltis.
Toyota cooperates to develop a new electric vehicle platform called e-TNGA. As information has been announced, Subaru electric vehicle will develop on a technology platform shared with Toyota partner called e-TNGA.
This is an all-new electric vehicle platform that allows manufacturers to design multiple models of different sizes, the option to arrange electric motors on both axes as well as install multiple battery sizes.
In January 2020, Subaru showed off the electric concept car at a press conference. The Japanese manufacturer said the EV when it goes into commercial production will have a design inspired by this concept.
Over the past year, Subaru has introduced mild-hybrid variants from the Impreza, XV and Forester. It is aiming to have at least 40% of global sales be electric or hybrid by 2030.