Toyota Shows Off Its New Yundong Shuangqing Hybrid Sedan Concept
Apr 24, 2012 13:55
Remember the teaser of Toyota's concept to be shown in Beijing? Today, the automaker unveiled the car at debuted a study called the Yundong Shuangqing. It features a newly developed hybrid system, which was primarily developed at Toyota's R&D facility in China. Toyota did not elaborate any further than that.
At a press conference during the Beijing show, Toyota President Akio Toyoda said: “We would like to put smiles on the faces of our Chinese customers with hybrid technology. I want the people of China to be able to experience the beauty of hybrid technology through a hybrid car born in China".
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