Toyota plans to mass produce battery Hilux pickup truck by 2025

By Thomson Reuters Mar 26, 2024 | 5:49 AM

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Japan’s Toyota plans to mass produce a battery electric Hilux pickup truck by the end of 2024, the president of its Thailand unit, Noriaki Yamashita, told reporters on the sidelines of the Bangkok International Motor Show.

In Thailand, Toyota expects to sell 250,000 vehicles this year, he said. He did not say where the Hilux truck would be made.

(Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng; Editing by Martin Petty)