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Toyota Group Companies to Display Latest Electric, Gasoline/diesel-electric Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles at EVS-22.

Tokyo, Japan, Oct 16, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Auto Body Co., LTD., Hino Motoras, LTD. and Daihatsu Motor Co., LTD. announced today that they plan to exhibit at the 22nd International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition (EVS-22) to be held from October 23 to 28 at the Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama (Pacifico Yokohama) in Yokohama. EVS-22 is one of the world's largest gatherings of its kind.

The exhibit by the four companies will occupy 450 square meters (Booth C-6 in Hall C), introducing the activities of the Toyota Group toward the realization of sustainable mobility and featuring the above four companies' latest electric, gasoline/diesel-electric hybrid and fuel cell vehicles (with some of the vehicles available for test rides).

Exhibit Outline

Toyota Motor Corporation

- GS450h cut-away display

- Fine-X fuel cell hybrid vehicle (concept model shown at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show in 2005)

- FCHV-BUS cut-away display

- High-pressure hydrogen storage alloy tank and 70MPa high-pressure tank for fuel cell vehicles

Toyota Auto Body

- COMS (production electric-vehicle model with sealed lead acid battery)

- Two COMS-based concept models (one with a lithium battery and the other with a fuel cell)

Hino

- Hino Dutro Hybrid truck (production model)

Daihatsu

- HIJET CARGO Hybrid (production model) and hybrid unit

- Tanto FCHV (concept fuel-cell-hybrid-vehicle model shown at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show in 2005)

- Copen EV (concept model)

About Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation (TSE: 7203; NYSE: TM), established in 1937, is one of the world's representative automobile manufacturers, producing vehicles in 26 countries and regions and marketing vehicles in more than 170 countries and regions. In fiscal 2006, Toyota provided nearly eight million vehicles on a consolidated basis to customers around the world under the Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino brands. Toyota had more than 280,000 employees at the end of fiscal 2006. The company is headquartered in Aichi, Japan. For more information, please visit www.toyota.co.jp/en/index.html.

Source: Toyota Motor Corporation

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http://www.toyota.co.jp/en/index_company.html


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