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The Toyota FT-Bh is an ultra-efficient hybrid concept that could emit just 65g/km
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3 March 2012

Toyota is promising dramatically low CO2 emissions from its Geneva motor show concept car, dubbed the Toyota FT-Bh, which stands for ‘Future Toyota B-segment hybrid’.

The new hybrid concept has been designed for maximum fuel efficiency and was built using economically viable methods and materials.

See teaser images of the Toyota FT-Bh

Toyota claims the FT-Bh is as spacious as a five-door supermini, but weighs less than 800kg – less than a three-door Aygo at 890kg – and produces 50 per cent less CO2 than the current average for the supermini segment. That could put the CO2 output as low as 65g/km.

The Japanese manufacturer built the car without using exotic materials or expensive techniques; instead it ensured the FT-Bh’s production used commonplace, economically viable production methods and technologies, including a down-sized full hybrid powertrain.

During the build, Toyota focused on five principal factors: low weight, aerodynamic performance, powertrain efficiency, thermal energy management and electricity saving. The FT-Bh’s optimised aerodynamics are 30 per cent more efficient than an average supermini.

The Toyota FT-Bh concept will be officially unveiled at Geneva on 6 March.

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ordinary bloke 22 February 2012

Re: Toyota teases FT-Bh hybrid concept

coolboy 22 February 2012

Re: Toyota teases FT-Bh hybrid concept

stay home & don`t cramp roads!

specific address...

done army? got specific address were to find & kill the enemy?

survival!

sierra 22 February 2012

Re: Toyota teases FT-Bh hybrid concept

Have no problem with "paper-foldable maps" if I'm travelling city to city, but find carrying 10,000+ A to Zs if I want to travel to a specific address anywhere in Europe can make the inside of a car rather cramped

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