Toyota Motors revealed the bZ Compact SUV Concept model in the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show. The SUV is a full battery-electric vehicle which produce zero emissions. The vehicle utilizes eco-conscious interior materials and brings the dynamic performance.
The feature of the in-car personal agent named, ”Yui” connects the driver and passengers with the vehicle. Through the use of audio and visual lighting cues moving around the cabin, it responds to requests or commands from front or rear passengers.
The aerodynamic form of the concept enhances its futuristic look by pushing the wheels to the corners to achieve an aggressive stance – making it appear as if it’s moving even when standing still.
The short overhangs and sweepback angles make it stand out as an advanced technology vehicle; a narrowed-down cabin design gives it an agile appearance for a low coefficient of drag.
The edgy styling extends to the interior with premium finishes resulting in a distinctive look. Notably, the design team included several eco-friendly touches, like seating made from plant-based and recycled materials to follow the Beyond Zero theme.
The Beyond Zero message encourages diligently adapting how we live our lives in the present to ensure a better future for all. Toyota envisions a future in which carbon neutrality is achieved through the practical marketization of a portfolio of products with advanced, alternative-fuel and zero-emission powertrain technologies.
Globally, Toyota plans to expand to around 30 dedicated BEVs, including five carrying the bZ (Beyond Zero) brand moniker. This diverse portfolio of electrified products will help propel Toyota toward its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.