‘Compliance cars’ are vehicles sold reluctantly — often in limited locations, numbers, and at a loss — by automakers for the sole purpose of meeting quotas to secure a place for their profitable, high emission models. We’re looking at what they are, where they came from, and why they’re doomed to die.
Toyota are planning to ‘electrify’ their entire vehicle range by 2025, but it’s still unclear exactly what that means for our favourite models. Signs point to a small pool of all-electric offerings with standard & plug-in hybrids for the rest. So long as answers aren’t forthcoming, we might as well speculate: here is our wishlist for an electric lineup from Toyota.