The first electric Mazda MX-30 will go on sale in Britain in about 15 months.
The five-door model will have a range between recharges of about 125 miles.
A pure battery-powered Lexus will be unveiled next year, the company revealed at this week’s Tokyo Motor Show.
It is part of a new product offensive which will also include petrol electric hybrids and Toyota, Nissan and Honda said at the show they will look at electric city or small cars to boost takeup and dilute costs.
Fiat will make traction batteries at its Turin plant to support a raft of evs coming from FCA over the next few years.
It’s pledged €5 Billion for Italy until 2021 to support the developments and boost output capacity at home.
Peugeot is preparing for a shrinkage of sales around the world this year, notably in China where they’ve plunged 41%, according to its latest financial report.
But it also says the more expensive SUVs have done well to offset some losses and revenue rose 1% to €14.5 Billion.