Toyota sales, including deliveries from its mini-car subsidiary Daihatsu, and truck making affiliate Hino, rose by 3% in 2014 to reach 10.23 million units, while Volkswagen increased its sales by 4% to reach 10.15 million units sold in 2014. Show More Summary
Remember when Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared that Toyota was a fool to invest in hydrogen? Twice? Toyota had a few words to say in return last week. Ecomento reports Toyota Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter took...Show More Summary
Are Toyota Prius owners bad drivers? Turns out a study has the eco-friendly car tied with BMW owners, but when it comes to speeding tickets even the drivers of a Corvette or a Dodge Viper are less likely to have a lead foot. In a related...Show More Summary
For more than a decade, the Toyota Camry has been at the top of the sales charts when it comes to the mid-size family sedan category in the United States. However, in recent years, due to the rapid advancements in building process and...Show More Summary
The $8,000 federal tax credit has expired and may not return, but Toyota is still advertising the 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle as if it's available. Continue reading Toytoa promoting Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle as if hydrogen tax...Show More Summary
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season saw, overall, at least somewhat lackluster performances from Toyota teams Joe Gibbs Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing. Sure, JGR put all three of its drivers in the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup and Hamlin was one of the final four heading into the season finale at Homestead-Miami [...]
Buy or lease a Mirai and you get three years of free hydrogen. But you'd better live near a fueling station, which means Souithern California.
Been waiting for a MINI that actually lives up to its name? Toyota and BMW is working on such a thing, called the Minor. Automobile Magazine reports the Minor is in the earliest phases of development, and would likely pull its looks from the 2012 Rocketman concept and the current Paceman crossover. Show More Summary
MINI’s Rocketman concept from 2011 is an odd homage to the brand’s minicar roots. While modern MINIs, like the Countryman crossover, have stretched in both dimensions and weight, the Rocketman concept returns to what the original Alec Issigonis-designed Mini was intended to be: a diminutive car ideal for urban environments. Everything...
Last week, I wrote a post (part 1) looking back at our visit to the Toyota Tsutsumi factory that was part of our Japan tour that took place two months ago now. See previous posts in this series. I’m going to try to do one post a week on this topic. If you’re in San Francisco, I’m giving […]
Toyota is nearly ready to commence deliveries of its 86-based grassroots rally car, with development of the GT86 CS-R3 now in its final stages ahead of FIA certification in June. The CS-R3 is designed to compete in the R3C category of...Show More Summary
We're getting another taste of Toyota's ad campaign for the Super Bowl with its pre-game commercial for the refreshed 2015 Camry. The spot stars Paralympic snowboarder and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Amy Purdy over the inspiring words of Muhammad Ali. Show More Summary
Don't expect to see many Siennas on the road in Japan. Back at home, Toyota sells the Alphard and Vellfire, and now it's launched revised versions of both. Continue reading Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will change the way it pays factory workers, focusing on their performance rather than their seniority, the Nikkei reported on Monday. Toyota's new arrangement, designed to attract young talent, will apply to about 40,000 employees, or about 60 percent of its workers, aged between 18 and 65, according to the Nikkei. Show More Summary
The Prius c started its life in 2012 as a smaller and more affordable version of the hotly successful Prius liftback. Through 2014, the model remained relatively unchanged and failed to really shake up the hybrid segment. Now as we approach...Show More Summary
Toyota readies rally-going version of the Scion FR-S for the R3 class, available for privateer teams for less than $95,000 to field in national and international events including the HJS TMG CS-R3 Trophy starting this summer. Continue...Show More Summary