Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he expects the company to have its own autonomous cars within a year but, since the company doesn’t build cars, it needs to partner with one that does. Until now, the company has been in bed with Volvo...Show More Summary
Toyota has four of the 10 vehicles on Consumer Reports' annual top picks, the most of any brand.
The Consumer Reports verdict served as a reminder that Toyota remains on top in the areas that matter most to consumers.
Toyota's is building a $2.8B research and development center in Japan. One of the 11 test tracks there will recreate portions of the Nurburgring. Continue reading Toyota building $2.8B R&D center with a Nurburgring Doppelganger Toyota...Show More Summary
We covered this one a couple of years ago but it’s being featured again today because just look at it!! Plus, your author happened upon a fantastic example in rural British Columbia just yesterday, causing him to dance excitedly in the snow like a hotwired puppy. Show More Summary
Its new magnet technology dramatically reduces the need for expensive rare-earth minerals with little to no drop in performance.
Sony is forming a joint venture with five taxi operators in Japan to launch a taxi-hailing system that will use artificial intelligence to predict demand, competing with the likes of Toyota and Uber investor SoftBank Group, reports Nikkei. The...Show More Summary
The Japanese automaker is investing heavily in a new test facility in its home prefecture in Japan.
If buyers really do plan to line up to buy electric vehicles, even before the government forces them to, automakers had best figure out a way to make them affordable not just to buy, but to build. We all know battery packs are expensive...Show More Summary
Toyota is on its way to electric motors that are cheaper and less vulnerable to materials shortages.
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Toyota plans for an expansive research and development center settled in Aichi, Japan, and included in the sprawling site will be 11 separate test tracks. And one of the tracks will mimic the famed Nürburgring, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday. The 1,600-acre site's 11 tracks will reproduce various driving conditions to ensure future...
INTERNATIONAL - Toyota Motor Corp. is readying electric motors that include as much as 50 percent less in rare earths amid concern of a supply crunch as automakers race to expand their electric-vehicle lineups. Asia’s biggest carmaker...Show More Summary
Toyota approached InStyle magazine last year about a new way to advertise its 2018 Camry. Six months later, the result is a first-of-its-kind magazine insert that takes readers inside the midsize sedan in an extrasensory way: through sight, sound, smell and touch. First, readers grip door handles, placing their thumbs on built-in sensors. When pulled...
By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Benjamin is slated to drive the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in two NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season, beginning with Saturday’s Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He’ll also drive the car in the July 28 race at Iowa Speedway in Newton. “I can’t wait to get back behind [...]
Neodymium, used in magnets, is pricey, and its supplies are in doubt Continue reading New Toyota EV motor needs less rare-earth metal, so costs less to make New Toyota EV motor needs less rare-earth metal, so costs less to make originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The last Toyota I drove with a manual transmission was the 86 sports car, which makes the C-HR compact SUV base model a considerably different proposition. Beyond the fact this is a 100 per cent Toyota product borrowing neither platform nor engine (from Subaru), this is the company’s all-important play in the pint-sized SUV segment […]
On a 2016 Toyota Camry, 15 commonly stolen parts cost $11,000. Continue reading Car theft skyrockets thanks to rising parts prices Car theft skyrockets thanks to rising parts prices originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
We get a good look at the tail end. Continue reading Barely disguised 2019 Toyota Supra spied in the snow Barely disguised 2019 Toyota Supra spied in the snow originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:35:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Toyota Prius c is a fun way to save fuel if small works for you.