GM has two new models on stage at this week's auto show in New York. It needs a strong reception. But Ford and Toyota might have other plans.
So I went to an L.A. D-Fenders game on Friday, something I haven’t done in a few years. I was there with a friend, who always tries to catch a game at the Toyota Center every time he’s in town during the season. Why? Because the D-Fenders’ dance team are the Laker Girls. And it [...]
Despite receiving some of Clarkson's harshest critiques, the automaker thanks the former host.
The first-ever Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will make its debut at the New York auto show, which starts next week. Aside from the teaser image above and the fact it’s coming to New York show, RAV4 Hybrid will feature a unique set of tail-lights with greyed out indicators and light-tube-style elements, but there are, so far, [...]
Coke vs. Pepsi. Toyota vs. Ford. Microsoft vs. Apple. It’s easy to look to many industries where the companies are in direct competition with one another. And when you see blogs that are discussing the same niche, it’s easy to jump to the conclusion that these sites are also directly competing against one another. While there may be a grain […]
Love him or hate him, Jeremy Clarkson is a household name among international car journalists in both print and television. This is probably why Toyota UK has put together a motley collection of Top Gear clips that mainly have one thing in common: Jeremy trying to destroy various Toyota models. Show More Summary
After freezing expansion plans, Toyota has developed new production methods that will increase utilization rates, lower investment requirements and reduce CO2 output.
Toyota isn't doing a crazy retro livery for their 2014-winning World Endurance Championship LMP1 car like Porsche, and they aren't going absolutely insane like Nissan. Instead they're back for 2015 with familiar colors. The updates are under the skin, and it still has 1,000 horsepower, so that's good. Will it emerge victorious again? Read more...
Long before they became six-figure collectibles, Toyota FJ40 Land Cruisers earned a reputation for being hardy, go-almost-anywhere off-roaders. Popular mods back in the day included lift kits, reinforced bumpers with mounted winches, and engine swaps, the most common being the ubiquitous small-block Chevy V-8 in place of the truck’s original inline six. This 1967 Toyota […]
By Chang-Ran Kim TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - In a corner of Toyota's oldest factory, the Japanese carmaker's longest-serving employee preaches the benefits of craftsmanship, saying manual labor is the key to success in a highly automated automotive industry. Show More Summary
Toyota has been discussing creating hybrid versions of all of its volume-selling models by 2020. We’ve already seen one SUV go that direction, with the Highlander Hybrid debuting in 2006, and now that trend will continue with the introduction of the 2016 RAV4 Hybrid on April 2nd, 2015 at the New York Auto Show. Show More Summary
Toyota is boosting production of hybrids in Japan by 30 percent compared to 2014 levels, and the company wants half of its sales there to be electrically assisted models as soon as next year. Continue reading Toyota wants half its vehicles...Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - After the BBC announced they have fire Jeremy Clarkson, Toyota released this tri... [...]
Toyota is implementing a raft of measures to ensure it remains among the top automakers not only in terms of volume but profitability, too. And one of the key measures is the introduction of a new modular platform, the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), designed for mid-size cars. Other measures include the launch of vehicles in new segments...
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Video: Check out this five-speed manual transmission 3D-printed after a Toyota model — the W56 transmission. Watching how the cogwheels spin and react every time the guy changes gears is just amazing. More »
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the top-selling large SUV in Australia so far this year — just like it was in 2014. Yes, this US-made icon regularly outguns the Toyota Prado, Ford Territory and Holden Captiva 7 for segment sales supremacy. Let’s leave the critical consensus on this quartet sidelined for now. It is generally considered [...]
Toyota has unveiled a new modular global vehicle architecture that will underpin approximately half of all the vehicles it sells by 2020. Toyota says the new structure, dubbed Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), will be versatile enough to form the basis for compact and large vehicles and all sizes in between, along with supporting both [...]
TNGA: Toyota New Global Architecture Announced New Powertrains: Lighter, Lower, More Efficient New Tech Joined By Improved Production Competitiveness The next generation of Toyota models will offer “attractive, low-stance designs, responsive handling, [and] a high-quality drive feel”. Show More Summary
The 115th annual New York auto show starts next week, where we will see new cars from McLaren and Cadillac, not to mention a host of other exciting updates, from a hybrid Toyota Rav4 to a new Nissan Maxima.