The 2015 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid AWD SUV: Toyota Motor Company and Lexus, have been ranked as the most environmentally friendly car company, mainly because of Toyota’s leading position in the development and production of hybrid gas-electric vehicles. Show More Summary
New 'Safety Sense' packages will introduce laser, millimeter-wave technology to help prevent crashes.
The LA Auto Show is known for its environmentally friendly vehicle debuts. At last year's show, hydrogen fuel cell concepts from Honda and Toyota joined a lease-ready Hyundai Tuscan FCEV to cast a green hue over the convention center. Show More Summary
Toyota has finally released its vision of the future, 20 years in the making!
Japan has always been at the forefront of almost everything, good and bad. In the automotive industry, Toyota, Honda and Mitsubishi rank up there along with German and US brands. Television and stereo sets made by Sony are trusted products. And even in war and human rights abuses, few countries can match Japan. Think Korean […]
Episode #407 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Sebastian Blanco talk about the Michelin Challenge Bibendum, the Toyota Mirai, and the BMW 3 Series falling off the Car and Driver 10Best list.Show More Summary
Ever since Toyota and Subaru released the sports car alternatively known as the GT86, 86, BRZ and Scion FR-S a couple of years ago, rumors have circulated that even more exciting variants could be in store. But at least as far as Scion...Show More Summary
U.S. sales of small/midsize/non-full-size pickup trucks jumped 19.4% in October 2014, a gain of 3672 units compared with October 2013. Sales of the Toyota Tacoma were up 5%. Nissan Frontier sales shot up 25%. Not surprisingly, the slowly disappearing Honda Ridgeline was down 35%. Show More Summary
After years of promises, hydrogen-powered vehicles are finally arriving on the scene.
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Reports persist of secret plans for a hotted-up and turbocharged hero version of Toyota’s 86 Coupe, but, no surprise, the carmaker is keeping quiet on the topic. Back in September, Japan’s Best Car mag claimed that a flagship 86 model was in the works, packing Subaru’s turbocharged 2.5 litre boxer and all-wheel-drive system. Show More Summary
"Toyota delivers on a mission announced in 2010 to deliver a hydrogen fuel-cell electric sedan by 2015 priced around $50,000. Well, here it is: the all-new Toyota Mirai," Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays said last week as he got up close...
Toyota has rolled out a tricked-out Corolla hatch this week, unveiling a stickered-up special for the Australian market. Joining the recent Camry special of the same name, the new ‘Corolla RZ’ adds $2000 in features to the Ascent Sport trim grade for an extra $1000. Show More Summary
Both turbocharged and convertible variants of the Toyota 86 are off the table, according to an executive at Toyota’s North American youth brand, Scion. Doug Murtha, Scion’s senior vice president, told WardsAuto at the recent Los Angeles auto show that the division, which sells the 86 as the Scion FR-S, “went down swinging” with its [...]
A Toyota consumer says he doesn't begrudge the money awarded to the lawyers in a 2012 class-action settlement, but says his $20.91 check got him thinking about the ultimate winners and losers of the litigation.
The Toyota Corolla RZ special edition has launched in Australia, injecting a dose of sporting flair into the top-selling small hatch range. Priced from $22,290 before on-road costs with the standard six-speed manual transmission and $24,540 with the optional automatic continuously variable transmission (CVT), Toyota says the Corolla RZ adds $2000 in features for just [...]
FLASHBACK: The 1979 Toyota Celica Supra. Yeah, cars have gotten a lot better since 1979 — though, admittedly, that wasn’t exactly a peak year for automotive quality. That said, at $1500 more than an RX-7, this car was overpriced.
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. The Los Angeles Auto Show kicked off last week, and Inhabitat was on the scene to bring you a first look...
The streaking Dallas Mavericks will look to win their seventh straight game when they travel to the Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets Saturday night. The Rockets will once again be without Dwight Howard, who is battling a knee strain, per Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle. Show More Summary
Joining the likes of Toyota and Honda, Volkswagen has chosen this week to unveil a new fuel cell vehicle – the Golf SportWagen HyMotion. According to VW, the demo car illustrates the automaker's strategy of implementing alternative drives...Show More Summary