Toyota Australia is hopeful of maintaining current levels of Camry and Aurion sales between now and the end of local production in 2017. Speaking at the line-off ceremony for the new-look, 2015 Toyota Camry at the Altona production plant in Melbourne, Toyota Australia president Dave Buttner (pictured below) said the company planned build 90,000 cars [...]
The first of the last of its kind – the 2015 Toyota Camry – has rolled down the assembly line at Toyota Australia’s Altona production plant in Melbourne today. Today’s assembly ceremony represents the beginning of the end for the Australian-made Camry and the local automotive manufacturing industry as we know it, with Toyota set [...]
With a chance to clinch the series at home, the Houston Rockets host the Dallas Mavericks at the Toyota Center in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs. The match is on April 28, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET.
By AMANDA VINCENT Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Tuesday morning that David Ragan will drive the organization’s No. 55 Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the remainder of the 2015 season, beginning with the race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City on May 9. Team co-owner Michael Waltrip will race the car Sunday [...]
Toyota Australia president Dave Buttner today reaffirmed his company’s commitment to building cars right through to its planned 2017 shutdown, with export production still a major part of that schedule. Surrounded by international executives...Show More Summary
Production for the final Toyota Camry model to be built in Australia is now underway, with the first example rolling off the line today in Altona, Melbourne. Unveiled in New York around this time last year, the updated model brings a new look to the exterior sheet metal, but drivetrain options will remain largely unchanged. Show More Summary
One of our readers, Stephen Abraham, was looking for Toyotas on Autotrader, when he spotted something fascinating. Which, as you know, is not easy to do when looking for used late-model Toyotas. It was a new Camry that was selling for Veyron money — about $2.5 million dollars. That sounds like a lone mistake, until you see the Million Dollar Corolla. WTF? Read more...
If you’re in the market for a pre-owned vehicle that doubles as movie memorabilia, you can do some one-stop shopping in Indiana next month: one of the Toyota Supras driven by the late Paul Walker in the original The Fast And The Furious is going up for auction. Show More Summary
If you believe companies such as Tesla, the future of car travel is all about electricity and batteries, but then you have Toyota claiming electric cars just aren’t practical and instead wants hydrogen-power. […]
More bad news for jobs in Ontario. A few weeks ago it was Toyota that announced it was shutting down some of its production in Canada and now Goodyear has announced it’s expanding into Mexico instead of Ontario. Why? Because Ontario’s power prices and insecurity of the power system. Being shut down in the middle […]
This beautiful house in Toyota, Japan, designed by studio ihrmk, is dominated by passages that connect it to the scenery of the adjacent terraced paddy field. Conveniently entitled “Passage of Landscape,” the house allows its inhabitants to feel to
A Brooklyn drug ring cut back on gas money and pollutants by operating out of a Toyota Prius, according to NBC New York. Four people were arrested on drug charges over the weekend for delivering and selling cocaine out of the environmentally friendly hybrid car.Authorities say the four alleged dealers, who are... More »
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has come out against hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on more than one occasion, even going so far as to call them “bullshit” and “fool cells” because of all the energy required to collect fuel-grade hydrogen, and the fact that most hydrogen is currently sourced from natural gas and fracking. Show More Summary
Relatively speaking, Hyundai hasn’t gotten a lot of love in the tuning community, with far more attention paid to products hailing from Japan rather than Korea. But sprinkled among the high-profile Toyotas, Hondas, and Subarus of sport compact culture, you can still find a few examples of Seoul’s finest. Show More Summary
The idea with Lexus, ever since this upscale division of Toyota introduced the LS400 luxo sedan in the fall of 1989, has been to cosset you with a soft ride, a quiet cabin and enough luxury appurtenances to make you feel as if you had bought a Mercedes but didn’t have to put up with […]
Toyota’s new Mirai has become the first-ever hydrogen-fuelled car to pace the NASCAR racing series, appearing at the weekend’s round 12 race. Revealed as a concept in 2013, the Mirai made its Japan-market sales debut last year. A launch in the US, starting in California, is scheduled for October. Show More Summary
In a week where NASCAR touted its green initiative, Mother Nature saw fit to soak Richmond International Speedway Saturday with gallons of rain. Under blue skies on Sunday, the Toyota Owners 400 finally hit its stride. Kurt Busch led...Show More Summary
The rest of the competition got a leg up on Kurt Busch to start the 2015 Sprint Cup season after NASCAR suspended the 2004 points champion for the first three races of the year. On Sunday, Busch made up for lost time. He led 291 laps of the Toyota Owners 400 en route to a checkered flag, which cements his place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup title. Show More Summary
Some of the commentators covering Kurt Busch’s phenomenal driving as of late have uncomfortably tried to frame it as a Cinderella-style comeback. Mike Joy cranked that awkwardness up to 11 today, declaring Busch’s Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 win as going “from suspension to redemption.” Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT After rain delayed the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Speedway from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, Kurt Busch turned in a career performance, leading a career-high 291 laps before driving into victory lane to celebrate his first win of 2015. “It’s an incredible feeling,” Busch [...]