Don't expect much in the way of driving pleasure from its – yawn – 106-horsepower engine and four-speed automatic. Continue reading 2018 Toyota Yaris gets a meager refresh but a carryover powertrain 2018 Toyota Yaris gets a meager refresh but a carryover powertrain originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Toyota is teaming up with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas to help clean California’s air with a billboard advertising its hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel cell sedan. From April 3 to May 28, a total of 37 billboards in Los Angeles and San Francisco will filter smoggy air, thanks to the titanium dioxide-coated vinyl used in the sign. Show More Summary
Plus: The Honda CR-V earns a top safety accolade, and Jaguar Land Rover cars can access unlimited data.
Way back in 1977 a little film called Star Wars was released to box office smashing success. Somewhere in the background, 20th Century Fox joined forces with Toyota to customize and give away a ‘77 Star Wars Celica. This sweet ride was...Show More Summary
"The connected car represents an enormous opportunity for the auto industry, and at the core it’s a software challenge," says Microsoft's Peggy Johnson.
The billboard campaign for Toyota’s Mirai fuel-cell car will employ technology that scrubs nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emissions — a key ingredient in acid rain and smog — from the air. The post Toyota Markets Zero-Emissions Car With Air-Scrubbing Billboards appeared first on Environmental Leader.
Toyota's smallest car offers big upgrades in both the looks and tech departments.
With two brand new minivans in the segment, Toyota dropped its own revision at a perfect time.
Microsoft agreed to license a batch of patents to Toyota as part of the software giant’s effort to leverage its vast intellectual-property portfolio to become a key provider of connected-car technology.
The Toyota Prius is struggling. That’s not terribly surprising. Fuel prices are low. Efficient hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars are available at virtually every new car dealer. The Prius has lost its early adopter buzz. Oh, and the 2017 Toyota Prius is a grotesque little creature, shaped for the wind; not your eyes. Show More Summary
Microsoft drives deeper into connected car territory with Toyota patent deal and a new tech licensing program.
Microsoft has agreed to license its patents for Internet-connected cars to Toyota, its first such deal with an automaker and a signal that it may be willing to partner with others. The tech giant, which announced the deal on Wednesday afternoon, holds a treasure trove of patents that include car operating systems, Wi-Fi, motion sensors, […]
Microsoft yesterday announced a new program for automakers to license its intellectual property (IP) for connected cars. Microsoft also announced that Japanese automaker Toyota has reached an agreement with them to license their IP for connected cars. Read more about it here. “The connected car represents an enormous opportunity for the auto industry, and at the core […]
Microsoft yesterday announced a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota that includes broad coverage for connected car technologies. Last year, Toyota created a new company called Toyota Connected to serve as the their data science hub as it seeks to connect cars to people’s daily lives. They selected Microsoft’s Azure as the cloud computing platform, providing a […]
New face and new tech for Toyota's preeminent people mover.
While most automakers are pumping out SUVs, Toyota is looking to go smaller. The Japanese automaker unveiled its i-TRIL concept car at the Geneva Motor Show that ran March 9-19. The futuristic two-seater is meant to showcase a "viable...Show More Summary
Toyota's active safety equipment is now standard. Continue reading 2018 Toyota Sienna gets a mild facelift for New York show 2018 Toyota Sienna gets a mild facelift for New York show originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Can a hybrid vehicle really shine when there’s a plug-in sibling hogging both the spotlight and the technological podium? For some automakers new to the game, time will tell. But at Toyota, which first made “hybrid” a household word,...Show More Summary
Surely it’s time for a new minivan from Toyota. Despite significant interior updates for the 2015 model year and significant powertrain improvements for 2017, the third-generation Toyota Sienna that launched in 2010 is still kickin’, seven years later. Show More Summary