This could revolutionize transportation. Take it from John Goodenough. Continue reading Solid-state batteries: Why Toyota's plans could be a game-changer for EVs Solid-state batteries: Why Toyota's plans could be a game-changer for EVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
It started last year. Toyota, in concert with upgrading the Prius C with Toyota Safety Sense C added a matte black bodykit to the lower portions of the 2017 Prius C. But for 2018, the Toyota Prius C is a veritable off-roader — a Rubicon-rolling, 4×4 river-fording FJ Cruiser successor. Show More Summary
That's a long time to wait for a long-range EV, but its battery pack could make it worth the wait.
Toyota Motor Corp is working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time, aiming to begin sales in 2022, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday. Toyota's...Show More Summary
Toyota says it will introduce an electric car with a solid state battery for long range and quick recharging capability to the Japanese market by 2022. Is that a good thing? Toyota Electric Car Will Use Solid-State Batteries For Long...Show More Summary
Last November, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reported that Toyota is rushing to start volume production of battery electric cars by 2020 and has established a dedicated team for the project. Now, another Japanese newspaper, the Chunichi Shimbun (via Reuters), is reporting that Toyota is developing solid-state batteries for its electric cars and...
Solid state batteries are safer than lithium-ion and can be charged in minutes. Continue reading Toyota reportedly plans long-range, fast-charging solid-state EVs by 2022 Toyota reportedly plans long-range, fast-charging solid-state EVs by 2022 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:35:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Toyota Motor Corp aims to begin selling an electric car powered by a new type of battery in 2022.
A Sydney lawyer has announced a class action lawsuit against Toyota, Honda and Mazda seeking refunds for cars fitted with faulty air bags from Takata linked to 18 deaths around … Click to Continue »
If you live in the Northeast and want a hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai, you'll have to wait a while.
Frugality is a subjective term. To the average Joe it could mean eating meals at home or scouring the internet for cheap flights. But to a billionaire it means showing up to work in a T-shirt and jeans, driving a Toyota or Volkswagen,...Show More Summary
More than 2.3 million vehicles in Australia have been included in a recall of airbags made by Japanese manufacturer Takata in the last eight years. The airbags are in 60 makes of cars sold in Australia, including Honda, Toyota, BMW, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Lexus, Jeep, Nissan, Chrysler, and Dodge. Here's how to check if your car's airbag has been recalled. More »
A heart attack or diabetic blackout can have especially deadly consequences for drivers when they cause car crashes. Toyota researchers hope to change that grim equation by studying how wearable devices could help smart cars possibly...Show More Summary
The Toyota 4Runner refuses to evolve, and that’s why we love it. It has stayed true to its rugged roots for more than three decades, outliving long-forgotten 4x4s like the Mitsubishi Montero, Nissan Xterra, Chevrolet Blazer, and Isuzu Rodeo. Today’s 4Runner, the sixth generation of the breed, is as capable as ever, something we learned...
As far as updates go, the few that have been added to the 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series GXL are very much low key. The GXL now comes with DAB+, an updated audio interface and steering wheel audio controls? You want more? Well, there isn’t any… If you’re buying a 200 Series to tool around […]
“We’re not in a prophecy. We’re in a stolen Toyota Corolla.” Netflix’s upcoming exclusive movie is set in an alternate present in which humans share the world with fairies, elves and other fantasy creatures. Starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Premieres 12/22/17.
With Leslie Anderson selling the Rockets, there is newfound hope for hockey in Houston
When you think of hybrids, you think of Toyota. The Prius reset expectations for what consumers could expect from fuel-economy and emissions when it arrived on the scene nearly 20 years ago. The Prius reset expectations for what consumers...Show More Summary
I like boxy, practical cars — as far back as my first vehicle, a beat-up ’51 Chevy panel truck. I applauded the arrival of the Toyota Scion XB and the Honda Element when they were both introduced in 2003, and the Nissan Cube when it appeared in 2009. But I didn’t always like the way those cars...
As we made clear in our load-lugging piece on the 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series ute, the thing is a beast when it comes to getting away from the blacktop. I mean, consider this: 70 per cent of these hardcore Toyota trucks are sold in regional areas, and the real percentage of regional users is probably […]