Volkswagen AG has overtaken Toyota as the world’s highest-selling automaker in terms of volumes this year, but there are many cracks in this pretty painting when looked at closely. Firstly, Volkswagen has always pushed for more volumes,...Show More Summary
The custom-built Mirai features a roll cage, special brake pads and rally tires.
A pick-up truck (or ute) that has been turned into an SUV – it’s not a new idea in the automotive world. Indeed, the Mitsubishi Challenger, Isuzu MU-X, Holden Colorado 7 and that category’s newest arrival – the Toyota Fortuner – are all based on their respective ute siblings (Triton, D-Max, Colorado and HiLux). The Australian-engineered […]
Toyota will keep a plant in China closed until at least Aug. 26 as it waits for conditions to improve after an explosion there killed more than 120 people, the Detroit News is reporting. The Aug. 12 explosion in Tianjin, China injured 67 Toyota employees nearby and damaged 4,700 Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Show More Summary
Could it be rebadged as a Toyota?
US safety regulators have rejected an electrical engineer's request to investigate low-speed unintended acceleration in Toyota and Lexus cars. Continue reading NHTSA won't open new Toyota unintended acceleration probe NHTSA won't open new Toyota unintended acceleration probe originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 17:09:00 EST. Show More Summary
Audi this week gave us our first look at a concept previewing its Q6 e-tron quattro electric SUV, which is due out in 2018 and set to target the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X. The concept is simply called the e-tron quattro, and it makes its debut at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show. Mercedes-AMG’s new C63 Coupe was revealed this...
The coupe is expected to be smaller and lighter than the Scion FR-S, with a price tag under $20,000.
For the second time this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it would not open a probe into millions of Toyota vehicles regarding possible unintended acceleration. The agency announced in documents [PDF]...Show More Summary
Toyota has worked hard to keep the next generation of its popular Prius hybrid under wraps, but its efforts were undone by an automotive spy photographer in Malibu this week.
Automakers have struggled in recent months to get their hands on enough new parts to replace millions of defective Takata airbags. To make matters worse, the Japanese auto parts maker at the center of the massive safety issue has re-recalled hundreds of thousands of replacement parts in recent months because the devices could still harm drivers and their passengers … [More]
Toyota revealed the refreshed 2016 Land Cruiser; Mercedes-AMG previewed the 2017 C63 Coupe; and Honda pushes a fast future. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. After numerous leaks Toyota finally showed the Internet the refreshed 2016 Land Cruiser SUV. The big off-roader is indeed coming to the U.S. market this fall and it has...
Toyota's next-generation Prius have been fully exposed.
The Cubs announced Friday morning that the iconic marquee at the Clark-and-Addison entrance to Wrigley Field will get a Toyota logo on the LED panel underneath.
The first spy shots of an uncovered 2016 Toyota Prius show a hybrid that shifts the Mirai design to a gas-electric vehicle. There are good and bad aspects. Continue reading 2016 Toyota Prius caught totally uncovered 2016 Toyota Prius caught totally uncovered originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:53:00 EST. Show More Summary
The Toyota Prius is the Kleenex of hybrids, representing “energy efficient” driving for an entire generation of drivers. For 2017 Toyota has gone further in direction of the curious Toyota Mirai hydrogen vehicle. We also hear they’ve maybe gone further with electric range. Read more...
The Takata airbag recall is the biggest to ever rock the auto industry. Now, Toyota, which was embroiled in its own massive recall a few years ago, appears to be hedging its bets with its longtime supplier. Bloomberg reports that Toyota may ask three additional suppliers to produce airbag inflators for [...]
The company is now selling a million hybrids every ten months.