Mitsubishi has unveiled the Blackline, a limited-edition version of its ever-popular Triton GLS dual-cab ute. The nameplate, which has also been used on Toyota and Nissan specials in the last few years, brings a black grille, black door mirrors, black door handles, dark sports bars and special graphics to the existing Triton GLS package. There are […]
Quicksand the color might not be for everyone, but if you're looking for something distinctive, this is it.
Last week, I got back from my third trip to Japan and we visited three hospitals, Toyota, another manufacturer, and heard from a cafeteria services company leader about their Lean and continuous improvement journeys. As I've bloggedShow More Summary
A New Jersey man named Kenny Bachman woke up last Friday in the passenger seat of a 2011 Toyota Sienna with a $1,635.93 Uber bill, NJ Advance Media reports. Bachman had been partying with friends in West Virginia the night before and at some point ordered an Uber while inebriated to return to a friend’s place where he had been staying. Show More Summary
Fresh off the high of the Toyota Supra race car concept's debut at the 2018 Geneva motor show, the automaker itself is stoking rumors for the production car's debut. Specifically, the sports car appears to be set for an early 2019 reveal. The automaker's official United Kingdom Twitter account confirmed the 2019 Supra road car will show face in...
The 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback, or Auris in European markets, made its debut on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The car is highlighted by chiseled new looks, and the Japanese automaker is doubling down on hybrid power for the popular compact car. The 2019 Corolla hatch will feature just one conventional internal-combustion...
An auto industry turning away from diesel and European drivers increasingly favouring hybrid cars: add it up and the result is clear—advantage Toyota.
"As we started, we made sure to listen to the Supra fan base in the U.S." Continue reading How the Toyota Supra embraces and rejects its performance heritage How the Toyota Supra embraces and rejects its performance heritage originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The car will share much with the new BMW Z4. Continue reading Toyota Supra gets turbocharged inline-six, no manual transmission Toyota Supra gets turbocharged inline-six, no manual transmission originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The Toyota Corolla iM is a bit of a paradox. The bodywork suggests it could be a fun-loving hot hatch, but the illusion dissipates the second you climb into the driver’s seat. The engine seems sick, unfit for the task it has been given, and the ergonomics leave something to be desired. Show More Summary
If there's a new Corolla iM, this is it. Continue reading New Toyota Auris, aka Corolla iM, has only one non-hybrid powerplant New Toyota Auris, aka Corolla iM, has only one non-hybrid powerplant originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Despite being off the market for 16 years, the Toyota Supra remains relevant as the brand’s most famous performance machine. That’s partially because the automaker never built a worthy successor but, even if it had, the Supra had already cemented its identity as an absolute monster before ending production in 2002. Show More Summary
TweetHere’s the photo this morning from famous Sharky Laguna of Bandago, which if you ever need to rent a van…: And here’s the video. from OwlMonkey: https://video.nest.com/clip/0125c2a58ba949389b4d302475889bde.mp4 If you have any information...Show More Summary
Toyota will be investing at least $2.8 billion into the internal development of self-driving vehicle tech via a new venture being created with Denso Corp and Aisin Seiki Co, according to recent reports.
Man, Toyota has been drawing this out seemingly forever now. A certain stripe of gearhead has been hovering all over this since it was a mere rumor months and months ago. At first it was all “deny-deny-deny” and then it was all “maybe-maybe-maybe,”...Show More Summary
There are lots of questions around the whys and wherefores of developing any new car, let alone an icon like the Toyota Supra. Why did it take so long? Why was it co-developed with BMW? Why Toyota has chosen now as the time to bring the name back? We sat down with Tetsuya Tada, the […]
Toyota is still studying powertrain options for the upcoming Supra, with a hybrid and more ‘evolved’ internal-combustion engine well and truly on the cards. The Supra, co-developed with the new BMW Z4, will almost certainly make use of BMW powertrain and transmission technology when it launches mid- to late-next year, but may come with specific Toyota powertrains […]
Here's an interesting Bloomberg article about Toyota never being satisfied, which includes improving the way they improve: "Toyota's Way Changed the World's Factories. Now the Retool" Did you know that Toyota has a central TPS group?? Continue reading What’s Going at Toyota? A Newly-Centralized TPS Group at Lean Blog.
The only thing missing is a cabriolet. With the unveiling of its new UX subcompact (“urban compact crossover” in Lexus parlance), Toyota’s premium division now spans the utility segment gamut, with models ranging from ultra-small unibodies to full-size, body-on-frame luxo-barges. Show More Summary