The Cup Series is going to be quite fascinating if Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski continue to be two of the top contenders for the championship. Busch called Keselowski a “moron” on Saturday after Keselowski suggested the Toyota teams were sandbagging a bit at Michigan. Show More Summary
This ties in nicely with an earlier post detailing the only two options available for midsize pickup buyers wanting more off-road prowess. For now, it’s Chevrolet and Toyota’s arena. Both GM and Toyota dominate the midsize pickup segment — a class that saw its U.S. Show More Summary
The manual transmission faces an uncertain future. Increasing emissions standards, future safety technology, and dwindling take rates could spell its demise. But a new patent shows Toyota gives a shift, as we like to say, and it could give the manual gearbox an extended lease on life. Roadshow discovered the Toyota patent for a "Controller for...
Automatically less fun.
If you have dreams of racing in Baja, but lack a race team’s budget, it’s a good time to be in the market for a pickup truck. That is thanks to the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, two midsize off-road focused pickups with a special emphasis on high-speed desert running. Show More Summary
The 2017 Toyota Corolla iM sounds like a new model, but it’s really a rebadged Scion iM that was launched last year. The Scion brand was axed but this Corolla rides on the same platform, meaning the remnants of Scion are still under the Toyota Umbrella. This week, we drove the 2017 Toyota Corolla iM […]
“This was the harshest move in consumer preference the industry has ever seen.” – Bob Carter, Executive Vice President, Toyota North America 37 percent of the new vehicles sold in the United States in the first seven months of 2017 were passenger cars. That’s correct. Show More Summary
Intel Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. are teaming up to accelerate the rise of connected cars. The companies on Thursday announced the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium, a group that will focus on supporting the creation of cloud-based services for modern vehicles. Show More Summary
New consortium will work to build the data pipe to make connected cars a reality.
The latest alliance in the growing field of automotive data-sharing. Continue reading Toyota, Intel, others to form auto big-data consortium Toyota, Intel, others to form auto big-data consortium originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Mike Costello joins Mandy Turner this week to cover the biggest car news of the week. Mazda is launching compression-ignition in 2019 and has announced autonomous tech plans. Meanwhile, Mazda and Toyota have bought shares in each other, and announced a joint US factory. Nissan has announced pricing for its 370Z Nismo and slashed 370Z […]
Several major tech and automotive companies -- including Intel, Toyota, and Ericsson -- on Thursday announced a consortium that will build a "big data" ecosystem for use with self-driving cars, as well as related technologies like driver assist and mapping using real-time data.
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 78 Toyota Camry, scored his fourth win of the Monster Energy Cup Series season, August 6, 2017 at Watkins Glen. This post Martin Truex Jr. Drives No. 78 Toyota to Victory at Watkins Glen appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Excitement surrounding the return of the Toyota Supra is high, but news that surfaced yesterday has put a damper on the mood for some. If leaked documents prove true, the 2019 Supra will not be offered in the U.S. with a manual transmission. Acura revealed the refreshed 2018 RLX with a fresh look, a new 10-speed automatic transmission, and...
By the time the all-new 2018 Honda Accord debuted at a July 14, 2017, launch event, the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry was already on sale. There are still sedan buyers alive in this world, you see. You might just be among them. Toyota and...Show More Summary
It's switching plans for the plant from the Corolla to the Tacoma. Continue reading Toyota delays Mexico plant as it plans U.S. plant with Mazda Toyota delays Mexico plant as it plans U.S. plant with Mazda originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
By AMANDA VINCENT Australian driver James Davison will drive the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the Aug. 12 and Aug. 27 NASCAR Xfinity Series road-course races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington and Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. “I’m excited to wheel the No 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing at Mid-Ohio [...]
The long-awaited Toyota Supra has been spied once more, this time revealing the production vehicle’s headlamp setup. Aside from the new LED headlights, this latest prototype is wearing the same amount of camouflage as the vehicle spotted doing cold weather testing in March. As before, the new Supra has a body heavily inspired by the […]
Gov. Matt Bevin said Kentucky will join the competition for landing a proposed $1.6B U.S. factory planned by Toyota, Mazda automakers.