Carl Edwards captured the pole for the second week in a row. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the lone NASCAR Sprint Cup track where Toyota remains winless, but the carmaker is well positioned to end that drought after a strong showing in qualifying Saturday. Led by No. Show More Summary
Before Sprint Cup Series qualifying, Carl Edwards asked crew chief Darian Grubb what the plan was. Grubb’s response was “Make it to the top 12.” Not only did Edwards do just that, but he put his No. 19 Stanley Toyota on the pole for the 22nd running of the Brickyard 400. Show More Summary
Brain Kent — who is on a 100-day, 48-state negative-carbon road trip in his Nissan LEAF — recently dropped an epic comment on an article we published about used Nissan LEAF prices. It deserves a lot more eyeballs, so I’m reposting it below (with only the most minor of edits). Show More Summary
Jeffrey Alan Lash, the man LAPD officers found dead and decomposing in his car, who had 1,200 guns in his home and owned an amphibious Toyota SUV, was a human-alien hybrid who worked as an undercover operative for clandestine U.S. government agencies, according to his fiancée Catherine Nebron. Show More Summary
The Takata airbag recall in Australia is in full swing, with Honda, Nissan, Lexus and Toyota all announcing further recalls in recent weeks. For Lexus, its SC 430 has now been recalled while parent company Toyota has expanded its program covering Corolla, Yaris, Echo, RAV4 and Avensis models. Show More Summary
After topping the opening practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin didn’t even make it a lap in second practice before the hood of his No. 11 FedEx Toyota flew up over his windshield. During the opening stages of the session, the Hamlin’s hood slammed into the car’s windshield, bending the Earnhardt bar. Show More Summary
Torture tested around the clock, if these Toyota's have a flaw, cab drivers know about it.
Texas and California — even by U.S standards — are states situated virtually worlds apart, both in distance and culture. It may come as a shock that even well-established companies like Websense and Toyota (along with Google’s Americas Operation Center) have made the move to Texas. Show More Summary
Toyota and Hino Motors have begun testing a jointly-developed fuel cell bus in Tokyo, Japan. The brief test is designed to will help Toyota evaluate and improve the technology ahead of a possible market launch... Continue Reading Toyota...Show More Summary
The Tacoma has long been a beloved small truck amongst those who put the pickup to work. Now that doesn't have to be just work in the 9-to-5 sense, of course. Tacoma owners seem to relish opportunities to get their trucks covered in dirt. That means adventure. That means fun. And that means Tacoma owners might also be the type who own a GoPro or...
Toyota's manufactured a zero-emission fuel-cell bus scheduled to be field tested in Tokyo. This public transport vehicle is based on a conventional Hino bus with a standard hybrid system refitted with a hydrogen fuel-cell setup. The testing will be in I
We took the 2015 Toyota RAV4 on a garage sale, yard sale, rummage sale or whatever you call it trip around Denver this week. I would rather have gone to a local car show, but you know what they say: “if momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” The RAV4 is a handy hauler that is […]
Executives want sales volume to surpass 100,000 units annually before adding a new local assembly line.
The fire-risk blower motor resistor harness has been recalled in the Hummer H3 and owners will start receiving repairs once parts become available. Owners of the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky should be able to use the updated parts...Show More Summary
If there is a car that is included on almost every list of “greatest enthusiasts car” it’s the Toyota Supra. The little two-door sports car was originally bolted together as a response to the Z cars coming from competitor Datsun, but it eventually grew into a special machine with a cult-like following. Show More Summary
Following a couple of announcements that it plans to increase production of the upcoming 2016 Toyota Mirai due to unexpected demand, Toyota has finally begun taking orders for the hydrogen-fueled family car. Starting today, California drivers who want to switch to alternative fuel can request a Mirai using Toyota’s dedicated Web page here. Show More Summary
Aston Martin has been relying on its VH (Vertical/Horizontal) platform since 2001, using it in all of its vehicles except the 2012 Aston Martin One-77 and the 2011 Toyota iQ-based 2011 Aston Martin Cygnet city car. That’s about to come...Show More Summary
If your life choices have ever demanded your living in a van down by the river, then today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Previa might just make you homesick. We’ll have to see whether or not its price just makes you sick. Read more...
Toyota, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and SPARX Group are considering funding research in the fields of intelligent technology, robotics, and hydrogen-related technologies. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding...Show More Summary
Episode #403 of the public radio program “This American Life” originally aired in 2010, telling the story of the NUMMI plant that was a joint venture between GM and Toyota (it’s now where they build Teslas). As a joint venture, that meant the closed-down GM Fremont plant was re-opened to be managed under the Toyota Production System. […]