FERGUSON, MO. — Joanna Gary parked her red Toyota Corolla on Canfield Drive and walked in the morning sunshine to a sidewalk memorial to her cousin Michael Brown, 18, who was killed by Police Officer Darren Wilson six days earlier.
Two attorneys who sued Toyota Motor Corp. over unintended acceleration in vehicles will join a Texas lawyer in suing General Motors Co. for economic losses, personal injury or deaths tied to the auto maker's recall of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other older models for a defective ignition switch.
By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has appointed two lawyers who led cases against Toyota Motor Corp and a plaintiffs’ attorney from Texas to lead litigation against General Motors Co related to a faulty ignition switch that prompted the recall of millions of vehicles this year. Show More Summary
Hot property of the moment Uber has found some odd business partners in recent months: GM and Toyota, Concur, same sex marriage supporters and even, yes, the Republican Party. We didn’t really imagine unlicensed taxi apps and potatoShow More Summary
Vehicles Affected: More than 16,200 model-year 2013-14 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks modified by Gulf States Toyota Inc. as part of certain vehicle packages to be equipped with a combination of non-Toyota-brand 20-inch alloy wheels and chrome-plated lug nuts The Problem:...
A few weeks ago, I had an issue with my driver's side door on my FR-S. Somehow, it slid down the hinges and started rubbing on the body panel. Being that it's still under warranty, I took it into the dealer who fixed it promptly and I was on my way. Show More Summary
Lexus entered new territory this past April when it revealed the new NX compact luxury crossover at the Beijing Motor Show, but it wasn't until now that the Toyota luxury division actually started building them. The first productionShow More Summary
Last year, the man tasked with sports car development at Toyota, Tetsuya Tada, revealed that the Japanese automaker was planning a three-tier sports car lineup, with the GT 86 (sold here as a Scion FR-S) sitting in the middle. At the top of the range will be the Supra successor, previewed by the stunning FT-1 concept car, while at the bottom will...
The limited edition Toyota Camry RZ is according to the big-T brand a sort of homage to the 86 sports car, and a celebration of a nameplate that is 30 years old, 21 of which it has spent as the top-selling medium car in this country. Based on the entry-level Camry Altise, the [...]
The Toyota FT-1 concept car has been reworked with a new paint job and a new feel for the interior. Toyota whipped up a second version of the FT-1 concept car for this year’s Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival gala in California. And this second take on the FT-1 highlights just how much the choice of colours [...]
Earlier this week, Toyota Motor Sales' senior vice president of automotive operations, Bob Cater, predicted that the cost to refuel a hydrogen vehicle would be around $30 to go 300 miles at some point in the future. That's around ten cents a mile, or about what it costs to drive an EV today. Show More Summary
Toyota's bright red FT-1 sports car concept drew the excitable eye of everyone who attended the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit where it debuted. We haven't forgotten about the red and racy concept, and neither has Toyota,...
Toyota debuts a second version of its hot new supercar.
Toyota today revealed two new versions of its FT-1 concept car. One is an upmarket version that hints at the luxury and refinement a production version of the FT-1, perhaps a Supra successor, could offer buyers. A blind man in the U.K. has set a new land speed record behind the wheel of a Nissan GT-R tuned to deliver 1,000 horsepower. The record...
The Toyota FT-1 was one of the most surprising auto show debuts I've ever covered, but it's was also one of the most polarizing. People either loved or hated its aggressive design. Now, for Pebble Beach, the FT-1 has ditched its boy racer red paint for something a little classier. Read more...
Another breathtaking Toyota concept has emerged, with an upscale “Graphite” interpretation of the previously seen FT-1 Concept sports car. Developed by Calty Design Research, the exterior channels Toyota’s impeccable sports coupe legacy… Toyota FT-1 Graphite Concept is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
The original FT-1 was presented in Detroit earlier this year.
It can’t be said that Toyota doesn’t know how to get media exposure mileage out of its concepts: here’s January’s FT-1 coupe, again… but now in ‘graphite grey’. This is of course the same trick that luxury offshoot Lexus pulled with its stunning LF-LC concept, appearing first in red and then again in blue. Show More Summary