(Image: William Liddiard via Gizmodo) Inventor William Liddiard names them after himself, calling them Liddiard Wheels. They can attach to any car. In this case, it's Liddiard's own Toyota Echo. The tires roll horizontally, moving the car sideways. Show More Summary
Toyota UK has crafted a GT86 that meticulously recreates the Initial D AE86 for a modern audience. Continue reading Toyota creates GT86 concept inspired by Initial D Toyota creates GT86 concept inspired by Initial D originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR issued written warnings to the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team of Matt Kenseth and the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Sprint Cup Series because of inspection issues last weekend at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, according to the weekly penalty report issued by NASCAR [...]
We’ve seen omnidirectional wheels installed on forklifts that have to deftly maneuver around crowded warehouses, but William Liddiard has invented a set that allow his Toyota Echo to move in any direction, spin 360-degrees, and slide into a parking spot making parallel parking easier than actual driving. Read more...
Toyota's aerocar patent design can stow its wings inside the body, so it'll look normal (ish) on the road. Continue reading Toyota patent filing shows another hope for the flying car Toyota patent filing shows another hope for the flying car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Thankfully, it's not a Takata airbag issue, but it's a problem nevertheless.
The campaign lists the 2010-2012 Prius and 2011-2012 Lexus CT 200h.
The futuristic crossover is polarizing on the inside, too. Continue reading Toyota C-HR crossover's interior is as funky as the outside Toyota C-HR crossover's interior is as funky as the outside originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: Afternoon Coffee Leaders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico —nations belonging to the North American Free Trade Agreement — will meet today in Ottawa, Canada, where they plan to discuss trade and the recent Brexit vote. Show More Summary
The problem is with side airbags made by Autoliv.
Toyota will recall a total of 3.37 million vehicles to resolve two safety-related issues, one of which involves an environmental control that can quickly become very bad for the environment. The largest of the two recalls concerns faulty side curtain airbags that could partially inflate without warning, according to the Associated Press. Show More Summary
Frankly, I'm surprised this manga-infused mashup didn't happen sooner.
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Also: E.U. leaders hold their first meeting without Britain, post Brexit; more West Virginia counties are declared federal flooding disaster areas; and Toyota recalls vehicles for potential defects.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ran its first road course of the year Sunday with the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, and if you ask me, it was, perhaps, one of the best races of the season, so far, 16 races into the 2016 Sprint Cup season. Sure the race had a feel-good [...]
The automaker said the recall affected some Prius, Lexus and other models.
Toyota on Wednesday announced it would recall 3.37 million vehicles worldwide over air bag and emissions defects. The automaker said that welds that connect side curtain air bags could deteriorate over time, causing the devices to inflate without cause. The recall covers Toyota Prius models from 2009 through 2015 and Lexus CT200 models from 2010 […]
Toyota announced Wednesday that it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags, and an additional 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls. Toyota Motor Corp. said it has not received any reports of injuries or fatalities related to either recall. About 932,000 vehicles...
The Basics: Toyota America issued a recall for certain 2010 - 2012 Toyota Prius and Toyota Prius Plug-In models, plus 2011 and 2012 Lexus CT200h models because of a potential fault in the side curtain airbag. This recall affects 1.43...Show More Summary
Recall of 1.43 million vehicles not related to Takata; automaker also recalling 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls