The Japanese automotive market is shrinking. New vehicle registrations in Japan contracted by 14% in the first quarter of 2015. Car sales declined by 14% for the five month period Jan-May 2015. This figure was lower at 8% for May 2015, but the overall contraction trend persists. Show More Summary
At next month's Tokyo Motor Show, Honda will show its next-gen fuel-cell car which will go head-to-head with Toyota's Mirai. It will also show an autonomous mobility concept and new motorcycles.
Surprise, surprise. Furniture Row Racing will field a Toyota in 2016. The partnership was made official Sunday morning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The team also announced that Martin Truex Jr. would be staying for 2016 as well. That news was no surprise either. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch will have a different front tire changer on his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon for Sunday’s Sylvania 300, the second of 10 races that make up the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship postseason. [...]
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Toyota and BMW will reportedly decide at the end of the year on whether they will move a jointly developed sports car architecture through to production. A Toyota spokesperson told Reuters at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show: “By the end of the year we will approve whether or not we will make it. The whole […]
(Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp unit Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc said it would recall about 423,500 RAV4 SUVs in the United States for an issue related to windshield wipers. The company said the recall includes about 421,000 units of 2009-2012 RAV4 crossover SUV and about 2,500 units of RAV4 EV, the all-electric version, from 2012-2014. Show More Summary
Toyota will launch a small SUV aimed directly at the 2015 Nissan Juke. The 2016 Toyota C-HR concept that was shown at last year’s Paris Motor Show was supposed to be a preview of the upcoming car, although there were clearly a lot of non-production touches in that design. Show More Summary
The Japanese auto giant has provided further details about its fourth-generation Toyota Prius hybrid hatchback at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. At the global reveal of the fourth-gen Prius last week in Las Vegas, Toyota provided few details about its new hybrid warrior. With the car’s unveiling in Europe this week, the company has filled […]
www.ZerCustoms.com - Toyota revealed at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show an updated version of the C-... [...]
Toyota has unveiled a sequel to the 2014 C-HR SUV concept at the Frankfurt motor show today, with this latest version wearing the same name – and very similar looks. Shouting ‘anything you can do, I can do better’ in the direction of Nissan’s compact and quirky Juke, Toyota has also confirmed that a final […]
After making it’s debut in coupe form as a concept in Paris last year, Toyota’s C-HR compact SUV design study returns in time for the Frankfurt Motor Show, this time cloaked in a more practical five-door body. This won’t be the final...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it had canceled the day shift at three factories in northeastern Japan due to heavy rains that earlier on Friday burst the banks of a river in the city of Osaki, in Miyagi prefecture. There has...Show More Summary
Episode #446 of the Autoblog Podcast is here. This week, we talk about the Rolls Royce Dawn, the Frankfurt Motor Show, and this week's news bites, including Forza 6, the 2016 Toyota Prius, and more Continue reading Autoblog Podcast #446 Autoblog Podcast #446 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 09 Sep 2015 19:01:00 EST. Show More Summary
Toyota has lifted the lid on its all-new fourth-generation Prius hybrid ahead of its first motor show appearance at Frankfurt this month and its Australian market introduction in early 2016. However, while we can finally see the newShow More Summary
By Minami Funakoshi TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp plans to sell a new version of its Prius petrol-electric hybrid from the end of 2015 in Japan and in other regions thereafter, at a time when tumbling gasoline prices are sapping demand for environment-friendlier cars. Show More Summary
It’s significant that Toyota Motor is revealing the all-new, 2016 Prius hybrid tonight in a webcast from Las Vegas, while Honda Motor is barely a week from now doing a similar deal on YouTube for the next-generation 2016 Civic compact car. Both cars are enormously important to their respective brands – [...]
Patent number US20150246720 was published yesterday, from Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America. It’s a design for a wing system for a potential flying car. And not just any wing system — it’s a stacking one that looks like an 1898 flying machine contraption. Go home, Toyota, you’re drunk. Read more...
Toyota enlists the US military’s top robotics engineer as part of a $50m investment in research to reduce road deaths. ||| San Francisco - Toyota Motor Corporation has hired Gill Pratt, the US military’s top robotics engineer, as part of a $50 million investment in artificial-intelligence research designed to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Show More Summary
Australia and South Africa share many motoring similarities and a fondness for the Toyota HiLux is just one of them. Toyota South Africa recently celebrated the sale of its one millionth HiLux, as a single cab diesel model was delivered to a businessman in the SA city of Pretoria. Show More Summary