An overhauled Russian-market Toyota Camry has been unveiled at the Moscow motor show, replacing the V6-engined model that previously looked near-identical to the Toyota Aurion sold here. However the new Russian Camry marks a departure...Show More Summary
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.
An all-new Ford hybrid will be aimed directly at Toyota's big-selling Prius.
A couple of Via Motors employees decided to have a little fun and see how the two compared on a long commute. They drove 43.3 miles to work, 86.6 miles round trip. While the Volt driver could have plugged in at work, he decided to treat the trip more like it would be at a Chevy Volt vs Toyota Prius (VIDEO) was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday that it would cut prices of auto parts for its luxury Lexus models in China, following similar moves by its German rivals, in response to heightened regulatory scrutiny over anti-trust issues. Show More Summary
By Paul Lienert DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, two sources with knowledge of the company's plans told Reuters on Wednesday. Show More Summary
It doesn't seem that long ago that General Motors was far and away the largest automaker in the world. In fact it was for the better part of a century. But that was before Toyota started to encroach and a series of damning events began to unfold to drive GM into bankruptcy. Show More Summary
When Akio Toyoda took over the reins of Toyota Motor Company, he was on a mission to infuse his car company with a new spirit that comes from his racing background and love for fast cars. The CEO of Toyota knows that he must change the culture at Lexus in order to survive. He has […]
Time for another electric vehicle news roundup. Enjoy! Tesla Motors Pennsylvania has approved 5 Tesla galleries, and existing one and 4 more. (EV Obsession) Tesla trumps Toyota’s fuel cell vehicle efforts, big time. This is Part II in a series on that. Show More Summary
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
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
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
By Ravi Bala: There is more to investing in a company than its quantitative performance. How a company conducts business, how it's perceived, and other qualitative factors, all have an important impact on investors' determination as to whether or not to purchase stock in the business. Show More Summary
By Options Calling: With Toyota Motors soon to bow out of the EV market, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) would have one competitor less. However, there are other, bigger threats that can, potentially, hack the market for Tesla's vehicles away. Electric...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp posted a forecast-beating 4.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit and raised its North America vehicle sales target for the year to next March, boosted by strong sales of SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States, its biggest market. Show More Summary
Japan’s green car subsidies could exceed $30,000 a vehicle for Toyota Motor Corp.’s first hydrogen fuel-powered sedan. If the consumer rebates from Japan’s national and local governments are extended, the country would exceed the level of incentives China offers for buyers of electric vehicles, reported Bloomberg. Show More Summary
China is Volkswagen Group's single largest market, with deliveries climbing to 3.26 million in 2013, up 16.25% year-over-year. The group competes with other major players such as General Motors, Toyota, Ford and Honda in the country...
More Motor Mania Since Mike “FossilMedic” Ward has made Saturday the “Car Day” here, this is a good time to tell you about Toyota’s revolutionary design for its “free piston” technology for auto propulsion. They are planning ahead for more acceptance and use of electric cars while recognizing that batteries for those animals are yet...
In a bizarre convergence of hypermiling and motor racing, Toyota has achieved the dubious honour of logging the slowest lap time around Germany's legendary Nurburgring Nordschliefe circuit. The time? A slug-like 20 minute, 59-second lap, recorded by one of its Prius plug-in hybrids. Show More Summary