If you choose to make your way out to the to the great man-over-nature feat of manufactured land tracts that is Tokyo’s Odaiba, you’ll get a chance to go absolutely crazy in Toyota Motor Corporation’s MegaWeb, especially if you are a Toyota fan. Show More Summary
Matt Kenseth won the New Hampshire 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Sunday. But here’s the hitch in the giddyup — Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed post-race inspection. More specifically, the car failed laser inspection. NASCAR hasn’t announced penalties for Kenseth and company, yet, [...]
The recent introduction of a thoroughly re-engineered Toyota Tacoma is propelling sales of the segment’s top seller to all-time highs. After an elongated hiatus, there are new options from General Motors, and they’re selling more frequently than GM anticipated. Show More Summary
Monster Energy Supercross Sponsors Rocky Mountain ATV/MC and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. teamed up in Columbia, MO, to award the grand prize for the 2016 season of RMFantasySX, the fantasy supercross game by Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. Justin...Show More Summary
Can’t get enough Tesla Motors and other EV news? Check out this roundup of stories from around the web (largely, from sister sites EV Obsession and Gas2). To kick things off, here’s a new pic of a black matte Tesla Model 3 from a “jamesmusk”...Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When Akio Toyoda, CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation, said he wanted the Lexus brand to be more sporty, this is what he had in mind. The Lexus GS models are rear-wheel-drive sports sedans. The entry GS 200t is a new model for 2016 that comes with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Our tester had the F […]
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp's Thai unit has launched a voluntary redundancy program aimed at cutting around 800 subcontractors in Thailand due to economic problems in the southeast Asian country and abroad. Thailand's economic...Show More Summary
Here you have two very different takes on hybrid motoring – the 2016 Toyota Prius, and the 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Yeah, we know they’re both Toyota models so there are some similarities between the two, including the fact they’re both five-door hatchbacks. But in other regards, these two are also vastly different. The Prius […]
Robust demand for pickups and S.U.V.s pushed up U.S. auto sales in June, but General Motors, Toyota Motor and Volkswagen sold fewer vehicles.
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When it comes to trucks, the American made versions are hard to beat. Toyota’s Tundra pickup has an uphill battle to beat stiff competition from Ford, General Motors, and Ram. Each sell more than their Japanese counterpart but it hasn’t stopped Toyota from trying. They get an “A” for effort but does the Tundra get […]
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...
WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3.37 million cars worldwide over possible defects involving airbags and emissions control units. The automaker on Wednesday said it was recalling 2.87 million cars over a possible fault in emissions control units. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said late on Tuesday it is recalling 482,000 U.S. hybrid Prius and Lexus CT200h cars because of a possible airbag inflator defect. The recall covers 2010-2012 vehicles with air bag inflators that could have a small crack in a weld, which could lead to the separation of the inflator chambers. Show More Summary
Waste management, according to Toyota’s Ryan McMullan, is the “gateway drug” to employee engagement on environmental sustainability initiatives. At Environmental Leader’s conference, McMullan, who is Toyota Motor Sale’s environmental...Show More Summary
The researcher spearheading Toyota’s robotics efforts says the automaker’s production principles can be applied to build affordable robots for the elderly. ||| Tokyo - The researcher hired by Toyota Motor to spearhead its robotics and...Show More Summary
Hotai Motor, the Taiwan auto distributor for Toyota led by one of the island’s richest families, will buy the local non-life insurance business of Zurich Insurance, the Central News Agency reported on Friday, citing Hotai spokesman Hsieh Fu-lai. Hotai will pay $198 million for the business, which will allow it to [...]
Despite Matt Crafton leading for most of the race, an opportune William Byron won the Rattlesnake 400 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 9 Toyota led for only six of the 167 laps. Texas...Show More Summary
We drove the updated 2017 Nissan GT-R; slid behind the wheel of the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS; and told you what the new Toyota Supra needs. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. The fifth Transformers movie, titled Transformers: The Last Knight, is set to be released on June 23, 2017, and director Michael Bay released the first...
Thanks to this post by Bruce Hamilton (aka “Toast Guy” or “Old Lean Dude”), I was reminded of the old General Motors effort, spearheaded by then-CEO Roger Smith (of “Roger & Me” fame), to fully automate car factories. Their concept was the “lights-out factory” that could run without people (other than a security guard). GM […]
German Quiroga is returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Friday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway near Ft. Worth, Texas. He’ll be behind the wheel of Red Horse’s No. 11 Toyota. The deal that puts Quiroga behind the wheel of the No. 11 is a one-race deal, for now, but both parties are [...]