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Ace of Base Redux: 1990 Toyota 4Runner

As the calendar flipped out of the coked-up 80s and into the next decade, the mash-up that was Diamond Star Motors cranked out all-wheel drive turbo coupes, Chevy unleashed the ZR-1 (with the hyphen, thank you very much), and we were watching Robert Duvall play an excellent portrayal of Harry Hyde. Show More Summary

Toyota to hire 1,000 more employees at new US headquarters in Texas

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said it will hire 1,000 additional staff for its new U.S. base under construction in a Dallas suburb. Toyota's new 100-acre (40.5-hectare) headquarters campus in Plano, Texas is set to open in mid-2017, and will employ about 4,000, including the new hires, Toyota said. Show More Summary

Toyota tricked this minivan into a high-performance racer

Toyota Motors took what looks like your basic, run-of-the-mill minivan and turned it into a high-performance concept car. It's called the Sienna R-Tuned Concept. Though it looks pretty cool, unfortunately you won't be seeing this in dealer showrooms anytime soon. Show More Summary

Toyota's potential partnership with Suzuki highlights problems in China

Toyota and and Suzuki are talking about an alliance, and the initial response, according to Bloomberg's Craig Trudell, Yuki Hagiwara, and Jie Ma, is dubious. "In exploring collaboration between Toyota and Suzuki Motor Corp., chieftains...Show More Summary

Suzuki's Dalliance With Toyota, A Prelude For LTR

Freshly BFFd. Akio Toyoda and Osamu Suzuki (Photo: Bertel Schmitt) “If we don’t share, we won’t survive,” said Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Suzuki Motors, today. The auto industry’s grand seigneur gave a whole new meaning to "share society" at the Tokyo headquarters of Toyota, where Suzuki, flanked by a much younger [...]

Toyota recalls 340,000 Prius hybrid cars for faulty brakes

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes.

Ford ends 91 years of automaking in Australia

The last Falcon rolls off the line for Ford Motor and Toyota and General Motors are next        

Paris Motor Show - Lexus UX Concept Previews New Premium Compact SUV

with the impending arrival in australia of the all-new toyota c-hr compact suv, premium sister brand lexus has previewed its own version at the paris motor show. called the ux, the compact suv is just a concept for now, but with spindle...Show More Summary

Toyota's New Prius Prime Takes On Chevy's Volt And Tesla's Model 3

Credit: Toyota Motor USA Toyota’s next-generation plug-in hybrid, the Prius Prime, will be a significant improvement in cost, range, and fuel efficiency over the outgoing model, providing a credible alternative forwould-be buyers of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in and all-electric Tesla Model 3. At $27,100 (plus about $4,500 in federal tax credits), the [...]

Social Robots on the Rise in Japan

[Image: A screenshot of NHK] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Social robots, which are designed to interact and communicate with humans, are garnering attention in Japan. Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp on Monday announced onShow More Summary

Nissan, Toyota U.S. sales up in September

Japanese automakers Toyota Motor and Nissan Group posted U.S. sales increases in September. Honda sales were flat, despite projections of an overall industry decline for the month. Toyota's sales rose 1.5% for the month to 197,260 vehicles. Show More Summary

Auto sales expected to fall in September

Automakers reported mixed U.S. sales results in September as demand for new cars and trucks sputtered.  Nissan's sales rose 4.9% over last September, and Toyota's were up 1.5%. But General Motors' sales were flat and Ford's sales dropped 8%.  Other automakers are releasing September sales figures...

Toyota's tiny robot sells for under $400, talks, can't drive

The new robot from Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. can't do much but chatter in a high-pitched voice.

Toyota's tiny robot sells for under $400, talks, can't drive

TOKYO (AP) — The new robot from Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. can't do much but chatter in a high-pitched voice. Fuminori Kataoka, general manager in charge of the project, says its value is emotional, going from home to car to the outdoors as a faithful companion, although the owner must do all the walking and driving.

Microsoft to collaborate with Toyota in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) series

At the Paris Motor Show today, Toyota announced collaboration with Microsoft to collaborate in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) series. Microsoft will serve as a “technology partner” for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC rally team.  Microsoft will support TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in three key areas: Development of a data analysis platform to gather, visualize and […]

Toyota C-HR Powertrain Details Revealed in Paris

Toyota first showed off its funky C-HR small crossover at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, but it waited until Paris to reveal the model’s powertrain lineup. Unlike the its Nissan Juke competitor, don’t expect a high-performance C-HR when the model bows in 2017. Show More Summary

World's Largest Automakers 2016: Toyota Pulls Ahead Of Volkswagen -- By A Hair

Toyota factory in Onnaing, France. (Photo: FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images) Who will be the world’s largest automaker by the end of the year? As the race between global giants Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG gets increasingly tighter, the answer likely will remain in doubt for months to come. Earlier in [...]

2019 Toyota Supra, Michael Schumacher update, Apple might buy McLaren: The Week In Reverse

We spied a prototype 2019 Toyota Supra; an update on Michael Schumacher's condition comes to light; and Apple might be interested in buying McLaren. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. There's no question the new Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT supercar is fast, but it can't outrun a police officer's radio. A group of GT...

Lexus is using holograms instead of screens in its newest concept SUV

Lexus has a wild vision for its cars of the future. The Toyota subsidiary is unveiling its concept SUV, the UX, at the Paris Motor Show that kicks off October 1 — and it features an actual hologram globe. As Lexus writes in its press...Show More Summary

Toyota develops a new DNA analysis technology to dramatically accelerate improvements in agricultural production

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it has developed a new deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis technology called Genotyping by Random Amplicon Sequencing (GRAS) using analytical materials that have been provided by the Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center (KARC) of the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO). Show More Summary

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