Tag: Toyota

Toyota Is Bringing A Solid State Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle At The 2020 Olympics

Toyota plans to reveal a new electric vehicle that features a solid state battery at the 2020 Olympics in a bid to showcase the manufacturer’s battery know-how. The Japanese car maker will put the new solid state battery-powered vehicle into production later next year, but rather a regular series-production model, it’ll power the e-Palette electric […]

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Toyo Tires Previews Six SEMA Builds Including Models Based On The Supra, Mustang And Bronco

The SEMA Show is right around the corner and Toyo Tires is previewing a handful of models which will be on display at this year’s event. First up is the Baja 911 which was created by Russell Built Fabrication in Sun Valley, California. Since founder TJ Russell was formerly the lead fabricator for Singer Vehicle […]

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Tesla Sits Helplessly As Cameras Record Rear-End Collision

Maybe, one day, full Level 5 autonomous tech will enable cars to perform some kind of evasive maneuver to avoid getting rear-ended – but, until then, things like this will inevitably happen. Still, this incident involving a Tesla and an old Toyota Corolla is a perfect example of how useful such a feature would be. […]

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Lexus And Toyota Will Allegedly Launch Three New EVs By 2021

Toyota and its luxury brand, Lexus, are getting ready to launch three all-electric vehicles by 2021, Autocar reports. Citing unnamed ‘insiders’, the British publication asserts that the Japanese car manufacturers are remaining tight-lipped about which of its models will get electric powertrains in the coming two years. It’s also reported that a series of new […]

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toyota’s ultra-compact concept city car doubles up as a mobile office

toyota has unveiled an ultra-compact, electric car concept intended for short-distance trips. the two-seater model is designed to provide mobility while limiting impact on the environment and includes a new business model that aims to promote the wider adoption of battery electric vehicles in general. the ultra-compact BEV concept model for business serves as a […]

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Japan’s Updated 2020 Toyota C-HR Gains Sharper GR Sport Model

Toyota is giving the C-HR crossover a similar update in Japan to the one recently revealed for Europe and North America. However, as always, the carmaker’s domestic market gets some extra goodies that aren’t available in the rest of the world. The most important of them is the C-HR GR Sport model developed by Toyota […]

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Toyota To Show Production-Ready Ultra Compact BEV In Tokyo, Sales To Begin In Late 2020

Toyota has big plans regarding electrification and the Japanese market plays a big role in kickstarting the brand’s EV lineup. One of the first Toyota EVs to launch in Japan is the Ultra-compact BEV (battery electric vehicle), scheduled to arrive in local dealerships in late 2020. The model will debut in production-ready guise at the […]

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Lexus LX to Go Further Upscale?

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2020 Toyota Yaris Officially Unveiled, Embraces “Less Is More” Philosophy

Following yesterday’s leaked photos, Toyota has officially unveiled its all-new Yaris subcompact hatch in both Japanese and European specifications. The fourth-generation Yaris is the first application of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) in the segment, with the new modular platform being code-named the GA-B. It enables significant improvements for the small hatchback in all […]

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Europe’s 2020 Toyota Yaris Shows Its All-New Face Ahead Of Imminent Debut

Toyota is about to reveal the new Yaris subcompact model for the European and Asian markets -also known as Vitz in Japan- but apparently, the first uncovered images have already surfaced online on a number of sites. Not to be confused with North America’s Mazda2-based 2020 Yaris which is a completely separate model, the new […]

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Still Hesitant on EVs, Toyota Readies a Limited Product Surge

With two decades of hybrid technology development under its belt, Toyota and its premium division, Lexus, plan to spread the electrified goodness to every model in the stable — a goal it’s already made considerable headway towards. And yet, while hybrids will remain the backbone of Toyota’s green fleet, it can no longer avoid keeping […]

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the toyota LQ features an air-purifying layer that reduces ozone emissions

toyota has unveiled its ‘LQ’ concept featuring AI that builds a bond with the driver and an air-purifying coating that fights emissions. debuting at the 2019 tokyo motor show, the toyota LQ concept is a self-driving electric car and an updated version of the toyota concept-i, which first appeared at CES 2017. images courtesy of […]

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Toyota Copen GR Sport Is A New Tiny Convertible Sports Car For Japan

Japan’s car world never ceases to amaze us, and while we’ve seen the nameplate before as a Daihatsu, Toyota’s latest product, the Copen GR Sport, is the brainchild of its Gazoo Racing division. Presented online ahead of the dealer unveiling set for November 9 and 10, the kei-car that sports an electrically-operated folding hardtop, will […]

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Toyota Corolla Hatch Gets New Gear Down Under, Starts At AUD $23,335

Toyota has updated the Corolla hatch for the Australian market, giving it new safety and convenience features. Offered in three trim levels named Ascent Sport, SX and ZR, it’s priced at AU$23,335, AU$28,235 and AU$32,135 (US$15,843/19,170/21,818), respectively, and will arrive at dealers on November 1. The most affordable member of the series features the addition […]

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BMW 3-Series Driver Triggers Pile-Up In California

Distracted driving is an extremely common cause of crashes and we’re willing to bet this was the case with the driver of a BMW 3-Series starring in the following video. The clip was captured near San Bruno in California and shows slow-moving traffic on the southbound 280. It starts out unremarkably until an E30-generation BMW […]

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