There is such a thing as too much technology. Those hoping that Lexus would bring its technology-reliant ways to the LC500 will not have to walk away disappointed because the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class fighter has the silicon toys (not those kind) to rival the International Space Station. Switches, buttons, … read more
Certain models in the Toyota lineup can be equipped with the Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) technology, which according to the company can reduce the occurrence of accidents.
More to the point, according to a survey the accidents taking place during parking and involving models fitted with the ICS … read more
After conducting a survey regarding accidents that took place in parking lots involving models equipped with their Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) system, Toyota can now point to a 70% reduction during pedal misapplication accidents, and a 40% reduction during reversing incidents in Japan.
The survey … read more
A new study shows that, in the US, the top 10 cars most likely to be owned for 10 or more years are built by either Toyota, Honda, Subaru or Lexus.
The study was conducted by iSeeCars and showed that SUVs and minivans , but also hybrids such as the first-ranked Toyota Highlander Hybrid, the Toyota Prius … read more
The Japanese company is reportedly considering the idea of sharing its next generation hybrid powertrains with competitors in a bid to hasten the auto industry’s shift to greener cars.
The automaker has started numerous engineering projects of late – for example the all-new TNGA platform already … read more
It’s no secret that Toyota is expecting a lot from their new C-HR crossover, a model that lands in the hotspot of the European market, aiming to drive sales up for the Japanese maker. The distinctive styling of the new C-HR is certainly one of the highlights but in order to successfully rival the … read more
This probably means even more Prius models on the road. The hybrid powertrains that Toyota uses are actually a bit of an industry secret. Car manufacturers often assemble components that are made by independent parts makers, but Toyota uses components it co-develops with group suppliers. “Toyota suppliers … read more
While it may not be apparent, the teaser picture showcases two “different” models – prepared out of the Toyota Vitz and Aqua by Gazoo Racing in time for next month’s popular aftermarket event.
In case you don’t speak JDM (sorry Japanese auto market) slang, the Vitza and Aqua stand for the … read more
Toyota‘s Gazoo Racing outfit has teased two tuned concepts that will debut at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon held from January 13-15.
The first of the concepts will be based on the Toyota Aqua, aka the Prius C outside of Japan, while the other is a hotted-up version of the compact Vitz, the local designation … read more
Following its arrival in the USA last month, the new C-HR is now available at Toyota‘s dealerships in Japan. Based on the TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform, which is shared with the fourth generation Prius, the compact crossover is offered in four grades (S-T, G-T, S, and G), with the most … read more