Toyota Offers Powertrain Technology To Other Auto Makers

December 20, 2016 0

Toyota doesn’t enter into too many technology sharing arrangements but that may soon change with the Japanese giant telling reporters last week that some of its powertrain modules – including engines and transmissions – could be offered for sale to rival brands.
Timing of the announcement is in tune … read more

A Toyota Exec Just Confirmed The Second-Generation 86

December 9, 2016 0

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that the Toyota 86 sports car has been everything Toyota hoped it would be, warts and all. It’s never been the most appealing sports car of its market, but it did give the Japanese auto giant entry into a segment that it hasn’t been in since the last legs … read more

Second Generation Toyota 86 To Arrive As Early As 2018

December 9, 2016 0

Toyota has confirmed that a second generation of its rear wheel drive 86 coupe could appear as early as 2018, with Toyota’s European boss, Karl Schlicht telling Britain’s Autocar that “the GT86 will carry on.”
The current generation holds a somewhat unique position as a low cost, rear wheel … read more

Toyota 86 successor confirmed

December 9, 2016 0

The Scion FR-S is dead. In its place we get the Toyota 86, which is basically the same car minus some snazzy new badges. For those of you interested in buying the affordable rear driver, perhaps you should hold off for a while as it seems a successor is in the works.
Toyota Europe boss Karl Schlicht … read more

Toyota mulls Gazoo name for go-fast division

November 30, 2016 0

A senior Toyota executive has revealed to Autocar that the company is considering using the name of its motorsport division, Gazoo Racing, on high-performance road cars.
Koei Saga, who heads both Gazoo and Toyota’s powertrain division, told the British publication that it is his intention to increase … read more

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