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17 min ago | AutoSpies

SPIED: Naked Toyota FCV Caught Testing In Death Valley

Cars can now drive, park and save themselves from danger, all while using less fuel than ever. Toyota is just about to play a major role in this sci-fi movie with the FCV, the first-ever fuel cell vehicle designed for the mass market.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Autos

1 hr ago | Automobile Magazine

2015 Toyota Tundra Priced at $29,510, Drops V-6 Engine Option

Toyota has announced that the 2015 Tundra full-size truck will come standard with V-8 power across the range. With the V-6 engine dropped for 2015, the Tundra is priced starting from $29,510.


Related Topix: Toyota Tundra, Truck, Toyota Sr5

1 hr ago | Motor Trend

Priced: 2015 Toyota Tundra Drops V-6, Starts at $29,510

The Toyota Tundra just received a major redesign for 2014 , but the changes continue for the 2015 model year. The Japanese automaker has announced the full-size truck now offers standard V-8 power.


Related Topix: Toyota Tundra, Truck, Autos

4 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris: Sharper for the Eyes, Smoother for the Body

Sept. 16, 2014: Bold new exterior cheats the wind Soft-touch interior is roomier, quieter Nine-airbag array includes front seat cushion airbags Segment-exclusive: 3- and 5-door models Yaris Entune Audio standard; navigation available September 16, 2014 2015 Toyota Yaris Product Information 2015 Toyota Yaris Walkaround A bold new look with a distinct European flavor. A new, quieter interior, crafted from improved materials.


Related Topix: Toyota Yaris, Sedan, Hatchback

4 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

The Bold and the Beautiful: Sweeping Redesign Keeps 2015 Toyota Camry at the Top of Its Class

Sept. 16, 2014: New design, from bumper to bumper Boldest looking Camry ever is also the quietest ever New sporty XSE and Hybrid SE grades rev up driving enjoyment New multi-media features Created by more than 7,000 American team members September 16, 2014 2015 Toyota Camry Product Information 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid Product Information 2015 Toyota Camry Walkaround The best-selling car in America for the last 12 years just got better! When redesigning the Camry for 2015, Toyota went bumper to bumper and floor to roof, changing or re-engineering nearly 2,000 parts. Only the roof remains unchanged, and it caps off the boldest Camry body ever.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Toyota Camry

7 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

CHRAJ boss blows $203,500 on 3-year rent

The Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice , Ms Lauretta Lamptey, has, since August this year, moved into a hotel after the US$5,500 monthly rent for her apartment at the African Union Village expired. The daily rate for the hotel is $456.25 being paid in cedis.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser

11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Toyota carrying out tests in Australia that will help deliver quality products for Saudi Arabia

Toyota Motor Corporation has begun a project in which employees put themselves into vehicles to assess vehicle specification plans for future models and provide a valuable training opportunity over vast distances in Australia, which is said to have every type of road in the world. Cruisers, Hilux, 86, Prius, Camry, Corolla and other models for a period of more than 10 weeks to mid-November.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, Hatchback, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Toyota Motor, Automakers

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

2014 Toyota 4Runner - back to the basics in a...

In this age of pampering, of the soft ride, the abundance of leather, the automatic everything , it's refreshing to know that there is still a sport utility vehicle that hasn't gone completely over to the dark side. We're speaking here of Toyota's venerable 4Runner, an SUV that's been around for 30 years and is now in its fifth generation.


Related Topix: Toyota 4Runner, SUV, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Sr5, Truck


Guest Opinion: Alt-Fuel Vehicles Remain Uncompetitive

Just how high would retail gasoline prices have to be to make the Chevy Volt competitive with basic gasoline-burning vehicles? A flex-fuel car would require a pump price of $6.90 per gallon; a Volt, $12.50, according to a Lundberg Survey report excerpted below. The report focuses only on claims that alt-fuel vehicles are cheaper to drive.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Sedan, Opinion

Factors that helped Honda's turnaround

The turnaround in Honda Cars' fortune in India is as much a result of the general uptick in consumer sentiment as it is about the company's relentless focus on quality, rues Rohit Nautiyal hat can the auto industry learn from the rise, the slide and the resurgence of Honda Cars India? In this industry, a company's strategy needs to be adaptable in order to keep up with the pace of change. Indeed, in a crowded market, all businesses should be identifying potential customers and their emerging needs and looking at ways to engage with them -- and ultimately convert them into loyalists.


Related Topix: SUV, Honda CR-V, Honda, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Accord, Toyota Corolla


Exclusive: Toyota pauses on Mexico expansion to review growth strategy

According to four Toyota and group executives, momentum had been building for a decision this summer on the expansion, with the aim of starting production of the mass market Corolla in Mexico in a few years. But Toyoda then asked the team to "re-review" the project by year's end, the people said.


Related Topix: Toyota Tacoma, Truck, World News, Japan,

Governor Cuomo Announces Donation of Toyota Plug-In Electric Hybrid Vehicles to New York State

September 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Toyota has donated four plug-in hybrid electric sedans to New York State to add to its fleet of agency vehicles. The refurbished Toyota Priuses will be used by State agencies involved in advancing storm recovery and resiliency projects in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and to replace one vehicle that was destroyed in the storm.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York


EVO takes flight in BMW's sultry i8

Electric cars and hybrids are here to stay, much to the apparent dismay of some auto enthusiasts, but that doesn't mean they have to represent the death of enjoyable driving. Granted, the initial run of hybrids in the US like the Honda Insight and Toyota Prius weren't exactly tailor-made for aggressive folks behind the wheel, but things are clearly changing.


Related Topix: BMW i8, BMW, Coupe, Honda Insight, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Toyota Prius, Sedan, Audi, Audi A3 e-tron, Autos

Four Wheeler

1986 Toyota Pickup - Fast & Slow

After a day playing in the desert, our crew was getting ready to hit the highway when we spotted a cool blue Toyota in the distance. We were able to chase it down, and we're lucky we did.


Related Topix: Toyota Pickup, Truck, Toyota Tacoma, Gilbert, AZ, Apache Junction, AZ


Toyota Hilux successor spotted

The midsize truck segment is suddenly seemingly exploding with new vehicles worldwide, even here in North America. Not only will the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon be available very soon, Toyota is already testing a replacement for its aging Tacoma and Honda has promised a Ridgeline replacement within the next 18 months .


Related Topix: Toyota Tacoma, Truck, Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet, GMC Canyon, GMC, Nissan Frontier, Nissan, Weather, Autos


Toyota previews new C-HR crossover concept bound for Paris

We're now just a few weeks away from the start of the Paris Motor Show , and when the doors open at the Porte de Versailles, Toyota will be among the many automakers with new wares to show including the new concept car pictured in this latest teaser image. Called the C-HR, the concept is designed to represent an "innovative vision for a compact crossover model", incorporating "a new design language with an engaging driving experience and a hybrid powertrain."


Related Topix: Toyota RAV4, SUV


Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Photographed Testing In Southern California

She spends months in Death Valley with an expensive camera, only for her paying clients to be swamped with cellphone shots snapped by eager readers and sent in for free or posted on social media. Which is how we come to see our first shots of a preproduction Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan testing on a freeway in Southern California, ahead of its U.S. launch next year.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Cellphones

Toyota Sales Improve, But Honda And Nissan Continue To Struggle In This Market

Toyota Motor's sales in China is seeing good improvement. Along with its two Chinese joint venture partners, Toyota sold 78,500 vehicles in August in the emerging nation, which is up 8.9% from a year earlier.


Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Accord, Honda, Hatchback, Automakers, Honda Motor Co, SUV, Honda Vezel, Marketing

The Motley Fool

What Makes the Toyota Camry America's Favorite Family Car?

Though sometimes looked down on by car enthusiasts for being bland, the car has worked wonders for Toyota in the U.S. In the last couple of years, the U.S. auto market woke up from its post-recession slumber, and as buyers demanded new cars, the scramble for market share among automakers reached a fervent pitch. Surprisingly, the "boring" Toyota Camry gave both old rivals and new arrivals a run for their money and stayed put at the top of the sales charts.


Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Accord, Honda, Hatchback, Georgetown, KY, Nissan Altima, Nissan, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

NX beats Harrier

Luxury brands are not always in comfortable positions even though they can get away by pricing their cars higher than those offered by mass-market nameplates. Take Lexus as an example.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon, Toyota Camry, BMW X3, SUV, BMW, Volvo XC60, Volvo


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