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  1. New car from Tim Hortons contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Nova News Now

    Amanda Macdonald, centre, is presented with the keys to her new Toyota by Berwick and Coldbrook Tim Horton's owner Fred Falconer, right, and Rob Vincent of Toyota Canada. Macdonald won the car as part of the RRoll Up The Rim To Win promotion.


  2. 2010 Honda Insight hybridRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2009 |

    Did you know Honda was the first automobile manufacturer to introduce a gas/electric hybrid model vehicle in the U.S.? They were, but the Toyota Prius quickly become the predominant hybrid in the U.S. Now Honda has redesigned the Insight for 2010 and lowered the price "to bring the advantages of a hybrid powertrain to a new, less-affluent set of buyers." The redesigned 2010 Honda Insight gas/electric hybrid features a 1.3-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine and a 10-kilowatt electric motor which creates a reasonably simple but still effective hybrid drive system.


  3. Hatch Attack: 1987-88 Toyota Corolla FX16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2009 |

    ... tempting for such compelling reasons as rarity, driving pleasure and, most of all, practicality. Exhibit A: the Toyota Corolla FX16. As we saw a couple weeks ago , there was a time when Toyota didn't concentrate 99.9% of its vehicle building efforts ...


  4. Car review: 2009 Chevrolet Malibu HybridRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2009 |

    ... with just a smidge of stiffness. That's not to say the ride is punishing, it isn't. But it is firmer than say, a Toyota Camry . Thankfully, its handling responses are also tauter. Sure, it's not a sports car, but the Malibu Hybrid isn't as averse to ...


  5. Toyota announces lease of 500 plug-in hybridsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2009 |

    On June 3 Toyota Motors announced that it would make 500 Prius-based plug-in hybrids available for lease in Europe, Japan and the United States . Unlike the conventional hybrid Prius, these cars are equipped with the more advanced lithium-ion batteries that power fully electric cars like the Tesla Motors Model S and the Detroit Electric.


  6. Last week's whip: 2009 Nissan FrontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2009 |

    ... have transitioned to the mid-size form factor. Nissan's Frontier counts among its contemporaries the Dodge Dakota and Toyota Tacoma, and it may be the one I'd pick were I in the market for such a thing. The Frontier is available with clamshell doors ...


  7. Eco-friendly car rental choicesRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2009 |

    ... or more, and are available at 50 major airport locations in the U.S. Vehicles currently in this collection are the Toyota Prius hybrid, Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion and Toyota Corolla. Hertz notes that most Camrys and Fusions also carry EPA's SmartWay ...


  8. Arv Voss: Midsize Colorado may steal full-size truck thunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Reporter

    The latest midsize truck models mark GM's return to the segment following a lengthy hiatus and setting a game-changing new level for mid-size haulers. For the past nine years, the only light-duty, midsize trucks in the marketplace have been the Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma, which have both become somewhat long in the tooth.


  9. Volkswagen is in the midst of a full-blown leadership crisis and it's getting worse all the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... (2.1%) or Lexus (2.0%), but discouraging for a major mass market brand. This is especially troubling when compared to Toyota's 12.3% market share or even to Hyundai's 4.4% stake in US market. So far in 2015, Volkswagen sales have slipped a further ...


  10. 2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double-Cab: versatile & capableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... things from one location to another on weekends. That is what 'city folks' think about pickup trucks. It was a 2015 Toyota Tacoma white double-cab that was delivered to me for a full week's test-drive. The Tacoma is usually referred to as a Compact ...


  11. New GM Volt said to get 230 mpg in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2009 |

    ... per gallon of gasoline while used for city driving. That is over four times the mileage of the current leader, the Toyota Prius. The Volt is powered by an electric motor and battery pack combo, which has a 40-mile range. After you hit your 40 miles, ...


  12. NASCAR more open to import brandsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2009 |

    At the recent NASCAR race in Michigan, NASCAR chief Brain France hinted that NASCAR might take a closer look at import manufacturers and perhaps even continue to talk to them. Toyota is currently the only non-American based automobile manufacturer participating in NASCAR stock car racing the vehicles represented in the series are built in America.


  13. Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Autoblog

    Toyota has announced plans to build a new factory in Mexico. The site, to be located in the state of Guanajuato, is set to open in 2019 following an investment of about $1 billion.


  14. Honda shows off new Civic at New York showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Davis Enterprise

    ... Corp. Sales last year fell 3 percent to just under 326,000, but the Civic was still the second-best selling compact. Toyota's Corolla was first. Karl Brauer, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book, said Honda had to discount the current Civic in order ...


  15. Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Finalists in Annual Toyota TeenDrive365 Video ChallengeRead the original story

    Thursday | District Administration

    Sometimes peer pressure can be a good thing. Just ask the teen filmmakers who entered Toyota and Discovery Education's Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge.


  16. 10 best used cars and SUVs for under $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Consumer Reports

    ... 32 mpg. We'd skip the sportier Mazdaspeed3 version, which has a harsh ride and too much torque steer. A twin to the Toyota Matrix, the Vibe is a practical, reliable, and efficient little wagon. Available all-wheel drive and a large, flat load floor ...


  17. Uber Says There Has Been Millions of Trips on UberPool, Its Carpool OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Re/code

    ... as though a shared ride's alternative is a private car. "Conservatively assuming that every SF UberX vehicle is a Toyota Prius - thus getting its gas mileage of 50 mpg - UberPool trips saved around 13,500 gasoline gallons," Uber data scientist Conor ...


  18. Ultimate Adventure 2015: Help Us Choose the Final 12 ApplicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Four Wheeler

    ... the trip of a lifetime. Age: 32 City: Park Hill State: Oklahoma Entered Before?: No Vehicle (year/make/model): 1984 Toyota Pickup (GOAT) Engine: 3.4-liter Toyota V-6 Induction: EFI Transmission: 5-speed manual Transfer Case(s): Ultimate Duals Marlin ...


  19. Corolla shifting outRead the original story

    Thursday | Fort Francis Times

    Toyota will stop producing the Corolla in Canada within a few years but says it will continue to invest in its plants in Ontario as part of a shift in its global manufacturing operations. Toyota Motor Corp. announced yesterday it will invest $1 billion in the plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, creating 2,000 jobs, to make the Corolla subcompact-one of Toyota's biggest sellers.


  20. Toyota Engineer Dismisses EV Vehicles As Not Ecologically Sound And Will Never Become MainstreamRead the original story

    Thursday | AutoSpies

    Battery-powered electric vehicles don't have a practical future as a long-range alternative to conventional cars even if technological breakthroughs allow them to be charged quickly, a top engineer at Toyota Motor Corp. Electric vehicle supporters have touted developing high-speed charging technology as the way forward for cars like Nissan Motor Co.' s Leaf.