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2018 Toyota GR lineup

Toyota launches GR performance sub-brand, but new Supra noticeably missing

Toyota has a penchant for launching performance sub-brands that’s bordering on neurotic. The latest is GR which was launched in Japan on Tuesday. GR is a reference to Toyota’s Gazoo Racing motorsport department, and cars from the sub-brand will fall into one of three performance... read more

September 19, 2017 by
 
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado made more refined

The Toyota Land Cruiser has grown to become quite the behemoth when compared to earlier generations. But that’s not the case for the version sold in some other markets... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept to bow at Frankfurt auto show

Toyota plans to occupy two ends of the SUV spectrum with its two global debuts at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker announced a new Land Cruiser for the European... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
1993 Toyota Supra

The history of the Toyota Supra

The Toyota Supra is an iconic Japanese sports car with humble beginnings. Unlike Nissan, which took until 2009 to offer the really cool GT-Rs in the United States, the Supra... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Yaris GRMN, 2017 Geneva auto show

Toyota poised to launch performance sub-brand in September

Toyota will present what it’s calling a “new sports car series” at a special event in Japan next month. The series is thought to be a new sub-brand similar... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
2019 Toyota Supra rendering - Image via SupraMkV

New information says 2019 Toyota Supra will get a manual transmission, turbo V-6 engine

Enthusiasts can let out a sigh of relief if the latest information about the 2019 Toyota Supra turns out to be true. According to a Toyota insider, the reborn Supra will... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
Toyota pillar cloaking device patent

Toyota patent shows device that can make car pillars transparent

Long gone are the days of narrow roof pillars that not only looked good from the outside but provided optimal visibility from inside the cabin. Safety standards, while... read more August 20, 2017 by


 
Toyota Concept-i

Toyota plans to showcase its automated driving tech at the 2020 Olympics in Japan

Toyota plans to put on a technological show for the world when all eyes are on Tokyo, Japan, at the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Japanese automaker plans to showcase its... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
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Toyota and Intel form big-data alliance for connected an autonomous cars

With the rise of connected and self-driving cars, a nearly unlimited amount of data is being created for companies to harness and mine. It's easier said than done, and that's... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota 86

Toyota's latest transmission patent is similar to '60s Saab technology

The manual transmission faces an uncertain future. Increasing emissions standards, future safety technology, and dwindling take rates could spell its demise. But a new patent... read more August 13, 2017 by


 
2019 Toyota Supra rendering - Image via SupraMkV

No manual transmission for 2019 Toyota Supra, but 4- and 6-cylinder engines planned

Every time a new piece of 2019 Toyota Supra information hits the web, it causes a flurry. Why? Because the car was held in such high regard and its return has been eagerly... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
Toyota 86 Cup Car

Toyota 86 Cup Car arrives to prove "slow car fast" still works

The Toyota 86 really sits in a segment all its own. It's a no-frills coupe with a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter flat-4 that produces a modest 205 horsepower—the... read more August 6, 2017 by


 
Mazda and Toyota logos

Mazda and Toyota join on electric cars, US plant

Mazda and Toyota agreed on Friday to collaborate on a wide range of areas including development of electric and connected car technologies, as well as production facilities... read more August 4, 2017 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it’s the Renault Nissan Alliance that’s now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Report: Toyota electric car to use solid-state battery, arrive in 2022

Last November, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reported that Toyota is rushing to start volume production of battery electric cars by 2020 and has established a dedicated team... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road trail review: archaic in all the right ways

The Toyota 4Runner refuses to evolve, and that’s why we love it. It has stayed true to its rugged roots for more than three decades, outliving long-forgotten 4x4s like... read more July 22, 2017 by


 
 

 
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