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Toyota Considering World Rally Championship Return: Report

With newcomers MINI and Volkswagen set to enter the World Rally Championship in the coming years, rival automakers including some of the sport’s previous greats are now considering doing the same. One of these is Toyota, whose current CEO Akio Toyoda is keen to inject some excitement into the... read more

April 10, 2012 by 
 
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BMW And Toyota Start Joint Development Of Next-Gen Batteries

Late last year BMW and Toyota signed a memorandum of understanding concerning a mid-to-long-term collaboration on next-generation environment-friendly technologies, which... read more March 27, 2012 by 


 
Fire damage to the APR Racing Prius GT. Image: APR Racing

Toyota Prius Super GT Car Burns In Testing

Last December we brought you the unlikely news that the Toyota Prius had been approved for competition in Japan’s Super GT series. The Prius was named as a replacement... read more March 20, 2012 by 


 
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Toyota Announces 2012 Goodwood Festival Of Speed Lineup

Toyota is bringing its top performance machines from all across the globe to the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK this summer, announcing today that among the... read more March 13, 2012 by 


 
2013 Toyota Venza Teased

2013 Toyota Venza Teased: 2012 New York Auto Show

Toyota has announced it will be refreshing the Venza crossover for the 2013 model year. The refreshed CUV will be fully revealed next month at the New York Auto Show. While... read more March 7, 2012 by 


 
Toyota FT-Bh Concept

Toyota FT-Bh Hybrid Concept Debuts At 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Giving hints at how the next Prius might look--and the technology it might incorporate--Toyota's FT-Bh concept makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Sitting in the... read more March 7, 2012 by 


 
Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S)

Toyota Working On Convertible GT 86/FR-S/BRZ?

With the Mazda MX-5 Miata sitting more or less alone at the affordable end of the rear-drive, two-seat roadster market, a convertible version of the Toyota GT 86/Scion... read more March 1, 2012 by 


 
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Pastrana Sets 7-Race Nationwide And 11-Race K&N Series 2012 Schedule

Travis Pastrana, the high flying action star who nearly sabotaged his pending NASCAR career with a failed motorcycle jump in last year's X Games will make his NASCAR... read more February 24, 2012 by 


 
2012 Toyota FT-Bh Concept teaser

Toyota Teases FT-Bh City Car Concept Ahead Of Geneva Debut

Toyota has released more details and images of a new concept car it plans to unveil at next month’s 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The concept, which goes by the name FT-Bh... read more February 22, 2012 by 


 
Kyle Busch leads Tony Stewart to the checkers - NASCAR photo

Kyle Busch Wins Wild Budweiser Shootout At Daytona

Is this the way Speedweeks are going to be at Daytona International Speedway? Cars flying through the air, getting turned with a nudge to the left rear, "big ones" every few... read more February 19, 2012 by 


 
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First Endurance Run For Toyota TS030 Hybrid

Toyota Racing has put its new Toyota TS030 Hybrid LM P1 car through long-distance testing at Paul Ricard circuit in France, conducting three days of practice that ended on... read more February 18, 2012 by 


 
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Irwindale Speedway Near Los Angeles Closes

The rumors circulated all weekend that Los Angeles' Taj Mahal of open- and closed-wheel short track racing was about to close. On Monday Irwindale Speedway officials... read more February 14, 2012 by 


 
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Toyota Racing Confirms Second Car Driver Assignments For Le Mans

Over the weekend, Toyota Racing announced the drivers of its second TS030 Hybrid LM P1 prototype coupe for the Le Mans 24-Hour classic held each June. The team already... read more February 13, 2012 by 


 
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DeJoria To Contest NHRA Funny Car Season With 2012 Toyota Camry Body

Alexis DeJoria comes from beauty and tequila royalty. She's spent a year testing and a mini-season competing in four races in 2011 preparing for her career as a professional... read more February 8, 2012 by 


 
Winning Audi podium at Le Mans - Anne Proffit photo

Invitations Out For 24 Hours Of Le Mans

The invitations are out for the 80th running of the Le Mans 24-Hour race, with interesting groupings in all categories. There are 56 entries for the race with several reserve... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
Toyota TS030 HYBRID Le Mans prototype

Toyota Enters FIA World Endurance Championship

Following a pair of successful tests with its TS030 Hybrid race car, Toyota Racing has decided to enter the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2012. The Cologne... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
 

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