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Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

Filed under: Green , Lexus , Toyota , Hybrid Lexus’s Mark Templin isn’t sold on plug-in hybrid powertrain technology as a viable way to reduce emissions. Continue reading Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink


Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat

Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat

Filed under: Design/Style , Plants/Manufacturing , Buick , Cadillac , Ford , Land Rover , Toyota , Classics , Luxury We curate the week’s events with a focus on Ford’s latest design projects inspired by the GT supercar. Plus, we’ve got other news and notes from around the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat Weekly Recap:... [Read more...]


Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Japan , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Hydrogen The chief engineer of the Toyota Mirai doesn’t think that there’s a future in fast-charging EVs because they put too much strain on the electrical grid and have a short range. Unsurprisingly, he thinks the future is in hydrogen. Continue reading Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs Toyota throwing... [Read more...]


Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota Toyota announces plans to build a new plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, at the cost of around $1 billion, set to begin building 200,000 Corollas per year starting in 2019. Continue reading Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:30:00 EST. Please see our terms... [Read more...]


Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom

Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Japan , Hydrogen Toyota will open a special showroom in Tokyo for the hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel-cell vehicle. Continue reading Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink... [Read more...]


Recharge Wrap-up: Audi R18 e-tron Quattro wins WEC opener, Toyota Mirai goes to DC

Recharge Wrap-up: Audi R18 e-tron Quattro wins WEC opener, Toyota Mirai goes to DC

Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Audi , MINI , Tesla , Toyota , Alternative Fuels , Electric , Hydrogen Audi’s hybrid racer wins at Silverstone. Designer Jaime Hayon reimagines the future with the Mini Citysurfer electric scooter. Tesla’s first Australian Superchargers will be in Goulburn. Toyota is bringing the Mirai to the National Mall for Earth Day celebrations. Continue reading... [Read more...]


RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale

RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale

Filed under: Motorsports , Toys/Games , Videos , Mazda , Nissan , Toyota , Racing A quartet of RC drift machines hang their tails out together around this scale model world. Thanks to some skilled camera work, it almost looks real. Continue reading RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale originally appeared on Autoblog... [Read more...]


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