Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Japan , Hybrid Toyota is boosting production of hybrids in Japan by 30 percent compared to 2014 levels, and the company wants half of its sales there to be electrically assisted models as soon as next year. Continue reading Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink
Two Guinness World Records titles have been awarded to Kirobo, the robot astronaut developed as part of a joint research project between Dentsu Inc., the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Robo Garage Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Filed under: Design/Style , Green , 2015 New York Auto Show , Toyota , United States , Crossover , Hybrid Toyota isn’t letting much info out with its tease of the RAV4 Hybrid, but the greener CUV debuts soon at the New York Auto Show on April 2. Continue reading Toyota teases 2016 RAV4 Hybrid for New York Auto Show Toyota teases 2016 RAV4 Hybrid for New York Auto Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink
The 2016 RAV4 Hybrid. See it April 2, 12:30 p.m. EDT at the New York International Auto Show.
Filed under: Misc. Auto Shows , Toyota , Asia , Sedan , Budget , Performance Inspired by a seventh-place class finish at the N
Dana Buckley doesn’t fit the outdated image of a math-churning, glasses wearing, pocket-protected engineer.
Toyota Names General Contractors to Manage ‘One Toyota’ Construction Projects in Texas, Michigan and Kentucky
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Filed under: Toyota , Hatchback , Performance Toyota is taking its Yaris to the World Rally Championship, but in order to do so, it’ll need to build a limited number of road-going hot hatches to satisfy FIA homologation regulations. Continue reading Toyota plotting WRC-inspired Yaris hot hatch Toyota plotting WRC-inspired Yaris hot hatch originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink
Filed under: Etc. , Toyota , United States , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Autonomous Toyota has patented an improved eye-tracking technology that attempts to eliminate false-positive results caused by redeye. The system also monitors a driver’s upper and lower eyelids to calculate how open the is. Continue reading Toyota takes self-driving step with patent for eyelid detection device Toyota takes self-driving step with patent for eyelid detection device originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink
Toyota Hits Its Stride Becoming the Official Vehicle Sponsor of Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Concert Series
DALLAS (MARCH 23, 2015) – Ahead of 15,000 runners hitting the pavement at the Humana Rock ‘ n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon on Sunday, March 22, Toyota and Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the organizer of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, announced a sponsorship agreement, making Toyota the official vehicle of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Concert Series through March 2016. The sponsorship will stretch beyond the deep roots Toyota has planted in Texas to expand to all 22 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon events in the U.S.