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Jay Leno goes offroading with the legendary Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart

Jay Leno goes offroading with the legendary Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart

November 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Motorsports , Truck , Videos , Toyota , Celebrities , Off-Road , Racing , Autoblog Black Jay Leno takes a step outside of his cavernous garage for this latest video for a jaunt into the desert to get a little dirty. He meets up with off-road racing legend Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart , who has multiple Baja 500 and 1000 wins in his motorsports career, to play with a Toyota Tundra in the sand. Unfortunately, Leno doesn’t get to interview Stewart too deeply about his long history in racing, but Ironman does talk a little bit about reading the trail while speeding through the desert. In lieu of a great conversation, there is a ton of high-quality footage of the Toyota bounding through the desert. This clip feels more like a marketing effort than the usual output from Jay Leno’s Garage , but it’s still great to see Stewart behind the wheel sliding a truck, just like old times. The two of them even take the truck on a somewhat humorous journey at the end of the video. Continue reading Jay Leno goes offroading with the legendary Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart Jay Leno goes offroading with the legendary Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

The Toyota Mirai Brings the Future to Your Driveway

The Toyota Mirai Brings the Future to Your Driveway

November 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif., (Nov. 17, 2014) – For the second time in a generation, Toyota has re-imagined the future of mobility.

The Future Has Arrived, and It’s Called Mirai

The Future Has Arrived, and It’s Called Mirai

November 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., (Nov. 17, 2014) –

Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell coming to US Northeast in 2016

Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell coming to US Northeast in 2016

November 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Sedan , Toyota , Electric Looks like someone was able to read the future back in July. That’s when rumors first circulated that Toyota ‘s upcoming fuel cell vehicle will be called the Mirai. Today, Toyota president Akio Toyoda confirmed the name alongside plans to build out a hydrogen refueling infrastructure in the US Northeast. In Japanese, mirai (未来) means “future,” which is a fitting name for a car that Toyota believes represents the direction the auto industry will go in the coming years. In a promotional video announcing the name, Toyoda said, “For [Toyota], this isn’t just another car. This is an opportunity – an opportunity to really make a difference. And making a difference is what Toyota is all about.” To help that future come into existence, Toyota CEO Jim Lentz also disclosed the vague outline of a fuel cell infrastructure investment that Toyota and partner Air Liquide will make in a five-state Northeastern corridor that consists of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. The Mirai will be available there in 2015 and Toyota is going to build 12 stations in and around New York and Boston to support the launch. More details will be available later. Toyota says the Mirai will be able to go “up to 300 miles” on a tank and refuel in less than five minutes.

Toyota’s Hispanic Business Strategy Group and Partners Highlight #CamryBold During the 44th Annual International Miami Auto Show

Toyota’s Hispanic Business Strategy Group and Partners Highlight #CamryBold During the 44th Annual International Miami Auto Show

November 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

More than 90 VIP guests, including many members of South Florida media, convened under a beautiful Miami night sky on Friday, November 7 th , 2014 at the renowned New World Center in Miami Beach

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc. Celebrates Production of First Transmission for Latest Expansion

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc. Celebrates Production of First Transmission for Latest Expansion

November 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Buffalo, W.Va., Nov. 10, 2014 — The Toyota plant in Buffalo, W.Va. has celebrated many “firsts” in its 18 year history, and today marked yet another milestone as the first 6 speed high torque automatic transmission rolled off their second Automatic Transmission Line.

Family Learning Program Moves into Five New Communities Nationwide

Family Learning Program Moves into Five New Communities Nationwide

November 15, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Louisville, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2014)

Toyota and VMI Award Wheelchair Accessible Van to Disabled Veteran Susan Kirsch on Veterans Day

Toyota and VMI Award Wheelchair Accessible Van to Disabled Veteran Susan Kirsch on Veterans Day

November 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Phoenix, Nov. 12, 2014 – Toyota and Vantage Mobility International (VMI) today announced that disabled US Air Force veteran Susan Kirsch has won a 2015 Toyota Sienna with the Northstar Access 360 in-floor side entry ramp conversion as part of the 2 nd annual Operation Independence Star Spangled Salute contest. The announcement was made on Veteran’s Day in Phoenix, Arizona, where VMI is based.

Manga stylized Toyota Aygo takes on Godzilla

Manga stylized Toyota Aygo takes on Godzilla

November 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Budget , Japan , Videos , Hatchback , Toyota Japan has given the world so much to enthuse over. We’re not sure the Toyota Aygo is necessarily one of them as much as, say, the Scion FR-S or Lexus LFA (especially since it’s actually made in Europe), but for many Nipponophiles, the centuries-old artistic discipline of Manga certainly is. And now the two have come together in this two-and-a-half-minute animated short. In Toyota’s own take on the classic narrative, an Aygo animated by celebrated artist Sonia Leong takes on Godzilla. As in, a giant lizard rampaging through a Japanese city, not the Nissan GT-R , against which the little Toyota would certainly stand even less of a chance by any metric other than affordability, fuel economy or ability to park in tight spots. In any case, watch this Manga-fied video above, and feel free to read through the related press release below. Continue reading Manga stylized Toyota Aygo takes on Godzilla Manga stylized Toyota Aygo takes on Godzilla originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Lexus to Overpower Los Angeles with All-New RC and NX

Lexus to Overpower Los Angeles with All-New RC and NX

November 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. – Nov. 13, 2014 – Enthusiasts will be in awe when they come visit the Lexus exhibit and witness the exciting and highly-anticipated RC coupes and stunning NX compact sport utility vehicles, as they make their way to the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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