Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

April 21, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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

April 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

April 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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 for use of feeds . Permalink

Experience the New York Auto Show by drone

Experience the New York Auto Show by drone

April 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Etc. , Videos , 2015 New York Auto Show , BMW , Buick , Dodge , Lexus , Mercedes-Benz , Toyota Take flight with a drone through the Javits Center to get a very serene look at the show floor of the 2015 New York Auto Show. Continue reading Experience the New York Auto Show by drone Experience the New York Auto Show by drone originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota amalgamates motorsports divisions under Gazoo Racing

Toyota amalgamates motorsports divisions under Gazoo Racing

April 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Motorsports , Lexus , Toyota Toyota is bringing its various overseas racing activities under the common banner of Gazoo Racing and the purview of its new Motor Sports Group, coordinating the company’s various racing activities around the world. Continue reading Toyota amalgamates motorsports divisions under Gazoo Racing Toyota amalgamates motorsports divisions under Gazoo Racing originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota, Lexus will offer low-cost automated braking system

Toyota, Lexus will offer low-cost automated braking system

March 31, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: 2015 New York Auto Show , Lexus , Toyota , Safety , Technology , Crossover , Sedan , Budget , Hybrid , Luxury Toyota unveils its Toyota Safety System and Lexus Safety System+, both centered around autonomous-braking capability, aimed at bringing advanced driver safety and convenience features way down in price. Continue reading Toyota, Lexus will offer low-cost automated braking system Toyota, Lexus will offer low-cost automated braking system originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers

Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers

March 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Earnings/Financials , UAW/Unions , BMW , Chevrolet , Fiat , Ford , GM , Honda , Hyundai , Kia , Mercedes-Benz , Nissan , Toyota , Volkswagen A study of labor costs among foreign automakers in the US shows a ten-dollar gap between the per-hour rates of the domestics and the imports. The difference between the Detroit 3 and their import competition equates to $250 more in labor costs per car for the domestics. Continue reading Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg

Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg

March 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Fuel Efficiency , Hatchback , Hybrid Toyota’s integrated design, development, and build processes under the Toyota New Global Architecture banner could bestow the 2016 Prius with 58 mpg combined. Continue reading Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids

Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids

March 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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

Toyota teases 2016 RAV4 Hybrid for New York Auto Show

Toyota teases 2016 RAV4 Hybrid for New York Auto Show

March 26, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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

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