Coming Toyota Supra to forgo hybrid, get a BMW six-cylinder turbo?

Coming Toyota Supra to forgo hybrid, get a BMW six-cylinder turbo?

March 31, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , BMW , Toyota , Coupe , Future , Hybrid , Performance Car and Driver reports that the Toyota Supra will arrive as a 2018 model and hide a BMW-sourced, turbocharged inline-six under the hood, not a hybrid. Continue reading Coming Toyota Supra to forgo hybrid, get a BMW six-cylinder turbo? Coming Toyota Supra to forgo hybrid, get a BMW six-cylinder turbo? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:30:00 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 reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos]

Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos]

March 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Toyota , Coupe , Hybrid , Racing Toyota is preparing to defend its title in the FIA World Endurance Championship and take on the likes of Porsche and Audi at Le Mans with the newly revised 2015 TS040 Hybrid LMP1 racing prototype. Continue reading Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos] Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:01:00 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

Honda Accord barely edges Toyota Prius as California’s best-selling car

Honda Accord barely edges Toyota Prius as California’s best-selling car

February 19, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Honda , Toyota , Car Buying , United States , Hatchback , Sedan , Hybrid The Toyota Prius narrowly lost its sales crown to the Honda Accord in California in 2014. Both models saw their sales numbers increase in the state for the year, but the Honda had the bigger boost. Continue reading Honda Accord barely edges Toyota Prius as California’s best-selling car Honda Accord barely edges Toyota Prius as California’s best-selling car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Does the Toyota Prius still matter?

Does the Toyota Prius still matter?

February 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Fuel Efficiency , Future , Hybrid , Hydrogen Toyota says the iconic gas-electric hybrid is still important because it provides a preview of how the Mirai fuel cell vehicle will land, in a culture that may not yet be ready for it. Continue reading Does the Toyota Prius still matter? Does the Toyota Prius still matter? originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers

Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , BMW , Toyota , Technology , Electric , Hybrid Toyota tests hybrids with silicon-carbide power semiconductors. The CCS and CHAdeMO rivalry could be over. Retired BMW i3 batteries to be recycled for grid storage. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:08:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever

Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever

January 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Toyota , Japan , Minivan/Van , Hybrid Don’t expect to see many Siennas on the road in Japan. Back at home, Toyota sells the Alphard and Vellfire, and now it’s launched revised versions of both. Continue reading Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Lexus NX, BMW i3 to get Super Bowl commercials

Lexus NX, BMW i3 to get Super Bowl commercials

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Marketing/Advertising , Videos , BMW , Kia , Lexus , Mercedes-Benz , Nissan , Toyota , Crossover , Hatchback , Electric , Hybrid Lexus will run a 30-second spot for the NX during this year’s Super Bowl, while BMW announces it will be showcasing the i3 in a 60-second spot. Four other carmakers have announced plans to join the party, down from 11 carmakers who advertised during last year’s event. Continue reading Lexus NX, BMW i3 to get Super Bowl commercials Lexus NX, BMW i3 to get Super Bowl commercials originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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