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

Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

April 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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 water on fast-charging EVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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

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

April 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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

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 prepped to spend $1.3B on plants in Mexico and China

Toyota prepped to spend $1.3B on plants in Mexico and China

April 9, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , China , Hatchback , Sedan , Budget Toyota could be set to expand its manufacturing capacity with a pair of new factories in China and Mexico, allowing it to build 300K more vehicles each year. Continue reading Toyota prepped to spend $1.3B on plants in Mexico and China Toyota prepped to spend $1.3B on plants in Mexico and China originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid electrifies with updated styling, more tech

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid electrifies with updated styling, more tech

April 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , 2015 New York Auto Show , Toyota , Crossover , Hybrid Toyota unveils the 2016 RAV4 Hybrid at the 2016 New York Auto Show, along with a styling refresh for the whole lineup. The design sees a big change up front, and there’s a lot more tech available too. Continue reading 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid electrifies with updated styling, more tech 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid electrifies with updated styling, more tech originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Start Spreading the News: 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Debuts at New York International Auto Show

Start Spreading the News: 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Debuts at New York International Auto Show

April 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK, April 2, 2015 — There’s a new hybrid in town, and it’s called RAV4. Toyota has been the overwhelming gas-electric hybrid sales leader in the U.S. since 2000.

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

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

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