Busch Sweeps Bristol, while Toyota wins in NHRA, USAC

Busch Sweeps Bristol, while Toyota wins in NHRA, USAC

August 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota’s Kyle Busch recorded just the second NASCAR race week sweep by a lone driver when he won three national series races at Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway this week – matching a feat he accomplished at the track in August 2010.

2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT Debuts in New York

2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT Debuts in New York

April 16, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

New York (April 11, 2017) — Having debuted its reinvented flagship sedan earlier this year—the all-new 2018 LS 500—Lexus is putting an exclamation point on this signature model with the new F SPORT model. The LS 500 F SPORT, unveiled today and on display this week at the New York International Auto Show, moves the driving emotion needle even farther with handling enhancements and a performance-infused design outside and in.

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit

April 6, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK (April 6, 2017) – This week, the 8th annual Tina Brown Live Media Women in the World Summit, presented and co-hosted by Toyota, featured the Mothers of Invention (MOI) Class of 2017, celebrating pioneers who are driving positive change in the world through innovation and entrepreneurship. Three grants in the amount of $50,000 each were awarded for groundbreaking work in clean-water infrastructure, power-generating footwear and science instrument-smartphone technology.

Toyota and Burton Announce Strategic Partnership

Toyota and Burton Announce Strategic Partnership

March 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Torrance, Calif. and Burlington, Vt. (Feb. 28, 2017) – Toyota and Burton Snowboards have entered into a multi-year strategic partnership, beginning with this week’s Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail, Colo. (Feb. 27- March 4). The partnership brings together Toyota, which has been part of the cultural fabric of the U.S. for nearly 60 years, and the world’s leading snowboard and alternative outdoor lifestyle brand Burton, founded in Vermont by Jake Burton in 1977.

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

Weekly Recap: Ferrari, Ford and Porsche power up for Geneva

Weekly Recap: Ferrari, Ford and Porsche power up for Geneva

February 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Government/Legal , Ferrari , Ford , Nissan , Porsche , Toyota , Performance We curate the week’s events with a focus on the Ferrari, Ford and Porsche sports cars set to roll out at the Geneva Motor Show. Plus, other news and notes from around the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ferrari, Ford and Porsche power up for Geneva Weekly Recap: Ferrari, Ford and Porsche power up for Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 07 Feb 2015 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Weekly Recap: BMW rolls out ambitious plug-in hybrid electric plan

Weekly Recap: BMW rolls out ambitious plug-in hybrid electric plan

December 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Hybrid , Performance , Truck , Technology , Aston Martin , BMW , Chevrolet , Toyota , Electric , Luxury , Emissions “We believe that for the United States, this is going to be very important.” – Julian Arguelles Let there be no doubt, BMW is serious about electric vehicles. The German automaker said this week it will make plug-in hybrid versions of all of its core models, an aggressive move that demonstrates its commitment to electric propulsion systems. BMW did not specify which vehicles will get the plug-in systems or provide a timeline for when they will arrive. But the announcement is clearly more than blustering, and the company revealed a 3 Series plug-in prototype this week at an event in France. BMW said the 3 Series uses a version of its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (240 horsepower, 300 pound feet of torque) with an electric motor sandwiched between the engine and transmission in place of the torque converter. It has an all-electric range of 22 miles. A plug-in X5 with the same powertrain was also displayed alongside the 3 Series, though the X5 has been on the auto-show circuit for more than a year, including a recent stop in Los Angeles . Continue reading Weekly Recap: BMW rolls out ambitious plug-in hybrid electric plan Weekly Recap: BMW rolls out ambitious plug-in hybrid electric plan originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 11:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

‘Car of the Future’ Is Here. Now.

June 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

ASPEN, Colo., June 27, 2014 – Driving helps make lives safer, greener and more convenient at Toyota’s “Experience the Future of Mobility” exhibit, open now at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. Toyota is staging the North American debut of its “Car of the Future” at the annual conference. Unveiled earlier this week at a press conference in Japan, the zero-emission hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) will be available for sale to customers in California in summer 2015.

Toyota Logistics Services Wins SmartWay Award

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TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2013)

Toyota Transport Wins SmartWay Award

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TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2013)

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