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Project BLAID Helps The Blind To Get Around

03/07/2016, Being visually impaired does not mean that life is over, far from it, but it does become an issue if you would like to find your way around some place quickly, efficiently, and as safely as possible. Well, Toyota – a name that is normally associated...

Toyota Kills Off Scion Brand

02/03/2016, It looks like all good things must come to an end, and on the other hand, not-so-good stuff too, should be gotten rid of before it is too late. Regardless of how you look at the Scion brand from Toyota, it will be no more in due time. Earlier this...

Prius’ Backup Camera Used To Film Comedic Sketch

01/19/2016, Most, if not all, modern cars these days come with a backup camera, or at least provides an option for customers to add it to their car. Now these cameras don’t exactly offer the best quality, but are decent enough to help you when you were reversing...

Toyota Adopts Ford’s App Platform For Its Cars

01/04/2016, Ford’s SmartDeviceLink (SDL) app platform is an open-source iteration of its AppLink platform, which is one of the most common platforms for connecting mobile devices to cars. It allows developers to interface directly with the car’s displays...

Toyota Will Use Your Commutes For Its Driverless Cars

12/23/2015, Right now self-driving cars rely on a variety of sensors like lasers, radars, and cameras in order to ensure that when it drives, it does not run into people or objects. So far so good, at least that’s what the reports have led us to believe. However...

New Toyota Prius Range Released

12/14/2015, Today marks the very first time that the initial batch of the new Toyota Prius has rolled off the Japanese automotive giant’s production line in the Land of the Rising Sun. So far, things look rather dapper for Toyota, as their order books are said to...

Toyota Recalls 1.6 Million Cars Fitted With Takata Parts

11/25/2015, Toyota has announced that it’s issuing a recall for 1.6 million cars covering roughly 20 models in Japan in order to check if the cars produced between 2004 and 2008, including the popular Vitz, have faulty Takata airbag parts. Recalled cars will be...

Nissan Also Drops Takata As Airbag Supplier

11/08/2015, Takata, a company that supplies airbag systems, was recently fined $70 million by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it failed to disclose defects in its airbags. This is a serious matter given that airbags can be the difference...

Toyota Self-Driving Cars May Arrive By 2020

10/07/2015, Interested in self-driving cars is increasing, not only are tech companies like Google working to make cars that drive by themselves, but now a whole lot of conventional manufacturers have also embraced this vision of the future. Toyota has announced...

2016 Toyota Prius Unveiled

09/09/2015, Toyota had confirmed last month that it will unveil the 2016 Toyota Prius this month, it has done precisely that at an event in Las Vegas today. The new Prius comes with a major design change which Toyota refers to as a “striking exterior...

Next Generation Toyota Prius Will Be Unveiled In September

08/19/2015, It’s safe to say that Toyota played a major part in popularizing hybrid cars in the global car market with the Prius, this particular hybrid is one of the most popular cars of its kind available in the market. The Prius has largely remained the same...

Toyota’s HSR Picks Up Stuff After You

07/31/2015, We did hear of Toyota’s HSR before – which is short for “human support robot”, and it will sport a solitary mechanical arm that has the ability to grasp objects of different shapes as well as sizes, and not only that, there is also an...