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Toyota debuts their new Aqua compact hybrid

12/27/2011, Toyota’s hybrid has pretty much been the Prius all this while, at least until Honda, one of the company’s main competitors, came along with the more affordable and newer Honda Insight hybrid vehicle. In order to combat the competition, Toyota has...

Toyota FCV-R concept unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show

12/01/2011, The fuel cell vehicle concept is entirely dead and buried just yet, and the Toyota FCV-R has been unveiled at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show that is happening in Japan even as we speak. Bear in mind that a hydrogen infrastructure is still far away...

Toyota unveils futuristic looking Fun-Vii concept car

11/29/2011, Concept cars are fun. They show off what we could be driving in the future and all the different sorts of conveniences and innovations that it could bring to the table in a hypothetical future. Toyota has recently unveiled such a concept car that...

Toyota Prius PHV offers more oomph

11/29/2011, We do know that Toyota is currently a world leader when it comes to the sales of hybrid vehicles, but the Toyota Prius PHV is the latest model that has just been announced, where it will offer more innovation compared to your standard gasoline-electric...

Toyota to launch H2V Manager home car charging tool next year

11/15/2011, If you ever saw the need to monitor the charging of your EV remotely, Toyota has announced the H2V Manager that will allow you to monitor the charging of your Toyota Prius via the television, PC or smartphone. This is one of the features that Toyota is...

Toyota recalls 550,000 vehicles around the globe

11/09/2011, Toyota did gain quite the reputation as a reliable vehicle that delivered plenty of bang for your hard earned buck, but recent times have seen the motor vehicle manufacturer drop a notch from their previously lofty perch. Well, today is not about bouquets...

Toyota creates robots that assist patient mobility

11/02/2011, Toyota recently gave a demonstration of some new robots that have been developed with Fujita Health University: machines that assist people who have trouble moving. First up, there’s a walking assistant for folks that have one paralyzed leg i.e. due...

Toyota owners get SiriusXM data services for 3 years

10/31/2011, Are you a Toyota fan for life? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to hear that Toyota owners will be able to enjoy SiriusXM data services for a trio of years for select year 2012 Camry models that come equipped with...

Toyota Touch Life system pairs with your smartphone

10/26/2011, Ford cars have been known to boast its Ford Sync technology that pairs smartphones with its vehicles, and now it looks like Toyota will be adding a similar feature to their cars in the future with the Touch Life infotainment system, that will mirror the...

Toyota has high hopes for new Prius plug-in hybrids

09/13/2011, Toyota by far and large is the most successful manufacturer of hybrid vehicles in the world, and their latest target for the Prius plug-in hybrids? 50,000 units worldwide each year. Other competitors such as Honda did try in the past to combat the Prius...

Ford and Toyota team up to work on hybrid trucks and SUVs

08/22/2011, When it comes to our electric vehicles and hybrids, they seem largely limited to cars, while more fuel-hungry vehicles such as lorries, trucks, SUVs, trailers, etc have been left out of the fuel-saving loop. Not anymore apparently, as Ford and Toyota have...

Google’s self-driving car has its first accident

08/05/2011, Uh oh. Google’s driverless car, the self-driving Prius has encountered its first ever accident – according to a photograph sent in to Jalopnik by a tipster who spotted the accident somewhere nearby Google’s Mountain View California...

Toyota Pre-Collision System prevents accidents before you know it

07/22/2011, You know the adage “prevention is better than cure”? Well, Toyota certainly subscribes to that provern with their latest bit of technology – the Pre-Collision System (PCS) that is touted to be smart enough to predict collisions, applying...