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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...

Toyota putting out three new EVs in 2012

07/06/2011, Not many companies are willing to put electric vehicles out there in the market and we’re not sure why, but it looks like Toyota has no qualms about it as they unveil three brand new EVs for 2012. It’s almost like they’re saying they don’t care...

Toyota introduces wrong-way driving alert in navigation systems

05/26/2011, Toyota might have been the prime example of how to run a corporation more than a decade ago, with its explosive growth across North America and the rest of the world, due to their manufacturing process and quality standards. Some recalls have slowed down...

Toyota and WiTricity to create cars that can charge wirelessly

04/28/2011, Toyota and WiTricity have announced that they will be collaborating together to work on a way to practically apply automotive wireless charging systems and to promote its widespread use. WiTricity, a corporation that’s known for its wireless...

Toyota Scion 2011 theme for jailbroken iPhones removed from Cydia

04/05/2011, Remember Toyota’s Scion 2011 theme that was made available for jailbroken iPhones? It turns out that theme has recently garnered quite a bit of buzz online despite it being available since February. Now it has been reported that Toyota was asked by...

Toyota releases official jailbreak theme for the iPhone

04/04/2011, If there’s one thing that Apple or most major companies refuse to embrace, it’s the respect or embracing of the jailbreaking community. While seeing your work hacked opened and then publicly shared with the world isn’t something most...