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26 min ago | Bangkok Post

The real test

After sampling the MG6 in range-topping form earlier this month, we found it hard to recommend for buyers needing a sophisticated hatchback with one million baht to spend.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Mazda 3, Mazda, Toyota Corolla

26 min ago | Bangkok Post

New Passat becomes ...

That's very typical of Volkswagen, Europe's largest carmaker that tends to find success with conservatism.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Coupe, Honda Accord, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Toyota Camry

26 min ago | Bangkok Post

Uniquely Green

It's 2014, so it's facelift time for the CT hatchback from Lexus. The premium rival for the BMW 1-series, Mercedes-Benz A-class and Volvo V40 receives some interior and exterior cosmetic tweaks, plus a lightly modified rear suspension.


Related Topix: Facelifts, Wagon, Volvo V40, Volvo, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan

2 hrs ago | WebWire

Audubon and Toyota Invite Applicants for 2014 Fellowship and Innovation Grants

Toyota TogetherGreen, a conservation initiative of the National Audubon Society and Toyota, is pleased to invite applicants for its 2014 fellowship and innovation grants program.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Toyota Motor, Automakers, National Audubon Society, Charitable Organizations

6 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Electric Beasts: 9 Hybrid Cars Packing Serious Power

While powerful hybrids and electric vehicles have become a normal site at dealerships , there still is hesitation among drivers who like feeling muscle behind a car's accelerator.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac, SUV, BMW ActiveHybrid 3, BMW 335i, BMW

7 hrs ago | CanadianDriver

Weekly Digest July 4 to 11

Everyone's gone away for the weekend Just me holding down the fort here. Well, let's get right to it.


Related Topix: Nissan Titan, Nissan, Truck, Acura, Acura TLX, Sedan, SUV, Toyota RAV4, Subaru, Coupe, Convertible, Subaru BRZ, Mazda, Mazda RX-7, Hatchback, Honda Accord, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda

11 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

Auto Connect: 2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible impresses

One of the most difficult challenges when getting ready to drive the 2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible was deciding what to wear - it is a special occasion.


Related Topix: Bentley, Bentley Continental GT Speed, Coupe, Convertible, Recreational Vehicle, Four Wheel, Toyota Camry, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Cellphones, Bentley Continental GT

Sat Jul 12, 2014

2015 Silverado 1500 adds 8-speed automatic and will tow 12,000 pounds

General Motors, having introduced their new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 in 2014, are already giving notice that they are taking these new trucks up a notch for 2015 to aggressively meet the competition as the 2015 full-size pickup truck market promises to be one of the most competitive in recent history.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Truck, Chevrolet, Ram 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC, Ford F-150, Ford, Nissan Titan, Nissan, Toyota Tundra


Man reported missing believed to have last made phone contact in Hoopa area

Jeff Joseph, a Louisiana resident who was traveling in California and the Humboldt County area, has not been heard from by his family since the morning of June 21, according to his cousin Robert Joseph.


Related Topix: Hoopa, CA, Humboldt County, CA, Toyota RAV4, SUV


"Why Is This Road Covered In Rotting Meat?" Residents of NY Town Ask

Residents and drivers along Aviation Road in Queensbury, N.Y. were confused and annoyed on Thursday afternoon to find that their commutes were being affected by an unwelcome visitor: meat.


Related Topix: Queensbury, NY, Toyota 4Runner, SUV

The Motley Fool

3 Vehicles Leading This Major Automaker's Resurgence in America

Once upon a time, executives at Detroit's big three automakers laughed at the idea that Toyota and Honda could be successful in America by manufacturing smaller and fuel-efficient vehicles.


Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Accord, Honda, Hatchback, Ford Fusion, Ford Escape, SUV, Ford F Series, Ford, Ford F-150, Truck

North Texas e-News

Toyota selects KDC to develop new North American headquarters in Plano

'We are excited to move forward with KDC to develop our new North American headquarters,' said Doug Beebe, Corporate Manager, Administrative Services at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. 'KDC has a proven track record of delivering high value and innovative projects to a diverse group of clients on time and on budget.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Motor, Automakers, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Plano, TX


Road Trip: 2014 Toyota RAV4 to Red Bay, Labrador

Red Bay, Labrador, is Canada's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is a very big deal for such a very small place.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota RAV4, North America, Canada, World News,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Detroit News

Batteries battle fuel cells, leaving plug-in hybrids to prosper

Auto manufacturers like Toyota of Japan are backing away from battery-only powered vehicles as sales fail to take-off, and hint that fuel-cells are the holy grail for future, green machines.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Stanley, Electric Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Startups


Freakin' 7-Foot Python Pops Out From Under The Hood Of A Truck

A Santa Fe woman was wondering why her Toyota Tacoma stopped when passerby Jackson Ault rendered assistance.


Related Topix: Toyota Tacoma, Truck, Autos

Detroit Free Press

Hyundai Sonata to come in 3 versions for 2015

The seventh-generation 2015 Hyundai Sonata can't rest on critical laurels of an outgoing model that created a new standard for styling in a relatively bland segment when it debuted in 2010.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Ford Fusion, Ford, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Hyundai Elantra, Nissan Altima, Nissan, Toyota Camry, Ford Taurus

Automotive News

Top Toyota designer heads to Yamaha

Akihiro "Dezi" Nagaya, a key designer who brought more emboldened, emotional styling to Toyota and Lexus vehicles, has been named design general manager for affiliate Yamaha Motor Co.


Related Topix: Yamaha Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Toyota MR2, Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Convertible, Toyota Celica, Lexus LS, Lexus


The Toyota Supra Is Back And It's Reportedly Part BMW

The announcement of the BMW-Toyota partnership has been as perplexing as it is exciting.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Supra, Hatchback, BMW Z4, Convertible, BMW, Subaru BRZ, Subaru, Autos

Patrol is a throwback to simpler era

In a modern world dominated by WiFi zones, celebrity diets, and cars that are getting ever closer to driving themselves, Nissan's Patrol bakkie - despite its latest upgrade - is a throwback to an earlier and simpler era.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser


Why California Pushes Hydrogen Compliance Cars Over Electric Ones

We're starting to hear a lot about hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles from Hyundai, Toyota, and Honda--and we're going to hear a great deal more about them in the years to come.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Hyundai Tucson, SUV, Hyundai, Honda Fit EV, Toyota RAV4 EV, Honda, Hatchback


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