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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago | Jalopnik

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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | Jalopnik

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

21 hrs ago |

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

Yesterday | GreenCarReports

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014


What you missed on 7.10.14

That disgusting black smoke you see to your right is this truck owner's unique way of making a political statement that he doesn't agree with the current US Presidential Administration's policies.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Toyota FJ Cruiser, SUV, Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, Autos


Report: Anti-EV messaging alive and well at Toyota, sort of

The folks at Toyota in Japan can be pretty blunt about electric-vehicle technology prospects as a viable transportation alternative to the internal combustion engine.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota RAV4 EV, Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback

The Globe and Mail

Listed: Six cars that replace the Toyota Matrix

Last year the Toyota Matrix was the 10th best-selling model in Canada's most important segment, compact cars - 10,689 sold.


Related Topix: Wagon, Hatchback, Toyota Matrix, Toyota Yaris, Sedan, Coupe, Toyota Corolla, Toyota RAV4, SUV, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Scion xB, Scion

Inventor Spot

DEVOLRO Diablo Toyota Tundra Expedition Truck Unleashes Your Inner Beast

DEVOLRO Performance Cars Studio 's motto is "unleash the beast" and with the Diablo Toyota Tundra Expedition Truck the beast isn't just unleashed, it's unfettered, unmuzzled and downright unbelievable! Who or what is this "DEVOLRO" of which we speak? Well for starters, they're an American manufacturer of high-quality off-road specialty equipment.


Related Topix: Toyota Tundra, Truck


2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Ultimate Edition

Introduced at the end of 2006, this is the last year for the Toyota FJ Cruiser , the reincarnated FJ40-series Land Cruiser that will shortly journey to Takama-ga-hara , the Plain of High Heaven.


Related Topix: Toyota FJ Cruiser, SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser, Autos


Growth In Diesel Car And Truck Sales Outpaces Market Growth This Year

Drivers in the U.S. are finally coming around to the idea of diesel cars, it seems--as sales have increased by 25 percent during the first six months of 2014.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan

Motor Trend

2014 Toyota 4Runner SR5 First TestStaying True to Off-Road Heritage

The 2014 Toyota 4Runner celebrated its 30th birthday this year. For most people, turning 30 is a time of deep reflection.


Related Topix: Toyota 4Runner, SUV, Toyota Sr5, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Land Cruiser, Hybrid, Toyota Highlander, Autos

Paul Tan's Automotive News

SPYSHOT: Toyota Camry Hybrid spotted on the road

Reader Erh Pin has sent us a picture of the Toyota Camry Hybrid on the open road, the same unit that was spotted at JPJ Putrajaya last month.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Lexus ES 300h, Lexus


America Loves Wagons, It Just Doesn't Know It Yet

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important - all in one place every weekday morning.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Buick, Buick Encore, Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Honda, Jeep, Jeep Renegade

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Fuel-Cell Cars Are Going To Get A Big Boost In California Next Year

We may not have hoverboards by October 2015 , but thanks to investments from the California Energy Commission and Toyota, we'll have something just as futuristic: the makings of a functioning hydrogen economy in California.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Toyota Camry

Are Electric Cars Ready?

Are electric cars ready to replace internal combustion models? Which problems remain to be solved, who's working on thema and are they hiring? Longwood, Florida, isn't the most exciting, upmarket suburb of Orlando.


Related Topix: Longwood, FL, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback

Sys-Con Media

Box Empowers Toyota's Cross-Affiliate Workforce

Box today announced that Toyota will use Box's cloud platform to power thousands of associates across national business units.


Related Topix: Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, CIO News, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA

ABC News

Ford Wrings Mileage out of Three-Cylinder Fiesta

Added as an optional selection for Fiesta buyers during the model year, a new, three-cylinder, gasoline engine with turbocharger is so fuel thrifty, it makes the Fiesta the top gasoline-powered 2014 sedan in fuel mileage in the .


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Corolla, Sedan


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