6 hrs ago
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.
Trending on the Topix Network
17 hrs ago
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.
18 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Asia Races To Lock Up Lithium Supply Ahead Of Major Battery Ramp-Up
Lithium has been one of the cornerstones of success for the mobile phone, smartphone, laptop, and tablet PC markets over the past decade.
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.
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.
How Big Cities Are Saving Big Bucks With Car Sharing
Government vehicle fleets often make headlines for all the wrong reasons. In 2012, a South Florida Spanish-language news outlet made an odd discovery in a parking garage : Nearly 300 barely-driven Toyota Prius hybrids that had been brought new by Miami-Dade County in 2006 and 2007 and were somehow forgotten.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Customers want wireless charging in next-gen Prius Plug-In; they might get it
Could 2016 be the year prospective Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid buyers are waiting for? Why, yes, says an unidentified Toyota spokesman.
Silicon Alley Insider
Volvo's New SUV Is More Powerful Than A Muscle Car And As Clean As A Prius
Volvo just released information about the engine it will install in its new SUV, and both extremely powerful and clean.
The EPA Just Said That This Whole 'Rolling Coal' Thing Is Illegal
Bro, yo, bro, BRO. Bro, remember that whole thing that we would do, where we, Bros, would poor thick, acrid, choking smoke all over people who happen to drive a Toyota Prius? Yeah, hilarious .
Study shows how peer pressure affects consumption
Are your attitudes toward certain foods shaped by peer pressure rather than science? Recent research conducted by Cornell suggests that's the case.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Information Displays That Change Driver Behavior
"Much has been written about "the Prius Effect" - how the Prius and other hybrid vehicles change driving behavior by providing feedback that shows drivers how their actions affect their gas mileage."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Nissan seeks to drive electric car Leaf into India eyes local tieup
Japanese car major Nissan Motor Corp has said it wants to bring in its best-selling electric car Leaf to India and is open to collaboration with local manufacturers to provide charging infrastructure for electric cars - a key roadblock in the development of this segment.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Nissan Leaf News, Tesla Talks Price For Small Sedan, Next Prius Delayed: The Week In Reverse
We have lots of news about the Nissan Leaf. What is realistic pricing on a Tesla? And have you seen the world's coolest taxi? It's the Week In Reverse for Friday, July 4, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Almost 20 years ago, a friend who sat on the National Acura Dealers Council was invited to attend meetings in Japan with Honda's top executives to discuss their long-term plans.
Zipcar adds location in heavily visited area
In partnership with Houston First Corp., Massachusetts-based Zipcar is setting up a location at the Convention Center garage beneath Discovery Green, as well as at the Theater District parking garage.
US June's model sales winners
While so far in recent months pickup trucks and SUVs have been driving up the sales in the US new car market, June brought in some surprises.