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  1. Toyota announces it's in a new industry - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CNet News

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  2. Toyota Launches Start Your Impossible Global Corporate InitiativeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Toyota Motor Corporation has launched "Start Your Impossible" - a global corporate initiative that aims to inspire Toyota employees, partners, and customers and connect them with the company's core beliefs. In an age of accelerating technological and environmental developments, "Start Your Impossible" marks Toyota's commitment to support the creation of a more inclusive and sustainable society in which everyone can challenge their impossible.


  3. Drivers needed for the Volunteer Driven ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Training is provided and includes first aid and CPR, Vehicle Orientation (Toyota Prius and Wheelchair Accessible Mini-van), passenger assistance and AAA driver improvement. Anyone who is interested in becoming a volunteer driver can contact Nancy Welch at 865-673-5001 or [email protected]


  4. Toyota, Mazda to Build $1.6B US Plant, Create Up to 4K JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Staffs explain to journalists at the stage for a joint presser of Toyota Motor Corp., left, and Mazda Motor Corp., right, prior to a press conference in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday they plan to spend $1.6 billion to set up a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. - a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs.


  5. Motormouth: Buick blinkers: Why so loud, and can they be hushed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Post-Bulletin

    Q: Do all Buicks have loud blinkers because they think only people with hearing loss buy a Buick? When I test-drove my 2016 Buick Envision, I fell in love with it, but I heard the blinker and thought, "It's too loud, maybe I shouldn't buy it." Then I figured I'd get used to it.


  6. Escalating Competition As Electric Vehicles Aim To Become MainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Seeking Alpha

    To become mainstream, new EVs must target first-time EV owners. Trade publications note that its "budget-friendly sticker price would have the Bolt seeing more EV converts than ever before."


  7. I Need A Fast Car That Doesn't Look Fast! What Car Should I Buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Jalopnik

    ... after a sensible crossover for a teen or an interesting old truck or an eco-friendly replacement for their 2001 Toyota Prius, the commentariat chimes in to say they need an SS instead. Mark, I'll be upfront with a controversial opinion-I don't love ...


  8. Toyota Drives the Future of Zero Emission TruckingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | PressReleasePoint

    If you see a big-rig driving around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that seems oddly quiet and quick, do not be alarmed! It's just the future. The possible future of heavy-duty trucking recently hit the streets in the form of Toyota Motor North America, Inc.'s "Project Portal" - a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy-duty truck use.


  9. The Toyota Highlander: Ten Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Attachment Parenting Blog

    When I divorced all those years ago, I ended up with two of our cars: a Toyota Prius and a Volvo XC-90. The Prius proved to be too small for my three kids + gear, and the Volvo? I never really liked the vehicle and found it uncomfortable and clumsy.


  10. Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Automotive News

    Toyota Motor Corp. is aiming to halve the number of car models it sells at home by 2025, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters -- the second time this month that a Japanese automaker has emerged with plans to sharply scale back in a shrinking domestic market. Car sales in Japan have been on a declining trend for more than two decades as the population rapidly ages and young people are losing interest in car ownership.


  11. Toyota plans to halve Japan car models by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | The Indian Express

    Toyota Motor Corp is planning to halve the number of cars it sells in Japan to about 30 by 2025 to focus on more popular models in a shrinking market, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The automaker currently offers about 62 car models in Japan, including the Prius gasoline hybrid and the Aqua compact hatchback, along with less popular ones including the Premio sedan.


  12. Toyota plans to halve Japan car models by 2025: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 |

    Toyota Motor Corp is planning to halve the number of cars it sells in Japan to about 30 by 2025 as it consolidates its portfolio in the shrinking market to focus on more popular models, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters on Thursday. A man walks past a Toyota Motor Corp logo at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2016.


  13. Car Question #19: why do electric vehicles have to look so silly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... The best-known Kamm-tail car is also one of the most recognisable production-car shapes of modern times: the Toyota Prius. Which did not start out as an EV, but its electrified hybrid technology did help send the automotive industry down that path ...


  14. The Toyota TJ Cruiser Concept Is a Funky Box, But No FJ ReplacementRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Car & Driver

    Don't let the name fool you: Unlike the retro-themed body-on-frame FJ Cruiser SUV that just recently left production in Japan , the TJ Cruiser concept is a car-based box debuting at this month's Tokyo auto show that emphasizes utility over off-road capability. More reminiscent of the late Honda Element , the TJ Cruiser previews a forthcoming production model and boasts a flexible interior that can seat four and carry items nearly 10 feet long thanks to flat-folding seats-including the front passenger's-and a 108.3-inch wheelbase.


  15. First hydrogen fuel station in Contra Costa County opens in San RamonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Even a facility that represents the cutting edge of clean transportation technology doesn't get an easy pass from California regulators. Stringent permitting requirements, plus some unforeseen physical issues involving power connections, delayed the opening of the Linde hydrogen cell fueling station by about six months.


  16. New ute gifted to BayTrust Rescue Helicopter crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Responding to emergencies will become a lot easier for Rotorua's rescue helicopter crew, after it was gifted a spacious new ute to replace its sedan. "We have been using a Prius, gifted to us by Toyota, which was helpful, but there came a point when we realised we needed something more suitable.


  17. The Best Electric Cars You Can BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Digital Trends

    ... and plug-in hybrid variants of the car are available nationwide, and they're both a viable alternative to the Toyota Prius . The BMW i3 is about as different from other cars as can be. It's not just the electric powertrain - the i3 features an ...


  18. 2017 Toyota Prius Prime real-world gas mileage, electric range reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | GreenCarReports

    The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is an automotive enigma. It proudly flaunts its eco-friendly credentials, yet its factory-rated 25 miles of electric range simply pales in comparison to the 53 miles advertised by the Chevrolet Volt.


  19. Toyota unwraps the PriusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Automotive News

    Toyota President Hiroshi Okuda introduces the first commercial "hybrid" vehicle, the Prius, powered by a gasoline engine and electric motor at a Tokyo hotel on Oct. 14, 1997 Photo credit: REUTERS Responding to concerns about the environment, Toyota launched a project in spring 1993 to create a car with more than twice the fuel economy of vehicles in the same class, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, accommodate five adults and provide maximum cabin space in a compact design. The Clinton administration in 1993 had created the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles with the U.S. Council for Automotive Research and numerous universities, national labs, federal agencies and suppliers.


  20. Electric cars win on energy efficiency vs hydrogen, gasoline, diesel: analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | GreenCarReports

    If you want to drive the absolute cleanest car possible - and if you're reading this site, we're willing to wager that you do - then you need to calculate the total well-to-wheels energy use of the car and everything you put into its tank or battery. When it comes to comparing types of vehicles - hydrogen, standard gasoline and diesel, or battery electric - then a full accounting of the averages reveals that electric cars are the total efficiency winners.