Old Dogs, New Tricks: Appearance Packages Keep the Truck Fires Burning at Toyota

The current crop of Toyota pickups are good, solid machines. This is proven by their continued sales performance, particularly the Tacoma and 4Runner. Their half-ton is behind the eight ball in terms of powertrain and interior gadgetry but continues to appeal to certain customers and enjoys healthy loyalty numbers. Hard points are expensive propositions with […]

Toyota Says Supra Development Team Stopped Talking to BMW Years Ago, Hasn’t Ruled Out Manual

Shrouded in secrecy and driven by hype, the next Toyota Supra has been a tough nut to crack. However, its co-development with the BMW Z4 left us thinking we’d soon have a situation akin to the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. In this case, it possible that calling the cars “jointly developed” might not be entirely […]

2019 Toyota Supra First Drive Review | Speed-dating the fifth-gen Supra

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Toyota,First Drives,Coupe,Performance Toyota is hush on in-progress specifications, but the car offers plenty of fun behind the wheel. Continue reading 2019 Toyota Supra First Drive Review | Speed-dating the fifth-gen Supra 2019 Toyota Supra First Drive Review | Speed-dating the fifth-gen Supra originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, […]

Toyota Recalls One Million Prius and C-HR Hybrids Over Fire Risk

Toyota is recalling over one million Prius and C-HR crossovers due to engine wires that pose a potential fire risk. Involved in the call-back are roughly 192,000 vehicles in the United States, according to estimates made by the automaker on Wednesday. However, the vast majority of the 554,000 affected vehicles reside in Japan. While no injuries […]

Uber Gets $500 Million Investment From Toyota

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Uber, Toyota sign $500M deal to put self-driving tech into Sienna minivans

Enlarge / The interior of the 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan is seen during the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, January 10, 2017. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) On Monday, news emerged that Toyota has reportedly signed a $ 500 million deal with Uber regarding self-driving technology. The Japanese automaker will integrate Uber’s autonomous […]

Rear-end Collision Costs Toyota $242 Million

After deliberating eight hours, a Texas jury ordered Toyota to pay $ 242.1 million to compensate a Dallas family involved in a 2016 rear-end collision that seriously injured two children. The children, aged 3 and 5, were rear-seat occupants in a 2002 Lexus ES300 driven by parents Benjamin and Kristi Reavis on Dallas’ North Central Expressway. While […]

Two Scoops of Brawn: 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Packs a Premium

With half-ton pickup facades now verging on grotesque, we’ll miss the Toyota Tundra’s appealing, chrome-heavy grille when the model inevitably gives way to a fresh generation. Speaking of fresh, the Tundra ain’t it. Bowing for the 2007 model year, the second-generation Tundra soldiers into 2019 relatively unchanged, though there’s improvements at the top of the […]

Toyota and Honda Have Good Reason Not to Abandon Sedans

Ford’s already brought the axe down on all but one of its car models, and General Motors looks ready to do the same. Other automakers, however, know that ditching sedans would mean abandoning key groups of customers. For Toyota and Honda, models like the Camry and Civic resonate far more among some demographics, and leaving […]