Toyota is looking to use carbon fiber in the production of vehicle chassis. This will cut down on weight in some of their future high performance vehicles, such as the possible FT-86 concept. Here's more from the official press release:
Toray Industries Inc. (Tokyo, Japan) announced that it will start supplying Toyota Motor Corp. (TMC) and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) with carbon fiber for car bodies later this year-the first use of carbon
Do you love the Toyota Prius? Of course, we all do! It's the No. 1 best selling hybrid car of all time, and has been around for a decade. What, 10 years already?! You bet - and the Prius is gearing up for a special edition variant of their popular hybrid.
What's the downside? Aside from this special edition hybrid being limited to just 1000 units it will be a UK model only.
The Southern Indiana region is about to see an expansion at one of their larger auto facilities, making way for more US-based jobs. The New Albany assembly line is hoping to produce 30 more jobs for the area. It's not much, but in this economy every bit helps.
The plant will create and supply parts for the upcoming Toyota Camry model, and all 30 position will be filled before a 2013 deadline.
Toyota is making its way to be the top seller of hybrid vehicles throughout the world. They've sold over a million Prius sedans since the 1990's.
The Japanese auto maker also has a plan to sell one million hybrid vehicles (Prius, Camry, Highlander, etc.) a year.
Toyota has now announced their plans to introduce six new hybrid vehicles by 2012. The company has yet to revealed much in the way of details, apart from their plan to have three of those models only as hybrids...
In today's highly competitive world of automotive engineering one needs to make partnerships with the competition in order to make it to the top. In that tradition a major Japanese auto maker and top German car company might be joining forces to share hybrid technology.
The Japanese auto maker has always been in the forefront with innovations in alternative energy and hybrid technology. Almost all Japanese auto makers share their work with other Japanese?
Toyota has streamlined the Tundra full-size pickup truck line for 2011, focusing on the 28 most in-demand configurations. In addition, the Tundra's base 4.0-liter V6 engine gains Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) for 2011, increasing power and performance. The 310-hp 4.6-liter and 381-hp 5.7-liter V8?s continue across the Tundra line.
Tundra's comprehensive suite of towing equipment gains standard
The 2011 Toyota Venza redefines versatility by uniquely blending the styling and comfort of a passenger car with the flexibility of a sport utility vehicle (SUV). The Venza is offered with four-cylinder and V6 powertrains and available all-wheel drive.
Toyota designed the Venza to appeal to an emerging section of the market that prioritizes bold, innovative design, and excellent handling but still requires outstanding roominess and utility. Venza offers all of?
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The hybrid car race is on - but the finish line is no checkered flag. It's an attempt to make the longest lasting, most fuel efficient and affordable gas-electric cars on the road in The United States of America.
Toyota has quickly risen to be the most well known hybrid car maker with their 10-Year old (and still running strong) Prius sedan. But even with so many driving off in a new or pre-owned Prius?