Toyota’s return to the World Rally Championship may lead to the company selling a rally-spec version of the Yaris to consumers in accordance to FIA regulations. Currently, the prototype Four-wheel drive Yaris can produce nearly 300 hp.
Toyota has confirmed the cars and drivers it will field for the 2015 World Endurance Championship season. This year car will be a return of the previous winning hybrid which will be driven by nearly the same driving teams as last year.
A new report claims that BMW and Toyota may be collaborating on a new, entry-level Mini. The new model could be called the Mini Minor, and Toyota could eventually launch its own version dubbed the Starlet.
Toyota has made more than 5,600 technology patents available to the public royalty-free. The patents relate to the Japanese brand’s hydrogen fuel cell systems, including software control, high-pressure tanks, and fuel cell stacks.
The next major advancement in automotive technology may not be electric or hydrogen, but instead a new type of internal combustion. ‘Free piston’ engines, as they’re referred to, offer dramatically improved efficiency using pistons that float on air.
Partners BMW and Toyota have announced they are moving forward with the development of a new sports car. BMW's version will replace the Z4, while Toyota's model is expected to revive the Supra nameplate.
Toyota says its main priority is automotive safety, and to maximize that, it claims humans need to stay behind the wheel. The carmaker recently announced that it won't build a fully-autonomous vehicle.
The 2015 Toyota Sienna minivan will offer a feature called “Driver Easy Speak.” It will empower the driver with a built-in mic, which can be used to clearly speak with (or yell at) passengers in the back seats .
Toyota has been developing hydrogen fuel cell technology since 2002, and this December, the Japanese company’s first production vehicle will roll into Japanese showrooms. The car will cost $78,000 for its debut, but Toyota looks to cut that price by 50% over…
Toyota has done more to further hybrid cars than any other manufacturer, but that doesn't mean they've stopped looking for better ways to fuel our lives. As more and more companies embrace hydrogen fuel cells, Toyota is making sure they are, once again…