Toyota

16th January 2020

Toyota Eyes-Up EV Air-Taxi Potential

Toyota is looking into EV aviation possibilities that could see it enter the futuristic air-taxi market already explored by Uber, Hyundai and Citroën. It has entered into a collaboration...

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15th January 2020

Entry-Level Toyota Supra Unveiled

An entry-level Toyota Supra will be made available this year with a smaller, less powerful turbocharged engine. The car will be powered by a BMW-produced turbocharged 2.0-liter B48B20 inline...

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14th January 2020

Toyota Takes ‘Magic’ Mobility Out of Comic Books

Toyota is to bring a wide-ranging mobility service out of its domestic market to trial in other global markets staring with Europe. The Kinto service, a name bizarrely derived...

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10th January 2020

Toyota Squeezes 257bhp From GR..rrrr Yaris

Toyota’s rally championship winning Yaris has come to the road boasting a whopping 257bhp for a car that began life as a micro-mini urban shopper. Now world’s away from...

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7th January 2020

Toyota Fuel Cell City… Heaven or Hell?

Toyota wants to build a fuel-cell city as it plans a hydrogen energy future in the shadow of the famous Mount Fuji in Japan. Yet, for some, the town, dubbed the Woven City unveiled at the...

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21st November 2019

Toyota RAV4 PHEV Available Next Year

Toyota’s RAV4 will be available as a plug-in hybrid next year, the Japanese automaker has said. The car will be able to drive for 37 miles on electric-only power,...

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15th November 2019

New Toyota Yaris Hybrid Claims Better Power and Economy

Toyota has unveiled its new Yaris Hybrid claiming more power and better economy from its trusted 1.5-liter hybrid powertrain. The automaker says power is up by 15%, economy improved...

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11th November 2019

Lexus First BEV Targets Chinese Market

Lexus says it will unveil its first production-ready BEV in China later this month hoping to tap into the premium end of that market’s government-led burgeoning demand. China has...

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30th October 2019

Toyota to Demo Autonomous Mobility Service in Tokyo

Toyota’s research arm will offer rides in a Level 4 autonomous vehicle as part of a demo on Toyota’s vision of shared mobility future. The scheme will be offered...

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30th October 2019

Russian AV Developers Start Collaboration With Hyundai

Hyundai’s parts-and-service arm, Hyundai Mobis, is running its own independent self-driving project M.Billy with a plan to launch robo-taxi services in several Russian smart cities by 2020. No doubt,...

By Roma Nazarov

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28th October 2019

Weekly Brief: Hyundai and Toyota Spar for Self-Driving Street Credibility

Let’s not overdo it on the Hyundai hype.  Last week the carmaker announced that it plans to launch a free robo-taxi service in Irvine, California, starting November 4, 2019....

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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17th October 2019

Toyota Unveils Production-Ready Ultra Compact City BEV

Toyota looks like joining the race for micro BEV urban transportation with the launch of a new, production-ready, vehicle at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The car, joins others...

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