As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse! California

California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) Bestsellers in primary segments: Compact Car: Honda Civic Full-Size Pickup: Ford F-Series Mid Size Car: Toyota Camry Compact SUV: Toyota RAV4 Near-Luxury Car: Tesla Model 3 Mid Size SUV: Toyota Highlander Luxury Car: Mercedes E-Class Luxury Mid Size SUV: Lexus RX california 2008 thru 2021 We know [...]

By |2020-08-20T07:06:48-07:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: Auto industry news, California, Ford, Honda, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla Motors, Toyota|0 Comments

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 4X4 Double Cab

Off-roading in a Toyota The Sierra Nevada is home to many off-road areas to show off your prowess. Some off-roaders have tried and failed. Here is a video of what not to do when off-roading, and clearly someone that wishes they had TRD-Pro. What is a TRD Pro? The Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Pro is [...]

By |2020-08-04T10:38:24-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Toyota|0 Comments

2020 Toyota C-HR Review, Pricing, and Specs

2020 Toyota C-HR Limited interior Exterior and Drive The Toyota C-HR is a cute Subcompact sport utility vehicle SUV with tons of standard technology, including Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) and active safety. It has a modern interior, sporty roof spoiler, halogen headlights, sport-tuned suspension, 60/40 split rear seats, 7-in touch screen display, Dynamic handling, and [...]

By |2020-07-15T13:19:31-07:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Toyota|0 Comments

2021 Toyota Sienna Venza hybrid all-wheel-drive

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented moves. Designed, Engineered, and Assembled in the U.S.A. for Americans New Platinum Luxury Model Available Onboard Vacuum and Refrigerator Equipped for all facets of life with a tow rating up to 3,500 pounds 100% hybrid will deliver 33 mpg combined - class-leading the only hybrid-electric model that offers All-wheel-drive Toyota [...]

By |2020-07-03T13:59:50-07:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Toyota|0 Comments

Toyota CAS2020 Highlander XSE and Nightshades

2021 Special Editions roll into the Chicago Auto Show * First-Ever Highlander XSE Debuts with Bolder Style and Sporty Handling * Trail Special Edition Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner Offer Greater Outdoors Versatility * Tacoma, Tundra and Sequoia Go Dark with Nightshade Special Editions On the eve of the Chicago Auto Show (CAS), Toyota has debuted [...]

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro drive with pricing and specs

2020 Toyota 4Runner A sliding rear cargo deck with underfloor storage compartment off-road worthy SUV with 10-inch ground clearance sturdy and tough roof rack rear glass slides down a household outlet in the cargo area that can supply up to 400 watts 2nd-row seatbacks recline “I love that new 4Runner in your driveway,” was the [...]

By |2020-04-12T04:48:02-07:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

2020 Toyota Corolla the binky blanket of cars

2020 Toyota Corolla Handsome side design Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 for $20,000 There is a manual transmission on the Sporty SE model Available Dynamic-Shift CVT or six-speed manual transmission Standard Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa compatibility, and Wi-Fi Connect It’s easy to like the Toyota Corolla. Toyota is a well-known brand, and the Corolla has [...]

By |2020-04-04T18:25:33-07:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

Toyota supplies mobility for all at 2020 Olympics in Japan

If you want to know what the future holds for Toyota’s autonomous vehicles, look at their robots. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. “Mobility For All” is the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo 2020 will host the XXXII Olympic Summer Games, Jul 24 - Aug 9. [...]

By |2019-07-28T13:40:32-07:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Robots, Toyota|0 Comments

Abortion, automobiles, and Alabama

Shortly after the female Republican Governor of Alabama endorsed HB 314, a law that would ban all abortions statewide, even in case of rape or incest, the calls for boycotting Alabama in all forms started. Kay I'vey signed into law the “Human Life Protection Act” a bill that is intended to be a “vehicle” to [...]

By |2019-12-25T18:48:40-08:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Politics, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

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