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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 |2020-01-30T08:01:59-08:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

2020 Toyota Corolla the binky blanket of cars

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 been around since [...]

By |2020-01-27T21:55:43-08:00October 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 [...]

Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, at an air-sucking 9,600 feet is the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. Higher up, somewhere around 11,000 feet is the Golden Horseshoe, the playground in the mountainous terrain that we tested each of the trucks, [...]

By |2019-03-06T11:34:17-08:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Toyota|0 Comments

2019 Chicago Auto Show unveils

Cars in the Windy City Chicago is the windy city, but it is also home to the self-proclaimed largest auto show in the Nation. Here are some of the vehicles we saw while at the show: 2020 Subaru Legacy The seventh-generation Legacy will be available in Base, Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT and [...]

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Truck at CES2019

Trucks with fewer emissions than cars The first drayage truck Toyota used to retrofit into a fuel-cell was a Kenworth T660. Toyota pimped the Kenworth Truck Company using two fuel-cell Mirai sedans to create the T660. A Drayage truck’s CO2 emissions are equal to 22 units of Passenger vehicle. Chris Rovik, engineer and executive program [...]

Toyota PAVEs way at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

100 lives a day. Start every article with that. One hundred lives a day are taken, and this is the first tool in years that has addressed the problem with a solution. That was the request of Mark Rosekind, the former head of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). A man that looked [...]