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 [...]

Toyota’s open source random acts of kindness

Designing mobility in a wheelchair Over 65 million people worldwide are in wheelchairs. Almost one percent of our globe sits in a wheelchair, and yet many of them can't go anywhere. Because getting a wheelchair is only the first step in getting around in this world. The wheelchair needs to be configured, and according to [...]

By |2020-05-24T20:44:54-07:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Charities, Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

Toyota Research is driving forward autonomously at CES

Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first auto show of the year The next-generation workhorse derived from all-new Lexus LS 500h joins the automated test fleet in the spring of 2019. It will be showcased at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first auto show of the year. This technology accelerates the Toyota Guardian and [...]

2020 Toyota Corolla first look preview

Los Angeles Auto Show Carmel, CA - Toyota unveiled the 2020 Toyota Corolla and told us that they would be unveiling the hybrid version at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Here is the press release for the 2020 Toyota Corolla • All-New Dynamic Design • TNGA Platform for Outstanding Agility and Comfort • [...]

By |2020-04-04T18:11:07-07:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

Shell, Toyota, Charlie and renewable hydrogen

Shell Eco-Marathon Thirteen-year-old Charlie from Loma Verde was in the hydrogen Linde booth at the STEM tent. The tent was set up for the children from schools all over Northern California at the Shell Eco-Marathon to make the future event. I was listening to Charlie talks to the Linde hydrogen representative, "You can't get hydrogen [...]

Toyota Corolla hatchback at the New York auto show

Toyota is debuting the 2019 Corolla Hatchback in the Big Apple at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. A small car with a hatch, technologically savvy, stylish beyond its size, the hatchback, comes in two trim levels; SE or XSE. As is the case with most Toyotas there is a slew of standard features [...]

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