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Toyota’s open source random acts of kindness

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 Nesta, "The prohibitive price of [...]

By |2019-01-07T07:51:31-08:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Charities, Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

Toyota Research is driving forward autonomously at CES

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 Chauffeur Automated System Development. LOS ALTOS, California, Jan. 3, 2019 – [...]

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

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 make the future event. I was listening to Charlie talk to the Linde hydrogen representative, "You can't get hydrogen from the air," [...]

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 [...]

Toyota e-Palette changes the moving space concept

For the sophisticated mobility palate, Toyota connected has launched a concept vehicle and new mobility ecosystem at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) * Toyota’s Global Mobility Services Platform (MSP) will be leveraged with the e-Palette alliance which will develop advanced vehicle and related mobility services for business applications. Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio [...]

By |2018-01-10T14:45:46-08:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

Breakthrough on Toyota battery for Electric Vehicle

Paul Williamsen, Strategic Communications, Lexus International confirmed that Toyota is near a technological breakthrough for electric car batteries. Toyota is near a breakthrough for electric car batteries I was working, via email, with Williamsen on the difference between Li-Ion batteries and NiMH batteries in the Toyota Prius. I had asked why they used both in [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:52:45-07:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Toyota|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Toyota Pig, Alfa Romeo, Infiniti WAPO carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I promised you I would have the 2018 Toyota Camry new car review written for your viewing pleasure, and it is here. The first paragraph starts, "My husband, Stretch, owned the ugliest vehicle Toyota has ever made. Inside Toyota, the vehicle was referred to as the pig but was sold [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:54:44-07:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Alfa Romeo, Infiniti, Toyota, Washingtonpost.com|0 Comments