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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

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

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

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

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," [...]