Joining BMW, Toyota will introduce Amazon Alexa to certain cars in the U.S. starting this year. The rollout will continue to more models in 2019. Toyota hasn’t specified which vehicles will receive the cloud-based voice service, only saying it would be available on certain Toyotas with the Toyota Entune 3.0 App Suite and Lexuses with the Lexus Enform App Suite
We all watch SF films with story line "car's coming from garage, picking you up , deliver you on your destination and going to bring somebody else" . That is near us now. Future is hear. It is becoming clear that the fundamental concepts of car ownership, ridership and even the physical asset of the
The next-generation Toyota Supra is coming, and we’ve seen the rough shape in spy footage, but no one is exactly sure what it’ll look like on an auto show floor. Of course, digital renderings are always a guessing game, but the folks at the SupraMKV forum have been honing their renderings since the next-gen Supra was announced. Supra may only spit
Toyota will push back the start of operations at its new plant in Mexico to 2020, according to a report from Reuters. The news follows last week’s confirmation that Toyota will build the Tacoma at the Mexico plant instead of the Corolla. The $1 billion Guanajuato plant, announced in 2015, was originally destined to build the Corolla starting in 2019.
We haven’t seen a Tesla drag racing video in quite some time so needless to say we were pleasantly surprised when we came across a new video by Florida-based DragTimes that showcases their Ludicrous+ Model S P100D against a heavily modified, 1,000 horsepower turbocharged Toyota Supra. It comes as no surprise by now that even the world’s quickest supercars will fail when it comes to beating
Toyota’s big sedan, the Avalon, will soon receive a redesign. The current model was introduced for 2013 and we’re expecting this new one for 2019. That means we’re likely to see a reveal early next year. The current Avalon was a bit of a breakthrough in terms of design for the normally staid Toyota brand.
Toyota presented on Saturday that it sold its shares that left in Tesla at the end of last year. The Japanese producer sold some of the shares in 2014. Toyota’s investements in Tesla followed Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler in 2009 Toyota’s investements in Tesla followed Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler in 2009. Daimler purchased 10 percent of Tesla
The SUV craze just got a little, well, crazier. A 2,000-hp (2,000 hp!) Toyota Land Cruiser, with former NASCAR champ Carl Edwards piloting, set a 230-mph speed record. The big fella actually went a GPS-certified and video-documented 230.02 mph. Toyota said it could have gone even faster but ran out of usable space. Toyota calls
Microsoft announced that have made wide-ranging intellectual property agreement with Toyota Motor Corp. An automaker will get the license for most of Microsoft connected vehicle patents in vehicle technologies, which includes an operating system, voice recognition, gesture control, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity tools. The companies would not disclose the financial terms of the deal, announced
Last week Toyota made the changes in executive management as it was planned in order to stay more agile on the world market and to increase competitive performances. At the same time introducing of Bob Carter, Bill Fay and Jack Hollis as main players in North America, is just lead of the long term plans,