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,
Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Toyota Motor Corp. Are starting cooperation. Shell will build seven fueling stations for hydrogen cars in California. California is planning to establish 100 retails for fill up the cars with hydrogen fuel cells, up to 2024. Up to 2050 Toyota is planning to stop traditional production and close all lineups
President Trump’s threats that the taxes form the imported vehicles, especially y from Mexico will be high. In the last days he uses his favorite social media Twitter to send the messages to the producers about what will happened if they not bring back production to the United States. Toyota was among the other auto
Car producers have revoked millions of Takata airbags. They will continue revoking more units in the next few years. Ford, Honda, and Toyota revealed that they will expand their Takata revokes a lot. Ford added 654,695 cars in the U.S. to the revoke list. They planned expansion of its Takata revoke to new geographic regions