Despite the limited hydrogen fueling infrastructure in California, sales of the Toyota Mirai fuel cell sedan have surpassed 3,000 units in the state. Toyota introduced the Mirai to the U.S. back in October 2015. The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell SUV predates the debut of the Mirai. Little more than a year ago, Honda rolled out the Clarity Fuel Cell. Despite the competition, Toyota says
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
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.
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.
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