Toyota Motor Corporation's New Company Might Just Change the World

Toyota has always been an early adopter and innovator of new technology, at least when it comes to green vehicles, like the Toyota Mirai.

However, to keep up with the speed of a rapidly changing technological landscape, Toyota is ready to make some major investments in research and development.

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will be led by robotics expert, Dr. Gill Pratt. Using his expertise…

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Toyota and Lexus Dominate the Worry Free Index

If the prevalence of automotive reliability and dependability studies are any indication, consumers care a lot about how well their cars will hold up. It's easy to see why: The average car on the road is a record 11.5 years old, according to IHS Automotive. That's more than enough time for an unreliable choice to ravage your finances.

Surveys have shown that when it comes to buying a car, shoppers still want…
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Camry Hybrid Batteries Work Together to Turn the Lights On

Can your car battery power your house?

If it's a hybrid car, maybe it can.

Hybrid batteries have a much higher demand on them than regular car batteries. Your typical gasoline vehicle's battery is only responsible for a few things; start-up, and stabilizing voltage.

A hybrid battery, on the other hand, must be strong enough to power a motor, and actually move the car forward.

It's no wonder then, that after a battery's power has faded to the point that it can't adequately power a motor, it still has plenty of life left in it…

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2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: The Bridge Between Civilization and Adventure

  • New 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Toyota Safety Sense-P with Pre-Collision System, Frontal Collision Avoidance and Pedestrian Protection
  • Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Entune® 2.5 Multimedia with Siri® Eyes Free Mode and 9-inch Display
  • Standard Rear-Seat Entertainment System with Dual 10-inch Screens
  • Qi Wireless Phone Charging
How do you improve ultimate? The Toyota Land Cruiser has long been the brand’s ultimate-capability, ultimate-luxury SUV, and for 2016 Toyota is ratcheting up the meaning…
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Toyota's First Fun Games Combines Tacoma and Neuroscience

You know how most adventure competitions go. Teams compete in outdoor challenges of speed and strength, things like kayak races, and off-road driving in a new Toyota Tacoma. The winners are always the fastest and strongest.

Well, not this time.

Toyota is using science to measure how much fun each competitor is having, and assign points not to the strongest team, but to the team having the most fun.

You can't lie to the electrodermal sensor. While in a self-rated survey, it's easy to exaggerate or misrepresent how much fun you had, competitors were each fitted with a…

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2016 Scion iM Makes KBB Best Cars For Back to School List

As another school year rapidly approaches, the all-new 2016 Scion iM hatchback earns extra credit by offering maximum versatility and premium features at an outstanding price. The expert editors at Kelley Blue Book ranked the 2016 Scion iM hatchback sixth on their “10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2015” list.

The annual list highlights new vehicles recommended for students that aim to not only bridge the gap between practicality and functionality, but also…
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Toyota Camry is a Top Notch Family Sedan

If you're eager to find a car that will fit your personal driving needs and those of your family, that looks great, drives fantastic, and doesn't cost an arm and a leg, we have the solution. Meet the 2016 Toyota Camry, the crown jewel of the midsize sedan segment, and a reliable friend of the family since 1982.

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All Aboard The Swagger Wagon

Have you taken a road trip yet this summer? There's still time, and plenty of room in a Toyota Sienna.

Grab your swimming noodles and beach balls, it's time for a road trip! You might be so excited by all the adventure-potential in a Sienna that you'll pack the kids in before you even finish your test drive.

You know, they say you're supposed to practice driving as you normally would while on your test drive, so if you plan to go on lots of road trips, perhaps a road trip should be included in your…

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Toyota Tacoma Wows Motor Week

In the world of work trucks, it takes a lot of brass to stay on top. Fortunately, that's just the kind of brass the Toyota Tacoma possesses. As the sales leader for the past decade, even after the introduction of newer competition, it has a pretty big reputation, one that the 2016 model will have to fill.

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You Won't Believe How Long This Man has had His Toyota Prius

Bob Old drives a Toyota Prius. If you knew your models, you'd notice it's a rather old second generation model. In fact, it's from 2004.

Well that's easy, you're probably thinking. He just hasn't put that much mileage on it. He's a Sunday driver.

A Sunday driver who has put 435,000 miles on his car in 11 years.

We don't know exactly what Bob does to put more than three times the average annual mileage on his car, but we do know what he does to keep it running.


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