The Truth About Cars » Toyota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:17:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1992 Toyota Previa All-Trac http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1992-toyota-previa-trac/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1992-toyota-previa-trac/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327993 Living in Colorado, I have become something of a connoisseur of low-sales volume, all/four-wheel-drive versions of otherwise commonplace vehicles. The rarest one so far has got to be this ’87 Ford Tempo AWD, but I also have managed to find some fairly unusual All-Trac-equipped Toyota vehicles. There’s this ’90 Camry All-Trac, a car that’s a […]

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Living in Colorado, I have become something of a connoisseur of low-sales volume, all/four-wheel-drive versions of otherwise commonplace vehicles. The rarest one so far has got to be this ’87 Ford Tempo AWD, but I also have managed to find some fairly unusual All-Trac-equipped Toyota vehicles. There’s this ’90 Camry All-Trac, a car that’s a […]

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The Shape of Things to Come? Generation Z Wants This, Right Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/shape-things-come-generation-z-wants-right-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/shape-things-come-generation-z-wants-right-now/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1323354 It’s a bit like Scooby-Doo meets A Clockwork Orange. Graduate students at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) spent two years working with Toyota to create the ideal vehicle for the next age demographic to leap into the car-buying fray: Generation Z. No, we’re not talking about some stodgy Millennial born in 1985, with […]

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It’s a bit like Scooby-Doo meets A Clockwork Orange. Graduate students at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) spent two years working with Toyota to create the ideal vehicle for the next age demographic to leap into the car-buying fray: Generation Z. No, we’re not talking about some stodgy Millennial born in 1985, with […]

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Piston Slap: Fuelish Thoughts on Engine Calibration http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/piston-slap-fuelish-thoughts-engine-calibration/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/piston-slap-fuelish-thoughts-engine-calibration/#comments Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:05:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1319666 TTAC regular PrincipalDan writes: Sajeev, With the price of gas dropping to levels not seen in many moons, a thought occurred to me: Many of us are driving around in an average vehicle that has an engine used by another vehicle advertised as having more horsepower and recommending premium fuel. For example: Toyota’s 3.5-liter V6 powers the Camry and ES350, but the Toyota’s […]

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TTAC regular PrincipalDan writes: Sajeev, With the price of gas dropping to levels not seen in many moons, a thought occurred to me: Many of us are driving around in an average vehicle that has an engine used by another vehicle advertised as having more horsepower and recommending premium fuel. For example: Toyota’s 3.5-liter V6 powers the Camry and ES350, but the Toyota’s […]

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Want To Beat The Honda CR-V? Sell a Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/toyota-rav4-suggests-may-need-hybrid-want-beat-honda-cr-v/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/toyota-rav4-suggests-may-need-hybrid-want-beat-honda-cr-v/#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:02:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320682 After finishing a close third behind the plunging Ford Explorer and Chevrolet TrailBlazer in 2006, the Honda CR-V went on to claim the top spot among SUVs/crossovers in America in eight of the following nine years, including the last four consecutive years. A victorious ending to 2016 appears less certain for the CR-V. In the […]

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After finishing a close third behind the plunging Ford Explorer and Chevrolet TrailBlazer in 2006, the Honda CR-V went on to claim the top spot among SUVs/crossovers in America in eight of the following nine years, including the last four consecutive years. A victorious ending to 2016 appears less certain for the CR-V. In the […]

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Toyota Embraces Big Data (Science), Spins Off a Company http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/toyota-embraces-big-data-science-spins-off-company/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/toyota-embraces-big-data-science-spins-off-company/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 19:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318330   Your vehicle’s technology is enslaving you, and Toyota wants to help you break free. Today, Toyota has become the latest automaker to create a subsidiary tasked with generating new technology and innovation for its parent company. Called Toyota Connected Inc., the venture is a collaboration with Microsoft that will serve as a data science and […]

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  Your vehicle’s technology is enslaving you, and Toyota wants to help you break free. Today, Toyota has become the latest automaker to create a subsidiary tasked with generating new technology and innovation for its parent company. Called Toyota Connected Inc., the venture is a collaboration with Microsoft that will serve as a data science and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1974-toyota-land-cruiser/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1974-toyota-land-cruiser/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317314 The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around since the Sengoku Period (OK, since 1951), and all varieties of this truck tend to have plenty of obsessively devoted single-interest fanatics here in Colorado. You’ll see the occasional FJ60 Land Cruiser in junkyards here, and I’ve even seen a well-stripped FJ40 in a Denver yard. Today’s well-thrashed […]

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The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around since the Sengoku Period (OK, since 1951), and all varieties of this truck tend to have plenty of obsessively devoted single-interest fanatics here in Colorado. You’ll see the occasional FJ60 Land Cruiser in junkyards here, and I’ve even seen a well-stripped FJ40 in a Denver yard. Today’s well-thrashed […]

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Sales are Rising, But Incentive-Happy Automakers are Kneecapping Profits http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/sales-are-rising-but-incentive-happy-automakers-are-kneecapping-profits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/sales-are-rising-but-incentive-happy-automakers-are-kneecapping-profits/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1316466 Light vehicle sales haven’t peaked in the U.S., but the way they’re being sold is putting automakers in some financial peril. That warning was delivered by Thomas King, vice-president of the Power Information Network, ahead of this weekend’s National Automobile Dealers Association, Wards Auto reports. Speaking at the J.D. Power Automotive Summit, King said retail […]

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Light vehicle sales haven’t peaked in the U.S., but the way they’re being sold is putting automakers in some financial peril. That warning was delivered by Thomas King, vice-president of the Power Information Network, ahead of this weekend’s National Automobile Dealers Association, Wards Auto reports. Speaking at the J.D. Power Automotive Summit, King said retail […]

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Takata’s $24 Billion Worst-Case Scenario http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/takatas-worst-case-scenario-turns-costlier-imagined/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/takatas-worst-case-scenario-turns-costlier-imagined/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314570 The cost of a comprehensive recall of all Takata Corporation airbag inflators could sink the company. A source at airbag manufacturer Takata told Bloomberg that a worst-case scenario — a recall of 287.5 million airbag inflators — would cost the company $24 billion dollars, far more than analysts previously estimated. The cost would be the equivalent of four times […]

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The cost of a comprehensive recall of all Takata Corporation airbag inflators could sink the company. A source at airbag manufacturer Takata told Bloomberg that a worst-case scenario — a recall of 287.5 million airbag inflators — would cost the company $24 billion dollars, far more than analysts previously estimated. The cost would be the equivalent of four times […]

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Your Car’s Headlights are Probably Terrible: IIHS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/cars-headlights-probably-terrible-iihs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/cars-headlights-probably-terrible-iihs/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314498 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has started rating headlights, and just released a report that takes a dim view on the performance of most midsize cars. Only one vehicle out of 31 testers earned a rating of “good” from the road safety nonprofit, with the bulk of midsize vehicles earning a rating of “marginal” […]

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has started rating headlights, and just released a report that takes a dim view on the performance of most midsize cars. Only one vehicle out of 31 testers earned a rating of “good” from the road safety nonprofit, with the bulk of midsize vehicles earning a rating of “marginal” […]

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Reader Ride Review: Toyota Matrix XR (Six-Speed Conversion) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/reader-ride-review-toyota-matrix-xr-six-speed-conversion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/reader-ride-review-toyota-matrix-xr-six-speed-conversion/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313538 It was the winter of my friend’s discontent. The unsupported bearing shaft in his five-speed Toyota Matrix had failed. It was a common problem, since the five-speed was a deliberate customer punishment with unintended consequences on Toyota’s part. The only difference between the five-speed and six-speed transmissions in those cars was the presence or absence […]

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It was the winter of my friend’s discontent. The unsupported bearing shaft in his five-speed Toyota Matrix had failed. It was a common problem, since the five-speed was a deliberate customer punishment with unintended consequences on Toyota’s part. The only difference between the five-speed and six-speed transmissions in those cars was the presence or absence […]

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“THAT IS AWESOOOOOOOOOO…!!!” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/that-is-awesoooooooooo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/that-is-awesoooooooooo/#comments Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:18:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313394 There are longer minivan jumps you could watch, even some with explosions, but no flying family hauler can match the poise and grace of this 1980s Toyota Tarago. Somewhere in rural Australia — possibly near a dingo — this sturdy conveyance not only survived its flight seemingly unscathed, it probably stopped off for a case […]

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There are longer minivan jumps you could watch, even some with explosions, but no flying family hauler can match the poise and grace of this 1980s Toyota Tarago. Somewhere in rural Australia — possibly near a dingo — this sturdy conveyance not only survived its flight seemingly unscathed, it probably stopped off for a case […]

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NYIAS: Fifty-Year-Old Toyota Corolla Gets New Nose http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nyias-fifty-year-old-toyota-corolla-gets-new-nose/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nyias-fifty-year-old-toyota-corolla-gets-new-nose/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310882 The eleventh generation Toyota Corolla has been refreshed with a new beak-like nose, and equipped with new safety features and options. Furthermore, as the Corolla is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, a special commemorative edition has been announced. I’ll expect to see a few of these rolling across the blocks at the Barrett-Jackson auction in 2046. […]

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The eleventh generation Toyota Corolla has been refreshed with a new beak-like nose, and equipped with new safety features and options. Furthermore, as the Corolla is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, a special commemorative edition has been announced. I’ll expect to see a few of these rolling across the blocks at the Barrett-Jackson auction in 2046. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota One-Ups Rivals, Robots Invade BMW, and TVR Taps Wales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-one-ups-rivals-robots-invade-bmw-tvr-taps-wales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-one-ups-rivals-robots-invade-bmw-tvr-taps-wales/#comments Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1308458 Toyotas will soon be screeching to a halt everywhere and that should make its rivals jealous. That, BMW unleashes the robots on the workers, eccentric automaker picks a place with funny-sounding names, General Motors isn’t falling out of love with China, and Mercedes-Maybach to get a rival … after the break! My dad’s car can […]

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Toyotas will soon be screeching to a halt everywhere and that should make its rivals jealous. That, BMW unleashes the robots on the workers, eccentric automaker picks a place with funny-sounding names, General Motors isn’t falling out of love with China, and Mercedes-Maybach to get a rival … after the break! My dad’s car can […]

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Toyota to Offer Pre-Owned Leasing; Sensible Dreamers Rejoice http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/toyota-offer-pre-owned-leasing-sensible-dreamers-rejoice/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/toyota-offer-pre-owned-leasing-sensible-dreamers-rejoice/#comments Mon, 21 Mar 2016 17:30:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1307658 A wave of older vehicles is poised to flood Toyota dealer lots, but the automaker is confident it has just the plan to deal with it — pre-owned leasing. Toyota is certain that adding a leasing option to its certified pre-owned inventory would boost CPO sales and clear lots in the face of a growing compliment […]

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A wave of older vehicles is poised to flood Toyota dealer lots, but the automaker is confident it has just the plan to deal with it — pre-owned leasing. Toyota is certain that adding a leasing option to its certified pre-owned inventory would boost CPO sales and clear lots in the face of a growing compliment […]

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Junkyard Find: 1980 Toyota Corona Liftback Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1980-toyota-corona-liftback-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1980-toyota-corona-liftback-sedan/#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303105 I have an extensive formative history with the 1965-70 (third-generation) Toyota Corona, and so I photograph them whenever I find them in junkyards. So far in this series, prior to today, we’ve seen this ’66 sedan, this ’68 sedan, this ’70 sedan, and this ’70 coupe. Much harder to find in the United States is […]

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I have an extensive formative history with the 1965-70 (third-generation) Toyota Corona, and so I photograph them whenever I find them in junkyards. So far in this series, prior to today, we’ve seen this ’66 sedan, this ’68 sedan, this ’70 sedan, and this ’70 coupe. Much harder to find in the United States is […]

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Your Future No Longer Includes Rear-Ending That Other Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/future-no-longer-includes-rear-ending-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/future-no-longer-includes-rear-ending-car/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305897 As we reported yesterday, a group of top automakers has agreed to offer automatic emergency braking (AEB) on almost all of their models by 2022. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the voluntary agreement today, meaning virtually all light-duty cars and trucks sold in North America will adopt the safety feature by Sept. […]

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As we reported yesterday, a group of top automakers has agreed to offer automatic emergency braking (AEB) on almost all of their models by 2022. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the voluntary agreement today, meaning virtually all light-duty cars and trucks sold in North America will adopt the safety feature by Sept. […]

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A Group of Automakers is Pledging Automatic Braking For Everyone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/a-group-of-automakers-is-pledging-automatic-braking-for-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/a-group-of-automakers-is-pledging-automatic-braking-for-everyone/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 20:04:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305561 In six years, almost every new car sold in the U.S. will come with automatic emergency braking systems, making the relatively new safety feature as prolific as airbags or anti-lock brakes. A group of 10 major automakers plans to announce tomorrow that they will make automatic braking standard on all of their cars by September, […]

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In six years, almost every new car sold in the U.S. will come with automatic emergency braking systems, making the relatively new safety feature as prolific as airbags or anti-lock brakes. A group of 10 major automakers plans to announce tomorrow that they will make automatic braking standard on all of their cars by September, […]

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Scion Gives the tC a Funeral Pyre Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/scion-gives-tc-funeral-pyre-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/scion-gives-tc-funeral-pyre-edition/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305305 If you’ve been holding out on buying a Scion tC until the right special edition came along, this is your last opportunity. Scion’s parent, Toyota, took the youth-oriented brand behind the woodshed last month, making the upcoming Release Series 10.0 version of the tC coupe an aerodynamic swan song. Developed in partnership with designer Kei […]

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If you’ve been holding out on buying a Scion tC until the right special edition came along, this is your last opportunity. Scion’s parent, Toyota, took the youth-oriented brand behind the woodshed last month, making the upcoming Release Series 10.0 version of the tC coupe an aerodynamic swan song. Developed in partnership with designer Kei […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 Toyota Starlet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1982-toyota-starlet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1982-toyota-starlet/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302889 The Toyota Starlet was sold in the United States for the 1981 through 1984 model years, though not in large numbers. It was rock-and-stick simple, had rear-wheel drive and an unkillable pushrod engine, and it got a (claimed) 54 highway mpg. But it was tiny and cramped even by Miserable Econobox standards and had to compete […]

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The Toyota Starlet was sold in the United States for the 1981 through 1984 model years, though not in large numbers. It was rock-and-stick simple, had rear-wheel drive and an unkillable pushrod engine, and it got a (claimed) 54 highway mpg. But it was tiny and cramped even by Miserable Econobox standards and had to compete […]

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2017 Toyota Highlander: Start-Stop For (Almost) All http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-toyota-highlander-start-stop-almost/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-toyota-highlander-start-stop-almost/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 20:33:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304457 Toyota unveiled a refreshed 2017 Highlander in advance of next week’s New York International Auto Show. The only external clues appear to be a wider, deeper grille, hiding a host of mechanical and interior upgrades. A new, direct-injected 3.5 liter V6 is paired to an equally-new eight-speed automatic. The new V6 also features a fuel-saving […]

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Toyota unveiled a refreshed 2017 Highlander in advance of next week’s New York International Auto Show. The only external clues appear to be a wider, deeper grille, hiding a host of mechanical and interior upgrades. A new, direct-injected 3.5 liter V6 is paired to an equally-new eight-speed automatic. The new V6 also features a fuel-saving […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota’s a Big Tease, New Lada Savior, and Buick Puts the Avista Away Forever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyotas-big-tease-new-lada-savior-buick-puts-avista-away-forever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyotas-big-tease-new-lada-savior-buick-puts-avista-away-forever/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:58:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304185 Toyota is hoping to break the internet with an alluring butt shot of an upcoming Prius variant. That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses … after the break! Hey, my eyes are […]

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Toyota is hoping to break the internet with an alluring butt shot of an upcoming Prius variant. That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses … after the break! Hey, my eyes are […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota Brings on Brains, Sergio Leaves the Cake in the Oven, and GM Takes the Stand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303545 The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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Piston Slap: Traversing the Echo of The Epic Windfall? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/piston-slap-traversing-echo-epic-windfall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/piston-slap-traversing-echo-epic-windfall/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301057 Long-time TTAC Commentator psarhjinian writes: I need some communal wisdom. I have two vehicles: a 2005 Pontiac Montana and a 2005 Toyota Echo. The Montana in decent shape for its 93,000 miles — some rust, some dings, lots of child abuse (as in gum, stains, melted crayons, etc). It will need winter tires this year and […]

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Long-time TTAC Commentator psarhjinian writes: I need some communal wisdom. I have two vehicles: a 2005 Pontiac Montana and a 2005 Toyota Echo. The Montana in decent shape for its 93,000 miles — some rust, some dings, lots of child abuse (as in gum, stains, melted crayons, etc). It will need winter tires this year and […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Sees a Savior, Goodyear Dreams of Spheres, and Toyota Shakes It Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-man-takes-scary-job-goodyear-dreams-spheres-toyota-shakes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-man-takes-scary-job-goodyear-dreams-spheres-toyota-shakes/#comments Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1295514 An American man will soon enjoy the task of making people love his controversial company again. That, Goodyear’s been watching I, Robot, Toyota shatters its corporate structure, sentiment grows for better braking, and the feds say the airbag recall has gone far enough … after the break! Volkswagen hires (they hope) Mr. Fix-It It’s a […]

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An American man will soon enjoy the task of making people love his controversial company again. That, Goodyear’s been watching I, Robot, Toyota shatters its corporate structure, sentiment grows for better braking, and the feds say the airbag recall has gone far enough … after the break! Volkswagen hires (they hope) Mr. Fix-It It’s a […]

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The Fragile Second Act Of The Prius C http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/fragile-second-act-prius-c/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/fragile-second-act-prius-c/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 19:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292818 There must be something about being the world’s most powerful automaker that makes you just, you know, wanna spread some branding around like your showroom is a big slice of bread and your best-loved nameplates are just sweet, sweet chrome jelly. How else can you explain Toyota’s attempt to expand the “Prius” into a three-car […]

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There must be something about being the world’s most powerful automaker that makes you just, you know, wanna spread some branding around like your showroom is a big slice of bread and your best-loved nameplates are just sweet, sweet chrome jelly. How else can you explain Toyota’s attempt to expand the “Prius” into a three-car […]

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