Next Toyota Tacoma Teased
We've had one truck teased, now it's time for another.
QOTD: What Car Needs a Manual?
Earlier this morning I sent a Toyota Supra with a stickshift back to the press fleet.
Toyota's New CEO Confirms Hydrogen Remains a Priority
Toyota may have realized its mistake in moving so slowly on EVs, but the automaker isn’t taking its eyes off of other energy sources. Speaking at a recent motorsport event, Toyota’s new CEO said the company would continue to prioritize hydrogen as it moves forward with electrification.
Used Car of the Day: 1985 Toyota Celica Supra P-Type
Today's listing might be the shortest we've ever featured.
We don't care, since this 1985 Toyota Celica Supra P-Type looks so good.
Fire Puts Hydrogen-Powered Corolla Racer Out of Action
Toyota’s hydrogen-powered GR Corolla caught fire while testing at Fuji International Speedway last week, putting the vehicle out of action for the foreseeable future. The #32 ORC Rookie GR Corolla H2 Concept was designed as a proof of concept that fuel-cell vehicles can make excellent racers, that Toyota’s pursuit of hydrogen power hasn’t been in vain, and that net-zero emissions are achievable.
It was also supposed to compete in the first round of the ENEOS Super Taikyu Series 2023 sponsored by Hankook this weekend. However, Toyota has elected to run with the gasoline-powered ORC Rookie GR Yaris while the hydrogen model remains out of action.
QOTD: A GR Toyota Grand Highlander?
An independent digital artist in Hungary has decided to render something no one asked for but at least a few thousand folks probably would buy -- a GR version of the Toyota Grand Highlander.
Toyota Execs Geek Out Over Disassembled Tesla Model Y
Despite its size and considerable resources, Toyota has been slow to develop and release new EV models. That will likely change under its new CEO, but the automaker has a long way to go, as its recent tear-down of a Tesla Model Y highlighted its deficiencies in EV engineering.
TTAC Podcast: 2023 Chicago Auto Show
As February ends, we look back a couple of weeks to the 2023 Chicago Auto Show on our latest podcast.
Toyota Is the Car Brand That Resonates Most With Women
Thankfully, we’re mostly past the degrading trend of creating smaller, “more appropriate” products for women, but companies are still incredibly interested in how they buy and perceive products. S&P Global Mobility recently conducted a study to find which car brands resonate most with women, finding that Buick and Toyota ranked highest.
2022 Toyota Corolla Cross Review – Basic Transport, Complete Anonymity
There has been much handwringing lately among us keyboard warriors that the entry-level end of the new-car market isn’t well covered.
Overall, this is true – there are fewer cheap wheels than there used to be. But there are still some options for the first-time buyer or those with shallow pockets. Sometimes, though, there’s another kind of price to pay for snagging a bargain.
Rumor: Toyota and Suzuki Developing Another Lightweight Sports Car
Toyota and Suzuki are rumored to be collaborating on another lightweight, mid-engine sports car with some help from Daihatsu. While nothing has been confirmed, the model is presumed to be a successor to Toyota’s MR2 (pictured) – as the automaker has offered numerous hints in the past that the little two-seater (or something inspired by it) would eventually enter into production.
Toyota Allegedly Stressing Electrification Under New Leadership
With longtime CEO Akio Toyoda stepping down from Toyota Motor Corp, the business is reportedly about to shift targets and place a greater emphasis on battery-electric vehicles. However, there are a few caveats to that claim and the entire issue is mired in controversy, with entities clearly trying to pressure the Japanese automaker against doing things its own way.
QOTD: Should Toyota Go Small With Its Next Truck?
Matt's piece about Toyota and small trucks today got me thinking. I am ready to ask the very obvious question: Should Toyota join Ford and Hyundai in bringing small trucks back to market?
Toyota Rumored to Be Considering Smaller Sibling for Tacoma, Hilux
Toyota executives are rumored to be considering the possibility of launching a smaller pickup to slot beneath the global phenomenon that is the Hilux, as well as the North American Tacoma.
Akio Toyoda Stepping Down As Toyota CEO in April
It’s the end of an era at Toyota. CNBC reported that CEO and President Akio Toyoda plans to step down on April 1 and will be replaced by a Lexus official. Toyoda will take on a new role as board chair.