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Toyota Invests Big Money in Robotics and Accessibility

Toyota is already making zero-emission vehicles fueled by cow poop, how much more futuristic can you get?

You never know until you push the limits, and Toyota is getting ready for a push.

The Toyota Motor Corporation is investing $1 billion in a new company, the Toyota Research Institute. TRI will be setting up a headquarters in Silicon Valley in January, and hiring around 200 people--…

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The Power of Re-Purposed Hybrid Batteries

Hybrid batteries are the muscle-builders of the battery world. They have to be. They are responsible for much more than an average car battery is.

So, just like a retired body building may not be strong enough to deadlift a 1,000 pound dumbbell anymore, they're still going to be pretty strong.

What to do with all this life left in hybrid batteries that have grown too weak to move a car by themselves? Hook several of them together, and let them power buildings!

Toyota's partnership with Yellowstone National Park is just one of the manufacturer's ways…

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When Did You Last Get Out to Play?

Work is important, and you need a rugged truck that will perform day in and day out.


It's important to remember to have fun, too, before you end up like Jack Nicholson in The Shining.

In the spirit of fun, Toyota held a little competition: The Fun Games.

Three teams were given three newly redesigned Toyota Tacoma trucks, and sent into the California wilderness to compete in off-road challenges.

How do you win the fun games? It's easy. You have the most fun.

Competitors were actually fitted with wristbands that are able to measure, on the subconscious…

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The Family Sedan Reigns: The Toyota Camry

Finding the right midsize sedan is a lot like falling in love. You just know it. It's a feeling that permeates from the darkest recesses of your being. And as fate would have it, the majority of drivers find that heavenly match in the Toyota Camry, a sedan that has served families around the world for years.

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What Makes 10 Car Lengths Difference in Stopping Power?

If your tires are worn down, you might not notice right away. You would expect to feel a gradual increase in stopping time, a gradual loss of traction that allows you to gauge by feel when to replace your tires.

Unfortunately, thanks to a quirk of physics, that's not the case.

See, your tread isn't what gives your tires grip. The grip of your tires comes from the contact of rubber on the ground. Balding tires with thin tread actually give you more rubber contact with the ground, increasing your traction so long as it's dry.


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The Toyota Tacoma: A Powerful Pickup Contender

In the ever-changing landscape of the pickup truck market, having a competitive product hold the sales crown for ten years is no small feat. Yet it's one the Toyota Tacoma relishes. Beating out competing brands is its bread and butter, and a trend we expect to continue if the reviews of the next generation model are to be believed.

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6 Things that Won't Kill a Toyota Truck

Top Gear tests cars. That's the premise of the show, but the tests they do aren't really your average reviews. For instance, when they decided to test claims that an old Toyota truck was indestructible, they really went all out.

Here are a few things that won't kill a Toyota.

  1. Reckless driving.
  2. Ocean water.
  3. Wrecking ball.
  4. Having a trailer dropped on it.
  5. Fire.
  6. Falling 240 feet amid a crumbling building.

If an old Toyota that they found in a farm field can survive all that and still run, without any replacement parts, then imagine how long you…

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NASCAR driver Carl Edwards learns about Toyota

Carl Edwards is #19 for Joe Gibbs Racing. Recently, he paid a visit to Toyota Motor Sales, Toyota Racing Development, and Toyota Motor Manufacturing. Toyota Racing Development in Costa Mesa, CA, is where the TRD Pro lineup is designed, as well as Toyota's racing models. Designed here are the 4Runner TRD Pro, Tacoma TRD Pro, and Tundra TRD Pro. Edwards was impressed with how excited the whole Toyota team is about racing, and making the best high performance cars ever. Next, Edwards visited Toy
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Take the 4Runner with you this summer

The summer is the season of adventure. No matter where you live, there is something about the warmest time of the year that makes you restless. But if your car cannot take you to see the horizon, you might need to ditch that zero for a new hero on wheels, like the Toyota 4Runner.

The body-on-frame construction of the 4Runner is a tradition that is going extinct as other automakers look for easier options. The…

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