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Toyota caves to pressure and adds CarPlay to new models

Many car manufacturers have joined the modern era by adopting Android Auto, Apple CarPlay or both, but not Toyota.

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Toyota insists its e-Palette is more than a concept car

There's one thing that keeps Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda up at night. It's not a traditional car company like Honda, Ford or Nissan. Or what he's going to have for breakfast the next day

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Toyota’s 986hp hybrid supercar is the antithesis of autonomous

Think Toyota hybrids and it might be earnest but less than soul-stirring cars like the Prius that come to mind, but the automaker is betting a 986 HP electrified supercar will change your mind. Say hello, then, to the GR Super Sport Concept, a sibling to the TS050 that currently competes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), and certainly not … Continue reading

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Ford will fit auto emergency brakes on two 2019 models

Ford always seems to be on the back foot when it comes to vehicle innovation -- it only began working on a robotics team last year, for example.

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2019 Toyota Avalon previews bold new styling

Remember the Toyota Avalon? If so, you’re probably in the minority. Toyota‘s full-size sedan could never be described as the most exciting of the Japanese automaker’s line-up, and while it may be one of the company’s biggest cars, it’s kept a relatively low profile in comparison to the Camry and others.

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An electric cargo ship is delivering coal in China

An all-electric cargo ship is now in use in China and it boasts an impressive 2.4 MWh energy storage capacity, Electrek reports. The ship is over 230 feet long, 45 feet wide and 14 feet deep and can carry a maximum of 2,000 tons.

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Toyota T-HR3 robot is designed to be agile but friendly

The recent demonstration of the Atlas humanoid robot’s jumps and backflip might have left you impressed at how far such robots have come. It might have also left you terrified at its appearance.

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Toyota plans to start selling EVs in China in 2020

Toyota recently announced plans to design and build EVs with Mazda in the US, but it has big plans elsewhere, too.

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Car makers ask US officials to loosen fuel economy requirements

It's no secret that automakers believe the US' recently-instituted fuel efficiency requirements are too stringent, but now they've made those views official. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, which includes companies like GM, Toyota and VW, h...

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Toyota-backed flying car to carry 2020 Olympics torch bearer

Even while most car makers are still settling down on the self-driving car trend, Japanese automaker Toyota is already settings its eyes on the skies.

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