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Geneva Motor Show Will See Two New Toyota Concepts

Geneva Motor Show Will See Two New Toyota Concepts

Feb 22 2013, 10:00am CST | by

Convertible FR-S to be on display

Reports indicate the Toyota is set to show off a pair of new concept vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show. One of the concepts is very likely to go into production and is a convertible version of the...

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Geneva Motor Show Will See Two New Toyota Concepts

Feb 22 2013, 10:00am CST | by

Convertible FR-S to be on display

Reports indicate the Toyota is set to show off a pair of new concept vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show. One of the concepts is very likely to go into production and is a convertible version of the FT-86 sold in the United States as the Subaru BR-Z or the Scion FR-S.

The coupe version of the vehicle drawn a lot of comparisons to the Mazda Miata since it debuted. Ahose comparisons are certain to grow now that the convertible version is being shown off. Thker B6e second concept vehicle to be shown in Geneva is called the Toyota i-road.

This vehicle is supposed to be a compact emissions free personal mobility concept. The idea is to provide quick and efficient urban transportation for two people. The car reminds me of a cross between a motorcycle and a micro car.




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Toyota Adding 300 Workers to Highlander Production

Aug 28 2014 8:58pm CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

In what looks to be a positive bounce back from the recession, Toyota is adding 300 additional workers to their Highlander assembly line in Indiana. The jobs, which will be added by Summer 2016, will increase production by 30,000 vehicles per year. The new jobs will cost Toyota around $100 million, hopefully boosting the economy of the country and especially the local area. Including their newest investment, Toyota has put ...
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Tesla Model S now the least-stolen car in the US

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors When is a Honda Accord more appealing than a Tesla Model S? When you're a thief. The Accord continues to reign as the most-stolen car in the US but the Model S is now claiming a new and interesting title: the least-stolen car in America. Last year, it wasn't even on the list. Of course, sometimes a Model S is stolen and the most famous case ended with tragic results. Last year there was an eight-way tie ...
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2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Starts at $42,385

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Toyota targets shoppers with location-based mobile ad tool

Aug 28 2014 3:16pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Toyota is using a location-based mobile ad tool to supercharge its annual clea ...
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Car Review: 2015 Honda Fit

Aug 28 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Overview  The completely redesigned Fit is a fun little subcompact with a lot of useful features and a great interior Pros  Multiple seat configurations make it more versatile, fuel efficiency, sporty feel, great transmissions Cons  Noisy during highway drives Value for money  Great What would I change? If I was being picky, I’d ask for a quieter ride, but it’s not a deal-breaker The highly competitive subcompact segment is one of the most intere ...
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2014 Toyota RAV4 FWD Tested: A Sensible Thing for Folks with Sensible Shoes

Aug 28 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The Toyota RAV4 has scored consistently good marks in the areas of utility, all-around usefulness, fuel efficiency, comfort, quality, and value ever since it became the progenitor of the small, car-based crossover species in 1996. But an engaging driving experience isn’t something we would necessarily add to the list of the diminutive Toyota’s defining characteristics. RE ...
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Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Price, Tesla Battery Cost, Lighter Cars: Today's Car News

Aug 28 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Today we look, both directly and indirectly, at Tesla's future. See why the Toyota hydrogen fuel-cell sedan could target the Model S, and how the electric-car maker's battery "Gigafactory" could get prices down to $100 per kilowatt-hour. Meanwhile, the internal-combustion car still has some life in it, according to a survey of automotive engineers... ...
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16 hours ago

Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Re-Released for 30th Anniversary

Aug 28 2014 10:16am CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

Toyota sure knows how to celebrate! In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Land Cruiser 70, which debuted in 1984 and discontinued in 2004, Toyota will be re-releasing the defunct model to Japanese dealerships for one year and will be releasing two new special editions of the current Land Cruiser. The Land Cruiser 70 is Toyota's longest running nameplate and still has a high demand in Japan. Toyota expects to sell 200 units per mo ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.


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