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Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

TOKYO, Aug, 09 2017; Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation have concluded a basic agreement for studies on energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation. ... Continue reading

Automotive Industry Leaders to Form Consortium for Network and Computing Infrastructure of Automotive Big Data

Automotive Industry Leaders to Form Consortium for Network and Computing Infrastructure of Automotive Big Data

It is estimated that the data volume between vehicles and the cloud will reach 10 exabytes per month around 2025, approximately 10,000 times larger than the present volume. This expected increase will trigger the need for new architectures of network and computing infrastructure to support distributed resources and top ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID LIMITED AWD Review by Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Review By Larry Nutson

Yes the Prius Prime is a hybrid, so range anxiety is not really an issue. However, to maximize your return on the purchase of the Prime, and minimize trips to the gas station, the battery should be kept charged so you can drive in the EV-mode as much as possible. I reside in Chicago and could drive in EV-mode all the t ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL INDEX- August 7, 2018: GMC Chevrolet; BMW, smart, Toyota Hybrid Avalon Camry, Ford, RV's, Trailers

NHTSA RECALL INDEX- August 7, 2018: GMC Chevrolet; BMW, smart, Toyota Hybrid Avalon Camry, Ford, RV's, Trailers

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest; July 31-August 6, 2017: Concept Winners, Mazda and Toyota, More Kids Dying In Hot Cars, Auto Sales Wilting, Mustang roar, GM Recall, Driving On Drugs

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest; July 31-August 6, 2017: Concept Winners, Mazda and Toyota, More Kids Dying In Hot Cars, Auto Sales Wilting, Mustang roar, GM Recall, Driving On Drugs

If you are a car and driving fan like we all are here at The Auto Channel, you can easily "catch up" or put this week's auto stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of pages of original, manufacturers announcements, automotive news, automotive stories, articles, reviews, archived news, video, audio, ... Continue reading

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Of course auto journalists are widely known for taking advantage of freebies such as hotel rooms, test cars, dinners and such. Our confident mused that even if the cars weren’t charging, a few drivers had copped the prime parking spots – available only when charging is active. As long as they were plugged in, no on ... Continue reading

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

Dealers anticipate customers will be drawn to their stores this fall by attractive new models and incentives,” said AIADA President Cody Lusk. ... Continue reading

Toyota And Mazda Form Car Building And Technology Sharing Partnership - To Build Plant In USA

Toyota And Mazda Form Car Building And Technology Sharing Partnership - To Build Plant In USA

The plant will be capable of producing 300,000 vehicles a year, with production divided between the two automakers, and will employ about 4,000 people when it opens in 2021 ... Continue reading

Toyota and Mazda Enter Business and Capital Alliance

Toyota and Mazda Enter Business and Capital Alliance

TOKYO, Aug. 4, 2017 -- Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) signed an agreement today to enter a business and capital alliance, with the aim of further strengthening their lasting partnership. ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor North America U.S. Sales July 2017

Toyota Motor North America U.S. Sales July 2017

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 1, 2017 -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Inc., today reported July 2017 sales of 222,057 units. ... Continue reading

Research Program to Support Innovative Hydrogen Energy Solutions Initiated by Toyota Mobility Foundation

Research Program to Support Innovative Hydrogen Energy Solutions Initiated by Toyota Mobility Foundation

TOKYO, Jul, 31 2017; A "hydrogen society" is a set of communities with sophisticated, integrated, green-energy networks powered by mini-hydrogen plants that aim to create a carbon-free, hydrogen distribution system. The Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has launched a research program to spur the development of this hyd ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 24-30, 2017: APEAL Scores; GM Model Cancellations?; Taurus Bye Bye?; Hello Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII; Dieselgate; Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 24-30, 2017: APEAL Scores; GM Model Cancellations?; Taurus Bye Bye?; Hello Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII; Dieselgate; Recalls Of Course

* According to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, for the 13th consecutive year Porsche topped the overall marque ratings, earning an impressive 884 APEAL score. It was followed by newcomer Genesis (869) and then BMW (855), Audi (854) and Mercedes-Benz (851). * GM has p ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2018 Toyota C-HR Road Test and Review By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2018 Toyota C-HR Road Test and Review By Steve Purdy

Think of the C-HR occupying the same space as the cute-ute Kia Soul, the more conventional Mazda CX3 or the new Nissan Rogue Sport. C-HR is certainly the most style-conscious of them all. With deep sculpted lines and angles going in multiple directions, deep cheek vents flowing into the lower front fascia, exaggerated ... Continue reading

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