Tag: Toyota

Toyota Is Investing $3.4 Billion In U.S. Battery Production

Toyota announced today that it will invest $3.4 billion (¥380 billion) in automotive battery advancement in the U.S. through 2030. The money will go towards developing and building batteries for electric vehicles, though the initial focus will be on batteries for hybrids. “This investment will help usher in more affordable electrified vehicles for U.S. consumers, […]

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Toyota Shrunk The Mirai Into A Hydrogen-Powered Remote Control Scale Model

The Toyota Mirai, which is currently in its second generation, is a pioneer in terms of bringing fuel-cell technology into production. In order to showcase the scalability of hydrogen use, Toyota collaborated with Tamiya and Bramble Energy to create a hydrogen-fueled radio-controlled model as a miniature version of the Mirai. Toyota claims that this is […]

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2022 Toyota Highlander Adds Bronze To Part You From Your Greens

What’s less tacky than gold and more stylish than silver? According to Toyota and the new Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition it’s…well, you can probably tell. Based on the XLE grade Highlander, the new Bronze model, which arrives with a mildly refreshed 2022 Highlander line-up, gets bronze accents inside and out, including on its 18-inch wheels, […]

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Tacozilla Is A Toyota Tacoma-Based Off-Road Camper For SEMA

Toyota is getting ready for the SEMA show where it will present a truck camper based on the Tacoma TRD Sport. The one-off is inspired by the Toyota Chinook from the ’80s but will have modern features and off-road-focused design. The project is under development in Toyota’s headquarters in Plano, Texas. Team manager Marty Schwerter said […]

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Japan’s Biggest Steelmaker Sues Toyota, Supplier For Alleged Patent Infringement

Nippon Steel Corp, Japan’s largest steelmaker, has filed a lawsuit against Toyota and its supplier, China’s Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., for alleged patent infringement. The automaker called the suit “regrettable.” The steelmaker is seeking 20 billion yen ($176 million) in damages from the companies, alleging they have infringed on its patent for non-oriented […]

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