Recently, the Toyota team brought a new model of the Corolla to the New York International Auto Show to give us a look at what a hatchback model of this car will look like. This car is ready to be part of the 2019 model […]
Most of the automotive world is working to reduce emissions and provide more fuel-efficiency while pulling more power out of small engines. This sounds like a nearly impossible task, but most of the automotive world is doing this by using some form of forced induction with turbocharging, supercharging or both. Some automakers are working hard to avoid adding these aspects to their engines and one of those that has found a way to avoid adding these aspects of engine technology under the hood is Toyota. As one of the most respected names in the industry, it seems more companies should take a page out of the Toyota book.
It’s not just a pretty tag line or a way to keep those who are deeply committed to environmental protection to leave Toyota alone, this company is truly dedicated to helping to protect and preserve the environment we currently have. This commitment includes environmental improvement […]
We talk of the Prius as the first hybrid to make it to market at a price we can all afford, but the reality is there was another unique hybrid on the market before the Prius showed up; the Honda Insight. This car was different from what the Prius would come to be but had the hybrid powertrain and enough intrigue to be interesting. Even though the Insight was offered for several years eventually Honda had not experienced enough sales to keep this model rolling and cancelled production after the 2014 model year as it has fought the good fight against the strength of Toyota and the Prius.
Each car show has its own variety of personality in order to allow car manufactures to know what they should bring to the show. The Detroit Auto Show is the one where the newest production models show up to be the spring start, the SEMA […]
Driving a vehicle of any size comes with an array of inherent dangers, but many of us forget this when we get behind the wheel of our vehicle and head out for the day. Not only do we forget the dangers other drivers present to us along with the possibility of road debris, weather hazards and other obstacles, we also forget that we are setting examples as drivers for those who are coming after us and will be driving our cars in the near future. (more…)
Batteries on hybrid vehicles lose their ability to maintain a proper charge for powering a vehicle over time, but that doesn’t mean they are useless. The nickel metal hydride battery packs used in Toyota vehicles can be put to use for other purposes. One of […]