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The New Toyota Supra Should Be Able To Do A 7min 40sec 'Ring Lap

The Toyota GR Supra's chief engineer reckons a respectable Nurburgring Nordschleife lap is possible with the car, but it would need one small modification first...
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Supra, Nurburgring Nordschleife


Al-Attiyah: 2019 Dakar Rally win should prompt more Toyota backing

Nasser Al-Attiyah believes his 2019 Dakar Rally success will prompt Toyota to increase its backing of the Gazoo Racing South Africa team in the future
Tags: Sport, Toyota, Dakar, Nasser Al Attiyah, Al Attiyah, Autosport, Gazoo Racing South Africa


Elon Musk is pulling out the oldest trick in the executive playbook by laying off 3,000 Tesla workers (TSLA)

Tesla announced that it would lay off 3,000 workers — 7% of its workforce. Tesla's headcount is bloated relative to its production — it's about time the company started cutting. CEO Elon Musk, with profits in his sights, is finally running Tesla like a real car company. Tesla announced Friday, via a company email, that it would lay off 3,000 workers, about 7% of its headcount. Tesla also shed 9,000 workers last year. It's about time. For years, auto-industry veterans have commented on how Tes...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Gm, TSLA, Toyota, Musk, FREMONT, NUMMI, CEO Elon Musk, On assembly


Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags

China’s top market regulator said on Friday that Tesla will recall a total of 14,123 imported Model S vehicles in the country over potentially deadly airbags. The recall is part of an industry-wide crackdown on Takata-made front passenger airbags, which involves roughly 37 million vehicles including more mainstream brands such as Toyota and Ford, as noted by the United States Department of Transportation. These defective airbags use a propellant that might rupture the airbag and cause serious in...
Tags: Asia, China, Cars, US, Tech, Tesla, Model, Palo Alto, Beijing, Automotive, United States, Airbags, Ford, Shanghai, Transport, Automotive Industry


Will the Subaru BRZ Survive If Toyota Nixes the 86?

News of the Toyota Supra’s four-cylinder engine, currently relegated to the Japanese market, bolstered media assumptions that the base model could eventually replace the 86 coupe in North America. While that’s a bit of a stretch, especially considering The Japan Times says a second-generation 86 is rumored to in the works for 2021, sales of the model […] The post Will the Subaru BRZ Survive If Toyota Nixes the 86? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, North America, Japan Times, Subaru BRZ, News Blog, Discontinued Models, Product Planning, Toyota 86, Sports Coupes


Sibling rivalry: 2019 BMW Z4 takes on the 2020 Toyota Supra

BMW and Toyota forged an unlikely partnership when they set out to build a sports car platform together. Here, we examine the similarities and differences between the 2019 Z4 and the 2020 Supra. The post Sibling rivalry: 2019 BMW Z4 takes on the 2020 Toyota Supra appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Toyota, Bmw, Supra, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Toyota’s North American CEO Isn’t Exactly Brimming With Enthusiasm for EVs

When it comes to electric vehicles, Toyota’s North American CEO seems to be on a different page than the company’s big boss, Akio Toyoda. A different page than Ford and General Motors, too. Maybe it’s because Toyoda has the entire globe in his sights, including many EV-hungry markets, while Jim Lentz can only look around, see […] The post Toyota’s North American CEO Isn’t Exactly Brimming With Enthusiasm for EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Green, Industry, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Toyota, EVs, Akio Toyoda, Jim Lentz, Toyoda, Toyota Prius, News Blog, Product Planning


3 highs, 3 lows of Detroit auto show: Toyota Supra generates buzz, Infiniti flubs debut

Electric cars might be the future, but you wouldn't know that from the debuts at the 2019 Detroit auto show.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Nasser Al-Attiyah claims Toyota's first Dakar Rally victory

Nasser Al-Attiyah has claimed a milestone first Dakar Rally win for Toyota in the 2019 edition of the race
Tags: Sport, Toyota, Dakar, Nasser Al Attiyah, Autosport


Big brands like Verizon and Toyota are backing Amazon's Freedive as the e-commerce giant pushes deeper into OTT advertising

Amazon recently launched its first foray into ad-supported video streaming with its IMDB Freedive service. Business Insider tracked 57 commercials on Freedive and found that 41 of them promote Amazon's products like Echo or Amazon Music. The remaining 16 ads come from a handful of big TV advertisers including Verizon, Geico and Toyota. Marketers said that they're interested in seeing how Freedive plays into Amazon's bigger play for OTT advertising. Amazon is moving into ad-supported streaming...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Facebook, Nbc, Disney, Trends, Sony, Roku, Toyota, Hulu, Pluto, Crackle, Amazon Fire TV, DSP, Thomas Middleditch


Chevrolet Pulls 'Most Reliable' Ad After Being Challenged By Toyota 

In a recent ad campaign, Chevrolet made the claim that their cars are “more reliable” than Honda, Toyota, and Ford. This claim is based on some very selective survey data that Chevy sponsored. Toyota has disputed Chevrolet’s claim—and now the ad’s been pulled from the rotation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ford, Gm, Car Buying, Toyota, Chevy, Chevrolet, Honda Toyota, Ad Watch, Real People, Reliablitly


2020 Toyota Supra vs. Its Competition

It’ll not have escaped your notice that Toyota unveiled a new Supra this week in Detroit. We’ve been expecting such a beast since what seems like forever. In fact, during the reveal, Akio Toyoda himself jokingly called it the “worst kept secret.” Guaranteed there will be plenty of complaints from armchair CEOs and keyboard racers […] The post 2020 Toyota Supra vs. Its Competition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: 2020, Autos, Toyota, Bmw, Detroit, Z4, Cayman, Naias, Supra, Akio Toyoda, Toyota Supra, News Blog, F-type, M240i


Nasser Al-Attiyah closes on first Toyota win in 2019 Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally leader Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace in the penultimate stage of the 2019 marathon, edging ever closer to a milestone first victory for Toyota
Tags: Sport, Toyota, Dakar, Dakar Rally, Nasser Al Attiyah, Autosport


Ace of Base: 2019 Toyota 86

Gearheads are never satisfied, are we? After years of carping that no affordable and fun sports cars exist, Toyota deigns to grant our wishes with the FR-S 86 coupe. Lightweight and affordable with just enough power, the lively little scamp seemed to be the magic elixir that cures a case of the common car. And […] The post Ace of Base: 2019 Toyota 86 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: 86, Autos, Toyota, Supra, News Blog, Ace of Base, Fr-s


Toyota Yaris GRMN: Spotted

Missed out on one of the hundred UK GRMNs? Here's one for sale, and with some money off...
Tags: UK, Toyota


Toyota’s Four-cylinder Supra Staying In Japan For Now

While it wasn’t covered during its North American International Auto Show debut, Toyota will build the 2020 Supra with a 2.0-liter, turbocharged inline-four, in addition to the big 3.0-liter motor we’ve already been promised. According to the manufacturer’s own Supra-centric website, the four banger will come in two flavors — 255 horsepower with 295 lb-ft […] The post Toyota’s Four-cylinder Supra Staying In Japan For Now appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Autos, Toyota, Engines, Sports Cars, New Cars, North American International Auto Show, Supra, News Blog, JDM, 2020 Toyota Supra


2020 Toyota Supra: It’s Finally Here!

The 2020 Toyota Supra debuts at the North American International Auto Show. After a long wait – 21 years in fact – Supra fans finally receive their unicorn. Zero to 60 times are solid and the chassis setup is impressive.     Okay, just calm down, calm down I say! The 2020 Toyota Supra is here. You will get your chance to bask in its glory, including tons of specs and performance numbers, in due time, but until then, you are going to have to calm down. You have been frothing at the mouth for t...
Tags: Sweden, United States, Autos, Toyota, Michelin, Bmw, Fernando Alonso, Yota, Nurburgring, Supra, Brembo, Akio Toyoda, Standard, Toyota Motor Sales U S A Inc, Magna Steyr, Graz Austria


Marcus Gronholm back to WRC for Rally Sweden with a Toyota

Two-time World Rally champion Marcus Gronholm will return to the series to drive a Toyota Yaris WRC at next month's Rally Sweden
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Toyota, WRC, Marcus Gronholm, Autosport


10 well-built mainstream SUVs of India - Tata Nexon to Toyota Fortuner

The SUV segments of the Indian car market have shown phenomenal growth in the...
Tags: Autos, Toyota, India Tata Nexon


Volkswagen has a new Passat that's set to challenge the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry

Volkswagen unveiled the all-new 2020 Passat sedan on Monday at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The redesigned VW Passat will continue to compete in a shrinking, but highly competitive mid-size sedan market currently dominated by the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Nissan Altima. It's powered by a mildly-updated version of the 2.0-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine found in the current model. Horsepower remains at 174, but torque output from 184 pound-feet to 207 pound-feet.  The 2020 Volksw...
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Toyota brings back the fast and sporty Supra

With the help of BMW, and Toyota's hard-driving CEO, the brand's high-performance sports car is returning this year.
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The legendary Toyota Supra sports car has returned to America after a 20-year absence to take on Porsche, BMW, and Mercedes

Toyota unveiled its all-new 2020 Supra sports car at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show on Monday. The Supra is designed to take on the Porsche 718, the BMW Z4, and the Mercedes-Benz SLC. The 2020 Supra is powered by a 335-horsepower, 3.0-liter, turbocharged inline-six-cylinder engine. According to Toyota, the new Supra should be able to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds and reach an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. The 2020 Toyota Supra is expected to go on sale in the US this summer...
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The legendary Toyota Supra sports cars has returned to America after a 20-year absence to take on Porsche, BMW, and Mercedes

Toyota unveiled its all-new 2020 Supra sports cars at the 2019 Detroit auto show on Monday. The Supra will take on the Porsche 718, BMW Z4, and Mercedes-Benz SLC. The 2020 Supra is powered by a 335 horsepower, 3.0-liter turbocharged, inline-six-cylinder engine.  According to Toyota, the new Supra should be able to sprint from 0-60 mph in just 4.1 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph The 2020 Toyota Supra, is expected to go on sale in the US in the summer of 2019 with a st...
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2020 Lexus RC F and RC F Track Edition: Driving Machines for a Dwindling Market

Toyota’s Lexus Division made 2018 all about the sedan, hoping to remind the buying public that forgoing cargo space is still possible in this day and age. This year, or at least at this Detroit show, Lexus is all about the two-doors, with a drop-top LC “concept” available for perusal, as well as a brace […] The post 2020 Lexus RC F and RC F Track Edition: Driving Machines for a Dwindling Market appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lexus, Autos, Toyota, Detroit, New Cars, News Blog, Coupes, Product Planning, Lexus Division, 2020 Lexus LC F, Lexus LC F, Lexus LC F Track Edition


2020 Toyota Supra – Revealed for Real

The teaser parade is over, and the 2020 Toyota Supra is now fully visible to the world. Toyota’s fifth-generation Supra follows the FT-1 Concept, as we all knew, and was developed by Toyota’s GAZOO Racing. Contained within the two-seat sports car is a 335-horsepower (365 lb-ft of torque) 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six cylinder engine, an eight-speed […] The post 2020 Toyota Supra – Revealed for Real appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Features, Autos, Toyota, Sports Cars, New Cars, Supra, Toyota Supra, News Blog, 2020 Toyota Supra


Toyota urges support for PM's Brexit deal

The carmaker's Europe boss says the deal on the table is the best way to protect the UK car industry.
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, Toyota


Fast and Furious fans get revved up: Toyota’s Supra sports car is back

The 2020 Toyota Supra made its long-awaited debut at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The resurrected sports car, famous for a role in The Fast and the Furious, goes on sale in the U.S. this summer. The post Fast and Furious fans get revved up: Toyota’s Supra sports car is back appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Toyota, Sports Cars, Supra, Toyota Supra, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Toyota Supra gets new life: 'Totally lit' sports car debuts at 2019 Detroit auto show

Toyota revealed the 2020 Supra sports car on Monday at the Detroit auto show after years of speculation about the car's potential revival.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Wild-Styled 2020 Toyota Supra Debuts With More Power and Tech

Toyota unveiled the highly anticipated all-new Supra sports car at the Detroit auto show. Sharing platform and powertrain with the redesigned BMW Z4 roadster, the Supra promises to be a natural h...
Tags: News, Toyota, Detroit, Supra