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A 2-year-old Toyota sold for $1,000 more than its original sticker price, revealing how short supply is turning the car market on its head

Used car and truck dealers have bought models for more than their original sticker price. Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images Used trucks have been sold for above their original sticker price in a red-hot market, The Associated Press reported. A supply crunch from factory closures and worldwide chip shortages for new vehicles have contributed to price rises. But prices have climbed at a slower rate this week, according to vehicle data site Black Book. See more stories on Insider's busi...
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Watch Toyota’s latest robot ace challenging house chores

The Tokyo Research Institute in California has designed a prototype robot that can skillfully perform various chores within the home.
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2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition: Adding The Golden Touch

The 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition is an attempt to spruce up Toyota’s venerable family SUV. Whereas other carmakers are forging the sinister all-black route, Toyota is going the opposite direction here by adding a golden touch. The Bronze Edition is exclusive to the fourth-gen Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Once it goes on sale later this year, the Bronze Edition will sit between the Hybrid XLE and Hybrid Limited in the price department. Toyota Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition ...
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Tesla unveils 3,100-mile Supercharger route across China as part of Musk's plan to connect Shangai and London

Elon Musk wants to create a charging route that stretches from Shanghai to London. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Tesla unveiled a Supercharger route stretching more than 3,000 miles along China's Silk Road. The route includes 27 Supercharger stations. Elon Musk wants to eventually build a route spanning Shanghai to London. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging remains one of the biggest headaches of EV ownership - and Tesla just made it a bit easier for its Chinese cust...
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Toyota Research Institute shows how its robotics work with difficult surfaces in the home

Following this morning’s announcement that Hyundai has closed its acquisition of Boston Dynamics, another automotive company has posted some robotics news. The Toyota Research Institute announcement is decidedly less earthshaking than that big deal — if anything, it’s more of a progress check on what the division has been working on. Of course, incremental updates tend to be the name of the game when it comes to robotics of all sorts. This does, however, shed some interesting light on the work T...
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Toyota drivers trade gunshots on I-95 during the Miami rush hou
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The Station: Waymo nabs more capital, Cruise taps a $5B credit line and hints about Argo’s future

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. A few Extra Crunch items highlight before we jump into things. This week, we published an interview with Refraction AI co-founder and CTO Matthew Johnson-Roberson as part of an ongo...
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Toyota reveals its work on an honest-to-goodness cloak of invisibility

Though it's mostly just looking to make its cars safer, rather than hide them A team of researchers have detailed a range of techniques which they suggest could one day lead to a genuine cloak of invisibility - although, thanks to Toyota's involvement, they're looking to start by making the windscreen pillars disappear from your next car.…
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Experts from Ford, Toyota and Hyundai outline why automakers are pouring money into robotics

Automakers’ interest in robotics is not a new phenomenon, of course: Robots and automation have long played a role in manufacturing and are both clearly central to their push into AVs. But recently, many companies are going even deeper into the field, with plans to be involved in the wide spectrum of categories that robotics touch. At TC Sessions: Mobility 2021, we spoke to a trio of experts at three major automakers. Max Bajracharya of Toyota Research Institute, Mario Santillo of Ford and Ernes...
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Toyota Thanks Shareholders for Support After Shares Hit Record High

TOYOTA CITY (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp's shares reached a record high on Wednesday, earning a rare message of thanks from the company's...
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EV battery swapping startup Ample charges up operations in Japan, NYC

EV battery swapping startup Ample has locked in two partnerships this month that will help fuel an expansion into Japan and New York City after years of working on the technology. The startup, which was founded in 2014 and came out of stealth in March, said Tuesday it has partnered with Japanese petroleum and energy company Eneos to jointly deploy and operate battery swapping infrastructure  in Japan. Over the next year, the two companies will pilot Ample’s fully automated swapping technolo...
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Scale AI CEO Alex Wang weighs in on software bugs and what will make AV tech good enough

Scale co-founder and CEO Alex Wang joined us at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility 2021 this week to discuss his company’s role in the autonomous driving industry and how it’s changed in the five years since its founding. Scale helps large and small AV players establish reliable “ground truth” through data annotation and management, and along the way, the standards for what that means have shifted as the industry matures. Good data is the “good bones” of autonomous driving systems Even if two algor...
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Chinese startup plans to launch a driverless robotaxi service in California in 2022, the robotaxi startup that operates in China and the United States, has started testing driverless vehicles on public roads in California ahead of plans to launch a commercial service there in 2022. The company said the driverless vehicle testing, which means the autonomous vehicles operate without human safety drivers behind the wheel, is happening daily on public roads in Fremont and Milpitas, California. is also testing its driverless vehicles in Guangzhou, China. said...
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Toyota GT86 TRD | Spotted

Hard to justify new at more than £30k, the limited edition '86 looks a lot more enticing at half price
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Watch the newest commercials on TV from Toyota, H&M, Abbott and more

H&M hypes its summer 2021 sustainable swimwear collection.  
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Toyota: Built to last

‘Built to Last’ tells of the rigorous, time-consuming testing process that makes every Toyota Genuine Accessory Aussie-tough, with the unmistakable touch of leading Australian comedy director, Tony Rogers. As local trips and holidays are back on the agenda in Australia, this campaign is designed to light-heartedly emphasise - to all Toyota drivers - the importance and enduring value of Toyota’s genuine, purpose-buil...
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Honda Civic Type R Sport Line vs. Toyota GR Yaris

Shorn of the GT spec or Circuit Pack, just how good are the all-conquering Civic and Yaris?
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Toyota Wants to Expand GR Performance Arm

Toyota is reportedly taking the performance aspects of its brand, which some of our readers might recall has been a little spotty, very seriously and has begun making plans to broaden the horizons of the Gazoo Racing (GR). The sub-brand, which seems to be gradually supplanting Toyota Racing Development (TRD), has introduced a slew of […] The post Toyota Wants to Expand GR Performance Arm appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Scale to launch a mapping product to address the changing needs of its autonomous driving customers

Solving the varied challenges that arise in autonomous driving is an incredibly complex task, but even attempting to get started means ensuring you have quality data that’s accurate and well-annotated. That’s where Scale comes in, having identified early on that the AV industry would require annotation of huge swaths of data, including specialized LiDAR imaging. Now, co-founder and CEO Alex Wang tells me at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 (ExtraCrunch subscription required) that it’s moving into mapp...
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2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport: A Fresh Take On Toyota’s Venerable Family SUV

The 2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport is a more athletic version of the Japanese carmaker’s longstanding and versatile family SUV. Whereas the 4Runner TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro are leaning more towards the rough stuff, the all-new TRD Sport has the legs to conquer smooth tarmac. Also, it gets a healthy dose of street style and curb appeal to go along with its newfound on-road refinement. 2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport: What’s New? Toyota said the 4Runner TRD Sport looks to “add style, flair, a...
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Toyota Extended Warranty Cost (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. A Toyota extended warranty can add up to 10 years of vehicle protection.Customers report paying anywhere from $1,500 to $2,500 for a Toyota extended warranty.The Toyota factory warranty provides 3 years/36,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage and 5 years/60,000 miles of powertrain warranty coverage. When you purchase a Toyota from the dealership, you may be offered a Toyota...
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Joby Aviation eyes Asia and Europe as early markets alongside North America

While electric vertical take-off and landing passenger aircraft startup Joby Aviation is targeting North America for its initial commercial launch, founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt expects the company to have an early presence in Asia and Europe as well. Bevirt, who joined the TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 on June 9, didn’t give away the first location; although recent announcements suggest it is narrowed down to Los Angeles, Miami, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area. But he did weigh in on what ...
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Toyota reveals all-new Land Cruiser 300

It's all change for the legendary 4x4 - except where it counts, of course
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2022 Toyota Prius Nightshade Edition: A Touch of Menace for This Iconic Hybrid Car

The 2022 Toyota Prius is the first hybrid to join the Japanese auto giant’s Nightshade family with blacked-out exterior trim and unique interior treatments. You wouldn’t normally associate the iconic hybrid with a sporty character like this, but the Toyota Prius Nightshade Edition adds a bit of flair and drama to the otherwise humdrum styling. And to be fair, the current fourth-generation Prius is getting long in the tooth, having been on the market since 2016. The Prius received a comprehens...
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Toyota C-HR Deathwatch: You’ve Got A Real Type Of Thing Goin’ Down

Believe it or not, there was once a time before every automaker had something resembling an SUV on their lot. Of course, that time faded with the Carter administration. Today, every mainstream brand boasts a variety of lifted wagons to grab at every possible sliver of the segment. Arguably, Toyota was there at the beginning […] The post Toyota C-HR Deathwatch: You’ve Got A Real Type Of Thing Goin’ Down appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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200 Toyota Innova Crysta Ambulances Available at Subsidised Rate

Infinium Toyota, an Ahmedabad-based authorized dealership for Toyota Kirloskar...
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2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review: Stylish & Affordable But Should You Buy It?

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Based on our test drive Despite some redeeming qualities, the Eclipse Cross is average at best. The interior, although nice looking, provides minimal cargo space. On the road, the Eclipse Cross feels shaky and does little to inspire confidence. If you are looking for a smaller SUV, we recommend shopping around before deciding on the Eclipse Cross. Exterior Styling 86 Interior ...
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The Station: Aurora gets closer to a SPAC deal, Spin’s new strategy and Waymo One app numbers

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. We are days away from TC Sessions: Mobility 2021, a one-day virtual event scheduled for June 9 that is bringing together some of the best and brightest minds in transportation. I’ll...
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Rise Up For The Seiko Presage Sharp Edged GMT

I really don’t want to, but Seiko doesn’t leave me any choice. The Presage SPB217J1, SPB219J1, SPB221J1, and SPB223J1 we had at Fratello HQ beg to be compared to high-end Grand Seiko GMT’s. Maybe it’s like comparing a Toyota to a Lexus, but if that’s the case “GS” has nothing to worry about. The first […] Visit Rise Up For The Seiko Presage Sharp Edged GMT to read the full article.
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Toyota Reaches Settlement Over Bullied Engineer's Suicide

Japanese automaker Toyota has reached a settlement with the family of an engineer whose suicide was ruled a job-related death due to harassment from his boss.
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