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Work With Your Prius to Drive More Efficiently

If fuel economy is important to you, then a hybrid vehicle like the Toyota Prius could be a great fit for you. But buying an efficient car is not the only thing you can do to save on gas and go easy on the environment; in the video below you can learn about a few Prius features and driving habits you can use to maximize that efficiency.

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Toyota Takes Research On The Road

At the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Toyota is displaying a research vehicle based on the Mirai fuel cell vehicle which is equipped with satellite communications technology from Kymeta, a U.S.-based company that is the world’s leader in flat-panel antenna technology.

Toyota is working to enhance its connected technologies, including a plan to install a Data Communication Module into a broader range of its vehicles. The company is also considering using satellite communications in the future, including high capacity satellites that offer much higher data transfer rates than conventional satellite technologies.

While these satellites have…
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Toyota and Lexus Top the Cars.com 2015 Worry Free List

If the prevalence of automotive reliability and dependability studies are any indication, consumers care a lot about how well their cars will hold up. It's easy to see why: The average car on the road is a record 11.5 years old, according to IHS Automotive. That's more than enough time for an unreliable choice to ravage your finances.

Surveys have shown that when it comes to buying a car, shoppers still want…

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2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: A Luxurious Bridge Between Civilization and Adventure

  • New 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Toyota Safety Sense-P with Pre-Collision System, Frontal Collision Avoidance and Pedestrian Protection
  • Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Entune® 2.5 Multimedia with Siri® Eyes Free Mode and 9-inch Display
  • Standard Rear-Seat Entertainment System with Dual 10-inch Screens
  • Qi Wireless Phone Charging
How do you improve ultimate? The Toyota Land Cruiser has long been the brand's ultimate-capability, ultimate-luxury SUV, and for 2016 Toyota is ratcheting up the meaning…
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The Shocking Secret Ingredient in Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen might just be the fuel of the future. It's long been used by NASA to power rockets and take people into space. The United States already produces about 9 million metric tons of it each year. So isn't it time we started using this clean-burning fuel in our cars?

Well, hydrogen fuel may have an origin that's not so clean.

That’s right, the brand new Toyota Mirai might run on cow poop.

Of course, there are many methods of obtaining hydrogen, some sustainable, and some not so sustainable.

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Toyota and Yellowstone Partner To Keep The Lights On at Lamar Buffalo Ranch

The lights are on where the buffalo roam.

At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park, an innovative distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with re-used Camry Hybrid battery packs is now online. The result: reliable, sustainable, zero emission power to the ranger station and education center for the first time since it was founded in 1907.

Announced in June 2014, the partnership among Toyota, Indy Power Systems, Sharp USA…
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Toyota Mirai Heads To National Mall As The Next Automotive Game Changer

Fifteen years ago, a little hybrid no one knew rolled onto the National Mall to celebrate Earth Day. That hybrid - the Toyota Prius. Tomorrow, nearing the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Toyota will return to Washington, D.C., to showcase yet another revolutionary technology, the hydrogen fuel cell electric Toyota Mirai. Toyota has partnered with Earth Day Network to sponsor the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day celebration, April 17-19, featuring leading environmental voices, government leaders…
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Toyota FCV As A Rally Car

Shinshiro, Japan.

A Toyota fuel cell vehicle (FCV) will be put through its paces in the final installment in this year's Japanese Rally Championship: the 285 km Shinshiro Rally, held in Aichi Prefecture on November 1 and 2. Before the race starts, the FCV, specially tuned and outfitted for rally racing (as pictured below), will check the safety of the roads as a zero car?while emitting zero CO2 or harmful substances.
 
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Toyota FCV, Fuel Cell Vehicle is a Reality

 

Toyota Motor Corporation has revealed the exterior design and Japan pricing of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan, first unveiled as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show last year.

The car will launch in Japan before April 2015, and preparations are underway for launches in the U.S. and European markets in the summer of 2015.

In Japan, the fuel cell sedan will go on sale at Toyota and Toyopet dealerships, priced at approximately 7 million yen (MSRP; excludes consumption tax). Initially, sales will be limited to regions where hydrogen refueling infrastructure is being developed. U.S. and Europe prices…

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