Toyota

Toyota fully re-vamped their minivan models, Alphard and Velfire, and made them into high-quality premium cars like fancy Sedan car models. Aren't Japanese minivans kind of...attractive?

Yoriko Takahashi - January 13, 2015

Toyota & Hino Bring Fuel Cell Tech to Municipal Buses
Readers might remember Toyota's recent global rollout of the MIRAI sedan, for which the TFCS was developed. This new bus, incorporating the same system, is equipped with s 2 fuel cell stacks, 2 motors, and 8 hight pressure hydrogen tanks.
Toyota is releasing the world's first commercial hydrogen FCV called MIRAI. It's a super eco-friendly car that discharges only water, not exhaust gas.

Reno J. Tibke - September 13, 2014

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

This week Japan’s apparently trying to sell some bigass submarines to an Australian navy keen on modernizing, a Japanese manufacturing conglomerate is opening a big new plant in Indiana, and Toyota has come out and publicly declared that the romance is over, and they’re not getting back together with Tesla.

Toyota announced that they are going to sell the Land Cruiser 70 from their popular rugged four-wheel drive vehicle line, Land Cruiser. It will be available in Japan for a limited time until June 30, 2015.

Editor - August 01, 2014

Toyota USA has announced that they are going to add the Persona to their new 2015 Prius model lineup. The price starts at $26,985.

Persona is one of the Toyota's Prius models that is customized for the American market. The first Persona model was released in the fall of 2012, and the new 2015 model will be the second in the line-up.

Hugh Jackman, a favorite among Japanese, and a lover of Japan, is the new pitchman for Toyota with a new TV commercial for Crown Athlete that started airing today.

Toyota made 2 versions of the new TV commercial, and the special Skyblue model and Bright green model are used for each version.

After the Pink Crown, it is time for Skyblue and Bright Green Crowns.

Toyota held an event to show 2 special color models of their Crown car yesterday at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi, Tokyo.

Japanese Technology from the Future SATURDAY Because of Friday Night Corporate Hobnobbing!

This week it’s Japan moving to subsidize the purchase of fuel cell-powered automobiles made by Toyota but hopefully some other players, too, Japan is sharing its earthquake proofing/resistance tech with Bangladesh, and the world's biggest messaging service that no one outside of Asia knows about is investing in America!

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Toyota has just released its first hybrid full-time 4WD for its Crown series  (Majesta, Royal, and Athlete).

All the new models have a hybrid system that combines 2.5-liter 2AR-FSE engine and motor, torsen LSD transfer and newly-developed hybrid transmission. Regarding high fuel-efficiency, the Royal series and Athlete series offer 21.0km/liter and Majesta offers 19.0km/liter.

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