Tag Archives: Toyota

I Just Noticed Something Weird: Toyota Doesn’t Sell A Popular, Affordable Electric Car

I don’t know if this has already occurred to all of you out there (particularly if there are any Toyota executives reading this) but Toyota isn’t currently selling a popular, affordable electric car. Weird, right? You’d think if anybody would be doing it, it’d be Toyota.

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Absurd Video Shows Upside Down Toyota Land Cruiser Become Runaway Toyota Land Cruiser 

A video has surfaced on the interwebs showing a tractor flipping a rolled-over Toyota Land Cruiser upright. But the SUV diver apparently hadn’t set the park brake, because the off-roader then barrels down a steep hill into thick woods in what has to be among the saddest off-road recoveries I’ve ever seen.

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Toyota Pauses Japanese Production Lines Following Earthquake

Following an earthquake early on Thursday morning, Toyota will suspend production in most of its Japanese facilities. While no damage has been done to Toyota’s plants, indefinite power loss in some supplier plants has caused a shortage of automotive components. More than a million homes and businesses in Hokkaido…

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We Aren’t Getting The New Toyota Corolla Wagon But We Should

There’s a new Toyota Corolla hatchback and that means there’s a new Corolla wagon to go along with it. But while we’re getting the surprisingly good hatch here, we’ve got no luck with the wagon. And that’s a bummer because this car looks spacious as hell.

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Look At This Nearly $40,000 Camry With 300 Horsepower

It is 2018 and you can walk into a Toyota dealership and put down about 40 grand to get a two-tone black over white Toyota Camry with 300 horsepower, an eight-speed automatic and a red leather interior. What is happening!

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Toyota’s Innovation Changed Manufacturing Forever

Much praise has been heaped upon Henry Ford and his implementation of the assembly line as it relates to assembling complete automobiles, even though credit for the invention really belongs to Ransom E. Olds, and he doesn’t get enough for it. Similarly, laudatory language is rarely thrust in Taiichi Ohno’s direction,…

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NAFTA Talks May Never End

People actually think flying cars will work this time, cars on the ground are having brake issues and talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement will probably never end. This is The Morning Shift.

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The Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Has a Hood Scoop on Its Hood Scoop

Witness above: A 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro. A truck for doing truckish things, like driving on the beach and paying visits to the nearest sporting goods outlet. Do you notice anything peculiar about the truck’s face? Anything peculiar about THE NUMBER OF HOOD SCOOPS IT HAS?

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The 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Is Only $900 Cheaper Than A Ford Raptor

If you need a truck to do some serious off-roading, the Ford Raptor is the weapon of choice for most folks. But if you wanted something a different, Toyota will offer a Tundra TRD Pro for the 2019 model year, but it’s not cheap with a starting price of $51,275.

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The 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid Can Actually Cause You Pain

In the process of testing the 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid, the car actually managed to hurt me, a little bit. I’m not talking about the existential soul-bruising kick that every painfully rational and practical and boring car like the Camry gives you, this is an actual, physical bit of pain, imparted by the car to me…

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