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March 29, 2017

Toyota FT-4X concept teased. Is Toyota working on a Bronco rival?

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Toyota has released a teaser of the new FT-4X concept that it is going to debut next month in New York Auto Show. While we only have a look at its rugged wheel, right now we can only speculate that it's a new SUV/ truck concept.

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Refreshed 2018 Lexus NX to debut in Shanghai

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Lexus has announced that the 2018 Lexus NX crossover is getting a refresh and that the updated model is going to debut next month at the upcoming Shanghai Motor Show.

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March 22, 2017

Restyled 2018 Toyota Sienna and Yaris to debut in NYC

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Toyota has revealed the updated 2018 Sienna and Yaris ahead of their debut at the New York Auto Show next month.

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March 20, 2017

Battle of the fuel cell vehicles: 2017 Honda Clarity vs 2017 Toyota Mirai (Review)

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Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are becoming more common everyday, especially with the introduction of the new Chevy Bolt - the electric car for the masses, but what's next. Although hybrids, plug-in hybrids and fully electric vehicles are becoming more popular, there is one future technology that has yet to take off, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Honda originally started leasing its Clarity FCX fuel cell vehicle in 2008 and since then we've seen the limited release of other fuel cell vehicles from GM, Hyundai and most recently Toyota, but is the technology now ready for prime time? For the 2017 model year, Honda and Toyota have released two vehicles, which they hope will finally improve public perception of fuel cell vehicles and prove that they are just as easy to operate and as safe as conventional vehicles. With that we have our first head to head battle of the 2017 Honda Clarity and 2017 Toyota Mirai!

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March 17, 2017

Is the Lexus GS about to go bye bye?

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Just a few months ago, Lexus unveiled the all-new LS flagship sedan, which is now ditching the old V8 engine in the last generation for a twin-turbocharged V6. The twin-turbo V6 may sound like a nice upgrade to the LS, but it will come at a cost. It's being reported the new LS may lead to the death of the smaller GS sedan.

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March 16, 2017

Lexus UX crossover concept headed to production

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Lexus has confirmed that the small UX crossover concept is going to enter production, as the brand looks for ways to attract younger buyers. Lexus executive Yoshihiro Sawa revealed the news during an interview with Motoring last week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

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March 14, 2017

2017 Toyota 860 Special Edition unveiled

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Toyota has unveiled a new special edition of the 86, dubbed the 860 Special Edition. The special 86 gets some unique exterior upgrades, an upgraded interior and some new performance tech features.

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February 14, 2017

2018 Lexus LS 500h to debut in Geneva

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Lexus has announced that the 2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid is going to debut early next month at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

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January 24, 2017

Lexus LC stars in the brand's Super Bowl commercial

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Lexus has announced that the new LC 500 will be featured in its Super Bowl commercial, "Man and Machine." According to Lexus, the spot recognizes the parallels between the shapes and movements of the human form and the power and athleticism of Lexus' most premium models. The spot features movement artist Lil Buck and music from Sia.

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January 9, 2017

2018 Toyota Camry debuts in Detroit with more emotional styling

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Just a few years ago, Toyota did a major mid-cycle update to the Camry to inject some excitement into the midsize sedan. Now Toyota has unveiled an all-new Camry, which Toyota says gains an "emotionally-charged design and performance experience."

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January 5, 2017

Toyota Concept-i builds a relationship with the driver

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Toyota has unveiled the new Concept-i at this week's CES in Las Vegas, which has been designed from the inside out to foster a warm and friendly experience for the driver and passengers. Designed with user experience technology, Toyota says that the Concept-i was created around the philosophy of "kinetic warmth," a belief that mobility technology should be warm, welcoming, and fun.

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December 14, 2016

Toyota teases a high performance Yaris

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Toyota has released a teaser sketch of a new high-performance version of the Yaris hatchback, which will take inspiration from Toyota's new Yaris WRC race car.

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December 9, 2016

2018 Lexus LS teased ahead of its debut in Detroit

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Lexus has announced plans to reveal the all-new 2018 Lexus LS flagship sedan next month at the Detroit Auto Show. Even though we're about a month away from its debut, Lexus has released a teaser photo of the new LS, which gives a hint at its bolder styling.

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December 1, 2016

2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of its Detroit debut

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Toyota has announced that the all-new 2018 Camry is going to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show.

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November 18, 2016

2018 Toyota C-HR debuts in LA, arrives next spring

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Toyota has unveiled the US-spec version of the 2018 C-HR compact crossover, which is going to arrive in showrooms next spring. The C-HR joins an ever growing list of new small crossovers.

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November 3, 2016

2018 Toyota C-HR to debut at the LA Auto Show

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Toyota has announced that the 2018 C-HR compact crossover is going to debut this month at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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November 2, 2016

Toyota reveals the 220 mph Land Speed Cruiser

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Toyota has just created the "World's Fastest SUV." While the Toyota Land Cruiser is known for its off-road prowess, most of us would never expect the SUV to be faster than many of the world's fastest sports cars.

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September 29, 2016

Lexus UX concept debuts in Paris

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Lexus has unveiled the new UX concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The small SUV concept previews a new smaller Lexus SUV and also previews the future of Lexus' design language.

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September 23, 2016

Lexus UX concept features a 3-D driving experience

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Lexus is going to reveal its latest concept, the UX next week at the Paris Motor Show. The UX concept is likely a preview of a new small crossover from the automaker. Lexus hasn't revealed all the details about the concept, but it has revealed a second teaser photo, which this time shows off the concept's interior.

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September 20, 2016

You can now lease a 2017 Toyota Mirai for $349 a month

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When the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle arrived in showrooms late last year, Toyota priced it at $57,500 or you could lease it for $499 a month for 36 months, with $3,649 due at signing. Now Toyota has announced the pricing for the 2017 Mirai, which can now be leased for a easier to swallow $349 a month for 36 months with $2,499 due at signing.

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September 12, 2016

Refreshed 2017 Lexus IS gets more safety tech

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Following its debut earlier this year in Shanghai, Lexus has unveiled more details about the refreshed 2017 IS, which gets a slightly updated exterior, plus more standard safety technology. Last year the IS received updated engines and now the IS gets a more dramatic version of the Lexus spindle grille.

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September 9, 2016

Lexus UX concept previews a new sub-compact crossover

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Lexus has released a preview of its new UX concept, which is going to debut on September 29 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

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August 22, 2016

Toyota prices the 2017 Corolla, Corolla iM and 86 models

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Toyota has released the pricing for the 2017 Corolla, Corolla iM and 86 models.

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June 30, 2016

Toyota GT86 Initial D Concept re-imagines the AE86 Corolla

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When the Toyota GT86, which is known as the Scion FR-S and soon to be Toyota 86, debuted in 2012, it was seen as the spiritual successor to the rear-wheel drive Corolla GT Coupe - also known as the AE86 - of the mid-1980s. Toyota is now re-emphasizing that connection with the creation of the GT86 Initial D concept, which is covered in livery from the Initial D Japanese manga comic series.

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June 28, 2016

Toyota reveals the 2017 C-HR's interior

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Toyota has already revealed the exterior of the small C-HR crossover and now Toyota has finally released the first photos of the interior. On the outside, the C-HR features an aggressive coupe-like design, while the interior features a new 'Sensual Tech' design concept combining high-tech functionality with a sensual and fashionable style.

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June 7, 2016

Toyota trademarks Supra name in Europe

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Speculation has been circulating about the return of the Toyota Supra since the automaker trademarked the name in the U.S. two years ago. Now there's even more proof that the iconic badge is set to make a return, since Toyota recently trademarked the Supra name in Europe.

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May 26, 2016

Lexus may replace the CT with a small hybrid crossover

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Now that Toyota has released an all-new Prius, what does Toyota have planned for its cousin, the Lexus CT hybrid? Well fans of the Lexus CT will probably be disappointed to hear that there are rumors that the CT hatchback will be replaced by a new smaller crossover.

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May 25, 2016

Toyota and Uber team up

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Toyota and Uber have announced the beginning of a partnership to explore collaboration in the world of ridesharing. The signed memorandum of understanding will see the two companies start with trials in countries where ridesharing is expanding. As part of the partnership, Toyota Financial Services Corporation and Mirai Creation Investment Limited Partnership are making a strategic investment in Uber.

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April 25, 2016

Restyled 2017 Lexus IS debuts in Beijing

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The current generation Lexus IS debuted in 2013, so now it's time for a facelift. Lexus has unveiled the restyled 2017 Lexus IS at the Beijing Motor Show.

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April 20, 2016

2017 Lexus IS teased ahead of its debut at the Beijing Motor Show

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Lexus is going to reveal the updated 2017 Lexus IS next week at the Beijing Motor Show. The teaser photo of the 2017 IS reveals that the updates will include new headlights and a restyled front bumper.

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April 13, 2016

Toyota's student-designed uBox concept is meant to appeal to Gen-Z buyers

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Toyota has unveiled the uBox concept, which was designed by students at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research in South Carolina. Toyota and the University teamed up for two years to immerse students in every aspect of automotive development, with the end result being this box on wheels concept, creatively called the uBox.

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March 25, 2016

2017 Toyota Corolla gets a refresh

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Toyota is giving the Corolla a mild facelift for the 2017 model year, which includes a restyled grille and front bumper, new taillights and updated wheels.

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March 24, 2016

Lexus confirms three-row RX crossover

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Lexus has finally confirmed that it is working on a larger version of the RX crossover that will have three rows of seats, which will finally give Lexus a competitor to the Acura MDX and Volvo XC90.

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March 23, 2016

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid debuts at the New York Auto Show

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Toyota has unveiled the 2017 Prius Prime plug-in hybrid today at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The new Prius plug-in hybrid can now travel twice as far as the old model and is expected to be rated at 120 MPGe - higher than any other plug-in hybrid.

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March 17, 2016

Scion FR-S will be reborn as the Toyota 86 this fall

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Now that Scion is officially dead, we've been wondering what lies in store for the brand's shinning star - the FR-S. When Toyota announced that Scion would disappear this summer, it confirmed that the iA, iM and FR-S would live on as Toyota models in the U.S. Now Toyota has confirmed that the FR-S will be badged as the 2017 Toyota 86 here in the U.S.

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March 15, 2016

Toyota teases new Prius model, it's probably the plug-in hybrid?

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Toyota has released a teaser of "the next mechanical marvel" in the Prius lineup, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show.

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March 14, 2016

2017 Toyota Highlander gets some updates for New York

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Toyota is going to reveal the updated 2017 Highlander SUV this month at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The 2017 Highlander gets some styling updates, a new V6 and more technology.

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March 1, 2016

2017 Toyota C-HR debuts in Geneva

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With the success of rivals, like the Honda HR-V and Chevy Trax, Toyota is now about to jump into the competitive subcompact crossover segment with the C-HR. The C-HR has debuted today at the Geneva Motor Show.

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February 28, 2016

2017 Toyota C-HR leaked ahead of its debut in Geneva

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The 2016 Geneva Motor Show kicks off this week and leading up to its debut at the show, photos of the 2017 Toyota C-HR compact crossover have leaked online.

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February 23, 2016

Toyota C-HR teased ahead of its debut in Geneva

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Toyota has released a teaser photo of the compact C-HR crossover, which is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. The production version will likely be toned down a lot compared to the concept, but according to Toyota it will feature a 5-door coupé design with an elevated SUV-style cabin.

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