Tag: Toyota

Toyota Announces Fixes Designed to Prevent Rollaway and Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Toyota unveiled new safety features Thursday designed to prevent vehicle rollaways and to shut off engines left idling by mistake—two issues linked to motorist injuries and deaths over the past decade. The automaker says it will install a new automatic-park feature designed to reduce the risk of a car rolling

Toyota sells fewer and fewer manual transmissions — here’s how many fewer

It probably comes as no surprise that manual transmissions are on uncertain ground these days. Fewer models are offered with them, and public perception is that rowing-your-own is more of an enthusiast thing. But carmakers do not stick with automatics for no reason: expected and realized demand tells manufacturers if

2019 Toyota RAV4: What You Need to Know

The redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 finishes in the top half of our compact SUV rankings. It’s more powerful and more fuel-efficient than the outgoing model, and it’s a solid contender in this crowded class. Is the Toyota RAV4 a Good SUV? Yes, the Toyota RAV4 is a good SUV. It

Toyota RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester vs. Nissan Rogue and Other vehicles

It’s hardly a news flash if you’ve been paying attention: Over the past decade, American families have dumped their family sedans for compact SUVs. Such a transformation in automotive preferences is nearly unprecedented: vehicles compact crossovers have become the best-selling passenger vehicles in the United States—second only to full-size pickups—and

Toyota sold too many special-edition Supras in the UK

Toyota’s UK arm just picked itself a whole bouquet of oopsie daisies. Toyota UK accidently oversold its allotment of special-edition Supras. Of the 90 or so cars destined for Europe, the UK was set to receive 24 of them. Only trouble is, an apparent computer glitch allowed more than 24

This Incredible ’80s and ’90s Car Collection Is Coming Up for Sale Next Year

If you’re into cool ’80s and ’90s cars as muchas we are, you’re going to love this news. RM Sotheby’s announced it will be auctioning off a massive 140-car collection full of automotive icons ranging from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. The cars will be spread across four

Data breach exposes trade secrets of carmakers GM, Ford, Tesla, Toyota

 Security researcher UpGuard Cyber Risk disclosed Friday that sensitive documents from more than 100 manufacturing companies, including GM, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Tesla,  Toyota, ThyssenKrupp, and VW were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics. The exposure via Level One Robotics, which provides industrial automation services, came through rsync, a common