i-Road concept vehicle revealed

ShareToyota has revealed its i-Road, the brand new three-wheeled two-seater electric vehicle. Toyota says the i-Road is no wider than a conventional two-wheeled scooter. But unlike a normal motorcycle, the i-Road’s occupants are sheltered under a waterproof body and are not required to wear crash helmets. A lithium-ion battery is used to power two 2kW electric […]

Toyota as the top car brand, according to survey

ShareAn annual survey says Toyota tops the car brands in U.S. consumer perception. Unchanged from last year, Ford, Honda, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo rounded out the top six. The survey comes less than a month after the Detroit auto show, during which the company showed off its latest vehicles and concept cars. Based on how consumers […]

Toyota recalling vehicles for air bags and wipers

ShareToyota  recalls 907,000 Corolla model vehicles for air bags. The company also recalls 385,000 Lexus IS luxury cars for defective wipers. Naoto Fuse, who is a  spokesman at Toyota Motor Corp., said Wednesday there have been no accidents or injuries related to either of those defects, but the Japanese automaker received 46 reports of problems involving the air […]

Ford, Mercedes, and Renault-Nissan to produce fuel cell vehicles

ShareFord, Mercedes, and Renault-Nissan announced on Jan. 28 they would produce fuel cell vehicles in 2017. The three companies have been working on the technology, and some have demonstrated prototype vehicles. Mercedes-Benz has been testing multiple generations of their F-Cell fuel cell vehicle. The Toyota-BMW agreement covers the united development of a fuel cell stack, […]