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Calling Uber from your broken-down car is no fun, so buy these reliable rides

Calling Uber from your broken-down car is no fun, so buy these reliable rides Here’s a little secret other sites won’t tell you: these days, it’s difficult to find a truly “bad” new car.With few exceptions, anyone can walk onto any dealer lot, pick out any new car, and wind up with a reasonably trouble-free product for the first several years of ownership.

Toyota’s RAV4 Adventure brings a rugged look to an understated crossover

Toyota’s RAV4 Adventure brings a rugged look to an understated crossover While crossovers took the automotive market by storm, Subaru went a step further to make its all-terrain vehicles actually look like all-terrain vehicles.Since then, crossover utility vehicles, or CUVs, have adopted styling cues that suggest they can tackle any unpaved road, even if that’s far from the case.

Toyota’s 2018 Tundra and Sequoia gain TRD Sport upgrades, new safety tech

Toyota’s 2018 Tundra and Sequoia gain TRD Sport upgrades, new safety tech When shopping for a big pickup truck or SUV, it’s easy to overlook the Toyota Tundra and Toyota Sequoia.The 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia both feature minor style updates and new safety tech, as well as new optional TRD Sport packages from Toyota Racing Development, the Japanese automaker’s performance arm.

Top 10 cars of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

Top 10 cars of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show The Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place is the envy of the nation’s auto dealers: the largest attendance of any US auto show, and enough room for multiple indoor test tracks.Still, Chicago generates its fair share of new car introductions (that is, midlife refreshes) as opposed to “all new” cars (a new model), model variants such as convertibles or off-road versions, and hints of new models.

Street Fighter II's M. Bison Loses To... A Toyota

Street Fighter II's M. Bison Loses To... A Toyota I beat he could kick some Prius ass.In Toyota’s latest C-HR ad, the crossover makes its way through Street Fighter II and faces off with M.

‘Street Fighter II’-themed Toyota commercial pits the new C-HR against M. Bison

‘Street Fighter II’-themed Toyota commercial pits the new C-HR against M. Bison While the C-HR’s latest commercial doesn’t exactly showcase the vehicle’s finer points, Street Fighter II‘s competitors are obviously fans of Toyota’s new approach.More: Are two factory body kits the first step toward a hot-rodded Toyota C-HR?

How The Best Racing Cheat Of All Time Worked

How The Best Racing Cheat Of All Time Worked It was via this restrictor plate that Toyota found their loophole.It’s not just that they made a restrictor plate that didn’t actually restrict; anyone could have done that, but they’d have been caught.

Hello, fellow kids! Toyota’s edgy C-HR targets millennials, but forgets the tech

Hello, fellow kids! Toyota’s edgy C-HR targets millennials, but forgets the tech With a number of competitor crossovers already on sale, the C-HR faces an uphill battle to earn Toyota new market share.The 2018 Toyota C-HR is nothing if not audacious.

Lexus’ Sports Yacht may be just a concept or it could be a market test

Lexus’ Sports Yacht may be just a concept or it could be a market test Now we can add Lexus to the gang with the Lexus Sports Yacht, which was recently introduced at the Miami International Boat Show.Dream bigger and get the matching yacht The 42-foot Lexus Sports Yacht is constructed of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CRFP), a material used in race cars and supercars.

Microsoft is licensing its tech to car firms, with Toyota first to jump on board

Microsoft is licensing its tech to car firms, with Toyota first to jump on board The initiative is intended to help facilitate the ‘connected car,’ as public interest in more intelligent in-car functionality is expected to continue to grow over the new few years.“The connected car represents an enormous opportunity for the auto industry, and at the core it’s a software challenge,” said Peggy Johnson, Microsoft’s executive vice president of business development, who was quoted in a blog post published by the company.

New Toyota Mirai billboards in California help clear the air

New Toyota Mirai billboards in California help clear the air The FCV will be featured on a new billboard (nothing new about cars on billboards) but this one, fittingly, helps to clean the air.The Toyota Mirai eco-billboard campaign, working in conjunction with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, will launch 37 billboards in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

This Toyota Corolla iM drift car is a 1,000-hp Frankenstein’s monster

This Toyota Corolla iM drift car is a 1,000-hp Frankenstein’s monster But this isn’t a standard Toyota Corolla.So it took a humble Toyota Corolla iM hatchback, converted it from front-wheel drive to rear-wheel drive, and installed a 2.

The Billboards For Toyota's Hydrogen-powered Mirai Eat Pollution

The Billboards For Toyota's Hydrogen-powered Mirai Eat Pollution That’s why Toyota is using pollution-eating billboards to showcase the all-new Mirai.The Mirai, for those who aren’t familiar, is Toyota’s first car powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

After a crushing defeat last year, will 2017 finally be Toyota’s year at Le Mans?

After a crushing defeat last year, will 2017 finally be Toyota’s year at Le Mans? “What happened at Le Mans last year was painful so we gave extra attention to quality management,” Pascal Vasselon, technical director of Toyota Gazoo Racing, said in a statement.Audi dropped out at the end of last season, ending an 18-year stint that included 13 Le Mans victories.

Toyota’s FT-4X concept is an urbanite’s ticket to the great outdoors

Toyota’s FT-4X concept is an urbanite’s ticket to the great outdoors Unveiled at the New York Auto Show, the FT-4X concept hints at what a successor to the FJ Cruiser could look like if it ever sees the light of day.More: Toyota turns the HiLux pickup into a Tonka truck for the young at heart Designers developed a clever tailgate named Multi-Hatch.

Toyota's new robotic leg brace will help stroke patients walk again

Toyota's new robotic leg brace will help stroke patients walk again On Wednesday, the company launched a robotic leg brace, the Welwalk WW-100.The motorised device is designed to help partially paralysed people, such as stroke patients.

This Totally Free Car Theme Park In Tokyo Will Blow Your Mind

This Totally Free Car Theme Park In Tokyo Will Blow Your Mind You get the Toyota Mega Web.Located in Tokyo’s Bay Area, the Mega Web is about 30 minutes by train from the city center.

This one’s for the fans: Everything you need to know about Toyota’s next Supra

This one’s for the fans: Everything you need to know about Toyota’s next Supra The sports car segment is declining all over the globe, so it’s increasingly difficult for companies to justify spending money on new entrants.The Supra and BMW’s next drop-top will use the same basic architecture, but they’ll look completely different.

Toyota’s ‘Project Portal’ brings a hydrogen-powered big rig to L.A.

Toyota’s ‘Project Portal’ brings a hydrogen-powered big rig to L.A. Last year, it announced plans to test fuel cells in commercial trucks, and now those hydrogen big rigs are about to get rolling.The Japanese automaker is launching “Project Portal,” a test program for hydrogen fuel-cell trucks at the Port of Los Angeles.