Hydrogen Could Become The Fuel Of Choice For Future With STFC Hitting On New Method To Cheaply Produce And Store It

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A new technological breakthrough could make Hydrogen the fuel of choice for the future.

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The Automated Highway Driving Assist System from Toyota

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We are slowly inching our way closer to the reality of the self-driving car, this time with the newest innovation from Toyota: the Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) system. Unlike other prototypes and demos, AHDA could see implementation in consumer-ready cars in as little as two or three years.

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All-Electric Toyota RAV4 EV Hits Road at $50,000

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Say goodbye to the gas pump for good. Toyota officially debuted the its RAV4 full electric vehicle at the 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles. This is no longer a concept; this is the production model and it is available through dealers starting at $49,800, not including delivery fees.

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Audi Makes History At Spa: Fields First-Ever Hybrid Race Car And Takes It To Podium At World Endurance Championship

The Audi trio of Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer drove the first ever diesel-electric racing car out on track at Spa and drove it to pole position during qualifying

The German car manufacturer has a no frills way to prove their car’s worth, taking it out on the race track for a survival test against the best, and the world is invited to watch the spectacle. But more often than not, Audi end up playing not just a survival game, they end up winning.

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RoadRover Android Powered Dashboard At CES 2012

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Although Detroit’s NAIAS is thought of as the first big auto event of the year, the presence of automobile giants at CES suggests that the Las Vegas event is fast becoming the kick-off of the year’s major auto events in regards to in-vehicle computing. We saw some interesting stuff at the automotive area of CES 2012 this year, one among which is the RoadRover Android-powered dashboard.

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Toyota Aqua: The Even More Compact Hybrid Commuter Car

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This is Toyota’s smallest hybrid offering on the market and it is said to get 35.4 km per liter; that works out to about 83MPG or 2.8L/100km. That’s better than its Prius stablemate, which “only” gets 32.6 km per liter.

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Toyota iQ Enlarges Your Smartphone Display To Your HUD

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We use our smartphones for just about everything these days, from music listening to GPS navigating, but it’s not exactly appropriate to hold your phone between your fingers on the steering wheel. And that’s where the MirrorLink protocol comes into the picture (no pun intended).

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Toyota forges partnership with Ford to develop hybrid trucks and SUVS

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A “preliminary agreement” was reached between Toyota and Ford, and they have promised to work together to build a hybrid drive system primarily for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. The goal is to have vehicles using the new tech on the road at some point during this decade. They’re also working together on internet-based services and in-car communications.

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RAV4 EV to be built in Canada by Toyota

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Many people think of California when they think of electric vehicles, but the Great White North is getting into the electric frenzy too. Toyota Canada has announced that it will start assembling electric versions of the RAV4 at its Woodstock facility in the next few months. This comes via a partnership with, you guessed it, Tesla Motors.

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Toyota’s 295 HP GRMN Sports Concept II hybrid convertible

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Just because you want to have a hybrid from Toyota doesn’t mean you have to get stuck with the boring looks and performance of the Prius. Take this car, for example. If you didn’t know any better, you wouldn’t know that it’s a hybrid. You also wouldn’t know that it’s pushing out a more than adequate 295 horsepower.

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