Articles about Toyota Motor Corporation

To promote collaboration in new fields such as autonomous driving
Celebrating its 50th birthday this month
Yes, impossible. Or "Impossibru!", as the Japanese would declare. Yet I approach you now, not as a disciple of the Temple of Corolla, but as a Doubting Thomas who has seen the light. Since its launch in 1966, the Toyota Corolla has
A potential game-changer
Partnerships between carmakers usually have mixed results, depending on the scope of their vision and how they stand to benefit from one another. According to a report by Forbes, there is another partnership in the works that could potentially shake up the
So they can have better quality of life
In an effort to keep its workers from leaving the company for personal reasons, Toyota Motor Corporation will offer a telecommute program to employees in its headquarters in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan by August this year, according to a report by
If only our gov't provided tax breaks
In December 2014, Toyota gave the world a glimpse of what the future of motoring would be like. The Japanese auto giant introduced a revolutionary new car known as the Mirai, a vehicle that ran solely on hydrogen fuel. It was clean
A look at the model through the years
There is probably one of these parked in your garage. Or perhaps you have a friend or a relative who owns one. And most likely, this was your very first car. Whatever the story, each of us has a memory to tell
The dynamic brand is no more
Remember the Scion brand? For the uninitiated, this is Toyota's youth-oriented nameplate in the North American market. We've featured a few of its vehicles on our website, and openly expressed our desire for some of its models to be
We take a sip of the FCV's liquid emission
You may have heard that Toyota Motor Corporation has created a car so futuristic that they called it Mirai, which in Japanese means "the future." Heck, it's so futuristic they just had to feature it in a tribute video on the
It will occupy just one cupholder
Do you drive solo? Do you listen to podcasts or audio books to fight boredom on the road? Do you find yourself mindlessly tinkering with your mobile phone in slow-moving traffic just because you have nothing better to do? Even worse,
More compact than the popular 86
Exactly three years ago--on October 9, 2012, as a matter of fact--I reported here that Toyota was adding two more sports cars to its stable next to the 86. I got that firsthand info from 86 chief engineer Tetsuya Tada,
Set for rollout on 3 car models
High-tech safety systems are normally associated with premium vehicles. When we say "high-tech," we're not necessarily referring to airbags and antilock brakes, as these are standard fare already. The safety gear we're talking about are stuff like vehicles
Including Lexus models
Our market may not be aware of it, but in the rest of the world, hybrid cars are a big thing. On our streets, you will see an 86 every day, and a Prius maybe once every quarter. Of course, if our
Not your everyday 'sundo' vehicle
Minivans are a near staple of everyday modern family living. If you don't see them parked at the grocery, they're lined up along Ortigas or Katipunan on their way to pick up the kids after dismissal from school. For too
Joint venture to fund filling stations
It's no secret that the automotive industry does business in a very competitive environment. Carmakers try to outdo each other in terms of product offerings' features, technology and even designs. It's practically a show of one-upmanship.Once in a
More details on the new IMV motors
Toyota is no stranger to diesel engines. Those of you who are old enough may remember the HiAce van being offered with a diesel mill back in the '80s. While that powerplant was the noisy and anemic oil-burner, it did the
The Japanese show their playful side
What if you could bring your favorite toy to life? This is what Toyota Motor Corporation tries to do as it debuts its Camatte Vision at this year's International Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. The Camatte is Toyota's latest interactive
8th-gen Toyota Hilux officially revealed
After all the spy shots, the leaked photos and the "revealed" details, it's finally official: Toyota Motor Corporation has finally taken the wraps off the all-new, eighth-generation Hilux at a global unveiling in Bangkok, Thailand.If you're thinking
Check out their specifications
It's safe to say that the most-awaited vehicle models right now in the Philippine market are the Toyota IMV (Innovative International Multipurpose Vehicle) trio of the Hilux, the Fortuner and the Innova. We can definitively tell you that the new
What does it mean for both companies?
Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation have entered into a long-term partnership that will leverage the resources of both companies to make "more appealing cars that meet the diverse needs and tastes of customers all over the world.""As evidenced
All 5 of them
In November last year, we gave you a sneak peek into the future of motoring according to Toyota by showing you the Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. A few weeks later, we gave you a deeper insight into what this amazing piece
Do they just throw these away?
Back in the '90s, Toyota Motor Company changed the world by introducing a little car that could run on petrol, an electric motor, or both. The Prius, first introduced in Japan in 1997 and worldwide in 2000, was the first mass-produced
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