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The Best SUVs to Buy in 2016

The Best SUVs to Buy in 2016

Looking for the best SUV to buy in 2016? It's shaping up to be a good year for families seeking a fresh take on a familiar formula: how to get the entire brood from point A to point B in comfort and with a dash of style while also hauling all of life's essentials and accessories. A host of new SUVs are hitting the streets in 2016, ranging from entry-level people movers to full-on luxury cruisers, and we've picked five that represent the best of what's fresh for the coming year.

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Toyota Shows off S-FR concept ready to race

Toyota Shows off S-FR concept ready to race

The first time we caught a glimpse at the Toyota S-FR was back in October when the car was unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show along with two other concepts. The original concept that Toyota unveiled might have been too cute for the enthusiasts and performance fans, but the latest version certainly looks meaner.

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Toyota to recall 1.6 million cars with Takata inflators

Toyota to recall 1.6 million cars with Takata inflators

Toyota will recall 1.6 million vehicles located in Japan to replace potentially faulty inflators from Takata Corp. These inflators had previously been recalled and determined to be safe; the reason for Toyota’s change of mind isn’t clear, but is perhaps a wise move given the potentially fatal results when the airbags are faulty. Toyota isn’t the first automaker to backtrack on a recall decision; earlier this month, Nissan also re-issued recalls in Japan over Takata inflators.

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2016 Toyota Prius First Drive: Eco-chic Gets Redone

2016 Toyota Prius First Drive: Eco-chic Gets Redone

Beloved by owners, bemoaned by automotive enthusiasts, championed by environmentalists, no car is as polarizing as the Toyota Prius. In California, it may be the only thing more abundant than sunshine. While other automakers have low-volume eco-friendly cars, or tout future solutions, the Prius delivers real-world results here-and-now.

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Refreshed 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets new sports SE version

Refreshed 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets new sports SE version

Toyota has unveiled the refreshed 2016 RAV4 Hybrid SUV and the car has a new grade that aims at those wanting sometime sporty and fun to drive. The new grade is called the SE version that gets a sportier style and sport-tuned suspensions. SE buyers also get 18-inch alloy wheels and paddle shifters for the 6-speed auto transmission.

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Toyota creating new R&D company for Artificial Intelligence

Toyota creating new R&D company for Artificial Intelligence

This week the folks at Toyota Motor Corporation announced their intent to create a new company called "Toyota Research Institute, Inc." centered on Artificial Intelligence. This company would mainly be a research and development entity, and will have its headquarters located in in Silicon Valley near Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. This will be one of two locations where the R&D company will be located, a second coming to Cambridge, Massachusetts near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Toyota Tundrasine Concept is an odd pickup, limo hybrid

Toyota Tundrasine Concept is an odd pickup, limo hybrid

We've seen a lot of concept cars before, most of them rather futuristic, some bordering on the absurd. One of the concepts that Toyota just revealed at the Specialty Equipment Market Association, or SEMA, show stands somewhere in between and definitely takes the cake. It's a Tundra pickup truck. It's a limosine. No, it's a Tundrasine pickup limosine. Takings its Tundra model to new lengths, literally, Toyota's idea is to offer the versatility and power of a pickup with the luxury and comfort of a limosine.

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Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Highlights: What You Need to Know

Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Highlights: What You Need to Know

Tokyo’s eccentric nature and distinct charm have filtered directly into the Tokyo Motor Show, and frankly we wouldn’t have it any other way. On Japan’s biggest stage, many of the world’s foremost automotive players have come to impress, discuss, and shape how we’ll interact and navigate our way around in the future. We braved the sauna-like conditions on the floor to bring you these buttery otoro bites.

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Toyota Ever-Better Expedition Ultimate Utility Vehicle is a van/truck mashup

Toyota Ever-Better Expedition Ultimate Utility Vehicle is a van/truck mashup

Toyota has unveiled a sweet new concept car that will be on display at SEMA when the show kicks off. The vehicle is called the Ever-Better Expedition Ultimate Utility Vehicle and it started life as a Tacoma truck. The first time this car was shown was back in June of 2015 when it was part of the North American leg of the Toyota Ever-Better Expedition that spans five continents.

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This is Kirobo Mini, Toyota’s apple-sized robot for your car

This is Kirobo Mini, Toyota’s apple-sized robot for your car

Perhaps the most adorable presentation at the Tokyo Motor Show this week comes from Toyota in the form of Kirobo Mini. This little monster is part of the Toyota Heart Project, created after the return from space of the astronaut robot Kirobo. This (slightly larger) robot participated in a number of experiments aboard the International Space Station, where he was stationed from August 10th of 2013 and returned after an 18-month mission. This tinier Kirobo Mini is made for consumers here on Earth.

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Toyota’s SF-R is Toytown-cute Miata rival

Toyota’s SF-R is Toytown-cute Miata rival

Toyota may have been pushing its eco-friendly hydrogen powered Mirai of late, but that doesn't mean it's forgotten fun. The company has taken the wraps off a new coupe concept, the Toyota SR-F, at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, a diminutive and almost playful model that harkens back to tiny Japanese sports cars of yesteryear.

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Toyota takes global sales lead from VW

Toyota takes global sales lead from VW

Ever since the realization was made that VW diesel cars were using defeat devices to pass emissions in the US, things have been getting progressively worse for the automaker. Statistics now show just how bad this scandal has been for VW with the automaker losing the top spot in global sales to Toyota. VW sales continue to decline.

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