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Toyota robots to let people enjoy the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a new way

Toyota robots to let people enjoy the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a new way

Japan is most famous for its sushi, anime, and, of course, robots so it's only natural that those will have a big presence in next year's biggest international sports events. It's also not surprising that Toyota, who has branched its robotics out into the mobility market is playing a big role in mixing the 2020 Olympics and robots. Don't expect giant mechas and Gundams, though, as Toyota's army of non-frightening robots will work to let people experience the event in a unique way, even from afar.

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The 2020 Toyota Supra is finally here

The 2020 Toyota Supra is finally here

The 2020 Toyota Supra has gone on sale in the US, with the fifth-generation coupe finally arriving at dealerships. Toyota had been teasing fans - new and old - with the long-anticipated car's configurator for some time now, but the 2020 Supra is now actually available to order.

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Toyota unveils futuristic shuttle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Toyota unveils futuristic shuttle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Toyota has introduced its new 'Accessible People Mover,' a shuttle featuring a futuristic design that will transport visitors during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Referred to as the APM, this vehicle was designed specifically for the Olympic Games, offering staff and visitors a last-mile transportation option that'll take riders to venues and events. The vehicle resembles a large, futuristic golf cart.

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Toyota and JAXA team on a fuel-cell Moon rover for 2029

Toyota and JAXA team on a fuel-cell Moon rover for 2029

Toyota and the Japanese space agency JAXA have inked an agreement to build a hydrogen-powered lunar rover, which astronauts will be able to drive around the Moon to explore potential resources there. The joint research agreement will see the automaker and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency work together for three years on prototypes, though the final lunar rover isn't expected to launch until around 2029.

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Toyota, NEDO, and Sharp are testing solar battery EVs

Toyota, NEDO, and Sharp are testing solar battery EVs

Toyota and two other firms have teamed up to test a new EV that has a battery pack that is charged by solar power. Toyota, NEDO, and Sharp have announced that they plan to test the vehicle on public roads starting in late July 2019. The trial will assess the effectiveness of improving the cruising range and fuel-efficiency of electrified vehicles using high-efficiency solar panels.

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Toyota basketball robot sets world record with 2,020 free throws

Toyota basketball robot sets world record with 2,020 free throws

Toyota has announced that its CUE humanoid robot has set a new record for the greatest number of consecutive basketball free throws performed by a humanoid AI-powered machine. The robot successfully made 2,020 free throws in a row without missing, earning it a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. The CUE robot was born as a voluntary project for Toyota employees to work on in their spare time.

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2020 Toyota’s to have automatic engine shut off and automatic park

2020 Toyota’s to have automatic engine shut off and automatic park

Toyota has announced new safety features that it will be adding to its vehicle line starting in the 2020 model year. The safety features are Automatic Engine Shut Off and Automatic Park. The automaker says that the new feature represents its "relentless" commitment to continuous improvement.

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2020 Toyota Supra engine is significantly underrated

2020 Toyota Supra engine is significantly underrated

The 2020 Toyota Supra marks the return of an icon, but the car has been rather polarizing. Its styling has been hit or miss with many sports car fans and now that reviews of the car have been published, some are still on the fence about the Supra. You can check out our review of the 2020 Toyota Supra for more details on the vehicle.

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Toyota’s electric vehicle plans just got aggressive

Toyota’s electric vehicle plans just got aggressive

Toyota has revealed a new range of electric cars it plans to launch, accelerating its roadmap for EVs by five years as it tries to keep pace with the rapidly moving segment. The automaker detailed its goals for fully-electric, plug-in hybrid, and hybrid vehicles along with new urban transportation in Japan this week, including new partnerships that it hopes will make electrification more affordable.

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The highs, lows, and history of the 2020 Toyota Supra

The highs, lows, and history of the 2020 Toyota Supra

The 2020 Toyota Supra is a controversial car. Styling, drivetrain, even the very identity of the car... all have come under fire as the long-anticipated nameplate returned from Toyota's history books and headed to dealership forecourts. We've already driven the 2020 Supra and told you what to expect - read on for the need-to-know on why this particular coupe is so special, and so divisive.

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2020 Toyota Supra First Drive: Reset your expectations

2020 Toyota Supra First Drive: Reset your expectations

The 2020 Toyota Supra faces a tough audience. Fans of the original cars - with 17-plus years of misty eyed reminiscing under their belts - are automatically suspicious of anything Toyota might consider worthy of the Supra badge. Those familiar with Toyota's current range of earnest-but-hardly-heart-pounding models are, justifiably, skeptical that the automaker could make a legitimate sports car.

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2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains a 5th seat and more

2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains a 5th seat and more

Toyota is talking up the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime and billing the hybrid as an answer to rising fuel prices. The new ride will hit dealers this summer, and the LE grade will start at $27,600, the mid-range XLE grade will start at $29,500, and the Limited grade will be $33,500.

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