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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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2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition gives fan-favorite extra style

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition gives fan-favorite extra style

The Toyota 86 has always been a punchy little sports coupe, but now it's getting the looks to match with the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition. Launching as a tribute to the Hakone Turnpike, the iconic driving road two hours southwest of Tokyo, it sees the 86 given a makeover outside and in.

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All-new 2020 Toyota Highlander hybrid improves fuel efficiency

All-new 2020 Toyota Highlander hybrid improves fuel efficiency

Toyota has debuted the all-new 2020 Highlander SUV at the 2019 New York Auto Show. The all-new Highlander rolls on Toyota's new TNGA-K platform that promises enhanced driving refinement. The 2020 Highlander is the fourth generation of the SUV and brings new styling and design to the vehicle.

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Toyota unlocks 24,000 hybrid car patents to help rivals

Toyota unlocks 24,000 hybrid car patents to help rivals

Toyota is throwing open a huge cache of hybrid and electric vehicle patents, offering royalty-free licensing for rivals wanting to get a head-start on EVs and low-emissions cars. The move comes alongside a new offering of technical support for companies wanting to make electrified vehicles using Toyota components like motors and batteries.

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