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Toyota unveils custom COVID-19 ambulance and patent tech freeze

Toyota unveils custom COVID-19 ambulance and patent tech freeze

Toyota has designed a special vehicle specifically for COVID-19 patients, with the tailor-made transportation taking into account the highly-contagious nature of coronavirus. The special ambulance was developed for Showa University Hospital in Japan, based on requests from medical facilities in the country, and includes a number of unusual features.

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Toyota Yaris Cross compact SUV will launch in Japan this fall

Toyota Yaris Cross compact SUV will launch in Japan this fall

Toyota has unveiled its new compact SUV called the Yaris Cross. The little SUV was supposed to have been unveiled at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, but coronavirus prevented that unveil. Toyota says that the goal behind the Yaris Cross was to develop a vehicle that can redefine what an urban-type compact SUV should be.

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Manhart Supra GR 450 makes 450 horsepower and 650 Nm torque

Manhart Supra GR 450 makes 450 horsepower and 650 Nm torque

Manhart Performance has unveiled details on its new tuned Toyota Supra GR. The vehicle is called the Manhart Supra GR 450. One of the most significant changes from the stock Toyota Supra comes in a significant bump in horsepower from the factory 340 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque.

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New Toyota Harrier lands in Japan in June

New Toyota Harrier lands in Japan in June

Toyota has an SUV that it offers in Japan only called the Harrier, and the automaker has announced a new version will be coming to Japan sometime in June. Toyota says that the purpose of the SUV has always been to focus on quality rather than relying on utility and numerical performance. Toyota wanted to create an SUV that has "a unique presence that fills the heart with its elegance."

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Toyota has a big hydrogen fuel-cell truck plan to cut CO2

Toyota has a big hydrogen fuel-cell truck plan to cut CO2

Toyota is working on a heavy-duty fuel cell truck, that could use hydrogen to drive hundreds of miles while only emitting pure water. The project, a collaboration with fellow Japanese automaker Hino Motors Ltd, aims to tackle carbon dioxide emissions by targeting one of the biggest emitters: commercial vehicles.

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2021 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 and GR Supra 2.0 detailed

2021 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 and GR Supra 2.0 detailed

Toyota is pulling the wraps off the 2021 GR Supra cars. The GR Supra 3.0 carries on with more power, while the new turbo-four GR Supra 2.0 is introduced with less weight and horsepower than its big brother. Toyota has also unveiled the GR Supra A91 edition with exclusive color and design features.

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Toyota develops Acceleration Suppression Function to stop misapplication of throttle

Toyota develops Acceleration Suppression Function to stop misapplication of throttle

Toyota has announced that it has developed an Acceleration Suppression Function that uses data from connected cars to identify "abnormal operation" of the accelerator. Toyota says that it will install the new function in new cars and will have a retrofit accelerator control system to include the function for use with certain existing cars starting this summer in Japan. The automakers say that the development was part of its effort to deter serious accidents and reduce damage due to the misapplication of the throttle.

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Toyota to build the city of the future on a 175-acre site in Japan

Toyota to build the city of the future on a 175-acre site in Japan

Toyota announced this week at CES 2020 that it plans to build a prototype city of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan called the Woven City. The city will have a fully connected ecosystem powered by Hydrogen fuel cells, and it is envisioned as a living laboratory.

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2020 Toyota Highlander official: 8 seats, Hybrid tech, pricing

2020 Toyota Highlander official: 8 seats, Hybrid tech, pricing

Toyota has revealed the new 2020 Highlander, pairing more memorable design with the promise of greater driving refinement while still seating up to eight inside. Set to arrive in dealerships this month in gas form, the 2020 Highlander Hybrid will follow on early in the new year for those who prefer some electrification in their SUV.

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Toyota returns to Forza Horizon 4 next month

Toyota returns to Forza Horizon 4 next month

With the Los Angeles Auto Show officially kicking off this weekend, Toyota has some big news for fans of racing games: it's coming back to Forza. Specifically, Toyota cars will debut in Forza Horizon 4 next month, marking the end of the automaker's strange absence from one of the most popular racing series around.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid packs 302hp and 39 mile EV range

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid packs 302hp and 39 mile EV range

Toyota has a new plug-in hybrid, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, and it's not only promising to be the automaker's most fuel-efficient RAV4, but its most powerful, too. Indeed the new PHEV is actually Toyota's second-fastest model, period, following the Supra, with 302 horsepower to play with.

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Toyota uses connected car windshield wiper data to improve weather forecasts

Toyota uses connected car windshield wiper data to improve weather forecasts

Toyota has announced a new partnership with Weathernews that'll involve its connected cars, specifically their windshield wiper data. By using this information and pairing it with existing weather data, Toyota aims to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts and help improve safety for drivers. The test is being conducted in Aichi, Tokyo, and Osaka.

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