Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos]

Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Toyota , Coupe , Hybrid , Racing Toyota is preparing to defend its title in the FIA World Endurance Championship and take on the likes of Porsche and Audi at Le Mans with the newly revised 2015 TS040 Hybrid LMP1 racing prototype. Continue reading Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos] Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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Camouflaged Shelby GT350 seen on the street

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The styling of the next-gen Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang isn’t a secret at this point, but Ford still keeps them camouflaged on the street. This clip gives a real-world opportunity to hear what its V8 sounds like, though.

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‘Tomorrowland’ movie will advertise Chevy Volt, E-NVs

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt and the EN-V concept car will make an appearance in the Disney movie ‘Tomorrowland’ starring George Clooney, opening on May 22. The sci-fi mystery will kick off the ad campaign for the next-generation hybrid.

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Robot Astronaut Kirobo Awarded Two Guinness World Records™ Titles

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Two Guinness World Records titles have been awarded to Kirobo, the robot astronaut developed as part of a joint research project between Dentsu Inc., the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Robo Garage Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

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Ford CEO Mark Fields takes home $18.6 million

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2014 was a good year for Ford’s Mark Fields, who nearly doubled his earnings compared to 2013. Hourly workers, meanwhile, saw $6,900 from profit sharing.

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Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids

Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Japan , Hybrid Toyota is boosting production of hybrids in Japan by 30 percent compared to 2014 levels, and the company wants half of its sales there to be electrically assisted models as soon as next year. Continue reading Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Japan , Hybrid Toyota is boosting production of hybrids in Japan by 30 percent compared to 2014 levels, and the company wants half of its sales there to be electrically assisted models as soon as next year. Continue reading Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone

Filed under: Celebrities , Humor , TV/Movies , Videos , Toyota , UK Toyota pays tribute to Jeremy Clarkson, who finally broke his silence, asking fans and media not to bother the producer involved in the incident that led to his firing from Top Gear . Continue reading Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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A New Hybrid Joins the Toyota Family

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The 2016 RAV4 Hybrid. See it April 2, 12:30 p.m. EDT at the New York International Auto Show.

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Erroll Davis Jr. to Retire from GM Board of Directors

General Motors Chairman Tim Solso announced today that Erroll Davis Jr. would not be standing for re-election to the GM Board of Directors at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2015. Davis joined the board in 2009.

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