Looking forward to the fuel cell vehicle from Toyota

Revealed as a possible production model, but with none of the production components in place except the engine and inner workings, Toyota who has become the world leader in hybrid vehicles is now looking for a new arena of fuel saving and low-emission vehicles with one powered by a fuel cell. Their goal is to… Continue reading Looking forward to the fuel cell vehicle from Toyota

How to start over with a Facebook page

Oh, the regrets. Things happen. We start heading down the wrong direction and suddenly we find ourselves in a bad place. What am I talking about? Facebook pages. Most businesses have them. Most businesses are doing them wrong. Some have done them so wrong in the past that it’s better to start from scratch. As… Continue reading How to start over with a Facebook page

Can the Toyota i-ROAD actually hit the streets?

At nearly every auto show, there are ambitious visions that automakers play with which tickle the imagination and present an extremely unlikely possibility for better transportation options in the future. The majority of cars on the road today are unsustainable. The question that these concept vehicles try to answer is, “When will humans accept the… Continue reading Can the Toyota i-ROAD actually hit the streets?

VW’s global car will change the industry forever

Some of the best minds in modern technology migrate to the automotive industry every year. From software to design, aerodynamics to aesthetics, the art and science of building cars is something that is in a constant state of flux. There have been innovations and additions made to vehicles, but there hasn’t been a game-changing shift… Continue reading VW’s global car will change the industry forever

Toyota Fun-Vii concept car is like a “smartphone on 4 wheels”

It’s been a long time since a concept car has really sparked the imagination of tech geeks and car enthusiasts alike. When Toyota unveiled their latest concept car, the Fun-Vii, at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show this week, everyone from Automobile Magazine to Mashable jumped in to discuss its proposed paradigm-shifting features. It’s clear what… Continue reading Toyota Fun-Vii concept car is like a “smartphone on 4 wheels”

The bond between Ford and Toyota: Microsoft

Japan and the US are teaming up with two automotive powerhouses announcing a deal today to develop new hybrid systems and telematics standards. The joint venture will put Ford and Toyota as equal partners to accelerate bringing advanced hybrid systems to market. They will also be working towards next-generation standards, bringing the automotive industry in… Continue reading The bond between Ford and Toyota: Microsoft

Sony, Toyota Face Weeks of Downtime in Japan

The aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami that crippled much of Japan is being felt by two of the country’s largest manufacturers, Sony and Toyota. While Toyota is hoping to open some plants next week, the supply chain and power grid are still question marks. ‚ÄúThis will be played out not in days, but… Continue reading Sony, Toyota Face Weeks of Downtime in Japan

Battle of In-Vehicle Connectivity Heads to 2011 CES

Infotainment has become an important area of research and development in the automotive industry. Many consumers want it, but most automakers are still playing catch-up. Ford and Microsoft introduced SYNC nearly four years ago and other automakers are still lagging behind this system in terms of features and availability. Ford will soon offer SYNC throughout… Continue reading Battle of In-Vehicle Connectivity Heads to 2011 CES