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Toyota Supra to be built alongside BMW Z4 at Austrian plant

Toyota confirmed Wednesday that its new Supra sports car will be built alongside the related BMW Z4 (shown below) at a plant in Graz, Austria. The plant is operated by independent vehicle manufacturer Magna Steyr and has produced the G-Class for Mercedes-Benz for several decades and more recently started producing the E-Pace and I-Pace for Jaguar. Soon it...

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Icon revives its Baja Edition for a special FJ40

Back in 2007, SCORE turned to Icon and Jonathan Ward for a run of special Baja Edition FJ40 Land Cruisers. Those trucks were priced at $145,000 and boasted far more aggressive off-road chops then the average Icon build. Fast forward to today, and Icon has been tasked with revisiting the style and capability of those old rigs but for a one-off FJ40 built for...

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Track-focused Toyota Supra planned

We've yet to see the new Toyota Supra debut in production form, but the company is already willing to admit the car will spawn a track-focused variant. The man behind the new Supra, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, told Top Gear on Friday that such a car will mainly focus on stripping weight away from the regular car. "We're already making a racing...

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Geely and Toyota in talks over hybrid tech

Toyota and Geely are in talks over possible cooperation in the area of hybrid technology, the automakers confirmed Thursday to Reuters. The confirmation comes after media reports in China claimed the two were already working together on hybrid tech and were due to make an announcement soon. Partnering with Toyota, a leader in hybrid technology due to...

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Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the ‘Ring

The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are achieved. The test driver lost control for an unknown reason...

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Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the ‘Ring

The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are achieved. The test driver lost control for an unknown reason...

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2019 Tundra TRD Pro is only $895 cheaper than a Ford F-150 Raptor

Toyota must be pretty proud of its reworked TRD Pro family. That would explain why the automaker is ready to price the 2019 Tundra TRD Pro just $895 beneath the starting price of a Ford F-150 Raptor. The automaker already made it known that the 2019 4Runner TRD Pro would be priced higher than previous versions. This off-road ready SUV starts at $44,120. The...

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Toyota’s Project Portal fuel cell semi progresses to beta stage

Toyota isn't giving up on its support of fuel cells and is instead working on applying the technology in both passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The automaker already has a fuel cell car on sale in the form of the Mirai and has hinted at more offerings, including from its upmarket brand Lexus. Toyota doesn't have a fuel cell-powered commercial vehicle...

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Toyota’s Project Portal fuel cell semi progresses to beta stage

Toyota isn't giving up on its support of fuel cells and is instead working on applying the technology in both passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The automaker already has a fuel cell car on sale in the form of the Mirai and has hinted at more offerings, including from its upmarket brand Lexus. Toyota doesn't have a fuel cell-powered commercial vehicle...

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Toyota will have Level 4 self-driving cars at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Toyota will put on a technological show for the world when all eyes are on Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games. This will include the demonstration of a Level 4 self-driving car to highlight Toyota's goal of providing personal transport for everyone, including those that are too old to drive or suffer from poor vision. Toyota says its self-driving cars will be...

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