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2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid review: Sensible and electrified

Mention Toyota Camry to anyone and the first thing they’ll visualize is a comfortable, practical mid-size sedan. That’s not a bad thing because those are some of its defining virtues. Times have changed, though, and this sensible four-door has gained more tricks up its sleeve and a nice dose of style. We’ve got the 2021 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/12/2021
Toyota teases its first EV once more ahead of Shanghai debut

Toyota released one last teaser before the official unveiling of its first dedicated battery-electric vehicle at the 2021 Shanghai auto show and we finally get a glimpse of its face. The video included notes that the car will be part of a sub brand called Beyond Zero, which may be part of a larger initiativetowards […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/12/2021
It’s time for Toyota to dump the V6 and replace it with hybrid options

Every time we’ve driven a Toyota or Lexus hybrid here at EV Pulse, the conclusion always comes out to them replacing the V6 and turbocharged engines. It’s already happened in the bestselling RAV4 and the same thing is about to occur with the second-generation Lexus NX so how much more before the Camry and Avalon […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/6/2021
Toyota Aygo X Prologue debuts, previews electric future

Toyota has revealed the Aygo X Prologue, a wacky looking concept previewing the next-generation of the brand’s city car. Right away, you’ll notice that this pint-size hatchback lacks a grille, hinting that it’s a battery-electric vehicle. The headlights are connected by a single LED strip, giving the Aygo X Prologue a face. In the rear, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/17/2021
Toyota executive says competitors’ switch to all-electric vehicles has many challenges to overcome: Report

A Toyota executive is expected to express skepticism about competitors’ move to quickly phase out gas-powered vehicles at a hearing with the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today. Robert Wimmer, director of Energy and Environment Research at Toyota North America, believes that many challenges must be addressed for the transition to electric vehicles to […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/16/2021
Toyota confirms first EV rides on the e-TNGA platform

Toyota’s first battery-electric vehicle is set to make its first public debut at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show and we have new details regarding what’s under the skin. Toyota has confirmed that its electric crossover will be underpinned by the e-TNGA platform, which is specifically built for EVs. The e-TNGA platform stands out for its […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/15/2021
2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid review: Hybrid performance without sacrificing crossover utility

Compact crossovers have taken over as the de facto family vehicle of the modern age. They must be comfortable, spacious, and flexible enough to handle the rigors of family life. What if you’re looking for one that’s also fuel-efficient and powerful? Luckily, there’s one that fits the bill: the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Does this […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/15/2021
Toyota X Prologue teased ahead of next week’s debut

Toyota has given a glimpse of what could be a concept car hinting at its first battery-electric vehicle. Dubbed the X Prologue, the sole teaser photo Toyota provided shows the front end of the car, which doesn’t appear to have a grille. The headlights appear to be linked by a single full-width LED strip, which […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/10/2021
2021 Toyota Mirai second look review: Can you live with a hydrogen FCV as a daily driver?

When hydrogen fuel cell vehicles first came into the market, they felt like science experiments that came out of a laboratory complete with dark lord-like noises. Over time, the technology has matured and now FCVs can travel over 300 miles on a tank of hydrogen. Case in point the second-generation 2021 Toyota Mirai. The base […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/8/2021
Toyota’s Woven City breaks ground, promises to be a model for future technology incubation and development

In the U.S., business incubators generally consist of one building, perhaps a single office, even. Ground has broken on a new type of incubator, one that encapsulates 175 acres of ground at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan.  Woven City is the brainchild of Toyota Motor Corporation. It is designed to become a live-work-play […]

by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
3/3/2021