Tag: Toyota

Toyota Corolla Hybrid
18
May
2022
Posted in Articles

How to Save Money With a Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Hybrid electric vehicles are passenger models that use two energy sources: gasoline or diesel fuel and electricity. The Toyota Prius is the best-selling hybrid model, but there are dozens of other hybrids sold by a variety of manufacturers. Because hybrids…

Factory Man
12
May
2022
Posted in Book Reviews

Book Review: Factory Man

From time to time I receive requests to review books, but will often pass on them as I usually don’t have the time (or interest) to read what is being offered. In the case of James E. Harbour’s Factory Man,…

Toyota Corolla
09
Apr
2022
Posted in Stories

Why the Toyota Corolla Is the Best Car Ever Built

I would like to preface this article by saying, I miss my Corolla. It was about as cookie-cutter as they come, being a silver 2013 LE with an automatic. I was 16 when my parents bought the car for my…

Toyota Tundra
11
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

At a Glance: 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

The all-new Toyota Tundra is here, the first new full-size model from this manufacturer in 15 years. That’s a long interval or nearly three times as long as how the domestic competitors approach the segment, with full overhauls approximately every…

2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan
23
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Driven: Toyota Corolla Sedan With a Stick

Very few driving enthusiasts opt for manual transmissions these days, therefore manufacturers are pulling them from most of their remaining models. However, Toyota recently sent us a Corolla sedan with a pleasant, but welcome surprise: a 6-speed manual gearbox. It…

08
Dec
2021
Posted in News

At Long Last, North Carolina Snags a Major Automotive Manufacturing Plant

Years of trying to land a manufacturing plant from a major automaker have finally paid off for the State of North Carolina. Earlier this week, Toyota announced that it had selected the Randolph County community of Liberty for the home…

2006 Toyota Prius
22
Nov
2021
Posted in Articles

Hide Your Aged Toyota Prius Before Catalytic Converter Thieves Strike

Who knew that aged Toyota Prius models were so valuable? Certainly, the retail value of any Prius in the open market is competitive, but it is a particular part that is commanding the most interest…and money. At least for thieves….

2022 Toyota Tundra
18
Oct
2021
Posted in New Models

5 Things We Like About the 2022 Toyota Tundra

The 2022 Toyota Tundra is an all-new model that launches this full-size pickup truck’s third generation. After a lengthy 15-year run, the second-generation Tundra comes to an end along with the V8 engine that powered it. Highlights of the 2022…

Mazda MX-30
12
Oct
2021
Posted in News

Mazda Rolls Out EV, Expands Crossover Lineup, and Adds an I6 Engine

Mazda may not have the scope and breadth of larger competitors such as Toyota, Nissan, and Honda, but it does claim a solid following in the U.S. market. This automaker is making moves as it updates and transitions its fleet,…

Toyota Corolla Cross
09
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

First Look: 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

The Toyota Corolla Cross is an entry-level crossover utility vehicle. Toyota has a new crossover utility vehicle rolling out in October 2021 and we could not be more excited about it. Yes, it is true: we are chiefly car fans,…

Toyota RAV4 Prime
06
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Skip the Cord with the Toyota RAV4 Prime

The RAV4 Prime is the plug-in hybrid with a strong incentive. The Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover utility vehicle with room for five. It’s Toyota’s best-selling model and even outsells the Camry sedan we featured here last week. Toyota…

Toyota Camry
01
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

All-Wheel Drive Comes to the Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry remains one of the best-selling cars in America, thanks to its cutting-edge style, strong technology and standard safety features, comfort, and reliability. Through most of its long history, this sedan has been front-wheel-drive-only with a selection of…

Toyota RAV Hybrid
25
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid Delivers an Astonishing 40 MPG

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is powerful and efficient. Toyota is the king of hybrid technology, selling more cars that combine gas and electric energy than all manufacturers combined. Where some competitors invested heavily in now-fading diesel engineering, Toyota chose…

2021 Toyota Sienna
16
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Toyota Sienna Minivan is Now an Efficient Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Toyota’s Sienna is now a full-time hybrid minivan. Talk about transformations! The Toyota Sienna minivan, now in its fourth generation, is a hybrid-only model, much like the Prius and Venza. It’s the biggest change in this model’s history, making this…

Toyota Venza
02
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Transformed Toyota Venza is Now a Hybrid SUV

The Venza is now a hybrid-only model, just like the Sienna minivan. Do you remember the Toyota Venza? If not, allow me to refresh your memory. The original Venza was a wagon-like crossover built from 2009 to 2015. That model…

2021 Toyota Tundra
30
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Final Call for the 2nd-Generation Toyota Tundra

After 15 years, the Toyota Tundra is set for a new model. The Toyota Tundra was the first large pickup truck from a Japanese make, hitting the market in 2000. Seven years later an even larger model took its place,…