Toyota

Toyota opens up pre-orders for the new GR Yaris, starting at £29,995

Back in early March, we reported that Toyota had revealed the pricing for the new upcoming GR Yaris hot hatch and starting this week, the car has now opened up for pre-orders, with deliveries starting in November. The GR Yaris will go on sale in October 2020, with deliveries taking place a month later. The new GR Yaris starts at £29,995 here in the UK. Two trim levels exist, the […]

Toyota Highlander hybrid to come to the UK next year

Today, Toyota has announced that the Highlander SUV will be coming to the UK by 2021 for the first time, in a hybrid all-wheel-drive configuration. The new Highlander, when it goes on sale will be the first version to come to the UK, being only offered in the US and some regions in Europe before. The Highlander shares the same platform as the Camry, which is also offered here in […]

Toyota is expected to launch a new GT86 for 2021

The current Toyota GT86 has been around for a good few years now, and according to a leaked internal slide from a presentation the GT86 may get a new generation come summer next year. A number of complaints with the current version is that it is a bit underpowered. The current GT86 has 197bhp and its rumoured that the new version will have 255bhp, from a turbocharged engine. Subaru and […]

New Toyota GR Yaris hot hatch is priced at £29,995 in the UK

Gazoo Racing – if you’ve never heard of them they are Toyota’s version of RS and AMG and how they related to Audi and Mercedes, it’s a dedicated team within a car company which takes sometimes seemingly ordinary cars and makes them, well less ordinary. A few years ago, in 2018 Gazoo Racing took to work on the last generation of the Yaris, with the ‘Yaris GRMN’ but since then […]

Toyota drops the Land Cruiser from sale in India

Earlier in January, the iconic Toyota Land Cruiser was pulled from sale in India due to upcoming emissions changes in the country. Both the LC200 and Prado were discontinued and they are relatively old models now with out of technology, so Toyota decided to drop the 4×4 from sale rather than reengineer them to meet the new BS6 emissions. The LC200 was not designed to meet emissions standards, it had […]

Toyota’s new 2020 Corolla will work with CarPlay

In the US marketplace, the Toyota Corolla has been the best selling car for a very long tine – as long as we can remember. With the new 2020 Toyota Corolla, the company is bringing the nameplate back to the UK, which will be replaicing the current Auris. But with the brand new 2020 Corolla, Toyota has finally added support for Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. Whether or not […]

CarPlay and Android Auto for Toyota US pickups coming for 2020 models

Toyota today has announced an all new pickup truck in the US, the 2020 Sequoia at the Chicago Auto Show as well as some exciting CarPlay and Android Auto news for US customers. The 2020 Sequoia joins a roster of TRD Pro vehicles that includes the Tacoma mid-size and Tundra full-size pickups and 4Runner SUV. Toyota CarPlay & more For the 2020 model year pickups from Toyota in the US, […]

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, Lexus unveiled its latest car – The 2019 Avalon saloon car and according to a post from Apple blog MacRumors, it is the first new car from Lexus that will support CarPlay from Apple. This is something which a handful of car journalists have criticised Lexus for, as all the big main manufactures now support CarPlay and or Android Auto, including Volkswagen, […]

Concept-i

Concept-i: Race for the first autonomous vehicle that understands your driving habits

The autonomous self driving vehicle isn’t a new concept. Infact, long before Apple’s or Google’s self driving cars were ever conceived of, one of the first artificially intelligent cars that learned through machine learning was created in 1989 by Dean Pomerlaeu’s Team at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) called ‘ALVINN’. The ALVINN system went on to drive the land military vehicle coast to coast, and was only under computer control by a human for 50 out of the 2850 miles […]