Toyota Prius V has received an updated look

December 7, 2014 at 3:08 pm

At the LA Auto Show, Toyota introduced a hybrid updated compact van Prius V. Appearance of the car became a bit more “aggressive” and in the cabin there is a planned modernization of the interior. The price for the US market is starting at 26,675 dollars. With each update “Prius” become more like the other, non-hybrid model of the brand. Prius V presented at the Motor Show has a new front bumper and grille, and modified headlamps. In addition, manufacturer has added three new colors in the palette of the model – different variations of black, red and brown. The driver of the car should please a new driver’s seat with power adjustable in eight directions and multimedia complex Toyota Entune, equipped with 6.1-inch touch screen. At the same time dashboard top configuration obtained an increase from 3.5 to 4.2 inches of TFT-monitor, which displays information from the climate and navigation systems.

Toyota Prius V 2016 new look pics

Toyota Prius V 2016 new look picture


Toyota’s innovative safety systems Part III

December 5, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Infrared camera monitors the driver’s gaze direction, and the sensor on the steering wheel detects the position of the hands. If over time there is no signal from the sensor, or the driver’s view is not directed towards the road, the system provides a special alarm.
Innovative radar SPAD LIDAR.
Toyota new development for automated driving – high resolution laser radar – combines the functions of a radar operating at radio frequency, and a stereo. The device is able to determine the form, the location of objects and distance to them, regardless of time of day.

Toyota's innovative safety systems pics

Toyota’s innovative safety systems picture

Scion almost completely update lineup

August 3, 2014 at 7:57 pm

In the short term brand Scion (budget division of Toyota in North America) is almost completely update the lineup. According to Automotive News, citing informed sources at the top of the Japanese company, a considerable number of models will be discontinued from production, while there will be entirely new machine – for example, the first ever crossover Scion. In general, the brand will remain available and youth: sports coupe FR-S value of about $ 25 000 in the United States is the only “hot” and expensive model Scion.

Scion front photo

Scion front photo

Toyota delayed the release of the new Prius

July 5, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Toyota has delayed the release of the next-generation Prius hybrid for at least six months – until December 2015.

Image of white Toyota Prius

Image of white Toyota Prius

Toyota GT 86 will be turned into a sedan and convertible

May 15, 2014 at 3:43 pm

In the web have already been a lot of rumors about a four-door versions and open coupe Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S), now Motor Trend reports that both variants are preparing to exit.

Toyota GT 86 cabriolet image

Toyota GT 86 cabriolet image

Toyota will release a wireless charging electric cars in 2016

April 15, 2014 at 11:04 pm

Japanese Toyota joins the company manufacturers are developing electric vehicles for its wireless charging technology. Toyota first step towards wireless charging was the beginning of cooperation with experts from the company WiTricity in 2011. Then the Japanese poured into startups vitalizing their investments and helped WiTricity feet.

Toyota wireless charging image

Toyota wireless charging image