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January 04, 2021 16 Budget-Friendly Used Cars That Won’t Let You DownThankfully, if you shop around, you can still find reliable transportation for less than $20,000. In fact, there are decent vehicles in nearly every price range, including the under $5,000 category. You just have to put in a little extra effort to find a good deal.
The Best (and Most Reliable) December 10, 2020 The Most and Least Efficient Cars in the US TodayIn the category for performance-based vehicles, the 2021 Toyota GR Supra and BMW Z4 topped other two-seaters with 2 mpg, while the Mini Cooper SE Electric led electric vehicles with its 108 MPGe that made it the most efficient subcompact.
The Volvo Polestar 1 was among the most efficient mini-compact January 20, 2021 Toyota to Pay $180M for Clean Air Act ViolationsOpting not to report its emissions defects reflects poorly on Toyota, the world’s second-largest car manufacturer. It also speaks volumes about the company’s stand on environmental protection, especially considering that it supported the Trump administration’s efforts to make federal emissions standards less stringent.
January 10, 2021 Toyota Trademarks “Grand Highlander” NameWith the possible entry of a Grand Highlander model, Toyota is expected to introduce an extended wheelbase that could be its answer to direct rivals. It will likely slot in between the Highlander and the full-size Sequoia, with a retail price of only a few thousand dollars more than its January 09, 2021 Toyota Wants its Cars to Be “Self-Washing”Based on the patent imagery included in the application, the technology will allow autonomous cars to connect to a cloud-based server, check if it’s in need of a wash, and locate then drive to an automated car wash facility.
Not all patent applications turn out to become actual products or technologies, December 15, 2020 Toyota Finally Joins EV MarketIn a recent announcement, Toyota shared it had developed an electric SUV for Europe, which will be based on its e-TNGA modular EV platform. The model is scheduled for preview in the next couple of months.