No topic at Torque News spurs more debate or has a deeper emotional response than that of a Toyota Tacoma with a diesel engine.
Today Mazda and Toyota announced a new partnership. Mazda has had such relationships in the past, notably with Ford.
I asked this question if Toyota Tacoma drivers are ready to accept an electric Tacoma, should that be available one day. Here are some of the interesting responses people shared under my question at the Toyota Tacoma Enthusiasts FB group.. The general sentiment is openness, but but some improvements are necessary.
One comment writes that while there are hybrid trucks out there he doesn't think an all-electric Toyota Tacoma would be strong enough, but "hey, technology is advancing every day."
Toyota has re-used 208 nickel metal hydride battery packs taken from dealer recycling to provide the off-line power in a solar power system at Yellowstone.
Here is how it may or may not, should one run out of gas and rely on electric power only, but let's see what Toyota Prius owners say, based on their experience. The discussion is from Plug-in Prius Owners group on Facebook.
Earlier this year in late February Consumer Reports announced its top 10 pics for the year and even after 3 years Toyota Prius is still one of the top ten picks in the report. You can read John Goreham's coverage on the subject here.
The photo atop our story caught our attention for a number of reasons. First, there is a great story about the car.
For, 2016 The Toyota GT86 gets a refresh for the lineup with styling and detail changes.
Toyota announced today that starting this summer the company will begin taking orders for the 2015 Mirai.
Yesterday Yahoo! Autos Yahoo Autos called 2015 Toyota Tacoma a 10-lowest rated car and this TorqueNews Toyota reporter John Goreham called it an error. Long time Tacoma driver Patrick Gustafson sent us this comment. Here is what he wrote.
From that point I was hooked on the whole Electric Vehicle concept, and was now all in. We leased our RAV 4 EV in February 2014 for my wife's 100 mile round trip commute to work. The original goal was to save money on "fuel" and to save her time with HOV lane access. In both instances the new experience has delivered. My wife's commute costs have gone from $18/day in gasoline to about $2 in electricity, and she saves roughly 40 minutes each way in the carpool lane. Win-win.
Yahoo Autos employs some of the most talented writers in on-line automotive content. The opinions they express are just as valid as any we might, but a recent story caught our attention.
The midsize car category is one of the hottest in the market. More midsize cars are sold than any other single type of vehicle in the United States.