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  • C-HR Concept: A High-Riding Hybrid by Toyota

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    Elizabeth Puckett
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Earlier this month, Toyota debuted their new C-HR Concept at the Paris Motor Show. While it’s never really known if a concept is an insight into a production vehicle or merely an idea, the C-HR seems like it could become a new Toyota crossover. The reason? Small SUV sales are booming, and the C-HR would give Toyota yet another opportunity on this boom in a segment just below the RAV4.New Vehicle FoundationThe C-HR concept introduces a new, sleek body design that gives perspective both on Toyota’s current styling intentions as well as a taste of their future design direction.The C-HR…
  • US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

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    Eric Janzen
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:32 pm
    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes. Safety advocates say at least four people have died from the problem and there have been multiple injuries. Multiple automakers have recalled vehicles in the U.S. over the past two years to repair air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., a…
  • 2015 Toyota GT 86 introduced in the UK

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    Cristian Gnaticov
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:05 am
    Toyota has announced the launch of the 2015 GT 86 in the United Kingdom where the model in question is coming with a number of changes. According to the car manufacturer, the 2015 Toyota GT 86 has gained a new entry-level version, called the Primo, which is priced from 22,995 GBP, making it 2,115 GBP cheaper than the previous variant. Standard items found on this model include the power folding mirrors, the front fog lamps, the aluminum sports pedals, air conditioning, Bluetooth, Toyota Touch multimedia system, tire pressure monitoring system, limited slip differential, 17-inch wheels and…
  • Lexus Recalls Models for Fire Risk

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    Eduard Huma
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    The Toyota`s subsidiary Lexus, has recently issued a recall for 423,000 of its models, which were reported to come with fire risk. According to the manufacturer, 423,000 Lexus models will have to return to dealerships due to a fire risk, caused by the gasket seating surfaces. 2010 Lexus IS F The seal between the pressure sensor and the fuel line might default, due to the plating plates on the gasket seating surfaces, which might lead to fire risk and cause a lot of damage and casualties. So far, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not confirmed any complaint or any injuries…
  • The Terminator Gets Terminated by Toyota i-Road Concept

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    Eduard Huma
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    The famous American actor that set the paces and revolutionized the science fiction genre with the “Terminator” series, has been seen at the 2014 Paris Motor Show riding a Toyota i-Road Concept. We are not used to seeing the “big guy” riding such small vehicles, as the guy has indeed a passion for big and muscular cars like Mercedes or BMW, but this time the actor was the one man show who took the Toyota- i-Road Concept at the event. Arnold Schwarzenegger Behind Toyota i-Road Concept The Toyota i-Road Concept driven here by Arnold Schwarzenegger was first launched at the 2013 Geneva…
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  • US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

    Eric Janzen
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:32 pm
    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes. Safety advocates say at least four people have died from the problem and there have been multiple injuries. Multiple automakers have recalled vehicles in the U.S. over the past two years to repair air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., a…
  • KENS 5 High School Football Scoreboard - Oct. 16-18

    High School Sports
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:29 pm
    Get the latest updates on high school football scores from around San Antonio and South Texas here at Kens5.com and on our new USA Today High School Sports website! Have photos you’d like to share? Send them to iwitness@kens5.com, or champions@kens5.com, or share them on our KENS 5 High School Sports Facebook page! Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 McCollum Cowboys 28Brackenridge Eagles 44FINAL, Alamo Stadium Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 Alamo Heights Mules 45Memorial Minutemen 0FINAL, Edgewood Veterans Stadium Brandeis Broncos 44Marshall Rams 13FINAL, Farris Stadium Burbank Bulldogs 40Highlands Owls…
  • ALREADY IN LOVE

    mslilbit51
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:17 pm
    Excerpt from Dear Diary – a love story November 6, 1998 Dear Diary, My heart be still. Shane got in today. He called. He wasted no time calling me. And I wasted no time jumping into my Corolla getting over there to see him either. He is so beautiful. He’s about 6’1” and 210lbs. Skin the color of a pecan shell. He has beautiful dark brown eyes with lashes so long they make me jealous. His lips. His lips are prefect. I could spend the rest of my life looking at this man. Did I say that? No, not me mack-momma Kayla. Anyway, I got over there and apparently his brother is a roommate…
  • Staying loud on social media!

    dplant1995
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:13 pm
    Northern Chop Shop’s ’76 F100 running a 390 Big Block FE, linked to a C6 transmission. Northern Chop Shop is now on social media! Give us a like, follow, or take a look at our Youtube page which we will be updating soon with footage from a recent wheeling trip in the FJ! Facebook: Northern Chop Shop Twitter: @Northernchop Youtube: Northern chop shop
  • 2015 Subaru Forester vs the 2015 Toyota Rav4

    jbcarguy
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:06 pm
    Ready for the outdoors, Forester is rugged and well-equipped, offering two different SUBARU BOXER® engines, standard all-wheel drive, plenty of in-cabin amenities and excellent value. For 2015, RAV4 remains fully capable under the hood, sporty and stylish on the outside, and refined on the inside, offering a variety of upscale features. Take a look at this head to head and then go to jeremybrowncarguy.com to schedule your personal test drive. Competitor Highlights • Motor Trend’s 2014 Sport/Utility of the Year • SUBARU BOXER® engine, turbocharged version available • Standard…
 
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  • C-HR Concept: A High-Riding Hybrid by Toyota

    Elizabeth Puckett
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Earlier this month, Toyota debuted their new C-HR Concept at the Paris Motor Show. While it’s never really known if a concept is an insight into a production vehicle or merely an idea, the C-HR seems like it could become a new Toyota crossover. The reason? Small SUV sales are booming, and the C-HR would give Toyota yet another opportunity on this boom in a segment just below the RAV4.New Vehicle FoundationThe C-HR concept introduces a new, sleek body design that gives perspective both on Toyota’s current styling intentions as well as a taste of their future design direction.The C-HR…
  • Toyota’s Immersion into Vehicle Safety

    Jason Lancaster
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Recently, Toyota announced a new “Integrated Safety Management Concept” that signposts the future of safety at Toyota. Essentially, many Toyota vehicles will offer many or all of the systems outlined below by the end of the decade. Not only do these systems increase the likelihood of safe, accident-free commuting, but they also lay the groundwork for autonomous, self-driving systems.Toyota Safety ResearchAbove and Beyond With SafetyToyota has been showing off their new “Automated Highway Driving Assist” (AHDA) system that utilizes three core technologies to enhance driving…
  • If You Were a Toyota, Which Model Would You Be?

    Jason Lancaster
    13 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    In the market for a new Toyota, but not sure which model would be the best representation of you? When it comes to changing the world, you walk the walk, and you may be fit for Prius. Do you like to work hard and look awesome doing it? A Tundra may have your name on it. If it’s all about being on the go with your family in tow while keeping your adventurous side completely intact, a 4Runner can balance both side in perfect harmony. Or if you’re all about living life to the fullest and leaving your problems in the rearview, a statement making Supra is right up your alley.Head over to…
  • Wacky Toyota City Car in the Works

    staciec
    13 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Toyota has once again teased us with a concept that we can all hope makes it into production. The new U2 concept vehicle gets its name from Urban Utility but it might as well come from you² – better yet you³. This vehicle is all about the user, and making it uniquely suited for that particular person. Toyota is hoping it is you.Target MarketsCreated at CALTY, Toyota’s Southern California design studio, the intriguing little crossover was unveiled at Maker Faire in San Francisco. In case you are not familiar with the term “crossover,”, here’s a definition: If a…
  • How to Replace a Toyota Camry Fuel Pump

    staciec
    10 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Without fuel, your Toyota Camry cannot run, and the fuel pump is instrumental in delivering fuel from the fuel tank to the engine. This part can wear out over time, which means it may need to be replaced. It is located under the rear passenger seats in the fuel tank. The seats will need to be removed in order to get to the pump. The pump is easy to reach after the seats have been removed. It is a modular unit that may only need a pump replacement rather than the entire unit.You need a wrench, a screwdriver and a replacement fuel pump for your Camry.Start by depressurizing the fuel system. In…
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  • 2015 Toyota GT 86 introduced in the UK

    Cristian Gnaticov
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:05 am
    Toyota has announced the launch of the 2015 GT 86 in the United Kingdom where the model in question is coming with a number of changes. According to the car manufacturer, the 2015 Toyota GT 86 has gained a new entry-level version, called the Primo, which is priced from 22,995 GBP, making it 2,115 GBP cheaper than the previous variant. Standard items found on this model include the power folding mirrors, the front fog lamps, the aluminum sports pedals, air conditioning, Bluetooth, Toyota Touch multimedia system, tire pressure monitoring system, limited slip differential, 17-inch wheels and…
  • Toyota testing EV car-sharing service in Grenoble, France

    Aurel Niculescu
    16 Oct 2014 | 11:26 pm
    Japanese automaker Toyota, the world’s largest auto company, has launched this month an interesting car sharing scheme in a French city, adding that proven successful over a three-year trial period, the service would expand to other municipalities. Although you might be aware that Toyota has decided to become a supporter of all electric cars powered by fuel cells, they also have all-electric battery operated vehicles – although you might want to refrain from calling them cars. We’re talking here about three-wheel Toyota i-ROAD and four-wheel Toyota Auto Body COMS. 35 units of each…
  • Recall roundup: Toyota vehicles worldwide for 3 separate problems

    Cristian Gnaticov
    16 Oct 2014 | 1:01 am
    The Japanese based automaker Toyota has recently announced three new recall campaigns, which are affecting a lot of models worldwide. According to the car manufacturer, the first recall has been announced because of the fuel delivery pipes and the fuel pressure sensor may form a bad seal, causing fuel leak and a possible fire risk in a hot engine bay. The affected vehicles in this case are the 2007-2010 Lexus LS, the 2006-2011 GS, the 2006-2011 IS, the 2010 IS C and the 2008-2010 IS-F, in 423,000 units, but happily, the carmaker says that it is not aware of any fires, crashes or injuries…
  • Recall roundup: Toyota Tacoma for rust problems

    Cristian Gnaticov
    14 Oct 2014 | 1:53 am
    The Japanese based automaker Toyota has recently announced a recall for the Tacoma because of some problems with the rusting leaf springs in the rear suspension system. According to the car manufacturer, there are a total of no less than 690,000 units of the Toyota Tacoma which will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem with the rusting leaf springs in the rear suspension solved. Toyota says that the leaf springs could rust and even crack, which can lead to some serious problems with the suspension system. “There…
  • Toyota Camry racer for NASCAR unveiled

    Cristian Gnaticov
    14 Oct 2014 | 1:15 am
    The Japanese based automaker Toyota has officially pulled the wraps off its newest creation, the Camry race car, which will be competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. “A lot of hard work has gone into redesigning the 2015 Camry race car for NASCAR competition. It was a challenging process balancing performance and design, but working closely with Calty Design, NASCAR and our race team partners, we were able to develop a race car that looks similar to its production counterpart — and provide a performance upgrade on the race track”, said David Wilson, the TRD President. The brand…
 
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  • Lexus Recalls Models for Fire Risk

    Eduard Huma
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    The Toyota`s subsidiary Lexus, has recently issued a recall for 423,000 of its models, which were reported to come with fire risk. According to the manufacturer, 423,000 Lexus models will have to return to dealerships due to a fire risk, caused by the gasket seating surfaces. 2010 Lexus IS F The seal between the pressure sensor and the fuel line might default, due to the plating plates on the gasket seating surfaces, which might lead to fire risk and cause a lot of damage and casualties. So far, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not confirmed any complaint or any injuries…
  • Toyota reveals the 86 14R60 limited edition

    rikk
    7 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    Toyota released details and photos on a special edition of the 86 model. The Toyota 86 14R60 will be sold in a limited series of 100 units in Japan with prices starting from ¥6,300,000 or $57,830. At the exterior, the Japanese model stands out thanks to the revised bumpers, extended fender flares, new side skirts, 18-inch forged magnesium wheels and a rear wing. You will also notice the dual-pipe exhaust system, the carbon fiber roof and the rear diffuser. Toyota 86 14R60 Edition Power is provided by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit producing 200 horsepower and 205 Nm of torque. Toyota 86…
  • Toyota starts to raise awareness for hydrogen fuel cells

    Andrei Cristea
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:45 am
    When it comes to production cars that use alternative fuels, Toyota has always been something akin to pioneers. Now that most of the automotive industry is keen on bringing more electric vehicles to the customers, Toyota is already thinking about the next step, namely hydrogen fuel cells. Toyota hydrogen fuel cell Of course, hydrogen powered cars have been created quite some time ago, but mainly as concepts, and no car maker has yet to put this intro production. Toyota is already working on a production car to use this kind of fuel, and now it seems they started to raise awareness to it. This…
  • Leather seats or not?

    Marcus
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:13 pm
    When going to Toyota Tacoma truck dealerships or any other dealerships to get a new vehicle, one thing that you are going to have to decide is whether or not you want to get leather seats. Most vehicles do not come with leather seats as a standard option, but you can add them or pick a higher trim level to get them. Before deciding if they are right for you, though, take a moment to think about some of the pros and cons. Toyota Tacoma One of the main upsides is that leather has a high-class appeal. It makes your vehicle feel more expensive and well-designed. People will admire it, and it may…
  • Toyota FT-1 Vision Concept Coming in Teaser Video

    Eduard Huma
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:24 pm
    The Toyota Japanese based automaker has recently launched a teaser video with the FT-1 Vision Concept, trying to preview the debut of the model in the Gran Turismo 6 video game. The world`s most famous video game, Gran Turismo, is now ready to add up the FT-1 Vision Concept to the hot supercars list, but the automaker is trying to tease its fans with a short video revealing parts of the car. Toyota FT-1 Vision Concept To be a reminder, the Toyota FT-1 Vision Concept is the little brother of the FT-1 Concept, first unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. We are talking…
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  • The Terminator Gets Terminated by Toyota i-Road Concept

    Eduard Huma
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    The famous American actor that set the paces and revolutionized the science fiction genre with the “Terminator” series, has been seen at the 2014 Paris Motor Show riding a Toyota i-Road Concept. We are not used to seeing the “big guy” riding such small vehicles, as the guy has indeed a passion for big and muscular cars like Mercedes or BMW, but this time the actor was the one man show who took the Toyota- i-Road Concept at the event. Arnold Schwarzenegger Behind Toyota i-Road Concept The Toyota i-Road Concept driven here by Arnold Schwarzenegger was first launched at the 2013 Geneva…
  • Toyota Hilux 4×4 SR Double Cab Available in Australia from 43,740 AUD

    Eduard Huma
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:50 am
    The Toyota Japanese based automaker is completing its car lineup in Australia by launching the Hilux 4×4 SR Double Cab model on the hot continent, where the base entry-level will cost 43,740 AUD. We are talking about a diesel model coming with an interesting package, like electronic stability control, 6.1-inch display, Bluetooth, audio streaming, instrument cluster with multi-information computer and more. Toyota 4×4 SR Double Cab The Toyota Hilux 4×4 SR Double Cab will be highly valued in Australia, thanks to its chassis body style, as customers will have plenty of storage to…
  • Toyota C-HR teased

    Andrei
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:20 am
    Toyota has just released unto the internet a teaser of what will the their C-HR model. No real information was given at this time, but with the model scheduled to be revealed at the Paris Auto Show, the wait will not be that long. Toyota C-HR teaser If we judge exclusively by the teaser, we can say that the design has some promise, as the overall profile and the head and rear lights are pleasing to look at. The Toyota C-HR is the car which will present to the world their new “design language”, as well as offer an engaging driving experience with a hybrid powertrain. This all…
  • Toyota Urban Utility (U2) Concept Unveiled

    Eduard Huma
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:15 am
    The Toyota Japanese based automaker has recently unveiled the first details with the Urban Utility (U2) concept, which will be officially launched at the World Maker Faire event, taken place in New York. The Toyota Urban Utility (U2) concept is actually a van coming from the future, with a changeable cabin that allows you to swift its dimensions for improve comfort and space. Toyota Urban Utility (U2) concept Kevin Hunter, the president at Toyota`s North American mentioned that the company wanted to create this concept based on its customers` wishes in terms of flexibility, maneuverability…
  • 2015 Toyota Camry starts at $22,970

    rikk
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Toyota released official US pricing details for the 2015 Camry sedan. The facelifted model starts from $22,970 for the base LE trim level which comes equipped with a 2.5-liter engine producing 178 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque. The same engine is available for the following two trim levels, the SE and XSE versions. If you want more power, there’s a 3.5-liter V6 powerplant delivering 268 horses and 336 Nm of torque. 2015 Toyota Camry A hybrid version using the 2.5-liter engine and an electric motor for a total output of 200 horses is in the range as well. New standard equipment for the…
 
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