Toyota unveils futuristic shuttle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Toyota has introduced its new ‘Accessible People Mover,’ a shuttle featuring a futuristic design that will transport visitors during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Referred to as the APM, this vehicle was designed specifically for the Olympic Games, offering staff and visitors a last-mile transportation option that’ll take riders to venues and events. The vehicle resembles a large, futuristic golf cart. … Continue reading

Toyota and JAXA team on a fuel-cell Moon rover for 2029

Toyota and the Japanese space agency JAXA have inked an agreement to build a hydrogen-powered lunar rover, which astronauts will be able to drive around the Moon to explore potential resources there. The joint research agreement will see the automaker and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency work together for three years on prototypes, though the final lunar rover isn’t expected … Continue reading

Toyota's latest solar-powered Prius can charge when on the move

Toyota is set to start testing the new solar-paneled car this month on public roads in ...

Toyota has fitted out an experimental Prius with a fresh rooftop solar kit to explore the limits of sun-powered road travel. Unlike the previous solar panels to adorn its plug-in hybrid, the new array will be capable of charging the vehicle while it is on the move, a feature that is hoped to give range and efficiency a significant boost.

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Pictorial: 2019 Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille Concours d’Elegance

The stars of the 2019 Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille, from left to right: the ...

The 2019 Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille was a triumph in many ways, most importantly in the massive turnout of exclusive automobiles from 16 manufacturers and the number of significant debutant models. For McLaren it was doubly so, as it showed its new aerodynamic Speedtail in public for the first time, taking "Best in Show" with a car that has not yet gone into production.

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Toyota basketball robot sets world record with 2,020 free throws

Toyota has announced that its CUE humanoid robot has set a new record for the greatest number of consecutive basketball free throws performed by a humanoid AI-powered machine. The robot successfully made 2,020 free throws in a row without missing, earning it a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. The CUE robot was born as a voluntary project … Continue reading