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Toyota breaks up with Tesla, ending six-year partnership

In a move that “firmly” established Toyota and Tesla as rivals, the Japanese auto company quietly sold its stake in Tesla last year. The stake sale ended a six-year partnership between the automakers, a Toyota spokeswoman said on Monday.

June 8, 2017
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Toyota Dealer Gives Car To Man Who Walks 12 Miles To Work

It took him 2.5 hours each way to walk to work, until a dealer stepped in an gave him a gift.

March 3, 2017
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Toyota Expects Demand For Plug-In Hybrids To Overshadow Conventional Hybrids

Toyota’s chairman, Takeshi Uchiyamada, led the development of the Toyota Prius. Now, he expects that demand for the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) will grow more quickly than it did for the original Prius.

Feb. 17, 2017
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Toyota To Test Keyless Car-Sharing Service Next Year

Toyota has announced plans to test a new car-sharing system next year that will allow users to unlock doors and start vehicles from their smartphones.

Nov. 1, 2016
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Toyota And BMW Invest In Self-Driving Tech Startup Nauto

Toyota and BMW are investing in and partnering with the Silicon Valley startup to leverage its real-world driving and safety data…

Oct. 7, 2016
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Toyota Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence In Its Vehicles Within Five Years

The idea of vehicles that can think, act and take some control from drivers to perform evasive maneuvers is a key component of Toyota’s efforts…

June 22, 2016
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Toyota Invests In Uber And Creates New Leasing Program

The partnership could mean drivers paying their car payment with Uber earnings.

May 27, 2016
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Toyota And Nissan Working With Japanese Government To Develop Intelligent Maps

Japan’s government, map-making companies and automakers will work together with one goal in mind.

April 11, 2016
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Toyota Partners With Microsoft To Accelerate Technology Development

What is the new Toyota Connected and what does the subsidiary aim to achieve?

April 4, 2016
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Toyota Developing Wearable Device To Assist Blind and Visually Impaired People

The device resembles a small travel pillow and can be worn around the user’s shoulders.

March 8, 2016
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AutoNation Survey Results On Millennial Car Purchase Plans At Tax Time

AutoNation surveyed more than 2,000 millennials to find out details about the vehicles they might spend their tax return money on. What did they find out?

March 7, 2016
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Toyota Announces End Of Scion Brand

What does this mean for Toyota dealers and the Toyota brand?

Feb. 4, 2016
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