6 Things We Know About the Toyota FT-AC

Toyota has launched a squadron of SUV crossover trial balloons at recent auto shows, with the Future Toyota Adventure Concept, or FT-AC, being the latest. We caught up with Toyota general manager Jack Hollis right after his enthusiastic introduction of the concept to get a few more details on this latest conversation starter. More Doable than FT-4X When pressed about …

Mini Experiments With 3D Printing to Customize Car Parts

For years, three-dimensional printing has promised to revolutionize the auto industry, potentially saving automakers millions of dollars. And while it’s not a widespread practice yet, Mini plans to join the club, offering a service that lets customers customize their cars with 3D-printed parts. Called Mini Yours Customized, the new program will allow customers to use an online configurator to create …

Hyundai Cars Will Feature Voice-Controlled Personal Assistant From 2019

Hyundai will introduce an advanced voice control system on new models starting from 2019, the automaker announced today. Unlike conventional systems, the “Intelligent Personal Agent” can predict a driver’s needs ahead of time and control additional features such as adjusting the temperature in the cockpit. The feature can suggest departure times to make sure the driver arrives at a given …

All-New 2019 Chevrolet Silverado LT Trailboss Revealed

This just in—the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado LT Trailboss was revealed at the Chevy Truck centennial event in Fort Worth, Texas. The new Silverado LT Trailboss is one of eight 2019 Silverado models that will make their public debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. Bow-Tie brass says the Trailboss, “integrates the off-road equipment of the Z71 package as well as …

Soar to new heights in the 2018 Lexus LS

The Lexus LS was the luxury car that introduced the world to Lexus, and for 2018 this prestigious flagship sedan is re-invented like never before – combining bold design with intuitive technology and breathtaking performance. “The 2018 LS re-imagines our flagship sedan with a new body design that conveys the emotional styling of a coupe, and a new platform that …

6 Standout Features on the 2018 Hyundai Kona

Just by looking at it, you can tell the 2018 Hyundai Kona is a little different from other crossovers on the market. The Hyundai Kona made its debut today at the Los Angeles Auto Show in both Surf Blue and Lime Twist colors, highlighting the Kona’s propensity for boldness. Here are six features that make the Kona stand out from …

GMC Launches 2018 Yukon Denali Ultimate Black Edition

If you’re in the market for a large, luxurious SUV, you can do a lot worse than the GMC Yukon Denali. It’s big, comfortable, powerful, and remarkably agile. The question is, though, what do you buy if you like the Yukon Denali but wish it stood out a little more? At the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, GMC revealed …

2019 Jaguar I-Pace First Look: Look Out Tesla, Here Comes Jaguar

If you want a fast and sexy yet usable and practical electric vehicle, there’s really only one option: Tesla. That’s all about to change, however, because Jaguar’s all new, all-electric I-Pace, which goes on sale next year, is a legitimate Tesla rival. How do we know? We’ve been in one. Jaguar engineers took time out from final calibration testing to …

In A Class Of Its Own, Where Versatility and Efficiency Meet: The 2018 Toyota Prius v

Meet the advanced crossover – the unique Toyota Prius v, which combines impressive space and versatility with equally impressive technology and fuel efficiency. New for 2018, all Prius v models are standard equipped with Toyota Safety Sense P, plus a new 4.2” multi-information display. “Prius is the world’s most recognized name for advanced and efficient motoring, and the Prius v …

The $4 Million Challenge to Transform the World of People with Lower-Limb Paralysis

The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, has launched a USD $4 million-dollar global challenge to change the lives of people with lower-limb paralysis, culminating in the unveiling of the winners in Tokyo in 2020. The Mobility Unlimited Challenge is seeking teams around the world to create game-changing technology that will help radically improve the mobility …