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  • October 22, 2013
    RETROACTIVE WARNING: Spider in car picture. In news that almost makes me glad to have a ten-year old car that's ready to explode any minute, Toyota has recalled 870,000 Camrys, Venzas and Avalons built in 2012 and 2013 because spider webs can cause a blockage that makes the dr... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2012
    This is a series of Pokemon character cars created by Toyota and Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy as some kind of weird-ass cross promotion. And speaking of cross promotions: hot sauce and extra-absorbent toilet paper. It just makes sense. Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy is run... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2011
    You're riding it wrong. Toyota teamed up with bicycle-maker Parlee to develop a bike with gears you change with your mind. The future is now! Jk jk, if the future were now our transportation wouldn't even have wheels. Before riding while using its mind-reading capabilities,... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2011
    This is a 3-minute video mock-up of Toyota's futuristic 'Window to the World' concept. Basically it's a "smart" car window that allows a passenger to draw on it, display information (name, distance, etc.) about objects you're passing, and even zoom in on them. Admittedly, it ... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2009
    Nice one, Toyota -- a running humanoid robot. Because that's just what we need. Please God tell me that's actually a person in a robot costume. [The video] from Toyota demonstrates the running capabilities of the new humanoid robot. The robot takes a step every 340ms and has... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2009
    Toyota, in a ploy to sell more Priuses (Priusi?), is installing these solar-powered, gadget charging Wi-Fi stations in a select few U.S. cities (Boston, New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles). Unfortunately, I don't live in any of those cities so I'm going... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2008
    This is allegedly a television ad for the new Toyota Corolla. It has a bunch of weird ninja cats in it and doesn't make an ATM lick of sense. And then, to make matters worse, one of the ninja cats steals a car at the end. Now what is this teaching the nation's cat population... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2008
    I don't really have any more information on this robotic suit except the i-foot is a terrible name, it was made by Toyota, and appears to be the lovechild of a MechWarrior that stuck it to a Tyrannasaurus Rex (wish I could have been there). Oh, and two thumbs up on the choreog... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2008
    Yep, somebody pimped out a Prius. To the max. The thing has 20" rims, inverted Koenigsegg doors, what appears to be an ion cannon, a billion speakers, a couple computers, alien technology, an engine, and seats. Allegedly, the powertrain is the only thing left unmodified. W... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2008
    The Winglet Advanced Scooter is Toyota's attempt at a smaller, more agile Segway. I wouldn't be caught dead on one, but I would ride it until I got hit by a car and launched clear off. Then I'd be caught dead on the pavement. Win-win. Skip to the second half of the video to... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2008
    This is a ad from a campaign designed by the Bed & Breakfast Advertising Agency for Toyota's Prius. It uses the tagline "Well, at least he drives a Prius" as if driving a Prius makes up for tossing a body in the river (which it totally does). There are two more after the jump... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2008
    Toyota already plans to roll out a plug-in version of the Prius in 2010, and now there are rumors of the company installing solar panels on upcoming models. The panels, if they do become a reality, won't power the engine, but rather the air conditioning, stereo, windows, telev... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    Let's face it, getting hit by a car sucks unless the person driving is filthy rich and you don't get hurt but can fake a good neck or back injury. Well now Toyoda Gosei has begun the testing of hood and grill airbags to help protect people on foot. They're activated via some ... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2008
    This is a Corolla with a custom NES controller engine block cover. It looks good and I wish my piece of crap Metro had one. That would easily double the car's value. Now if entering the ↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A Konami code gave you 30 gallons of free gas, then we... / Continue →
  • December 26, 2007
    The Musion high definition projector system "uses unique HD video projection, producing three dimensional moving images within a stage setting." It looks like it involves some sort of strange glass pyramid. And magic. A lot of magic. And not the fake shit that ass-clown Cri... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2007
    Toyota recently displayed a new concept vehicle they've been working on. This is what it looks like -- a lounge chair that will suck your brain out while you're cruising. With lots of neon-ish lighting thrown in for good measure. The thing stands upright at slow speeds and then... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2007
    Steve Wozniak (Apple co-founder) confirms he was pulled over doing 104 mph in a Toyota Prius and fined $700 a few months ago. Which is shocking for a couple reasons. 1. What was he doing driving? I thought people with his kind of money were carried everywhere. 2. I have n... / Continue →