Category Archives: Toyota News
We’ve already seen and gone over all the juicy bits of the near-production Toyota FT-86 II sports coupe, but the Japanese automaker’s social media crew went over to the firm’s European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, for a new photo shoot last week offering us a fresh batch of pictures as well as a behind-the-scenes video.
Unintended acceleration, Pedalgate, whatever the tag line, the federal government investigation into Toyota vehicles recalled for their purported propensity to suddenly take off, beyond driver control, concluded today that there are no faults in Toyota’s electronic throttle control systems.
Toyota has outdone Nissan’s nine car showing at this weekend’s 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon by presenting no less than 17 modified vehicles and race cars, most of which have been developed in collaboration with motorsports engineering firm Gazoo Racing.
The web of corporate ties that entangles Subaru, Fuji Heavy Industry, and Toyota isn’t of any real concern to use beyond how it’ll be tugged to produce the most (only?) interesting Toyota in more than a decade, and its spicier Subaru counterpart. Today, words from Fuji Heavy Industry president Ikuo Mori are circulating, revealing the FT-86 is on target for a late 2011 launch.