Kia Attempts To Break Guinness World Record

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Kia Attempts To Break Guinness World Record
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Kia Motors is participating in an 8,000 mile trip with the 2011 Optima Hybrid sedan in an effort to break the Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption in a hybrid car. Drivers Wayne Gerdes and Chris Bernius will drive through 48 states in 16 days. Both drivers are experienced fuel economy drivers and the 2011… Continue Reading...

Toyota’s Bringing Iconic Cars Of Past And Present To 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Toyota’s Bringing Iconic Cars Of Past And Present To 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Toyota will be bringing an interesting blend of past, present and future cars to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Climbing up the famous hill this year featuring Toyota’s moniker includes their GT One sports car, Dynojet Racing’s Avensis, a rare MR2-based Group S rally car, the famous “King of Africa” Celica Twin Cam TA64,… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: Toyota Auris Hybrid Concept Revealed

Frankfurt 2009: Toyota Auris Hybrid Concept Revealed
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Toyota is planning to offer hybrid versions of all of its vehicles by 2020 and the next step in that process is a Hybrid Synergy Drive version of the Corolla-based Auris hatchback sold in the U.K. Toyota unveiled a prototype of that vehicle, the Auris HSD Concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show today. The Auris… Continue Reading...

Report: Toyota Not Planning Hybrid Yaris After All

Report: Toyota Not Planning Hybrid Yaris After All
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In a strange turn of events, a source inside Toyota has told the U.K.’s AutoCar that the Japanese automaker isn’t looking to build a hybrid version of the Yaris. The source says the car won’t be built in France, Japan or anywhere; not yet anyway. Toyota does plan to build hybrid versions of every car… Continue Reading...