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 |  Oct 11 2013, 4:02 PM

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The latest new products from Toyota, such as the 2014 Corolla, feature distinct new sheet metal but almost nothing new under the hood, an issue that the brand is working diligently to solve.

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 |  Apr 29 2013, 2:45 PM

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Despite boisterous boasting by several German brands about modular architecture in future vehicles, Toyota remained relatively quiet on the subject. 

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 |  Apr 19 2013, 7:02 PM

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There’s likely more to Lexus’ plan to shift production of the ES sedan to Kentucky than saving money — a major new model is likely on the way from Japan.

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 |  Apr 09 2012, 3:32 PM

Toyota has officially announced its new framework called Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) which the Japanese automaker will use to develop multiple models simultaneously in order to boost the quantity of common parts used across its vehicles.

The move is similar to what multiple automakers are striving for in developing less platforms but more models. Volkswagen, for example, unveiled earlier this year its MQB architecture which will be adapted for a huge range of different vehicles. Toyota hopes that the new framework will reduce costs by at least 30 percent by using more shared parts.

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