Electric vehicles are too expensive

Picture: Toyota Reading Elizabeth Blackstock Publish the other day contemplating whether or not Toyota’s marketing plan for its first electric vehicle, the bZ4X, would work – something popped into my head. I realized that automakers don’t seem to want EVs in the hands of the masses – and it all has to do with cost, … Read more

Toyota’s award process can make it difficult to get a GR Corolla

Toyota has heard the calls from your GR Corolla and wants you to calm down. For those of you who have already contacted local dealers to queue, congratulations for arriving early. The sad reality is that even if you select the options and colors you want, you probably won’t get that exact GR corolla, if … Read more

At $8,500, Could This ’04 Rebuilt BMW 330i Be a Bargain?

I was going to ask you if you wanted the good news or bad news first on today Good price or no dice Bimmer, but I already let the cat out of the bag at the top about her reconstructed title. Let’s see if the rest of the car, and its price, can overcome this … Read more

At $4,500, Is This 1984 Toyota Tercel SR5 Wagon A Bargain?

Today’s Seller Good price or no dice Tercel SR5 calls it, “the best car I’ve ever owned, hands down.” Let’s see if the price of this rare but rough AWD wagon also makes it hands down one best deal. With only 62K on the counter, the 2003 Pontiac Bonneville SEi we considered that yesterday seems … Read more

Toyota makes a Crown SUV and I hate it

Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter, Toyota wants to make a Crown SUV and Volkswagen. All this and more in The morning shift for April 14, 2022. 1st gear: Crown The Toyota Crown is in its fifteenth generation, having been manufactured since 1955 in one form or anotherthe car of Japanese government officials, a bright … Read more

2023 Toyota bZ4X First Drive: An Ambitious Electric SUV

The 2023 Toyota bZ4X will be the Japanese company’s first attempt at an electric vehicle that will be available in all 50 states. It’s an admirable machine that looks as good as it rides and comes with updated technology – but Toyota is going to have to make a ground hard work to land this … Read more

How We’re Going To Fly The Toyota GR Corolla: A Step-by-Step Guide

Screenshot: Disney+, Picture: Steve DaSilva Next week the New York International Auto Show rolls around in a small town called, conveniently, New York. It promises thousands of square feet filled with brand-new cars, one-of-a-kind concepts, and huge swathes of electric vehicle “makers” no one has ever seen before trying to pass themselves off as real … Read more

Car dealerships are getting bigger and bigger

Dealerships in America keep getting bigger, with consolidation on the rise. All this and more in The morning shift for April 4, 2022. 1st gear: consolidation is in place Industry trade that is Automotive News reports heavily on auto dealership activity, and this year’s report indicates that consolidation continues unabated. The top 10 and 150 … Read more

All you need to know

Photo: Toyota Auto enthusiasts are dying for some new entrants in the hot sedan market, and one company has delivered. Check out the 2023 Toyota GR Corolla. We’re going to talk about everything you might need to know about this new machine. Photo: Toyota Specifications to know 6-speed manual transmission GR-FOUR all-wheel drive 300 horsepower … Read more

Hybrids are back and Toyota is seizing the moment

Photo: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP (Getty Images) Toyota’s lagging ways are working to its advantage, more factories in Michigan have halted production and Lewis Hamilton’s aversion to racing in Saudi Arabia is just a big misunderstanding, Saudi Arabia says . All that and more in this Friday edition of The morning shift for April 1, 2022. I … Read more

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