Toyota unveils its Toyota Safety System and Lexus Safety System+, both centered around autonomous-braking capability, aimed at bringing advanced driver safety and convenience features way down in price.
Toyota may be hard at work on a new hybrid version of the RAV4. AutoExpress reports the automaker is keeping a close eye on the CUV segment to determine whether or not buyers would be receptive to the idea of a hybrid RAV4. Yoshikazu Saeki, deputy chief engineer with the automaker, said that a hybrid iteration wouldn't be difficult to do. Saeki spoke with AutoExpress during the LA Auto Show, and said that while Toyota has no interest in building either a seven-seat version of the RAV4 or a sport
With well over a million hybrid vehicles sold in the United States alone, Toyota is currently sitting pretty as the undeniable world leader in gas/electric vehicles, and the 2010 Prius looks ready to cement that image even further. It's no secret that the Japanese automaker has big plans in store for its hybrid technology – it's repeatedly stated that it plans to offer hybrid versions of every model it makes. Therefore, news that the automaker is working on a hybrid RAV4 shouldn't come as