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Though a convenience feature, it automatically shuts car off in park

Today, The New York Times published an article about more than two dozen deaths related to drivers leaving their cars running, closing their garages and later succumbing to carbon monoxide poisoning. The reason has been identified as "keyless start" features, or proximity entry and push-button start, where owners don't need to physically handle a key or fob to gain entry into the vehicle or start it. It is the latest, and deadliest, issue raised with this system after those related to security a

Car Buying

Here's a car-shopping checklist of infotainment functions to test

Here's a quick checklist of infotainment functions to test and questions to ask when new-car shopping.

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Democratization of tech: Same – or better – amenities as luxury cars

One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.

Opinion

Ford SmartLink may be a tall ask for niceties customers simply expect

When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.

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This bot is better than you at shooting baskets

Toyota built a robot that plays basketball. It uses artificial intelligence to shoot perfect free throws. Check out the video. Transcript: Cue is a basketball playing robot created by Toyota that shoots free throws. It uses artificial intelligence to shoot perfect free throws. It demonstrated its shooting ability in a shooting competition against two Alvark Tokyo basketball players. Cue shot with 100% accuracy for a perfect score, even hitting shots against a defense. Cue will be unveiled to th

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If it's not hot, it could be warm, anyway — and it gets a manual

When Toyota showed its new Auris hatchback at the Geneva Motor Show, we expected there to be an announcement about the car's eventual availability on the U.S. market under some other name. Earlier Aurises have been sold as Scion iMs and Corolla iMs. Now, at the New York International Auto Show, Toyota is introducing the car as a sporty Corolla Hatchback.

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Over 500,000 lego bricks were used

This life-size lego replica of the Toyota Camry took over 500,000 Lego bricks and over 8 weeks to assemble. It was designed by Ryan 'The Brickman' McNaught who is 1 of only 14 Lego certified professionals in the world. The lego replica was made as a fun way to introduce the new Toyota Camry to the Australian market.

Official

R&D generates new transmission, hybrid and AWD improvements, too

Toyota unveils powertrain components for the TNGA architecture, including the world's most thermally efficient 2.0-liter gas engine.

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HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

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Surprise! One of them is a Toyota

To save you from the hurt of a quickly depreciating new car, we collected 8 of the fastest depreciating cars in America. And here's a surprise, one of them is a Toyota. Learn more at Autoblog.com

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One of 11 new test tracks in Japan replicate portions of the Ring

Toyota's is building a $2.8B research and development center in Japan. One of the 11 test tracks there will recreate portions of the Nurburgring.

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Technologies are always advancing forward, especially in your vehicle. As more safety technologies are being introduced into the market, it can be hard to keep track of everything. So here are 8 technologies designed to keep you safe on the road. Want more coverage? Head over to http://bit.ly/2CcOngW

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A Bimmerpost user claims the coming Toyota Supra will be a Toyota in name and design only, using BMW interior parts, trim materials, and colors.

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We'll show you five new cars at a price almost anyone can afford.

Finding an affordable car is hard. Finding a good car is harder. But finding a good, affordable car? Well, that's the hardest. Here are five choices.

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Teenager adam lansing has converted a 1980 toyota celica into an electric car he spent four years building his homemade EV. A 30-kilowatt-hour lithium iron phosphate battery pack gives the toyota a 130-mile range. Lansing has now started his own company, hawkeye innovations llc a company that performs gasoline-to-electric conversions. Transcript: ELECTRIC CELICA BUILT BY TEEN *** HAS 130-MILE RANGE TEENAGER ADAM LANSING HAS CONVERTED A 1980 TOYOTA CELICA INTO AN ELECTRIC CAR HE SPENT FOUR

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The e-Palette is not exactly a new RX-7.

Mazda's prepping a small rotary engine to serve as a range extender in an autonomous Toyota delivery vehicle.

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Toyota announced on Monday a self-driving electric concept vehicle that it will tailor for companies to use for tasks like ride hailing and package delivery, underscoring how automakers are no longer simply building cars but also providing services to go with them.

CES

It's cool, but where's our Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

"Alexa, why can't I have CarPlay?"

CES

Automakers and suppliers will again expose an excess of innovations in Las Vegas

For going on three decades, CES is the reason I don't make New Year's resolutions, like going on a diet or quitting drinking. While I realize that this is certainly a champagne problem, heading to Vegas is not my ideal way to kick off the new year. Or even end it, since I'm not a fan of Sin City. Whereas most people go to Vegas expecting to pig out on all-you-can-eat buffets and engage in all-night drinking and gambling binges, I've made the trek since 1989 to consume as much as I can about the

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It's an advanced, design-forward autonomous vehicle that isn't half-bad looking.

It's a design-forward autonomous vehicle that isn't half-bad looking.