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What's Ahead For Some Of Toyota's Best-Known Cars

Corolla and Highlander get makeovers, while hydrogen fuel-cell car on horizon

In August, Toyota enjoyed its best month of sales in more than five years. The company sold more than 231,000 cars in the United States, a number that topped Ford for the second month in a row.

Hackers Offer Advice To Automakers On How To Prevent Attacks

They're the first researchers to publish coding and details of automotive cyber experiment

Automotive hackers commandeered control of a Ford Escape and Toyota Prius during a recent experiment, and using data culled from the experiment came up with some tips on how automakers can block hackers from gaining access to cars.

Electric Cars Aren't Actually Dead In The Water

Author of new study says EVs are actually ahead of long-term projections

Contrary to recent reports of the electric car's pending flop, a pair of researchers say EVs are gaining in popularity among consumers and that sales are actually ahead of long-term growth projections.

Toyota Claims No.1 Status in The World--For Now.

Falling sales in Japan and China hurting Toyota. GM or VW may pass it.

Toyota held onto its status as the world's top-selling automaker in the first quarter of this year, although the three-way race with General Motors and Volkswagen is proving tight, as The Japanese automaker's sales fall in China and Japan.

Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid Reaches 100 MPGe

EPA rating puts vehicle ahead of key competitors

Ford is in the fast lane on the way to fuel efficiency. The EPA rated the company's C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid at 100 miles per gallon equivalent Thursday, making it the most fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid offered to Amercan consumers by the auto industry.

Review: The Ford C-Max Guide to the Galaxy

The new hybrid from Ford is much more fun to drive than Prius

Douglas Adams fans might already know that the answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything is 42, but Ford enthusiasts might think the answer is 47.

Hybrid Buyers Aren't Repeat Buyers

Study finds that roughly two of three don't return to hybrids

A surge in gas prices has helped hybrid cars and other alternative fuel vehicles capture the attention of the car-buying American public. But not necessarily among those who have already owned a hybrid car – roughly two out of three don't buy another.

Blind Man Behind The Wheel At Taco Bell Drive-Thru

Steve Mahan was test-driving Google's driverless car

A man gets behind the wheel of his Toyota Prius, drives to a local Taco Bell and orders lunch it the drive-thru lane. What's so unusual about that scenario?