Two security experts, who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape, say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber-attacks.
At last summer's Def Con hacking confer
Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday issued a recall covering all 1.9 million of the third-generation Prius cars sold worldwide, due to a programming glitch in their hybrid system.
About half of the recalls are in Japan and 713,000 in N
Toyota, which has sold 5.5 million hybrids since the launch of the technology 16 years ago, will debut its new Yaris Hybrid-R concept at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show.
Created as a showcase for possible future hybrid development ide
The worldwide cumulative sales of the ‘Prius’ gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle passed the 3 million mark as at the end of June, said Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC).
The Prius, which was launched in 1997, was the
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced that cumulative global sales of its hybrid vehicles topped the five million unit mark as of March 31, reaching 5.125 million units.
Nobuyuki Negishi, chief representative of Mena Repres
Toyota Motor Corp said its rechargeable Prius PHV plug-in hybrid would be priced from 3.2 million yen ($41,000) in Japan, higher than it flagged two years ago.
Toyota's first plug-in model adds an external charging function and more
Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would delay the launch in Japan of two new additions to the Prius line-up, a wagon and a minivan, from the originally planned end-April due to production disruptions from this month's devastating earthquake.
Toyota Motor Corp is recalling nearly half a million of its flagship Prius and other hybrid cars for braking problems, a third major recall since September and a further blow to the reputation of the world's largest automaker.
Shares in Toyota Motor edged higher after the head of the world's largest automaker made a public apology for safety problems and said it would bring in outside experts to review quality controls.
But gains in Toyota's stock in Tok