You may have read Alastair’s post earlier from Paul Ricard at the unveiling of the TS030 HYBRID LMP1 racer. He spoke about the amazing sound the race car makes, when it goes from electric power in the pit lane to the conventional (albeit race prepared) powertrain as it joins the track. Well, what better way than to show you in an exclusive video. Mind you, don’t turn your speakers up too quickly… The internal combustion engine really does have an awesome kick!
Toyota is well and truly back, and on track, for Le Mans! After over 10 years away from the legendary La Sarthe Circuit, and more recently, many weeks of waiting and behind-the-scenes activities, the world got its first glimpse of our contender, the TS030 HYBRID, today at Paul Ricard for our official test. The key is in the name. Not only is Toyota back, but back with the most advanced hybrid racing technology to tackle the famous Mulsanne Straight.
Brussels’ 2012 Auto Salon draws crowds; hybrids attract huge interest on Toyota and Lexus stands
There was a sense of relief as car horns resonated in the halls of the Brussels Expo around 7 PM on Sunday evening to mark the end of this year’s edition of the Brussels Auto Salon. After standing on their feet and answering thousands of customers’ questions, the hosts and hostesses of the various automakers’ stands were tired but looked satisfied: more than half a million people visited the show, a clear demonstration that automobiles are still close to the hearts of Belgian customers.
Toyota Motor Europe has teamed up again with the folks over at Our Future Mobility Now* to bring direct access to industry’s cutting-edge thinkers. A large majority of European citizens live in an urban environment, everyone wants to be mobile, yet European cities increasingly face problems caused by congestion, pollution, or accidents. The automotive sector takes any decision to imagine new solutions how to enhance urban mobility while trying to reduce its impact. Through a live web-based presentation, our experts are going to discuss efficient and effective urban transport solutions that can contribute to improve the life of citizens.