Associate Editor Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three who enjoys all things automotive including wrenching on his collection of old pickups. He also plays an absurd amount of golf. Like really absurd.
A recent driverless car server brought up some interesting points including the idea of tracking your vehicle’s usage. With all the technology going into new cars, this isn’t a far off idea.
Another month passed and once again Toyota Tundra sales are strong. While the spring thaw has helped almost every truck maker to post better sales, Toyota’s continued surge means the critics were wrong – customers like this new truck.
Just when you thought prices for new Tundra pickups are expensive in the U.S., they are astronomically expensive in Australia. An import and conversion company says they will start pricing at $120k for new Platinum and 1794 models. And yes, you read that number correctly.
UPDATE: Toyota has made it official through various press releases that they will be making major changes to their various headquarters. They will be building a new campus in North Dallas (Plano), Texas that will combine their Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS); Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA); and Toyota Motor North America (TMA) as the Toyota affiliates unify their respective headquarters there to create a single, state-of-the-art Toyota headquarters and pursue the One Toyota vision in North America.
Much like the Big 3 in Detroit, this new headquarters complex will allow the company to share information faster and receive cost savings through shared resources. Our previous story is below and scroll to the bottom to find copies of the press releases.
Several news outlets are reporting that Toyota will move its U.S. headquarters from Torrance, California to near Plano, Texas.
WardsAuto recently named the GMC Sierra Denali as its top truck interior of 2014. While it is a good interior, it certainly isn’t great. With everyone else pushing high-quality leather and nice color contrasts, the black and grey interior isn’t really inviting. Here is our beef with WardsAuto.