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Design Impressions from the LA Autoshow

Text Cor Steenstra, Photos Chris

World Premiere of the 2016 Toyota Prius in Las Vegas

The same vehicle that pioneered the hybrid category just disrupted the status quo again. The all-new, fourth-generation Prius starred in a spectacular evening production of music, food and special effects to celebrate an industry icon in a way that was anything but expected. More than 350 journalists, social influencers ...

When Accidents Happen

Sadly, yes, accidents do happen. Like this very morning to me. I was on the 5 freeway driving North under the 133 overpass near Irvine. It was heavy traffic, very heavy, so we were doing a snails pace, about 5-10 mph at max, but probably less. The Jeep behind me was suddenly hit with a lot of force by a Black Chevy Tahoe, ...

Toyota Corolla Furia Concept

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E80CtGhsom8 httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC7juHyFZIQ Toyota reveals The Furia, a dynamic compact-sedan interpretation, with short overhangs to emphasize a long wheelbase. Furia is designed around a theme that uses pure and simple surface elements to create a confident, more decisive ...

Toyota Prius C

[singlepic id=11151 w=640 h=480 float=center] Text and photos by Cor Steenstra The Toyota Prius C  is a small compact sized vehicle, much in the size of the Ford Fiesta, Mazda 2. Given that it is a Prius, it also comes equipped with a very fuel efficient hybrid package, and we were left in total awe. Not only did the ...

2012 Toyota Camry SE

[singlepic id=11061 w=640 h=480 float=center] Text and photos by Cor Steenstra The new generation Toyota Camry is facing a tough task. Having been not only segment leader, but also touted as the highest selling car in the US, it is facing tough competition, not only from the Nissan Altima with its more outspoken design, ...

2011 Toyota Sequoia

[singlepic id=7057 w=640 h=480 float=center] Text, photos and videos by Cor Steenstra httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9xIn11rohs The 2011 Toyota Sequoia is a lot of vehicle. Based on the Tundra chassis, and with clear body panel, as well as interior parts sharing with the Tundra, it is a very capable and roomy ...