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Toyota Detroit: Large and small innovations

Despite the decline in sales, like many other manufacturers notice, Toyota is investing heavily in the future. In fact, the number one Japanese ships is thoroughly in search of hybrid or electric car perfect.

Toyota FT-CH Concept: The influential concept

For example, the Toyota FT-CH Concept unveiled in Detroit this week, is not a hybrid concept more. This car, shorter than the Prius, a hybrid benefited motor plug. It should not be produced, at least in the presented versions. By cons, it could well is a cornerstone in the elaboration of a Prius family (cutting, convertible, station wagon, it is unclear what else Toyota), dedicated to hybrid or electric. Within a few years, Toyota intends to present no less than eight new hybrid models (petrol models from existing or not). The style of the FT-CH (Future Toyota for - Compact Hybrid) should influence these future cars designed to be hybrids. Moreover, Toyota provides for introducing hydrogen vehicles operating around 2015, which is equivalent to the morning in the automotive field. No doubt that many of the genes of the FT-CH will find themselves in these new cars.

The Auto Access Seat: We all know someone who would like to have it!

Other interesting views from Toyota novelties, there was the Lexus GX460 and Toyota Sienna unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show last December. Sienna is not the kind of vehicle that makes people swoon but it offers, on some models, an accessory that does not leave indifferent. "Auto Access Seat" (Siege automatic access, s'cusez free translation) is a remote seat that swivels and "down" the vehicle low enough (19 inches from the ground), which allows an incredibly easy access. This should help the elderly or limited mobility or parents who do not want to torture the back and concentrate your seat bebe the inside. Then the person, thanks to the remote control or the buttons on the side of the seat, has only to let up the inside. The seat can support up to 330 pounds (150 kilos). For now, only the right seat of the second row and is electrified but it is not said that the other seats are too. The driver seems to us a good idea ...

This type of seat is not new and several OEMs are specialized in this promising area, the rapidly aging population. By cons, this is the first time in America that a manufacturer offers such an accessory in its catalog option. Thus, the execution promises to be more professional while being guaranteed. If this system was not previously available, it is probably because of a question of safety standards. In Canada, the Auto Access Seat will offer Toyota but can not say for the moment, on what model it will be moved, nor its price. But bet that the price will be quite dirty ...

Over a good glass of wine ...

The Auto Access Seat, like the Easy Fill Capless Fuel Ford (there is no cap fuel tank, so nothing has to screw or unscrew) is one of those elements that never make one but PROVE incredibly practical and provide a net benefit for many people. Sunday at noon while dining with family, we will speak much more of Auto Access Seat of the new Sienna dad FT-CH Toyota ...

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