Day: January 4, 2022

Toyota to launch its own automotive software platform by 2025


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Toyota logo is seen at a booth during a media day for the Auto Shanghai show in Shanghai, China, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

(Reuters) – Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp is planning to launch its own operating system, which would be capable of handling advanced operations such as autonomous driving, for its vehicles by 2025, reported on Monday.

Software is playing an increasing role in vehicles, from managing electric motors and batteries to supporting functions such as autonomous driving, entertainment and navigation.

Toyota’s automotive software platform Arene will compete with German rivals, Volkswagen (DE:) AG and Daimler AG (DE:), with Volkswagen working on its ‘VW.OS’ software and Daimler planning to roll out its own ‘Mercedes-Benz Operating System’ in its cars by 2024.

The Japanese carmaker aims to put the operating system in its own vehicles by 2025, with plans to make it available

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High New, Used Car Prices Keeping Pedal to Metal

As 2021 drew to a close, vehicle valuation and automotive research company Kelly Blue Book (KBB) released the startling stat that the “average used car price tops $27,000 for the first time,” noting that this base price is “a jaw-dropping 41% higher than in November of 2019, the last month before COVID-19 was first detected and knocked the world’s economy off its tracks.” 

KBB competitor Edmunds.com placed the average used car slightly higher at just over $29,000. 

Car shoppers — new or used — and those fixing wheels they already own should put some padding under their jaws because they will likely continue dropping throughout 2022. 

Among the hardest hit by COVID-19 lockdowns, microchip shortages and supply chain slowdowns, the automotive industry needs a lift, with inventories radically depleted and uncertainty ahead. 

There are essentially two schools of thought as to what happens over the next six months.  

Optimists believe

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Ford Galaxie Pays Homage To Vintage Racers

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This incredible classic Ford boasts plenty of powerful ponies under the hood and a few NASCAR mods to serve as tribute to the racing cars of old.

Old Nascar racers are some of the most prominent legends in automotive history for their crazy feats of bravery, incredible cars, and high-risk, high reward lifestyle. This has made the image of one of these vehicles an idol within the car community as they are constantly some of the last genuine relics of the 1960s and 1970s. If you have been following the “Sleeper Dude” build channel in any aspect, then you should know that they currently have possession of an incredible 1964 Ford Galaxie 500. While the condition is less than optimal for most automotive collectors, this is the perfect project car for the “Sleeper Dude” family. The latest addition to this vehicle will amaze

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