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A floating car is born from the carnage of Japan's tsunami

A former employee of a Toyota subsidiary started to build a watertight EV that can float in floods, or even cruise at low speeds. His startup has notable backers and a functioning prototype.


Toyota polishes 5th-generation Avalon, introduces Apple CarPlay

Toyota's next-generation Avalon flagship sedan features more aggressive bodywork, an updated platform to improve driving dynamics and the company's first implementation of Apple CarPlay after years of remaining one of the few holdouts on smartphone integration.

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