Military Times: ‘Toyotas of War’ is the photo archive we never knew we needed

Military Times: ‘Toyotas of War’ is the photo archive we never knew we needed. “No one can argue that Toyota vehicles are dependable, affordable, and abundant. But ask any veteran of the last 50 years and they’ll tell you these Japanese automobiles are vehicles of war. In fact, there was even a Toyota War fought in the late 80s between Libya and Chad, named thus for the Toyota Hilux and the Toyota LandCruiser, which the Chadians selected for their durability and mobility in battle. But one man, Chris, 26, has made it his life’s work to chronicle the use of Toyotas in combat through his Instagram page…”

Motor Authority: Sit back and tour the Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Museum from home

Motor Authority: Sit back and tour the Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Museum from home. “If you’re a fan of Toyota’s iconic off-roader, the Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a must-see. With the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing, that may not be possible for many people, but the museum now has an online virtual tour that lets you check things out from the comfort of your home.”

TechCrunch: Data breach exposes trade secrets of carmakers GM, Ford, Tesla, Toyota

TechCrunch: Data breach exposes trade secrets of carmakers GM, Ford, Tesla, Toyota . “Security researcher UpGuard Cyber Risk disclosed Friday that sensitive documents from more than 100 manufacturing companies, including GM, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Tesla, Toyota, ThyssenKrupp, and VW were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics.” Isn’t that more of a leak than a breach? C’mon now.

Jalopnik: Now’s Your Chance To Get A Poster Featuring Literally Every Single Toyota Ever Sold Here

Jalopnik: Now’s Your Chance To Get A Poster Featuring Literally Every Single Toyota Ever Sold Here. “Artist Darren Zayman just completed a two-year project to draw all 269 body variants of every single Toyota ever sold in the United States, and even a few that may not have been sold here. … Zayman, a 42-year-old web designer, began his frankly insane journey almost 20 years ago, when he started drawing every car featured on his website that sold parts for rear-wheel-drive Japanese cars, which started as ToyotaReference.com. … And faced with his new website… Zayman has begun an even larger quest. He aims to illustrate every single Japanese car ever sold in the U.S.”

Toyota To Purchase Boston Dynamics?

Looks like Toyota is going to buy Google-owned robot maker Boston Dynamics. (Read the whole article for some very interesting background.) “Tensions between Google and Boston Dynamics have been brewing since 2014, but a video released by Boston Dynamics in February of its humanoid robot, Atlas, was the tipping point for the separation, according to a Bloomberg article written in March. At the time, Bloomberg reported that Amazon and the Toyota Research Institute were possible acquirers of Boston Dynamics.”