Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
Toyota Hybrid Performance: Hybrid Engine Explained Video
Toyota was one of the first automakers to offer a mass-produced vehicle. While there were plenty of laughs and up-turned noses from consumers at first, hybrids have become very popular for drivers looking for better efficiency and protection for the environment. And Toyota continues to improve and innovate with its hybrid technology. To learn more, watch the video below! (more…)
What are Engine Cylinders?
Are you on the hunt for a new vehicle? Or do you like to read about the latest auto news? Either way, you have probably stumbled across some technical specifications that may have been a little confusing. One spec that is usually mentioned is the number of cylinders that come with the engine. If you are unfamiliar with engine cylinders and what their numbers mean, read on and we will give an explanation. (more…)
Best Podcasts to Listen to While Driving
We recently published a blog post on our specialty Toyota site about the new Toyota Untold podcast and how awesome it is. In addition to Toyota Untold, there are many awesome podcasts out there to listen to. We even mentioned in the blog post that right now is the golden age of the podcast thanks to all the options. To be more inclusive for all our brands, we thought that we would share our favorite podcasts on our Allan Nott portal blog! (more…)
What is Toyota Lane Tracing Assist?
With their continued efforts for creating collision-free roads, Toyota has upgraded their Toyota Safety Sense™ with more advanced technologies and improved systems. And on their brand-new Corolla Hatchback, they added a new system altogether. So, what is Toyota Lane Tracing Assist? (more…)
What is Honda LaneWatch™?
As technologies continue to advance and be improved upon, vehicles are now able to offer more features to reduce the risk of a collision. Honda also has some of the most ingenious safety technologies available for newer models, such as the Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistive features. So, what is Honda LaneWatch™? And what advantages does it offer? (more…)
How to Use Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
As technologies continue to advance, automotive manufacturers are developing new and advanced safety features that are able to assist drivers while on the road. In fact, Toyota has many innovative technologies that are available with their vehicle line up, such as collision alert systems and lane assist systems. One of the popular technologies is a more advanced cruise control system by Toyota, which operates differently. So, here’s how to use Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. (more…)
How does Electronic Stability Control keep me safe?
Most vehicles today come equipped with a feature called Electronic Stability Control (ESC), but most people don’t really know much about this feature or how it works to help keep you safe in emergency situations. Let’s learn more about it here! (more…)
Each new Toyota model comes with a set of safety features known as Toyota Safety Sense™. These come at no additional cost and are key features to keep you safe on the road. If you are wondering, what is Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS)? Continue reading below to get a full breakdown!
How does Back-Up Camera technology work?
Typically, new vehicles today all offer a rear vision camera either as a standard or upgradeable feature for drivers to utilize to help keep them safe in reverse situations. But how does this system work on your vehicle? Back up cameras use sensors equipped on the rear bumper to alert you to objects that may be in your path as you reverse! Check out this helpful video to learn more about how a back up camera system works in your vehicle! (more…)
Apple CarPlay vs Android Auto
Most vehicles today come equipped with some sort of connectivity system that allows you to pair your smartphone device to your vehicle for better usability. Most commonly, these systems are compatible with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, but which one is better? Let’s take a closer look! (more…)