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Toyota Camry hybrids probed by U.S. regulators for braking problems

10:25 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Federal safety regulators opened an investigation into an estimated 30,000 Toyota Camry hybrid electric sedans after receiving numerous consumer complaints about braking problems.... Read More »



Details emerge of new engine, batteries and much more for the 4th-generation Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
The fourth-generation Toyota Prius, the car that made "hybrid" a household word, won't arrive for at least another year. But emerging details paint a picture of a car that could be a breakthrough on multiple fronts.... Read More »


Suppliers to the 2014 Toyota Corolla

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Suppliers to the 2014 Toyota Corolla include Guelph Tool, Nasco, UGN, SRG Global, Huf Huelsbeck & Fuerst, Gentex, YH America, CTS Automotive, Delfingen, Corvac Composites, Midway Products, NTN Bearing, Leggett & Platt, Automatic Spring Products, DYNA-MIG, Kautex Textron, Brose and North American Lighting.... Read More »


Chevy Spark only tiny car to get acceptable rating in new IIHS crash tests

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2014
Most of the tiniest cars on the road fared poorly in the challenging new small-overlap crash test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, with only the Chevrolet Spark getting an acceptable rating, the group said today.... Read More »



Toyota finds a Muppet connection for Super Bowl ad

4:50 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2014
Toyota is teaming up with Disney to promote the launch of its redesigned Highlander mid-sized crossover, starting with a 60-second Super Bowl spot featuring the Muppets.... Read More »


For now, Toyota chooses shortfall over costly expansion

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Toyota's truck sales in 2013 exceeded 272,000 Tundras and Tacomas, stretching factories to the limit and straining dealer inventories.... Read More »



Reconnecting with an old friend on the road to Detroit

3:17 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
On the road to the Detroit auto show this week I reconnected with an old friend, the Toyota Camry, which despite its U.S. success hasn't been sold in western Europe since 2006.... Read More »


Toyota readies remix of Camry with 'waku-doki'

10:38 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
Toyota has a challenge: How to heed President Akio Toyoda's insistence on heart-racing design for the next Camry and Prius models without jeopardizing their mass-market appeal. Getting it wrong risks knocking Camry from its perch as the best-selling car in the United States -- a title held for 12 consecutive years.... Read More »


Toyota tops 1 million in global hybrid sales, but growth slows

10:18 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2014
Toyota booked global hybrid vehicle sales above 1 million units for a second time in 2013, but annual sales growth slowed to one of its weakest levels in almost a decade.... Read More »



Audacious growth plans will stretch Tesla beyond its comfort zone

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
In the past year, electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has posted its first quarterly profit, quintupled its stock price, and won a near-perfect score from Consumer Reports for the Model S sedan. Now comes the hard part. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk wants the company's estimated 2013 U.S. volume of 20,000 units to soar to 250,000 -- and to 500,000 globally -- by the end of the decade.... Read More »


2014 Nissan Leaf to get $180 price hike

3:54 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
Nissan said today it will only slightly increase the prices for its electric Leaf for 2014, adding $180 to the sticker price of each of its three trim levels.... Read More »



Magna contributes to new Mercedes CLA's aerodynamics

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2014
Magna International played key roles in the Mercedes-Benz CLA's interior and exterior. Mercedes credits several Magna supplied components for helping to make the CLA 180 BlueEfficiency edition one of the most aerodynamic cars in its class.... Read More »


Toyota ends 2013 down while Lexus rises

3:44 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
It was indeed a December to remember for the Lexus brand, but most Toyota division vehicles finished the year on a down note.... Read More »


Suppliers to the 2014 Toyota Corolla

9:37 am U.S. ET | Dec. 20, 2013
Suppliers to the 2014 Toyota Corolla include Guelph Tool, Gentex, Huf Huelsbeck, Fuerst, AGC Automotive, Bowles Fluidics, Delfingen, Sunstone Components, Midway Products, TI Automotive, Leggett & Platt and North American Lighting. The 2014 model is the 12th generation Corolla and is built in Cambridge, Ontario and Blue Springs, Miss.... Read More »


Suppliers to the 2013 Toyota Avalon

9:34 am U.S. ET | Dec. 20, 2013
Suppliers to the 2013 Toyota Avalon include Bowles Fluidics, Angell-Demmel, Aisin, UGN, Corvac Composites, Guardian, Pilkington, Sunstone Components, Midway Products, Nasco, AGC Automotive and EFC International. The 2013 model of the Toyota Avalon was all new and is built in Georgetown, Ky.... Read More »


Toyota Camry regains Consumer Reports' favor after crash test results

12:34 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2013
The Toyota Camry, headed for its 12th consecutive year as the best-selling car in the U.S., returned to Consumer Reports' recommended list after showing improvement on an insurance-industry crash test.... Read More »


Prius tops Consumer Reports' cost-per-mile study

11:51 am U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2013
For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports is finding the Toyota Prius gives consumers the biggest bang for their buck. The Prius topped Consumer Reports' Best New-Car Value analysis, released today, which ranks more than 200 vehicles on performance, reliability and costs.... Read More »


Toyota returns to Super Bowl with Highlander spot

5:06 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2013
Toyota will be back in the Super Bowl in 2014, this time to help launch the brand’s redesigned Highlander mid-sized crossover. The Highlander will star in a 60-second spot during the big game's broadcast that will incorporate another global brand as a partner, Toyota officials said, though the company declined to identify the other brand involved.... Read More »


'14 Highlander: Same engines, much more juice

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
Toyota hopes that with a 2014 redesign the Highlander can gain segment supremacy.... Read More »


Toyota weighs adding truck capacity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
Toyota is considering expanding pickup production capacity at its San Antonio plant. "Dealers are telling us they could sell more Tacomas and Tundras," Toyota Division General Manager Bill Fay said. "We are evaluating our footprint and capacity."... Read More »


Toyota begins production of 2014 Highlander in Indiana

4:09 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 6, 2013
Toyota has launched production of the 2014 Highlander large crossover in Indiana. The popularity of the Highlander led Toyota to invest $430 million in the plant, creating an additional 600 jobs, the company said in a statement Thursday.... Read More »


Toyota Camry poised to retain No. 1 car crown

4:46 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2013
With a month to go in 2013, the Toyota Camry has locked up first place for a 12th consecutive year, but its dominance in the mid-sized segment is shrinking even as the automaker dangles bigger-than-usual discounts to lure buyers.... Read More »



Chevy banks on mid-sized pickup comeback with 2015 Colorado

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
GM is betting that an eye-catching, fuel-efficient mid-sized pickup can draw buyers from Toyota and inject life into a segment that its Detroit 3 rivals have abandoned. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado that GM unveils today uses a version of the full-sized 2014 Silverado's fully boxed frame and mimics its upscale, refined interior.... Read More »


Toyota plans Camry tweaks in 2014 to extend U.S. sales lead

7:14 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
The Toyota Camry, headed for a 12th straight year as the best-selling car in the United States, will get “significant attention” including freshened features to hold the title a 13th year, a top executive said.... Read More »



The Chevy Colorado's checklist

9:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Chevrolet's redesigned Colorado makes its debut at the auto show here this week amid plenty of anticipation -- and no small amount of skepticism.... Read More »


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