The Japanese carmaker’s move, which it said was “precautionary,” comes a day after Toyota and Nissan recalled millions of cars over inflater issues.
More than 5 million Honda and Daihatsu vehicles added to campaign.
Toyota is gearing up to give the Scion FR-S a mid-cycle refresh next year, and rumors have it the car will come with brand new styling updates, improved suspension components, and, much to the chagrin of enthusiasts everywhere, a ridiculously modest power increase. Show More Summary
On this episode of Driving with John Chow, I ask is money more important than your family? For many people, the answer appears to be yes. I talk about the situation with Toyota moving their headquarters from Orange County to Texas, and how most of the employees will move there even though most would rather stay where they are. Given […]
The updated Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo is poised to get a price cut next week to $29,990 plus on-road costs — thereby matching the Toyota 86 GT — courtesy of a new two-spec strategy. These specifications and pricing were pointed out to us ahead of next week’s official launch via a source, and are backed up [...]
At a joint press conference overnight, Toyota and Mazda announced that the two companies will begin a “long-lasting partnership” that will focus on drivetrains and safety. The two companies will immediately form a joint committee that will look at ways to “utilise each company’s respective strengths”, as well as nurture collaboration on environmental and safety [...]
Toyota Australia is embarking on a significant grassroots overhaul from its dealer network up, as it chases a return to the 20-plus per cent market share it recently enjoyed. Simply put, some elements of its business locally “frustrate the customers beyond belief”. Those are the frank words of Toyota Australia executive director of sales and [...]
New photos of the 2016 Toyota HiLux (also known as the Toyota HiLux Revo in other markets) interior have been leaked ahead of the commercial vehicle’s international reveal on May 21. The interior photos, posted on the MZ Crazy Cars Facebook page, show an infotainment screen, a push-button differential lock and a central trip computer screen lifted from the Lexus range. [...]
The Australian arms of Nissan and Toyota have both expanded the scope of their individual recalls to address potential defects in airbags manufactured by Japanese company Takata. For Toyota Australia, the recall of 181,000 vehicles produced...Show More Summary
Toyota and Nissan are at the centre of a continuing mass global recall due to faulty airbags manufactured by Takata. In the latest incident, the Japanese companies have recalled more than 11 million vehicles worldwide with Takata airbags...Show More Summary
Toyota and Mazda announced yesterday a new technology-sharing partnership that will see the two Japanese manufacturers collaborate on fuel-saving and safety technology. The precise details of the deal have yet to be inked, however aShow More Summary
Mazda needs a deep-pocketed partner, for sure. But Toyota can learn a thing or two from Mazda about creating exciting, fun-to-drive cars.
Exciting news for follows of Japanese car-world romance! Mazda, makers of cars that are continually cool and fun to drive, just announced their engagement to Toyota, makers of cars that used to be cool and fun to drive but now mostly aren’t although they’re trying to get their mojo back. Congratulations to the happy couple! Read more...
Following a rather simple and vague brief, Mazda and Toyota formally confirmed that they are forming a long-term partnership. Continue reading Mazda and Toyota formally announce plans to 'make cars better' Mazda and Toyota formally announce plans to 'make cars better' originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 May 2015 13:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
An airbag recall for vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, and Nissan has been expanded once again, and now the 2015 airbag recall affects millions of passengers. It is believed the flaw may be linked to multiple deaths and over 100 injuries. Show More Summary
The Clippers fell flat in their first closeout opportunity Tuesday, looking defeated from nearly tipoff of a 124-103 loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night at Toyota Center in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals. Here are five takeaways from the game:
Kyle Busch was the NASCAR news of the day on Tuesday with his #RowdyReturns announcement via Twitter, complete with video. He’ll make his return to his seat in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Saturday night in the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with his first points-paying race the following weekend, the [...]
The recalls included more recent models than the companies had previously said needed fixing.
The expansion includes more than five million Toyota vehicles globally, along with nearly 1.6 million Nissan vehicles.
Just when you think carmakers have recalled the last of the vehicles equipped with Takata airbags that could spew shrapnel when deployed, more cars are added to that list. Today, Toyota and Nissan expanded their already massive recalls to include an additional 6.5 million vehicles, while Honda has plans to do the same. The New York Times reports that … [More]