Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 337,000 vehicles for a third time. The recall involves the Toyota RAV4 SUV from the 2006-11 model years and the Lexus HS250h sedan from the 2010 model year. Toyota first recalled the vehicles in 2012 because of a wobbly rear suspension. The company recalled them...
one of australia’s oldest nameplates - “corolla” - has suddenly made hybrid motoring mainstream. enter the 2016 toyota corolla hybrid. sure the larger camry hybrid has been wooing families and the taxi industry for a few years now, but it’s part of a declining medium car class. Show More Summary
By David Shepardson MIAMI (Reuters) - Under a blazing sun in a Florida college parking lot, employees of the U.S. government’s auto safety regulator, Toyota Motor Corp and a tire industry trade group checked vehicles for recall notices, under-inflated tires and improperly installed child safety seats. Show More Summary
Today’s episode #259 is Part 2 of a discussion I started with Steve Bera in episode #256. Steve was one of the original 16 “NUMMI Commandos” that General Motors sent to work with Toyota in the 1980s, as discussed in the outstanding book Comeback: The Fall & Rise of the American Automobile Industry. In Part 1, […]
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it is developing a next-generation taxi for the Japanese market and that it had formed a partnership with the Japan hire-taxi federation to explore uses for new technology. The Japanese...Show More Summary
Toyota Motors is set to report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 on Friday, August 5th. The Japanese auto maker posted a decline of 2.5% in earnings per share on a revenue decline of 4.4% in the previous quarter. The company saw its new vehicle sales decline in all geographies except […]
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp reported on Thursday a 15 percent dip in first-quarter operating profit as a strong yen weighed on earnings. Operating profit at Japan's largest automaker was 642 billion yen ($6.33 billion), beating an average estimate of 493.5 billion yen from 11 analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S/. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday that it would delay the global launch of its plug-in Prius gasoline hybrid model to winter. It had planned to start selling the car in Japan, North America and Europe around autumn. Show More Summary
There's talk of the new Toyota Supra's engine; someone shoved a Hellcat engine into a Ram 1500; and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been spied. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Wondering which Corvette is the best in the current lineup? Wonder no more! We broke it down for you. Spoiler alert: it's the new Grand Sport. It...
TOKYO/BERLIN (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp reported a drop in first-half vehicle sales on Thursday following a series of production stoppages, falling behind Volkswagen which became the world's top-selling carmaker in the first six months of 2016 despite its emissions scandal. Show More Summary
Images are from the brochure collection of Hemmings Motor News The first-generation Toyota Celica got a fairly frosty reception when it arrived in 1971, unlike its near instantly-popular fastback 240Z competitor from Datsun. But by the middle of the 1970s, this two-door notchback hardtop (the Liftback would be imported for 1976) was catching on with […]
If you choose to make your way out to the to the great man-over-nature feat of manufactured land tracts that is Tokyo’s Odaiba, you’ll get a chance to go absolutely crazy in Toyota Motor Corporation’s MegaWeb, especially if you are a Toyota fan. Show More Summary
Matt Kenseth won the New Hampshire 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Sunday. But here’s the hitch in the giddyup — Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed post-race inspection. More specifically, the car failed laser inspection. NASCAR hasn’t announced penalties for Kenseth and company, yet, [...]
The recent introduction of a thoroughly re-engineered Toyota Tacoma is propelling sales of the segment’s top seller to all-time highs. After an elongated hiatus, there are new options from General Motors, and they’re selling more frequently than GM anticipated. Show More Summary
Monster Energy Supercross Sponsors Rocky Mountain ATV/MC and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. teamed up in Columbia, MO, to award the grand prize for the 2016 season of RMFantasySX, the fantasy supercross game by Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. Justin...Show More Summary
Can’t get enough Tesla Motors and other EV news? Check out this roundup of stories from around the web (largely, from sister sites EV Obsession and Gas2). To kick things off, here’s a new pic of a black matte Tesla Model 3 from a “jamesmusk”...Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When Akio Toyoda, CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation, said he wanted the Lexus brand to be more sporty, this is what he had in mind. The Lexus GS models are rear-wheel-drive sports sedans. The entry GS 200t is a new model for 2016 that comes with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Our tester had the F […]
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp's Thai unit has launched a voluntary redundancy program aimed at cutting around 800 subcontractors in Thailand due to economic problems in the southeast Asian country and abroad. Thailand's economic...Show More Summary
Here you have two very different takes on hybrid motoring – the 2016 Toyota Prius, and the 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Yeah, we know they’re both Toyota models so there are some similarities between the two, including the fact they’re both five-door hatchbacks. But in other regards, these two are also vastly different. The Prius […]
Robust demand for pickups and S.U.V.s pushed up U.S. auto sales in June, but General Motors, Toyota Motor and Volkswagen sold fewer vehicles.