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Toyota, Honda & Others Boost Output To Meet Cash-For-Clunkers Demand
Toyota, Honda & Others Boost Output To Meet Cash-For-Clunkers Demand

Many eager auto shoppers in Japan have been stymied by inventory shortages, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the wait for new wheels may be coming to an end. The Journal reports that most Japanese companies are ramping up output, with significantly more cars rolling off the lines over the...Read More»

Spring Green Challenge Facebook App
Toyota Teams Up With Audubon For Spring Green Challenge Facebook App

Toyota and the National Audubon Society have teamed up to create a conservation alliance named TogetherGreen. Today, they launched a Facebook app called Spring Green Challenge in an effort to get TogetherGreen's Facebook fan base engaged in the program. The Facebook app will be interactive...Read More»

2012 Toyota Sienna
2012 Toyota Sienna, 4Runner: Recall Alert

Gulf States Toyota is recalling certain 2012 model year Toyota Sienna minivans and 4Runner SUVs equipped with a non-Toyota remote engine starter module that may be defective. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius C, as shown at 2011 Tokyo Motor Show
March Sales Hit Record Highs, But Fuel-Efficient Cars Come At A Premium

Like the U.S. economy, America's auto market is slowly, steadily recovering from the aftershocks of the Great Recession. New sales data from Kelley Blue Book suggests that March 2012 will see double-digit gains over March 2011 and will, in fact, be higher than any March on record since 2007. In...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry LE
Lojack: Honda Accord, Toyota Camry Among Most Stolen

Lojack is in the business of keeping your car in your driveway, and the vehicle tracking company recently released its third-annual vehicle theft report. In 2011, the company helped recover some 10,261 stolen vehicles, which works out to an impressive 92-percent recovery rate. Last year, the most...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Best Family Cars For Road Trips: Total Car Score

If getting on the road with the family is in your plans, maybe for spring break or a summer vacation, and you’re in the market for a new vehicle to meet the household needs, a ranking of the best new family cars for road trips might just come in handy. Total Car Score, a car comparison site...Read More»

Gas prices in California [photo: Charlene Birkeland]
How Americans Are Coping With Rising Gas Prices: Survey

With gas prices on a meteoric rise, it’s not surprising that Americans are forced to come up with ways to deal with this incremental pain in the wallet. Bringing the point home, a new survey from CouponCabin.com shows just how far we’re feeling the pinch. One-third of U.S. adults say...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry SE
Buick Recall, 2012 Toyota Camry Reviewed, NASCAR: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed both the 2012 Fisker Karma and the 2012 Toyota Camry. Chevrolet is ditching the Impala nameplate in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series and Buick announced a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We now have proof that women...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Toyota Venza Previewed, Chevy Volt, 2013 Ford Escape: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we heard new rumors regarding the re-born Barracuda and Toyota issued a recall. People are preparing for the Houston Half Mile and Chevrolet accidentally delivered a Camaro ZL1 to a customer. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Obama...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model
Looking To Buy (Or Sell) A Used Car? Keep An Eye On Gas Prices

Gas prices are high, and chances are good that they're going higher. That news isn't just important for your daily commute: for used car shoppers, it affects the prices of vehicles you're considering, and for used car sellers, it impacts the value of your current ride. According to AAA, today's...Read More»

2009 Toyota Camry
2009 Toyota Camry, 2009-2011 Venza: Recall Alert: UPDATED

Toyota is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign on certain 2009 model year Toyota Camry mid-size sedans and certain 2009 to 2011 model year Toyota Venza mid-size crossovers to replace the stop-lamp switch. The recall involves approximately 70,500 Camry and 116,000 Venza vehicles. According...Read More»

2013 Toyota Venza Teased
2013 Toyota Venza: Preview

A refreshed version of Toyota's Venza crossover is due to be introduced at the New York Auto Show next month, and while Toyota hasn't yet given us a good look at the new Venza (other than this teaser photo above), it's now released enough details about the upcoming model so that we have a pretty...Read More»

2009 Toyota Tacoma
2005-2009 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Potential Airbag Issue

About 495,000 Toyota Tacoma pickups are being recalled for an issue in the steering-wheel assembly that could lead to airbag deployment failure. The recall covers certain Tacoma models from 2005 to early 2009, and relates to the steering-wheel spiral cable design. Friction between that cable and a...Read More»

2009 Toyota Camry
Toyota Recalling Some Camry, Venza Models For Stop-Lamp Switch

Toyota is recalling 186,500 vehicles—including some 2009 Toyota Camry models and some 2009-2011 Toyota Venza models—for an issue with the stop lamp switch that could cause a range of issues. The description of the problem sounds simple: “During installation of the contact-type...Read More»

2012 Scion tC RS 7.0
Southeast Toyota Offers Grads & Grad Students $1000 Rebate

If you're in college now, it may seem as if life is an endless blur of beer pong, keg stands, and all-nighters. But soon, you're going to emerge from your ivy-covered cocoon, and you're going to join the ranks of working adults. (Well, um, hopefully.) To make that transition a little smoother...Read More»

Honda, Toyota, Ford, and mid-market car sector rankings from YouGov's BrandIndex
Consumers Show Their Love For Honda, Ford, Toyota

2011 was a tough year for Asian automakers. True, their vehicles have fared well in various rankings, like Consumer Reports' recent list of "Top Picks". But between the March 11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the flooding in Thailand, and the strong yen, many companies along the Pacific rim had a...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Snags Five Top Spots In Consumer Reports’ 2012 Top Picks

While Consumer Reports named Subaru as the “best overall automaker” in the magazine’s 2012 Top Picks list, it was Toyota that came out with five of the 10 top picks. Toyota products singled out for the honors include the Camry Hybrid, RAV4 small SUV, Highlander SUV, Sienna...Read More»

J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study
Lexus, Porsche, Cadillac Top J.D. Power 2012 Dependability Study

The results of J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study have just been released, and there's plenty of good news for auto fans. Power's Dependability Study looks at problems associated with vehicles that are three model-years old (so the 2012 study examined rides from the...Read More»

2007 Toyota Camry XLE
Camry Investigation, 2013 Lexus RX Leaked, 2015 Tesla Roadster: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Kia is preparing its flagship sedan while BMW might be working on three-cylinder 3-Series. The second-gen Tesla Roadster has been pushed back, and BMW revealed the new 2012 M6. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. A new study says...Read More»

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