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Toyota Bumps BMW To Become Most Valuable Auto Brand In The World

Toyota Bumps BMW To Become Most Valuable Auto Brand In The World

Just last week, we reported BMW had finally kicked Toyota's Lexus brand from the top spot in the U.S. luxury market. Today, the trade winds have shifted, and we find Toyota booting BMW out of its #1 rank on a different list -- the list of the world's most valuable brands. The news comes via... read more

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2010 Toyota Prius

Vehicle Safety Recalls: Get Them Done, And Be Safe

As a former car salesman, I was surprised at how often customers brought their trades in for evaluation, still subject to a list of recalls that had not been completed. Car... read more April 28, 2011 by  0


 
2008 Toyota Highlander FWD 4-door Base (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View

Recall Watch: 2008 Toyota Highlander

Toyota has issued a recall for up to 307,848 2008 Toyota Highlanders and Highlander Hybrids. The recall documentation states that the two sensors in the side curtain airbag... read more April 27, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Toyota Tundra Angular Front Exterior View

Recall Alert: 2011 Toyota Tundra Pickup

Toyota is announcing a voluntary safety recall for certain 2011 Tundra pickups, based on a rear driveshaft production lot number. At issue is a slip yoke that may have been... read more April 26, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Cadillac, Ford, BMW Win Most of Kelley Blue Book’s 2011 Brand Image Awards

In Kelley Blue Book’s 2011 Brand Image Awards, three automakers score multiple wins with Cadillac taking the lion’s share of three out of ten awards and Ford and... read more April 23, 2011 by  0


 
Kia 'Hamsters' commercial

Kia's Hamsters Scurry Off With Nielsen's Top Ad Award At The 2011 New York Auto Show

It's official: Americans love rodents. That rule may not apply so much to rats or nutria, but cuter critters like squirrels and chipmunks are tops with U.S. consumers. And at... read more April 22, 2011 by  0


 
2008 Toyota RAV4

Toyota Recalling Some RAV4, Highlander Models For Airbag Issue

Toyota has announced that it will recall some 2007 and 2008 RAV4 models, along with some 2008 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid models, to replace a potentially... read more April 21, 2011 by  0


 
Kylie Minogue and the Lexus CT 200h

Another Effect Of The Disaster In Japan: Lexus To Lose #1 Spot In Luxury Market

On Friday, we told you about the ways that automakers have suffered following the recent Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. From imaginary problems with Korean companies to very... read more April 18, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Lexus RX 450h

Price Alert: These Vehicles Will Cost A Lot More...Next Week!

If you're a smart shopper, looking for a small or fuel-efficient car, you might want to consider heading out to the dealership this weekend. That's because even next week... read more April 15, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Study: Americans Avoiding Japanese, Korean Autos In The Wake Of Earthquake, Tsunami

To say that things have been tough in Japan since the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11 would be a gross understatement. With thousands of lives lost, homes... read more April 15, 2011 by  3


 
Toyota Prius Eco-Greenhouse in MONOPOLY Millionaires game by Electronic Arts

Monopoly Millionaires Lets You Pass Go, Collect $200, And Save The Planet In A Virtual Toyota Prius

Weary of pulling weeds on Farmville? Been around the block one too many times in Car Town? Need a new way to look busy in your cubicle without actually being busy? Look no... read more April 12, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Scion xB

Toyota, Several Other Automakers Face Supply Shortages Through Summer

If you're set on getting a particular vehicle this year—especially a small-car model or a Japanese-brand model—you might want to go get it sooner than later... read more April 11, 2011 by  0


 
Shanghai Buick Showroom

Car Shopping Tip: Steering Around "Profit Points"

Car dealers are between a rock and a hard place. Their ranks have been decimated by the downturn in the economy. If that weren’t bad enough, savvy car shoppers are... read more April 11, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Consumer Reports' Top 5 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs

Many families still prefer to drive kids around in larger, safer vehicles. This often results in the purchase of a sport-utility vehicle (SUV), despite the fact that they get... read more April 9, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Top 5 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars: Consumer Reports

American drivers continue to downsize their vehicle choices to enhance fuel economy. No wonder. Gas prices have steadily increased since last fall, and drivers across the... read more April 8, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Toyota Production In Japan--Including Prius--To Resume At Half-Speed

In the aftermath of the devastating March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami, Japan's automakers are just starting to formulate plans to get rolling once again—at... read more April 8, 2011 by  0


 

 
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