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Volkswagen Announces $1 Million Gift To MLK Memorial Foundation
Volkswagen Announces $1 Million Gift To MLK Memorial Foundation

As the nation prepares to commemorate the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Volkswagen Group of America has announced a gift of $1,000,000 to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, which is responsible for the memorial's construction and upkeep...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry SE
2012 Toyota Camry: Why It Keeps The V-6 As Others Move To Turbos

If you've read up on the details of the all-new 2012 Toyota Camry, including our First Drive observations, you might be left wondering: Why did Toyota decide to stick with a V-6, when rivals like the Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, and upcoming 2013 Chevrolet Malibu are moving to lineups that have...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: 43 MPG Beats Ford Fusion Hybrid

In the case of the Toyota Camry Hybrid, what a difference a year makes. The new 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE will achieve EPA fuel economy ratings of 43 mpg city, 39 highway. That's 12 mpg (39 percent) higher in the city and 4 mpg (11 percent) higher on the highway than last year—for a...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry: First Drive

Practical, value-minded American families used to be wild about the Toyota Camry. But a few model years ago, word started to spread among shoppers—and review sources—that the outgoing Camry felt cut-rate inside compared to the competition, and it was no longer the refinement or...Read More»

Ken Block is working on Gymkhana FOUR. Now with added fire.
Gymkhana FOUR, 2014 Cadillac ELR, 2012 Toyota Tacoma: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Toyota Tacoma gets a video web reveal. [TheCarConnection] Cadillac confirms the Converj concept will go into production as the ELR. [GreenCarReports] Gymkhana FOUR hits over 1 million views on YouTube in less than 24 hours. [SocialCarNews] Photos of the 2012 Porsche 911 (991) have leaked...Read More»

2012 Toyota Tacoma
2012 Toyota Tacoma Video Hits The Web

The 2012 Toyota Tacoma will bow later this year with a mild facelift that incorporates some of the automaker's newest infotainment technology. The Tacoma was spotted on Web video this morning by PickupTrucks.com, which reports the unofficial video reveals the first details of the lightly restyled...Read More»

prototype 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, April 2010
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, Honda Fit, OnStar: Today's Car News

Would you be more likely to purchase OnStar from a dealership or Best Buy? [TheCarConnection] The production version of the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid will make its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. [GreenCarReports] You can live your F1 racing dreams online for free. [AllCarTech] Spy...Read More»

The Xplore Adventure Series Toyota 4Runner
Xplore Beefs Up The 2011 Toyota 4Runner

Straight off the dealer showroom, a four-wheel-drive 2011 Toyota 4Runner is already a fairly capable vehicle. No, it may not be able to tackle the Rubicon Trail without some bolt-on modifications and a tire upgrade, but even in stock form it has more off-road capability than most drivers will ever...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Toyota Camry, 2012 Ford Focus, National Stop On Red Week: Today's Car News

Toyota releases another teaser photo featuring the taillight of the 2012 Camry. [TheCarConnection] Did you know that it is National Stop On Red Week? [FamilyCarGuide] DriveSRT shows us how to properly handle a fake Facebook fan page. [SocialCarNews] BMW releases The Ultimate Drive smartphone app...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Teaser
Updated: 2012 Toyota Camry Teased On Twitter, Facebook

Update: Toyota has released yet another teaser shot today. While we drove the new 2012 Toyota Camry last week, we're still under a first-drive embargo until later this month. That won't stop us from bringing you this photo, though. Toyota just posted a sneak peek at the front end of the new 2012...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Teaser
Updated: Toyota Posts Yet Another 2012 Camry Teaser on Twitter, Facebook

Update: Toyota has released yet another teaser shot today. Toyota is clearly excited about the new 2012 Camry. So much so that it shared a teaser photo on Twitter and Facebook, for its social-media hardcores. Reactions from fans on Facebook overall seem to be positive. With over 200 likes and 55...Read More»

Toyota 'Auto-Biography' with videos from Xtranormal
Animate Your Own Toyota Story Using Xtranormal

You've heard of Xtranormal -- or at least you've seen the video that a Best Buy employee created with it, lampooning mindless iPhone fanboys. Xtranormal provides a quick and easy way to animate stories with cute, 3D cartoon characters, and now, Toyota is using the service to help Facebook fans...Read More»

Toyota's heart rate monitor
Toyota Drives Toward A Safer Future

While every automaker seems to emphasize the safety of its cars these days, Toyota is still fighting the battle to restore their reputation following last year’s series of product recalls and unintended acceleration debacle. No one wants to present a better view of itself in the public eye...Read More»

Toyota's heart rate monitor
Toyota Focuses On Technologies For Safer Driving

Vehicle safety technology is a primary consideration for family buyers, actually for any driver and passenger in the family, including the elderly and children. Depending on manufacturer, make and model, the kinds and types of safety technology standard or available run a wide gamut. Now, Toyota...Read More»

2012 Toyota Yaris
Update: 2012 Toyota Yaris Gets Online Reveal on Facebook, In Person At Lollapalooza

UPDATE: Toyota has tweeted out that it will be giving away headbands at Lollapalooza. Not just any headbands, but sweet, sweet headbands. Toyota has announced that the 2012 Yaris will make its debut this weekend at Lollapalooza. The big news for the small car came on Toyota's Facebook fan page. To...Read More»

2012 Toyota Yaris
2012 Toyota Yaris To Debut At...Lollapalooza

While the new Toyota Yaris has been revealed in other markets, the U.S. has had to wait. The waiting will end soon: Toyota announced on its Facebook fan page that the new 2012 Yaris will make its debut at Lollapalooza. We've seen the spy shots, and heard the rumors of a hybrid model, but to this...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Japan’s Car Sales Hit New Low In July

The aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan has resulted in new car sales in that country dropping almost 28 percent in July to just 241,472 vehicles. That’s the worst decline on record. Toyota led the way with a 37-percent reduction in sales over last year. Honda was down...Read More»

2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350: Recall Alert

Toyota is recalling some 32 2011 model year Lexus RX 350 crossover SUVs to replace brake actuator units. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that the potential affected units were manufactured from August 30, 2010 through May 18, 2011, and equipped with...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
2012 Toyota Camry, Saab Woes, Toyota Prius: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Toyota Camry has been accidentally revealed in an assembly plant video. [TheCarConnection] According to the EPA, the Toyota Prius is no longer the most fuel-efficient vehicle. [GreenCarReports] A Lamborghini Gallardo has gone up in flames in Scotland. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 Cadillac SRX...Read More»

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