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Toyota, Nissan, Honda To Spend $48 Million On Hydrogen Infrastructure: Will It Sell Fuel Cells?
Toyota, Nissan, Honda To Spend $48 Million On Hydrogen Infrastructure: Will It Sell Fuel Cells?

Back in February, we reported that Honda, Nissan, and Toyota had joined forces to create a hydrogen fueling infrastructure in Japan. At the time, we had no details about what the three might do or how much they might spend on such endeavors. ALSO SEE: Yikes: July 4 Weekend To Be The Deadliest In...Read More»

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Toyota Corolla, Sequoia, Tundra, More Added To Takata Recall: 2.9 Million Owners Now Affected

Like an evil blob of goo from a low-budget 1950s horror film, the long list of vehicles recalled to replace Takata's fatally flawed airbags keeps on growing, and there's no sign that it's slowing. A newly published update from Toyota brings the total number of Toyota and Lexus owners affected by...Read More»

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Toyota Teams With Ford To Stop Apple, Google From Dominating Dashboards

Car companies aren't known for creating awesome infotainment systems. In fact, though today's vehicles are mechanically very good, quality scores have plummeted because of terrible in-dash software. That's why many shoppers are excited about the long-overdue arrival of Google's Android Auto and...Read More»

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Takata's Tough Week: Honda, Lexus, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota Add 11.5 Million Cars To Airbag Recalls

The tale of Takata and its deadly airbags has all the hallmarks of an epic saga: chaos (among automakers, the public, and regulatory agencies), hubris, and a stubborn reluctance to admit defeat (the latter two among Takata's top brass). Also like an epic saga, it has also gone on for a long time --...Read More»

2016 Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai 'Fueled By BS': Crafty Or Crappy?

Ah, the Toyota Mirai. Its origins are polarizing, its looks could start a bar fight, and last week, the automaker that ended its partnership with Tesla to build this hydrogen fuel cell vehicle proposed that the Mirai could run on on bullsh*t. (Literally, that's the title of Toyota's promo video...Read More»

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Toyota Adding Affordable Auto-Braking Systems: An Active-Safety Tipping Point?

Toyota recently announced plans to make what has been a rather exclusive kind of active-safety system a lot more accessible—by making affordable auto-braking systems available on most of its model lines within the next year. While such systems—the kind that will help slow you for an...Read More»

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Recalls: Toyota Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, RAV4, And RAV4 EV

Toyota has issued two separate recalls affecting more than 112,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. The smaller of the recalls involves the short-lived Toyota RAV4 EV, which was built in partnership with Tesla (a partnership that petered out last year). The other includes regular and hybrid versions...Read More»

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2015 Toyota Camry Video Road Test

The mid-size Toyota Camry is the best-selling passenger car in the country. But with flashy new competition like the Ford Fusion and Hyundai Sonata, Toyota has stepped up to the plate with a refreshed Camry. How does it stack up against the main players? ALSO READ: 2015 Toyota Camry Review...Read More»

2016 Toyota Avalon launch at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Toyota Avalon Video

The Toyota Avalon may be the cousin of the best-selling Camry--but for many drivers it's the better choice. Since it was redesigned in 2013, the Avalon's been the better-looking of the duo, with more cabin space and premium features to boot. ALSO READ: 2016 Toyota Avalon Preview The Avalon gets a...Read More»

Hydrogen station in Amagasaki City, Japan
Honda, Nissan, Toyota Join Forces To Create Hydrogen Network In Japan (But What Does That Mean?)

Honda, Nissan, and Toyota have announced plans to pool their resources and develop Japan's hydrogen infrastructure, which will serve the automakers' coming fleets of fuel-cell vehicles. Will the three succeed? And, if so, will they be able to translate their success to other countries like the...Read More»

Scene from Mercedes’ ad for Super Bowl XLIX
Super Bowl XLIX Ad Lineup: Every Video We Can Get Our Hands On (And Then Some)

Everyone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day, we're encouraged to consume, consume, consume: to drink more beer, to eat more pizza, or, if football isn't our thing, to...Read More»

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2011-2012 Toyota Avalon Recalled For Fire Risk Linked To Audio System

Toyota is recalling approximately 52,000 Avalon sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to Detroit News, an electrical problem could cause the vehicles to catch fire. READ: 'Switchgate' Death Toll Hits 50; GM Declines To Extend Claim Deadline Past Saturday The problem with the Avalon...Read More»

Toyota breaks ground on new HQ in Plano, TX (Jan. 20, 2015)
Toyota Breaks Ground For New Texas HQ In Plano

With so much attention focused on Mercedes-Benz's upcoming move to Atlanta, Georgia, some may have forgotten that Toyota is picking up stakes, too. Yesterday, the Japanese automaker broke ground on its new U.S. headquarters in Plano, Texas, with construction expected to take about two years. ALSO...Read More»

2015 Scion iQ
RIP, Scion iQ: Which Of The Other Scion Models Will Survive?

After a brief and not-so-illustrious run, the Scion iQ is motoring off to that great car lot in the sky. As our colleagues at Green Car Reports have noted, the itsy bitsy iQ is being pulled from the American market after selling just 2,040 units in 2014. ALSO SEE: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Investigated...Read More»

2016 Toyota Tacoma live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
2016 Toyota Tacoma Video

The Toyota Tacoma has some of the most rabid loyalists of all the mid-size trucks—but it also has some tough new competition in the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon. Toyota's response? A reworked 2016 Tacoma, previewed for the first time at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. ALSO SEE: 2016 Toyota...Read More»

2016 Toyota Tacoma
2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Look At Redesigned Mid-Size Truck

Here’s your first look at the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. No, it’s not a radically new look, but it shows that with the full redesign this popular pickup line is getting for 2016, it’s going to even more closely emulate the look of full-size trucks—with a chunkier, more fortified...Read More»

2016 Toyota Mirai
Toyota Frees Up Patents, Pushes For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Future

With its upcoming 2016 Mirai sedan, Toyota is betting big on hydrogen fuel-cell technology—and a scenario that will include the hydrogen infrastructure that makes vehicles like it a convenient, viable option for those who want to drive free of tailpipe emissions. Yet the costs are tremendous...Read More»

Teaser shots of 2016 Toyota Tacoma
New Trucks Aim At Detroit: 2016 Tacoma, Titan Teased for NAIAS

Beware, Chevy, Ford, GMC, and Ram truck fans: Both Nissan and Toyota have chosen the heart of the domestic auto industry—Detroit—for the world debut of completely new pickups. ALSO SEE: Five Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Diesels The two models, to be introduced at the upcoming North...Read More»

2014 Toyota Camry
2014 Toyota Camry, Avalon Recalled For Suspension Problem

Toyota is recalling more than 5,000 Camry and Avalon vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall stems from a problem with the cars' suspension -- specifically, the left-side front suspension lower arm -- which...Read More»

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