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New Trucks Aim At Detroit: 2016 Tacoma, Titan Teased for NAIAS
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»

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2015 Toyota Camry: Five-Star Safety, But Short Of The Top Tier

A full slate of U.S. crash-test safety ratings are in for the 2015 Toyota Camry, and the results are mostly top-notch. With federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) test results for the 2015 model released in the past week, the Camry earns an excellent five-star overall rating. That matches up...Read More»

2011 Lexus IS 350 F Sport
Toyota Recalls 2006-2011 Lexus Models To Fix Potential Fire Hazard; 422,509 Vehicles Affected

Toyota has announced an extensive recall of Lexus vehicles from the 2006 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF) the recall is meant to fix a potential leak in the fuel system, which could cause the vehicles to catch fire. The...Read More»

2016 Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Sedan: Is This The Future Of Eco-Friendly Driving?

In Japan today, Toyota unveiled its highly anticipated hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, officially dubbed the Mirai. Can it outlast and outperform battery electric vehicles like the Tesla Model S and the Nissan Leaf? It won't be easy. ALSO SEE: 2016 Explorer Platinum Elevates Ford Badge, Takes Aim At...Read More»

Infographic: ALG’s 15th Annual Residual Value Awards
Toyota, Land Rover Outlast The Competition In ALG's Residual Value Awards: Infographic

If you're like most people, you spend a lot of time thinking about your new car before you sign for the keys. During that process, you probably consider a host of things like fuel economy, safety ratings, and tech features. But what about residual value? Eventually, you're going to want to sell or...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

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Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra; Lexus SC; Pontiac Vibe Recalled To Replace Takata Airbags

The number of vehicles affected by faulty Takata-brand airbags has just grown by 247,000, thanks to a new recall from Toyota. The recall affects five Toyota and Lexus models, and even one from Pontiac. Over the past few years, automakers around the globe have recalled more than 12 million vehicles...Read More»

2015 Toyota Yaris  -  First Drive, September 2014
UPDATED: Toyota Recalls 1.75 Million Vehicles To Repair Faulty Brakes & Fuel Systems

UPDATED: See below. Toyota is issuing three large recalls that affect 1.75 vehicle owners worldwide. According to the BBC, the recalls are meant to fix problems related to brakes and fuel systems on cars built between 2007 and 2014. ALSO SEE: Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado Are The...Read More»

2011 Toyota Tacoma
2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Flaw That Could Cause Fuel Leak Or Damage Brakes

Toyota is recalling its Tacoma pickup from model years 2005 to 2011. According to the New York Times, the recall stems from a potential flaw in the truck's suspension, which could cause a leak in the fuel tank or damage the brake line. ALSO SEE: 2015 North American Car And Truck/SUV Of The Year...Read More»

2015 Toyota Yaris  -  First Drive, September 2014
2015 Toyota Yaris: First Drive

The 2015 Toyota Yaris is one of the better-looking subcompacts on the market; yet in too many respects—especially from the driver's seat—it feels like a small car from another era. Putting it tersely—after driving several versions of it this past week, on the mostly leisurely...Read More»

2015 Toyota Camry  -  First Drive, September 2014
2015 Toyota Camry: First Drive

“Can't the Camry look a little more exciting?” To paraphrase chief engineer Monte Kaehr, that was a message so commonly heard in focus groups with owners of current 2012- and 2013-model-year Camrys—when they were asked what single thing they’d like to change about their...Read More»

2015 Lexus RX 350
2014 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna; 2015 Lexus RX Recalled

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. is recalling 2014 models of the Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna and 2015 models of the Lexus RX. READ: 2015 Toyota Camry: First Drive According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a fuel leak, which could increase the...Read More»

2014 Toyota Tundra
2014 Toyota Tundra Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Toyota is recalling select 2014 models of its Tundra pickup. According to Detroit News, those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could prevent airbags from protecting passengers in the event of an accident. ALSO SEE: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Subject To Two Recalls & Stop-Sale...Read More»

Elon Musk Shows Akio Toyoda 2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5
Tesla & Toyota Getting Back Together?

For several years, Tesla Motors and Toyota had a thing going on. The affair started in 2010, when the two automakers began collaborating on the Toyota RAV4 EV. Last May, Tesla and Toyota announced that they were breaking up, but according to Auto News, Tesla CEO Elon Musk may soon try to rekindle...Read More»

2015 Toyota Highlander
Toyota To Begin Roll Out Of Advanced Safety Systems To All Models In 2015

In the auto world, it's common to see advanced safety devices, infotainment gadgets, and other high-tech tools appear on luxury cars before hitting their mass-market cousins. But according to Auto News, Toyota is rolling out its full suite of safety systems to every vehicle in its mainstream...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Replacing Brake Components On 2007-2011 Camry Hybrid

Toyota has launched a customer-satisfaction service campaign on certain 2007-2011 Toyota Camry hybrid vehicles that could, without warning, lose power assist for their brakes. On affected vehicles (more than 177,000 are potentially involved), the brake fluid reservoir has two chambers that are...Read More»

2014 Toyota Sienna
2014 Toyota Sienna Recalled For Potential Rollaway Issue

In some 2014 Toyota Sienna models, the transmission shift control cable could fail, leading a driver to believe that the gear lever has been shifted to Park when it's not—and potentially causing the vehicle to roll away during or on exit. READ: The 17 Most Important New Cars Of 2015 The...Read More»

2015 Toyota TRD Pro 4Runner  -  Quick Drive, July 2014
Looking For The 2015 Toyota FJ Cruiser? Meet The TRD Pro 4Runner

You’re looking at the future of the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The FJ is an iconic off-roader, in a class with only a few serious contenders. Yet it’s almost gone; it’s nearing its final act for 2014, and it won’t be back for 2015. And by the way, don’t expect to find a deal...Read More»

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