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Taking Your 2010 Toyota Tundra Off-Roading
Taking Your 2010 Toyota Tundra Off-Roading

Ever since its release in the early millennium, the 2010 Toyota Tundra seems to have appealed mainly to the casual truckers, the ones who drive to work each day and might occasionally haul something. Despite being known for its reliability and dependability, the Tundra seems to be avoided by heavy...Read More»

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Why The 2010 Toyota Tundra Is The Construction Worker's Pickup Choice?

Although the Toyota Tundra has been criticized for a variety of flaws, construction workers swear by the vehicle. And although the stereotypical patriotic workers would rather drive an American automobile, the advantages of the Tundra simply outweigh the vehicle’s competitors. Due to the...Read More»

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Toyota Will Renew Incentives Through April, As Sales Soar

Thanks to the strong incentives offered over the past month, Toyota sales have recovered nicely despite multiple recalls and highly publicized federal investigations. But it looks like the automaker isn't going to ease off them quite yet. The original March Sales Event incentives, slated to expire...Read More»

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Toyota Tundras That Might Have Been…

Toyota has some special edition Tundra pickups in the company’s secret skunkworks that might bring some much-needed lift to the beleaguered model.   The recall-riddled, sales-challenged Toyota Tundra full-size pickup has gotten more than its fair share of bad press lately. Autoblog recently...Read More»

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Georgia Mandates Seat Belts in Pickup Trucks

According to Pickuptrucks.com, the Georgia Senate has passed a law requiring the use of seat belts in pickup trucks after debating the issue for years.  Previously, only front-seat passengers in cars, SUVs, and vans were required to wear seat belts by law. The vote passed the Senate 45-2, and the...Read More»

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Toyota Recalls (Just Two) Tundra Pickups!

Toyota recently issued a somewhat bizarre recall of just two – yes, just TWO – Tundra pickups! Our colleagues over at Autoblog reported that Toyota has recalled a grand total of 8,500,002 vehicles over the past few months. The last two of these recalled vehicles are reportedly Tundra pickups...Read More»

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Report: Pickup Truck Buyers Have The Highest Household Age

Pickuptrucks.com has a post today that details--complete with a pretty chart--how the average age of household vehicles shows that trucks are the oldest, while SUVs are are the youngest. Overall, the average age of the household fleet has gone up from 6.6 years in 1977 to 9.2 in 2009. Pickup trucks...Read More»

NUMMI plant in Fremont, California
EV Startup Aurica Motors Dreams Of Keeping NUMMI Alive

The New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. facility -- better known as NUMMI -- has had an impressive run. Opened in Fremont, California by General Motors in 1962, closed in 1982, and reopened as a joint GM/Toyota venture in 1984, NUMMI has produced hundreds of thousands of vehicles and employs...Read More»

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Toyota Offers Zero-Percent And Free Maintenance To Some Buyers

Toyota (NYSE: TM) rolled out an all-new incentive program aimed at jump-starting sales that have slumped due to bruised consumer confidence from the ongoing accelerator-related recalls, the related hearings in Washington D.C., and several other issues and recalls. The automaker calls the new...Read More»

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Old-School/New-School: Toyota Uses Twitter, Incentives To Lure Customers Back

In the early days of the Toyota recall fiasco, car buyers seemed to ignore the bad news. But as Cleopatra once said, denial only goes so far, and Toyota's troubles are finally having a negative impact on sales. To its credit, though, Toyota isn't taking this lying down: the automaker has turned to...Read More»

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U.S. Transportation Chief: Don't Drive Recalled Toyotas

In a House Appropriations panel hearing this morning Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood stated that his own advice to owners of the 2.3 million Toyota vehicles recalled due to potentially sticky accelerator pedals would be to not drive them at all. Up until now, Toyota—and the official recall...Read More»

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Tundra Recall Update: Toyota Begins Fixing Faulty Accelerator Pedal Assemblies

Toyota is responding to its gas pedal recall frenzy and public relations freefall with lightning speed. Bengt Halvorson over at our flagship blog The Car Connection recently posted on the fix that Toyota is rapidly implementing for potentially sticking accelerator pedal assemblies in millions of...Read More»

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Toyota Recall: Older, Higher-Mileage Vehicles More At Risk

Toyota's recent recall for an issue that might lead to a sticky accelerator pedal covers about 2.3 million vehicles going all the way back to 2005. But is the owner of a 2005 Toyota Avalon with 150,000 miles more likely to experience this as, say, the owner of 2010 Toyota Corolla fresh out of the...Read More»

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Toyota Recall: Dealers To Start Fixing Gas Pedals This Weekend

While Toyota has been accused of being extremely slow to respond in issuing a recall for its floor-mat-related, unintended-acceleration issue, the automaker has responded remarkably quickly with a solution to its other, unrelated recall—regarding sticking accelerator mechanisms. Toyota (NYSE: TM)...Read More»

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2010 Ford Mustang Convertible Makes Good On Safety…This Time

The 2010 Ford Mustang Convertible has now achieved top 'good' ratings from the IIHS in both frontal offset and side impact tests. This is a retest for the Mustang; an original IIHS test of the 2010 model—applying to cars built before January (2010)—soundly flunked the ragtop 'Stang in the...Read More»

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Toyota Tundra Recall Update - Turns Out Toyota Had to Halt Sales and Production

Here we thought Toyota was just halting sales and production of all recalled Toyota Tundra pickups and other affected models out of concern for customer safety. Now it looks like Toyota actually had to suspend sales and production per National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regs.   The...Read More»

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Toyota Tundra Recall Update - Production of 2010 Models and Sales of 2007-10 Models Halted

Toyota has announced a halt to sales and production of all recalled Toyota Tundra pickups.   As a follow-up to a recent post HERE at  AllPickupTrucks.com regarding Toyota’s recent recall of 2007-2010 Toyota Tundra pickups for repairs to the accelerator pedal assembly, the company has now...Read More»

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Toyota to Recall 2007-2010 Tundras

Toyota is recalling 2.3 million vehicles due to accelerator pedals that are sticking. Included in the recall are 2007-2010 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks. Essentially, the condition can cause the accelerator pedal to either become hard to depress, slow to return to idle, or stuck in a depressed...Read More»

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Toyota Tundra Has More Recall Woes

When it rains it pours - in Toyota's case anyway. The full-size Toyota Tundra pickup, already the subject of two concurrent recalls, has been included in a new massive recall related to repairs of sticking accelerator pedals. The Toyota Tundra, which has never really achieved the level of sales...Read More»

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