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2013-2014 Toyota Tacoma Pickup Recalled For Engine Flaw
2013-2014 Toyota Tacoma Pickup Recalled For Engine Flaw

Toyota has issued a recall for select 2013 and 2014 models of its popular Tacoma pickup. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an engine flaw that could cause the Tacoma to stall in traffic -- or worse. The problem...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
New York Auto Show, Scion FR-S Priced, Family Sedans: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jeep teased three vehicles and automakers begin talking about the New York Auto Show. We reviewed the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo and Subaru announced the 2013 XV Crosstrek. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We took a look at four...Read More»

2009 Toyota Tacoma
2005-2009 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Potential Airbag Issue

About 495,000 Toyota Tacoma pickups are being recalled for an issue in the steering-wheel assembly that could lead to airbag deployment failure. The recall covers certain Tacoma models from 2005 to early 2009, and relates to the steering-wheel spiral cable design. Friction between that cable and a...Read More»

2011 Toyota Tacoma TRD T/X Baja Series Concept
2012 Tacoma TRD T|X Baja Series Gets A Preview In Texas

Just one day after Ford launched its 2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, Toyota has rolled out a limited-edition pickup of its own: the Tacoma Toyota Racing Development (TRD) T|X (Tacoma Extreme) Baja Series. The T|X Baja Series made its debut yesterday at the 2011 Texas State Fair -- appropriate, since...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»

2010 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner RTR Concept
2010 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner RTR Concept Ready For SEMA

The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is quickly approaching its 2010 opening and in the lead up to the event Toyota has revealed details for one of the concepts that it plans to unveil. The new concept is the Tacoma X-Runner RTR (Ready to Race) pickup truck, which the...Read More»

2010 Mahindra TR pickup
Today in Car News: Tacoma, iPad and Mahindra

Former GM CEO Fritz Henderson has completed his brief consultancy for the automaker, so he can go to work for Sunoco. [Detroit News] We've shown you the new Benz iPad installation; now take a read at how dealers will use the magic-hypno-tablet to woo new customers. [KickingTires] Toyota wants truck...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: Best Local Prices Could Broaden Your Horizon

If you're heading out to do some new-car shopping this weekend but not entirely comfortable with what comes after the test drive, you're not alone. It's easy to get overwhelmed, especially in the negotiation stage. Exactly how much of a discount, in light of all the incentives, should you be asking...Read More»

2011 Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Unveils Tacoma T|X and T|X Pro Performance Packages

The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association's (SEMA) annual show in Las Vegas is known for producing some wild concepts, but few of them make it anywhere near production. The Tacoma T|X and T|X Pro accessory packages are an exception to that rule. Unveiled today, the packages are available only...Read More»

2010 Toyota Tacoma
2011 Toyota Tacoma: Production Moved To Texas, More Automatics

Toyota has announced pricing and released details regarding its Toyota Tacoma compact (or mid-size) pickup for 2011. Air conditioning is no longer an option on four-cylinder Regular Cab models—all of them get it—and upgraded 15-inch styled steel wheels are now standard on the base 4x2 Regular...Read More»

Custom dash installation of the Apple iPad in a Toyota Tacoma
Video: Apple iPad Installed In Toyota Tacoma Dashboard

We knew it was only a matter of time until someone managed to trick out their ride with a custom iPad installation -- and in this case, "matter of time" meant less than a week. The tuners at SoundMan Car Audio in Santa Clarita, California have already popped one of the first-gen devices into the...Read More»

NUMMI plant in Fremont, California
Toyota-GM Joint Venture Now Shuttered, But Lessons Remain

NUMMI (New United Motor Manufacturing Inc.), the manufacturing plant set up in the 1980s as a revolutionary venture between GM and Toyota, has closed its doors, with the last vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, rolling off the line last week. Over the years, the plant has assembled a number of vehicles...Read More»

The play 'Amor Galactico', written as part of a marketing campaign for the Ford Ranger in Argentina
In Argentina, Ford Uses Theatre To Sell The 2010 Ranger Pickup

Product placement isn't a new idea. For decades, companies like General Motors, Coca-Cola, and McDonald's have paid big bucks to have their products featured in TV shows and movies. But Ford has come up with an interesting twist on product placement: in a fascinating new campaign for the 2010 Ford...Read More»

2009 Mahindra Pik Up
Mahindra Pickup On Track For Late Spring, Insists U.S. Distro

Despite some reports that the automaker might be lagging in its certification of its upcoming compact pickup model, the TR20 and TR40, the U.S. distributor for Mahindra reassures that U.S. plans are proceeding as planned. "Timing stays the same," insisted Global Vehicles USA spokesman Mike Geylin...Read More»

Akio Toyoda
Toyota Opens Lines Of Communication While Its President Dodges Congress

Toyota's response to the current recall fiasco has been a little slow -- and that's being generous. As new details emerge from memos and other documentation, it's clear that Toyota officials have spent much of the past few years hiding their heads in the sand, hoping this would all go away. Now the...Read More»

2010 Toyota Tacoma
2010 Toyota Tacoma 4WD Trucks Recalled For Driveshaft Issue

As the media din surrounding Toyota's recall of millions of vehicles for accelerator-related issues is just fading slightly, but the recall of the iconic Prius remains in the headlines, another Toyota recall looms. According to PickupTrucks.com, Toyota is initiating a voluntary recall of some 2010...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
2010 Nissan Frontier: Only Small Pickup With Strong Roof Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated five small and mid-size pickups and found that roof-crush protection isn't so good overall. The only truck of the five tested to earn the top rating of 'good'—just barely—was the 2010 Nissan Frontier (also sold, structurally similar...Read More»

2008 Toyota A-BAT Concept
Scion to Build Small Pickup Truck?

Is Scion working on building a compact pickup truck? Ward's Auto and Pickuptrucks.com seem to think so. Pickuptrucks.com notes that this wouldn't be the first time that Scion has thought of bringing a compact pickup truck market. The last time the company considered it, it eventually became the...Read More»

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