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Recall Alert: 2007 - 2011 Toyota Tundra Pickup Truck
Recall Alert: 2007 - 2011 Toyota Tundra Pickup Truck

Toyota has announced the recall of 1,629 Tundra pickups from the 2007 to 2011 model years. At issue is the calibration of the tire pressure monitoring system, which may not have been set properly when upgraded wheels and tires were added at a Southeast Toyota Distributors regional distribution...Read More»

2011 Toyota Tundra Angular Front Exterior View
Recall Alert: 2011 Toyota Tundra Pickup

Toyota is announcing a voluntary safety recall for certain 2011 Tundra pickups, based on a rear driveshaft production lot number. At issue is a slip yoke that may have been improperly cast during the manufacturing process, and Toyota is aware of just one failure to date in a customer owned vehicle...Read More»

2010 Toyota Tundra
Today in Car News: F-150 EcoBoost, Tundra Power, and Harley

Is this the first photo of the Ford F-150's new EcoBoost engine? To be precise, it's a screenshot. So, no. [Jalopnik] Now, this may be the clearest screenshot of the Audi R4 yet, if your eye can subtract all the groovelicious plastic swirls. [eGMCarTech] The 2011 Toyota Tundra adds a smidge of...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry 4-door Sedan V6 Auto LE (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
Toyota Holds the Line on Pricing

A rough year for Toyota makes for a great year for Toyota shoppers. With some signs that the auto market is in recovery, oversupplies of newly built cars mostly gone, and many manufacturers pulling back on heavy incentives, some manufacturers will surely use the 2011 model year to raise prices. ...Read More»

Get Ahead Of The New Car Market: Six Summer Bargains

With the mercury climbing over 100 degrees up and down the east coast, you sure envy your neighbor's convertible right now, don't you?  Putting the top down and letting the wind cool you is one of the great joys of car ownership, but right now, you shouldn't be considering a new Miata. No, this is...Read More»

2010 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Spd AT Grade (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
2010 Truck Comparison: Toyota Tundra Versus Chevrolet Silverado

These two pickup trucks each have different relevant features. It's a matter of preference which one you choose, however there may be some advantages that will sway your decisions in one direction or another. To do a comparison on the 2010 Toyota Tundra with the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado we need to...Read More»

2010 Toyota Tundra Dbl 4.6L V8 6-Spd AT Grade (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
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»

2010 Toyota Tundra
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»

2010 Toyota Tundra
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»

2010 Toyota Tundra
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»

2010 Toyota Tundra
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»

The 2010 Toyota Prius
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»

Toyota retrofit fix for sticky-throttle recall
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»

2005 Toyota Avalon
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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