OK, the Impreza and Trezia concepts are European premieres, but the “Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car Technology Concept,” making its world premiere, is going to be the one generating all of the
If you only counted on the 2011 Detroit Auto Show displays, you might think hybrid automatically means electric. That myth is hereby proven wrong, as air is also a viable medium to store energy.
It’s not unusual for auto stocks like Toyota, trading in New York as an ADR under the stock symbol TM, to enjoy price gains due to media coverage of its future products at the 2011 Detroit Auto Sho
Ford received awards in several categories, including: Overall Loyalty to Manufacturer; Overall Loyalty to Make; Ethnic Market Make – African-American; and Mid/Full-Size Pickup for its F-Series tru
Much has been written and said about the choice of technology for the Prius. Some may prefer a larger car, while others want something sportier. Enter the Prius V and the Prius C concept (shown).
Akerson made his comments at the 2011 Automotive News World Congress that is held concurrently with the media days of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.
The timing is good for Toyota to start building a separate brand for Prius. Some experts are predicting gas prices could hit $5 a gallon either this year or next.
Toyota (NYSE: TM) has been trading above its 50-day moving average since early November, but in a sideways channel. The weekly chart shows a breakout movement from late October that’s still in place. However, it’s the monthly chart that goes back to 2009, when the industry unraveled, that tells the overall story.
The Top 10 best-selling vehicles in the US market for 2010 are the same 10 vehicles that made up the 2009 list, but due to sales growth from 8 of the top 10 vehicles and Toyota’s recall troubles, t
The lawsuits, which include damages in excess of $230 million, pertain to just 14 of the 725 insurance claims allegedly based on accidents that could have been caused by unintended acceleration.
For certain we will see the continuation of technical innovations like Ford’s EcoBoost engines that have the power of a V8 in a 6 cylinder, but the gas mileage of a 4 cylinder. Moreover, we will continue to see the mainstream deliveries of a plethora of plug-in hybrid vehicles, like Chevy Volts, Nissan Leafs and Fisker Karmas. Even the Toyota Prius will follow suit with its own version of a plug-in.
The Prius Family of Vehicles, as it will be known at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show at Cobo Hall, will begin with the 3rd (current) generation of the Toyota Prius and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle (
Toyota had initially requested that the settlement amount be kept private to avoid having an impact on future suits but California Superior Court Judge Anthony Mohr ruled that the company failed to
Toyota originally requested that the terms of the various settlements remain private because it would “open a floodgate” of lawsuits against the automaker for a wide variety of lawsuits but Judge M
Earlier this year, Toyota was handed a $16.4 million dollar fine for the initial investigation into their slow reporting of safety recalls and the issues requiring those recalls.
J.D. Power’s 2010 Avoider Study found that 19 percent of new car shoppers avoid the Toyota showrooms because they feel that the automaker has a bad reputation.
In the 94,000 2011 Toyota Sienna’s recalled today, the stop lamp switch bracket is located very near the parking brake pedal.
Toyota must feel stung by recent press reports that at least hint that the auto company is still fumbling its response to accelerator-pedal concerns.