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Read the latest Toyota news and recent events.Toyota is one of the world's largest automakers and is known as the quality, durability, and reliability leader in the industry. Toyota's Camry, Corolla, RAV 4 and Highlander define their class. Toyota makes trucks in its Texas plant and most of its cars are made in the markets they serve.

When you think of dependable vehicles in the automotive world, the Toyota brand belongs near the top. Toyota’s entire fleet of cars, trucks and SUVs is known for incredible quality and reliability over time.

The Toyota lineup in the United States consists of many popular vehicles including Camry, Prius, RAV4, Tacoma, Tundra, 4Runner, Highlander, Corolla, Avalon, Sienna, Yaris, Sequoia, Land Cruiser, Corolla Hatchback, C-HR, Supra, 86, Prius Prime and Mirai. Many other popular Toyota models and variations exist all over the world as well.

At Torque News, our team covers the Toyota brand in full detail. We provide you with in-depth vehicle reviews, trim level comparisons, how-to tips and Toyota breaking news and developing stories. We also try to include helpful and useful videos in many of our stories so you can get the most information for your time.

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  1. Jeff Teague covers general Toyota news and you can follow him on Twitter at @Toyotajeff1.
  2. Peter Neilson covers Toyota Prius News and you can follow him on Twitter at @/the_hybrid_guy.
  3. John Goreham covers general Toyota and and Lexus news. You can follow John on Twitter at @JohnGoreham.
By Frank Sherosky on January 11, 2011 - 11:21PM
Toyota already enjoys plenty of notoriety with its Prius Hybrid. Now the 2011 Detroit Auto Show shows Toyota doing more than expanding the vehicle’s length with the V and showing a sportier C concept. It’s the expansion of the platform’s marketability.
By Keith Griffin on January 11, 2011 - 3:06PM
Just one day after Toyota announced at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show that it is bringing out a hatchback version of the Toyota Prius, GM CEO Dan Akerson said today that the Chevrolet Volt will come out in hatchback form, too, as well as a minivan.
By Keith Griffin on January 10, 2011 - 2:44PM
The Prius brand is growing as Toyota rolls out the more versatile Prius v midsize that joins the third-generation Prius and a Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle. A fourth Prius, the Prius c Concept, was also introduced at the Detroit Auto Show.
By Patrick Rall on January 5, 2011 - 2:15PM
Annual sales reports from around the American auto industry are in and with them, we have a clear picture of the Top 10 best-selling vehicles in the US market with the Ford F-Series taking the top spot once again.
By Jeffrey Zygmont on January 5, 2011 - 12:29PM
A year that started badly for Toyota also ended badly. In December 2010, sales of Toyota brand vehicles dropped 5.9 percent from the same month in 2009. The decline put Toyota's total, 12-month vehicle sales for 2010 nearly a half percent lower than 2009 sales – a dismal performance for a major brand in a year in which total U.S. vehicle sales rose 11 percent. Toyota's overall rank among U.S. car companies slipped to third place in 2010, dropping below Ford for the first time in four years.
By Patrick Rall on January 4, 2011 - 4:55PM
The Associated Press is reporting that 7 major auto insurance companies are suing Toyota for the unintended acceleration issues that have destroyed the automakers reputation in the US market.
By Keith Griffin on January 3, 2011 - 4:13PM
An online car shopping service says, based on its research, the Toyota Camry will be the top online seller in 2011. The Ford Fusion generates the second most interest among online shoppers.
By Keith Griffin on January 2, 2011 - 9:33PM
The United Auto Workers, or UAW, is itching for a fight with foreign car manufacturers with plants in the United States. It wants to organize their workers and it seemingly doesn’t care how much money it has to spend or where it goes to get its message out.
By Keith Griffin on December 29, 2010 - 10:06AM
Conventional wisdom would be the number of recalls is increasing. After all, you can’t log onto a website without reading about another recall. Well, conventional wisdom could be wrong.
By Patrick Rall on December 28, 2010 - 12:43PM
Toyota’s US sales are hurting due to their seemingly endless recall issues but the Prius is still the best selling hybrid in the world, so it should come as no surprise to hear that Toyota will unveil the “Prius Family of Vehicles” next month at the Detroit Auto Show.
By Patrick Rall on December 27, 2010 - 7:16PM
The 2011 Indianapolis Auto Show opened yesterday at the Indiana Convention Center, offering people from around the Hoosier state a look at the best and brightest new cars from around the American automotive industry and this year, attendees will also have a chance to win a new car.
By Patrick Rall on December 24, 2010 - 11:40AM
Yesterday, it was revealed that Toyota Motors has paid a whopping $10 million in the first private suit against the automaker for deaths caused by Toyota’s unintended acceleration issues.
By Patrick Rall on December 21, 2010 - 4:16PM
Toyota Motor Corp reportedly settled with the first of what could be a great many lawsuits from consumers against the automaker for their lethal recall practices and when the settlement was achieved, Toyota requested that the terms of the settlement not be disclosed publicly but Judge Anthony J. Mohr has ruled that Toyota must indeed disclose the terms of the agreement.
By Patrick Rall on December 21, 2010 - 11:16AM
Toyota Motor Corp. has reportedly agreed to pay an additional $32.4 million dollars to the US government stemming from their careless recall practices which may have cost over 100 people their lives.
By Frank Sherosky on December 20, 2010 - 12:51PM
NHTSA Campaign ID 10V620000 N/A is officially in play for another Toyota recall. Components affected this time are the pedals and linkage of the hydraulic service brakes. The brake stop lamp switch, due to its proximity to the parking brake pedal, in limited circumstances the operator’s foot could damage the stop-lamp switch bracket.
By Patrick Rall on December 13, 2010 - 10:31PM
Toyota has issued a recall for 2011 Sienna minivans built prior to November 2010 for a concern over the stop lamp switch bracket that could lead to the brake lights remaining on and, in the worst cases, could cause increased wear to the braking system.
By Jeffrey Zygmont on December 12, 2010 - 11:25AM
A Toyota press announcement responds to recent critics who equated a late November, 2010, technical service bulletin with another recall for accelerator pedal problems. While it displays a sensitivity to the issue, the Toyota response explains the nature and intention of the technical service bulletin in question.
By Patrick Rall on December 3, 2010 - 12:57PM
Toyota has issued a technical service bulletin to dealerships explaining that on some of the Camry and Avalon sedans which received the “fix” for unintended acceleration, the bolts used to secure the pedal assembly could have been stripped, causing the pedals to work their way loose.