Toyota News, Pricing and Reviews

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.

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Japanese earthquake and tsunami may cause domestic delays of Prius V minivan

The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan on March 11th caused a great deal of damage, complicated by the ensuing tsunami, aftershocks and nuclear power risks and because of the impact to the Japanese supply chain, Toyota may be forced to delay the Japanese launch of their new Prius V minivan.

Auto prices to go up as Japanese earthquake, Libyan conflict impact market

Japanese auto production has fallen to only 35 percent of their former output as a result of the Tohuko earthquake and tsunami, according to IHS Automotive Insight. Still the situation in Libya has an impact as well. "It's volatility that really drives people to smaller cars," said Aaron Bragman, an analyst for the auto authority.

Nissan resumes production after earthquake - Toyota, Mazda, Suzuki and Honda to follow

Since the earthquake hit Japan on March 11th, the country has been battling strong after-shocks, a tsunami and nuclear power risks forcing Japanese automakers to cease production but starting today, Japan’s largest car companies attempt to get back into the swing of things.

Toyota granted access to financial information in unintended acceleration cases

Toyota Motor Corp. has been granted access to the personal financial information of the 81 plaintiffs suing the automaker for economic losses stemming from the unintended acceleration issues after the legal counsel for the plaintiffs had attempted to block the automaker’s access to this personal information.

Toyota recalls 22000 trucks and SUVs over tire pressure risks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Toyota Motor Company is recalling 22,000 pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles from the 2008-2011 model years because these models do not comply to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards pertaining to factory-equipped tire pressure monitoring systems.

Toyota’s first unintended acceleration settlement approved

Toyota’s first settlement stemming from the unintended acceleration that has spurred a recall of over 14 million vehicles has been approved by the California Superior Court, with $10 million being paid to the family who lost four members when the Lexus ES350 in which they were riding accelerated out of control.

Toyota recalls 2.17 million more for floormats causing unintended acceleration

Toyota Motor Corp. announced this morning that they are recalling 2.17 vehicles (in the US) from the Toyota and Lexus brands to service the floormats or the area around the floormats to prevent interference between the mats and the accelerator pedal – the alleged culprit in Toyota’s unintended acceleration problems that have now accounted for 14 million recalled vehicles.
2011-2012 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander under government investigation over stalling risks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid sport utility vehicles over concerns of random, sporadic instances of the engine stalling – similar to the issue with the 1.3 million Toyota Corolla and Matrix recall issued last year.

Toyota seeks dismissal of unintended acceleration suits

Since the first unintended acceleration lawsuit closed last year with Toyota paying out a hefty $10 million dollars, the Japanese automaker has been bracing for the impact of the class action suits based around their problematic vehicles but with the NHTSA/NASA announcement that no electronic defects were found, Toyota has requested that the class action suits be dismissed.

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