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.

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Toyota requests dismissal of shareholder suits over unintended acceleration

Toyota Motor Corporation has been hit with a great many lawsuits stemming from their concealing known problems of unintended acceleration and while the automaker’s requests for dismissal have been rejected several times, they have once again requested that a group of lawsuits be throw out – this time focusing on the claims filed by their shareholders over the drop in company stock when the massive wave of recalls hit.

Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) goes solar route to power its England plant

Has the earthquake and tsunami forced Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) to rethink it relationship to the power grid? According to the BBC, thousands of solar panels are now being installed at Toyota's Derbyshire manufacturing plant in a bid to bypass the grid, cut bills and save energy.

Toyota Camry accelerates through the front of a Detroit area Lotus dealership

Just when Toyota’s problems centering around “unintended acceleration” seemed to be fading, a Birmingham, Michigan car dealership specializing in European exotics had a late model Toyota Camry slam through their front windows – damaging a limited edition Lotus and doing extensive damage to the business.

Combustion engine improvements threaten alternative vehicles, electric cars

"We forget sometimes that the current contender continues to improve," said Linda A. Capuano, Marathon Oil’s vice president for emerging technologies, at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’s 59th Annual Management Conference. If combustion engines continue to increase efficiency and lower emissions, alternative fuel vehicles may take longer to replace them than previously thought.

The first U.S. pipeline-fed Shell Hydrogen fueling station opens

Shell Hydrogen joined with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. in the grand opening of the very first hydrogen fueling station fed directly by an industrial pipeline. A product of collaboration between Toyota, Air Products, Shell, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the Department of Energy (DOE), the facility will provide hydrogen fuel for vehicles in the fuel cell demonstration program for Toyota and other manufacturers.

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