Toyota Is Recalling 2.9 Million Vehicles In The U.S. To Fix A Potentially Deadly Air Bag Defect

Toyota has announced that it is recalling as many as 2.9 million vehicles in the U.S to fix a potentially deadly safety issue. In a press release issued on its website on January 21, the company revealed that it had identified a potential defect with an Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that is used to receive […]

1.4 Million Toyotas, Hondas And BMWs Recalled After Airbags Explode, Shooting Shrapnel Everywhere

Around 1.4 million vehicles have been recalled after problems with airbags were found in various car brands, reported People magazine. The car brands being recalled include BMW, Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi Motors and Volkswagen‘s Audi division. Produced by Takata Corporation, the vehicles were recalled on Wednesday because of defective airbags, according to the U.S. Department of […]

Toyota To Sell Electrified Version Of All Car Models By 2025

In accordance with the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050’s commitment to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, all Toyota and Lexus models will have an electrified version by 2025. With this plan, Toyota forecasts that total electric car sales will exceed 5.5 million units by 2030. These figures include 1 million fuel cell and battery electric vehicles. In […]

A Tesla Model X Just Destroyed A Toyota Land Cruiser In A Brutal Tug-Of-War

Teslas are noted for their formidable performance on the drag strip. Their 0-60 times, as well as their quarter-mile runs, stand among the best in the automotive world. Recently, however, a Tesla enthusiast from Norway found a fun, albeit risky, way to compete against ICE cars — a good, old-fashioned tug-of-war. Needless to say, the […]

Tesla Model 3 Competitors Coming With New Mazda & Toyota Electric Vehicles?

The Tesla Model 3 could soon have some fierce new competitors in the form of an upcoming Mazda electronic vehicle, as well as a jointly-created electric vehicle from both Mazda and Toyota. The question will be whether the two automakers can work together to make affordable and energy efficient vehicles that also will generate a […]

Insider Claims Toyota Supra Will Ship On 2019 With Manual Gearbox, Turbo V6 Engine And 400 HP

The new Toyota Supra has been in the rumor mill for roughly four years now, and so far, so much about the car remains unknown. While a rumored test vehicle has been spotted multiple times, the actual specs of the highly-anticipated performance car are still up for speculation. That is, of course, until a fresh […]

Kristen Stewart And Girlfriend Stella Maxwell Shock Fans With Rundown Car After Run-In With Robert Pattinson

Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell continue to surprise fans with their interesting lifestyle choices. The couple is well known for their off-the-wall and nonconformist ways of dressing, but this time, they are making news with not what they are wearing, but what they are choosing to drive. While most Hollywood A-listers like to show off […]

Toyota’s Tesla Nasdaq Departure: What Does It Mean For The Car Shopper?

Stock market news authority Nasdaq reported yesterday that Toyota has officially sold off 100 percent of the shares it held in Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), and by doing so, has severed the partnership between the two automakers. This is going to have a huge impact on the electric car industry in the coming years, although not […]

Watch: Toyota Tests ‘Flying Car,’ Final Product Should Be Ready By 2020

The future is here – almost. Toyota has taken the first step into creating flying cars that were envisioned in The Jetsons. If all goes well, the world may see its first flying car in 2020. Flying Car Prototype The Japanese carmaker is already testing a “flying car” in its very early stages. It cannot […]

Aaron Hernandez’s Alleged ‘Murder Car’ Up For Sale On Ebay, Along With The Patriots’ Signed Jersey

The former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez’s alleged murder car, a silver 2006 Toyota 4Runner, and a signed jersey is now up for sale on eBay, CNN reports. Prosecutors say the SUV was used in a 2012 drive-by shooting that took the lives of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu, who were two […]

Donald Trump’s Twitter Tirade Against Toyota Hits Automakers Hard

Donald Trump’s recent Twitter tirade against Toyota harmed more than just Toyota stock as several other companies’ stock took a hit. Trump’s Tweet targeted Toyota Motors for its plans to expand its manufacturing base in Mexico. Trump claimed Toyota planned to build a new plant in Baja, Mexico, though apparently Trump was confused about the […]

Donald Trump Tears Toyota Apart On Twitter For Planning Factory In Mexico

Donald Trump tore Toyota Motors apart on Twitter on Thursday. The president-elect threatened to impose a big fine on Toyota if it builds its cars at a plant in Mexico. Donald trump threatened Toyota Motors on Twitter after discovering that the Japanese automaker is planning to build a new plant to manufacture Corolla cars for […]

Toyota Settlement: Automaker Agrees To Pay $3.4 Billion Over Rust Disputes

In recent days, news of Toyota’s settlement for a reported $3.4 billion, or thereabouts, has made headlines. Owners of certain vehicle models claimed that they were insufficiently protected from rust and corrosion, and Toyota will now be digging deep into its pockets to settle the claims. Toyota to settle U.S. truck rust lawsuit for up […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Leads List Of Recent Major Product Recalls

Oh, poor Samsung. It can’t get any worse for the Korean company after they have issued a recall of the Galaxy Note 7 for the second time. CNN Money has the news. “Samsung issued an alert to customers on Monday, asking users to immediately turn off their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones — which have been […]

Are Jan, Lily, And Flo Real People? The People Behind Iconic TV Commercial Characters

Over the years, consumers have been introduced to various TV spokesperson characters for products like the Green Giant and Mr. Clean. The characters help us identify and differentiate one brand from another. Over time, some TV commercial characters become bigger than the actors who are playing them. You are probably familiar with Flo from Progressive, […]

Boston Dynamics Brings A New Dog Into The Robot Race, While Seeking New Owner

One of Google’s robotics companies Boston Dynamics has announced a new addition to their robotic family called the “SpotMini.” Previous Boston Dynamics creations have impressed many while creeping them out all at the same time, for their uncanny abilities to be robust and accurately mimic movement from biological life. The SpotMini is a smaller version […]

Boston Dynamics To Change Hands From Google To Toyota — Here’s Why A Japanese Carmaker Is Interested In Walking Robots?

Boston Dynamics is expected to change owners soon. The maker of sturdy biped and four-legged robots is being sold by Google, and the most likely buyer is Japanese carmaker Toyota. Google Inc.’s parent company Alphabet is said to be in advanced talks with Toyota to sell Boston Dynamics. A price for the deal has not […]

Uber And Toyota Just Announced A Major Partnership

Uber and Toyota are teaming up, and it could shake up the car industry. Toyota announced Tuesday it will be entering into a memorandum of understanding with Uber, the ride-sharing company, and the companies will explore how they can collaborate. Toyota will also be investing in Uber. The agreement will make it possible for Uber […]

Toyota Ends Scion Brand — Why Did The Japanese Automaker Kill The Millennial/Hipster Brand?

Toyota has decided to end the Scion brand. The Japanese automaker indicated that the brand’s target audience, the millennial or hipster generation, hadn’t been as appreciative as hoped. The Japanese car maker has decided to retire the brand, under which the company launched some quirky looking cars that were clearly aimed at the young adults […]

Toyota Invests $1 Billion In Artificial Intelligence Research And Development

Toyota announced that they have added artificial intelligence research and development to the company’s business objectives. On Friday, the Japanese auto manufacturer declared they initiated a five-year, $1 billion research and development effort with its center of operation to be located in the United States. Toyota’s plan will be one of the largest research laboratories […]

Toyota Drops Takata, Joins Honda In Severing Ties With The Airbag Maker Behind Biggest Automotive Recall

Toyota has decided to drop Takata. The Japanese automaker has confirmed it won’t source key components, the most notable being airbags, from Takata. Toyota Motor Corp. joined Honda Motor Co. in severing ties with Takata Corp. The defective airbags supplied by Takata are behind the biggest ever automotive recall. Confirming the news, Toyota President Akio […]

Toyota Becomes Top Automaker – Struggling With Emissions Scandal, Volkswagen Recedes Title Within Three Months

Toyota has snatched the title of the top automaker in the world from Volkswagen. Japanese car maker Toyota maintained its top automaker spot in global vehicle sales. After evaluating the sales for the nine months of this year, Toyota appears to have sold the most vehicles in the world. However, the race isn’t quite over […]

ISIS: Why All The Toyotas, U.S. Vehicles In Islamic State Propaganda?

A U.S. Treasury counter-terrorism unit is investigating a seeming connection between Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) trucks and ISIS, and has asked the auto company for help, reports ABC. Many videos and images uploaded to the Internet show what appear to be ISIS fighters staging operations using both “newer and older model” Toyota trucks. Toyota […]

Why Does ISIS Drive So Many Toyota Vehicles? Treasury Department Launches Investigation

Toyota vehicles — gleaming new ones alongside re-purposed older models retrofitted with rocket launchers and other improvised weapons — are a fixture of ISIS (or ISIL) propaganda videos, and the U.S. Treasury Department would like to know why, Market Watch is reporting. Two Toyota models in particular, the Toyota Hilux (a truck similar to the […]

Volkswagen Becomes World’s Largest Automaker – German Car Company Surpasses Japanese Toyota

Volkswagen became the largest automaker in the world, surpassing Toyota. The sales numbers indicate a marginal, but convincing lead for the German car maker over its Japanese competitor. Fulfilling a long cherished and chased goal, Volkswagen bagged the coveted title of world’s largest automaker by selling 5.04 million vehicles in the first half of this […]

2016 Toyota Tacoma Comes With A GoPro Camera Mount

Japanese carmaker Toyota has good news for the enthusiastic drivers who want to document their adventures. The all-new 2016 Toyota Tacoma now lets you capture all the epic off-road action and fun with a built in GoPro camera mount in every model of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. When released, Motor Authority reports that all the […]

Airbag Recall 2015: Deaths By Takata Airbags Investigated In Toyota, Nissan, And Honda Cars

A 2015 airbag recall is being investigated by a Congressional hearing since Takata airbags have been linked to deaths and injuries when deployed within Fiat Chrysler, BMW, Mitsubishi, General Motors, Toyota, Nissan, Ford, Mazda, Subaru, and Honda vehicles. Authorities are not even certain that the replacement airbags being used in the airbag recall are safe, […]

Toyota’s Rav4 Gets A Shot At Rugged Glory As A Rally Car [Video]

Let’s face it, we all know the modest Toyota Rav4 can take a beating, even if it is the darling of careful soccer moms everywhere. But starting June 13th at the Idaho Rally, the quiet little car that could will get a shot at proving it’s rugged glory when BAJA 1000 winner Ryan Millen takes […]

Toyota Camry: America’s Best-Selling And Most Popular Car Over The Last Two Decades

The Toyota Camry was American’s best-selling car last month. The Camry is maintaining its position for being the most popular car because of its good reputation for quality, according to 24/7 Wall St. It is no wonder the name “Camry” means “crown.” Therefore, it is safe to say that the Toyota Camry is royalty when […]

Is 2015 The Year Of The Hoverboard?

When the Hendo Hoverboard doubled more than what it is expected to earn from their highly successful Kickstarter campaign, fans were excited about the possibility of having the technology from the Back to the Future finally come to life. However, Hendo’s innovation isn’t necessarily for cruising down the street while being chased by a gang […]

Over 2 Million Vehicles Affected By New Air Bag Recall — Is Yours One Of Them?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a second recall Saturday for more than 2 million Toyota, General Motors, and Honda vehicles for an air bag defect that could cause the bags to deploy while the vehicles are being driven, even though they may have been repaired earlier in a separate recall. According to […]

Toyota To Recall 362,000 Vehicles Globally To Fix Three Defects, 170,000 Toyota Camry’s Affected

Japanese car maker Toyota has announced that it will recall as many as 361,800 vehicles across the globe in order to fix three separate defects that the company identified in these vehicles. According to Reuters, Toyota’s premium sedan, the Toyota Camry, has been identified as one of the vehicles that have been affected by one […]

Top Three Most Reliable Cars

With climate change on the horizon and the economy still recovering, consumers are looking for reliable cars to get them where they need to go as efficiently and affordably as possible. As you might expect, certain types of cars are more reliable than others. Factoring in cost and fuel efficiency, we’ve put together a short […]

Toyota To Recall 2.3 Million Cars Hit By Airbag Snag

Less than a month after The Inquisitr reported that Toyota recalled nearly half a million cars due to various manufacturing defects, we have some fresh news coming in. According to the NY Times, the Japanese automobile major announced that it will recall a staggering 2.3 million vehicles worldwide for potential airbag related defects. In the […]

Toyota Recall 2014: Over Half A Million Sienna, Highlander, and Lexus Models Effected

The 2014 Toyota recall affects over half a million vehicles in Toyota and Lexus models like the Sienna and Highlander. In a related report by The Inquisitr, delays behind the recent GM recalls cost the company $35 million in fines because General Motors allegedly knew about serious problems and did nothing about them for years. […]

Toyota Says Goodbye, California, Hello, Texas!

Toyota is heading for greener pastures in yet another sign of California’s unfortunate demise. Gathering up their jobs and long history of success, Toyota, based in the Southern California city of Torrance, is heading east to Texas. While “Heading out West” used to equate with hope and opportunity, companies such as Toyota are finding it […]

Toyota I-Road Coming To Markets In Japan And France

Toyota’s i-Road is unlike any vehicle on the roads today. It’s been undergoing rigorous testing, and now the all-electric motorcycle-tipsy-car is set to hit markets in Japan and France this year. At every convention the vehicle has been to it’s been welcomed by wide eyes and giddy smiles. Matthew de Paula test drove the i-Road […]

Toyota Camry 2015 Totally Redesigned: Will It Be Enough To Outweigh Toyota’s Recall Factor?

Toyota has made a valiant effort to revamp their bestselling Camry model to meet new market demands and take on the newer and more sporty competition. The redesigned 2015 Camry was unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show. It’s longer and wider than its predecessor with a large, aggressive grille and chiseled sides. […]

Toyota Recall Affects Over Six Million Vehicles Worldwide For Five Different Defects

Toyota Motor Company (TM-NYSE) has issued a massive recall that affects about 6.7 million vehicles worldwide (approximately 2.34 million in North America) for five different defects. The recall involves several popular Toyota models including the RAV4, Corolla, Matrix/ Vibe, Trezia/Viz, Yaris, Highlander, Tacoma, and Hilux pickups, Reiz, Fortuner, Innova, Land Cruiser Prado, and Camry, with […]

Ford Recall 435,000 Vehicles Which May Not ‘Escape’ Corrosion

Update – Breaking News 9th April Toyota just announced the recall of 6.5 million cars because airbags may fail, seats could move and steering columns might break. The models involved are the RAV4, Hilux, Yaris and the Urban Cruiser Original story: Ford Motor Company has announced the recall of 435,000 vehicles. The major vehicle in […]

2014 Toyota Highlander Is Designed With Family In Mind

The 2014 Toyota Highlander has come a long way since it was first produced over a decade ago in 2001. The latest redesign is attractive, both on the outside and the inside, and Toyota seems to have carefully considered just about everything as far as making it one of the best family vehicles on the […]

Terry Crews And The Muppets Get Together In Toyota Super Bowl Ad

Terry Crews has been spotted, along with the Muppets, in an all-new advert to be viewed by millions during this year’s Super Bowl. Sean O’Connell from saw the entertaining ad on Toyota’s website and reported: “Terry Crews isn’t in Muppets Most Wanted. In fact, this new Super Bowl ad for Toyota doesn’t make mention […]

Toyota Prius Is Consumer Reports ‘Best Value’ Compact Car For 2014

Consumer Reports released their best/worst lists this week and the Toyota Prius found itself back at the top of the “Best Value” for cars. Last year, the Toyota Prius stole the best value crown from the Honda Fit, who dominated the category from 2009 to 2012. The Fit came in second this year in the […]

Consumer Reports Pulls Recommendation For Three Toyotas

Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation for three popular Toyota models, including the automaker’s flagship Camry sedan. The influential magazine cited poor crash test results as its reason for the move. Toyota’s luxury Lexus brands were ranked most reliable in the US auto industry in the annual new-car reliability survey, which was released on Monday. However, […]

Toyota Settles Sudden Acceleration Case After Losing Verdict

Toyota Motor Corporation reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding unintended acceleration issues. The settlement happened on Friday, one day after a jury found the automaker liable in the suit and ordered it to pay $3 million for defects that caused a fatal crash in 2007. Jurors reached their verdict in the case against Toyota […]

Toyota Recalls 803,000 Cars For Airbag Problem

Toyota issued a recall on Thursday for 803,000 vehicles in the United States, saying an electrical problem could stop airbags from deploying properly in an accident. Including the latest news, Toyota recalled almost 1.5 million vehicles in the past month due to a mix of problems. The latest recall deals with the 2012 and 2013 […]

Toyota Financial Donations Nixed In Favor Of Personnel

Toyota financial donations to the New York Food Bank are being nixed in favor of personnel. The Food Bank of New York is a major charity dealing with the eradication of hunger. Several major corporations such as Target and Bank of America have been big donors of funds to the anti-hunger charity, and until this […]

Toyota Recalls: More Than 13 Million Cars In 5 Years!

Toyota recalls its vehicles with alarming frequency. The recent announcement that it needs to checkout another 185,000 cars is not great news for Toyota owners. It’s also not so good for a company that built its reputation on making high quality products. Since September 2007, Toyota has recalled over 13 million vehicles globally. Problems have […]

Toyota Corolla 2014 Is Pretty As Well As Practical [Video]

The Toyota Corolla 2014 sneak preview has been unveiled by Toyota, which has now released a ton of photos and videos about the world’s most popular car. About 40 million of the beloved sedans have been sold in 154 countries around the world, and Toyota isn’t too bashful to call its own product “iconic.” In […]

Toyota Recall: Brake Design Flaw Hits 242,000 Gas-Electric Vehicles

A Toyota recall has been issued for nearly 242,000 gas-electric hybrid vehicles worldwide. The recall includes the company’s bestselling Prius model. According to the company, a brake design flaw in the vehicles exists in some Prius’ produced from March through October 2009. The Toyota recall also includes the company’s Lexus HS 250h models produced from […]