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 |  Aug 09 2012, 6:45 PM

Lexus already builds the RX crossover in Canada, but with the rising yen Toyota USA president Jim Lentz is making it clear that more  models are headed for U.S. assembly. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 09 2012, 1:02 PM

Toyota’s Pike Peak Hill Climb car has already stirred up its fair share of interest. The electric racer is now testing in full livery in preperation for the race this Sunday. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 09 2012, 8:31 AM

 The new Lexus LS is the brand’s flagship, and is trying to stay true to the the original LS, which launched the brand with an obsessive commitment to quality. This latest video reveals the manufacturing process of the steering wheel, and shows the tradition is alive and well. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 02 2012, 8:01 PM

Toyota’s new RAV4 EV was developed in partnership with Tesla Motors. The development of the electric crossover has been chronicled in five youtube videos, the first of which has just been released. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 02 2012, 3:31 PM

Toyota is on track to be the world’s largest automaker again, and apparently, the automaker agrees, having just increased production this year by about 300,000 vehicles. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 02 2012, 1:31 PM

Toyota has just announced the third group of winners in its 100 Cars for Good Project. Thus far, 75 charitable organizations have been chosen to receive free Toyotas to help them do their charitable work.  Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 02 2012, 12:15 PM

The buying public are eagerly awaiting the redesigned Toyota RAV4, and a Toyota forum member believes that he has spotted the upcoming model, and posted pictures of it in a local Toyota Club online forum.

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 |  Aug 01 2012, 3:35 PM

Toyota’s next generation Corolla is expected to hit American dealerships next year, and the automaker is suggesting that the styling update will be an even more dramatic shift than what was seen with the unveiling of the brand new Avalon. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 31 2012, 7:40 PM

We already told you about the Lexus LS unveilling dubbed ‘Laws of Attraction’, and now Lexus has released a video of the event, packed with all the glitz and glamour a person would expect from a celebrity-attended, Lexus flagship-vehicle unveiling. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 31 2012, 2:45 PM

The Lexus RX crossover is based on the Toyota Highlander, but unlike the lower cost vehicle, it only has two rows of seating — something that might change with the 2014 model. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 31 2012, 10:49 AM

Lexus debuted the new flagship LS yesterday and the Japanese automaker has released a video detailing the significant milestones that went into the various LS models and the story behind the original car. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 30 2012, 8:16 PM

The Toyota Prius c was panned by Consumer Reports but still boasts the best fuel economy average in the Toyota lineup. This could be why there is a rumor that Lexus will be basing a small hybrid on the diminutive car. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 30 2012, 3:31 PM

According to a report in Automotive News, while the rest of the world will be able to purchase the upcoming Scion FR-S convertible, shoppers in the North American market are being shut-out.  Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 30 2012, 1:32 PM

Toyota was mostly cleared of wrongdoing in the unintended acceleration case thanks to a verdict from NHTSA. An Iowa senator however, recently asked for the investigation to be reopened, but NHTSA is standing by the verdict.

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 |  Jul 28 2012, 8:01 AM

This Toyota Hilux has travelled with the Top Gear team to the magnetic North Pole and with James May to an active volcano in Iceland. Now it faces a new challenge: the massive, scorching sand dunes of Dubai.  Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 27 2012, 1:01 PM

Toyota is returning to the Britcar 24 Hours in September, running the endurance race in paint livery reminiscent of the AE86 Corolla that twice won the British Touring Car Championship in the 1980s. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 26 2012, 1:02 PM

These photos of an aggressive-looking three-door Toyota Yaris have just surfaced in the Chinese media. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 25 2012, 10:34 AM

Toyota has announced its sales figures for the first half of 2012, and the numbers look like Toyota will be able to beat out GM and Volkswagen in sales for 2012. In the first six months of this year the Japanese automaker sold 4.97 million vehicles. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 24 2012, 5:00 PM

 

In the market for a Toyota Sequoia with a 4.6L V8? Better make a move soon as the upcoming 2013 model will only be available with the 5.7L engine.  Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 24 2012, 1:02 PM

The Lexus Factory in Cambridge, Canada is getting a big boost. The Japanese automaker is investing over $100 Million and hiring about 400 employees at the plant that makes the RX crossover. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 23 2012, 5:33 PM

When Lexus has a party it puts cars on the dance floor to show off. These three LFA supercars at a Toyota Gala do not dissapoint in the video. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 23 2012, 2:45 PM

Lexus has insisted that the LFA will not get any final special editions but according to this video from the luxury brand, the LFA will be “unleashed” on August 1st. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 23 2012, 1:02 PM

Until the 2013 Avalon project began, Toyota’s Technical Center in Ann Arbor was not a place of landmark innovations. This full sized sedan has changed that. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 20 2012, 12:56 PM

“This is fun! I wish that Toyota could make cars like this again!” Keiichi Tsuchuya loves his classic AE86, which is why he is the perfect choice to show off the capabilities of the Scion FR-S in the latest video promoting the car. Continue Reading…