World’s Most Expensive Toyota Camry Gets NASCAR V8-Power [Videos]

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Built by Toyota Racing Development and RK Motors, this custom 2010 Toyota Camry NASCAR Edition is currently up for sale with a whopping $299,900 price tag, possibly making it the world’s most expensive Toyota Camry. Originally built for and debuted at the 2010 SEMA Show, what you get with the hefty price tag is a… Continue Reading...

Toyota Fire Hazard Investigation Opened by NHTSA Involving 830,000 Units

Toyota Fire Hazard Investigation Opened by NHTSA Involving 830,000 Units
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There has been a trend of high profile NHTSA investigations recently, the most notable being Toyota‘s unintended acceleration and GM‘s Chevy Volt fire hazard. Although both cases have closed, NHTSA has announced a new case involving 830,000 Toyota vehicles for possible fire hazards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are investigating a possible fire hazard… Continue Reading...

Win a Camry by Watching Toyota’s “Connections” Super Bowl Ad

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Win a Camry by Watching Toyota’s “Connections” Super Bowl Ad
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Toyota has launched a new social media initiative with a chance for participants to win a brand new 2012 Camry for themselves and one more for a friend. The opportunity will come tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 5, during a live NBC broadcast – we’re presuming Toyota means the Super Bowl, but the oddly worded press release… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Fusion Aims For Quality First, Sales Records Second

2013 Ford Fusion Aims For Quality First, Sales Records Second
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There`s an understanding in business that selling a lot means selling cheap. Unless you have a monopoly on the water supply, sales numbers don`t hit astronomical heights without stepping into volume pricing territory. Toyota spent the last decade worshiping that philosophy and consequently kept the Camry on top. Given the Japanese automaker’s decade of domination, it… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Golf Remains European Best-Seller in 2011

Volkswagen Golf Remains European Best-Seller in 2011
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The Volkswagen Golf will remain the best-selling car in Europe, but here’s the real news: it keeps the crown with a whopping 484,547 units sold. Numbers might not mean much to most people, but this will put things into perspective: at 1.6 million units worldwide, BMW stood fast as the world’s largest luxury car brand. Those… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Camry Gets Five Star Safety Rating From NHTSA

2012 Toyota Camry Gets Five Star Safety Rating From NHTSA
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The all-new 2012 Toyota Camry has received a five-star composite safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The redesigned 2012 Camry was able to achieve the five-star rating despite the NHTSA’s new, more rigorous testing procedure that’s targeted to raising the bar for overall vehicle safety. Featuring a reinforced body structure that… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Camry Launch Pushed Up to Bolster Slumping Sales

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2012 Toyota Camry Launch Pushed Up to Bolster Slumping Sales
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Times have been difficult in the past four months for the giant Japanese Automaker, Toyota. With four consecutive months of sales declines, a 13% drop to 129,482 units in August alone, actions are in order for a much needed rebound. This action will come in the form of the redesigned 2012 Toyota Camry, now set… Continue Reading...

Nissan Takes Advantage Of Toyota Camry Launch

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Nissan Takes Advantage Of Toyota Camry Launch
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Toyota officially launched the all-new Camry last week, and Nissan took advantage of this situation in a very 21st century method of subterfuge. When the sedan was unveiled, Toyota found that the word “Camry” had been acquired on social media service Twitter by rival Nissan North America. Anyone searching the Camry on Twitter during the… Continue Reading...

Toyota Blitzes The American Market With Several New Vehicles For 2012

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Toyota’s all-new Camry will blitz the US market to regain sales lost after three years that included a recession, recalls and an earthquake. The new Camry was unveiled on Tuesday and is the first of 20 new and refreshed Toyota, Lexus and Scion models arriving by early 2013. Along with the Camry, Toyota this year… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Camry Priced from $21,995; Camry Hybrid from $25,900

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2012 Toyota Camry Priced from $21,995; Camry Hybrid from $25,900
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Toyota has announced pricing on the all-new, seventh-generation 2012 Camry and Camry Hybrid. The all-new Camry and Camry Hybrid will be offered in four different model grades. The models will include the entry-level L, value-driven LE, premium XLE and sporty SE grades. The XLE and SE are available with four-cylinder or V6 engines. The Camry… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Camry Photo: Second Teaser Image Released

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2012 Toyota Camry Photo: Second Teaser Image Released
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Toyota has just released the second official teaser photo of the new 2012 Camry. This picture follows a series of leaked unofficial shots and videos that ended up online in the last few weeks, not to mention the first official teaser image – of the headlight. Today’s photo shows angular taillight, with some of Toyota’s… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Camry: First Official Photo

2012 Toyota Camry: First Official Photo
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First Toyota released a teaser video of the 2012 Camry, then grainy photos of the car leaked online. Oh, and let’s not forget the leaked video from a dealer conference. With several spy shots being snapped recently Toyota has decided to join in once again, releasing a more detailed photo of the vehicle’s front end… Continue Reading...

Toyota Won’t See US Sales Increase Until September

Toyota Won’t See US Sales Increase Until September
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Still plagued by the effects of the March 11th earthquake, Toyota won’t be able to turn a profit Stateside until September. Sales of Toyotas have been plummeting since May: 33% then and 21% in June, and a projected 21-33% for the month of July. This comes on a total 4% slide from the first quarter,… Continue Reading...

Toyota Plans Massive Ad Campaign For Camry

Toyota Plans Massive Ad Campaign For Camry
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Toyota is counting on a sweeping advertising barrage to regain consumer confidence in its Camry, positioning itself as “smart, safe and worry-free.” The campaign will coincide with both Toyota’s expected return to full production capacity and a redesign for the Camry. And by “massive” and “sweeping,” Toyota plans on 40 commercials with the company’s familiar narrative… Continue Reading...

Toyota Dealer Targets Guinness World Record for Longest Hybrid Parade

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Toyota Dealer Targets Guinness World Record for Longest Hybrid Parade
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A group of green car enthusiasts are looking to set a Guinness World Record in Madison, Wisconsin on Sunday, July 24 for the longest hybrid vehicle parade. The event know as Hybrids On Parade, will allow hybrid owners from throughout the Midwest to converge in Madison with 500 hybrids stretching over six miles to break… Continue Reading...

Toyota Hands Over Development Clout to U.S. Operations

Toyota Hands Over Development Clout to U.S. Operations
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Toyota is taking product development authority away from Japanese bosses and putting it in the hands of North American executives as part of a larger change aimed at fixing quality control issues that hurt the automaker’s reputation last year. Until now, vehicles produced and designed and developed in North America had to be approved by… Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Family To Grow Even Larger

Toyota Prius Family To Grow Even Larger
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  The Toyota Prius family could grow even larger as the automakers studies additional versions of the three row Prius. The Japanese automaker wants to sell 1 million hybrids a year and in early 2012, Toyota will launch two more Prius family members. The members will include the Prius C compact hybrid and the Prius plug-in… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Camry Coming This Fall, Expects Prius To Become Sales Leader

2012 Toyota Camry Coming This Fall, Expects Prius To Become Sales Leader
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The current Camry was last redesigned in 2006 and Toyota is preparing for the next model due this fall, according to WardsAuto.com. Toyota faces fierce competition from the latest offerings out of Korea and the U.S, so the new model is of the utmost importance to the company. Toyota sold 327,084 Camrys in 2010 still leading midsize family… Continue Reading...

Compacts Selling Better Than Subcompacts

Compacts Selling Better Than Subcompacts
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Even with skyrocketing fuel prices, subcompacts are selling less than their compact counterparts.  The Ford Fiesta was the overall leader in the subcompact department, 9,147 sales but still trailed the larger Focus’  17,265 total sales. Honda Civic sales rose 7% to 26,777 which is more than triple the Fit’s total of 8,116 units in April. Furthermore,… Continue Reading...

NASCAR Edition Toyota Camry Revealed Ahead of SEMA With 680-HP V8

NASCAR Edition Toyota Camry Revealed Ahead of SEMA With 680-HP V8
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Building off of their success in NASCAR, Toyota has announced the RK Collection Camry NASCAR Edition show car, which will make its debut at SEMA next week. The special edition Camry is actually a two-door coupe and was developed by RK Collection, assisting Toyota Racing Development (TRD) realize the full potential of the Camry into… Continue Reading...

Toyota Boss Hints at Big Changes for Camry, Revival of ‘Neglected’ Scion Brand

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Toyota Boss Hints at Big Changes for Camry, Revival of ‘Neglected’ Scion Brand
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With Toyota having recently undergone the worst period in its history, the grandson’s founder and man at the helm of the Japanese auto giant looks to be ready to make big changes in order to get the company back on track. More than just an executive, Akio Toyoda is a well-known car buff who loves… Continue Reading...

Fuji Heavy, Parent Company Of Subaru, Forecasts 57% Profit Increase

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Fuji Heavy, Parent Company Of Subaru, Forecasts 57% Profit Increase
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Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subaru cars, forecasted a 57% increase in quarterly profits, as sales in the United States grew while costs were reduced. Fuji Heavy also said that they will boost production at its Indiana plant from 100,000 to 131,000 units. The plant builds Subarus as well as Toyota Camrys, as Toyota… Continue Reading...

Report: Prius Could Supplant Camry as Toyota’s Top Seller Says Company Exec

Report: Prius Could Supplant Camry as Toyota’s Top Seller Says Company Exec
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The Prius could surpass the Camry as Toyota’s best selling model in the U.S. in the next ten years says the head of Toyota’s sales department. Toyota Motor Sales boss Jim Lentz made the comments, stating that he sees the Prius gaining ground, rather than the Camry (the top selling passenger car in the U.S…. Continue Reading...

2010 Toyota Camry: Larger 2.5L 4-Cyl with 21 more HP

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2010 Toyota Camry: Larger 2.5L 4-Cyl with 21 more HP
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Amidst all the excitement about the new Toyota Prius at the North American International Auto Show, no one at Toyota mentioned (and no one else seemed to notice)  that for 2010 the Camry will receive all sorts of updates. The most significant change is the use of a slightly larger 4-cylinder engine – 2.5-liters, up… Continue Reading...