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The AutoGuide News Blog is your source for breaking stories from the auto industry. Delivering news immediately, the AutoGuide Blog is constantly updated with the latest information, photos and video from manufacturers, auto shows, the aftermarket and professional racing.
 |  Aug 06 2014, 3:32 PM


Toyota has announced a recall for the 2014 Sienna minivan and issued a stop-sale order to its dealers.

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 |  Aug 05 2014, 5:15 PM


Toyota is gearing up to compete in this year’s Baja 1000.

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 |  Aug 01 2014, 7:18 PM


The Swagger Wagon is back, four years after the original videos debuted.

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 |  Aug 01 2014, 3:11 PM

Beethoven, Pavarotti and Nikolaus Otto?

Top 10 Best-Sounding Engines

It’s hard to beat the noises a well-designed, high-performance engine makes; experiencing this is of life’s great pleasures, especially when it isn’t adulterated by restrictive exhaust systems or synthesized bullshit piped through a vehicle’s speakers.

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 |  Jul 29 2014, 1:04 PM


Toyota has a name for its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

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 |  Jul 29 2014, 8:32 AM


Consumer Reports is pushing for Toyota to recall the Camry Hybrid.

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 |  Jul 21 2014, 8:02 AM

It's OK to be cheap!



Midsize sedans are a big deal; this segment is one of the most important in the automotive industry. Corporate fortunes are won or lost on the backs of these versatile, hard-working cars.

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 |  Jul 14 2014, 3:07 PM


Toyota is pushing to lead the fuel economy race with an all-new new engine family, and the Camry will be the first non-hybrid car to reap the benefits. 

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 |  Jul 14 2014, 1:16 PM


Toyota has focused much of its time and energy into hybrid powertrains, but now the Japanese automaker will pour its R&D money into its base engines in an effort to make them cheaper to produce and more efficient to run.

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 |  Jul 14 2014, 7:57 AM


When the next generation Toyota Prius shows up, it will be sporting a two different battery options and may even send power to all four wheels. 

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 |  Jul 01 2014, 8:15 AM


Toyota is requesting an exemption from a rule in order to sell its new Fuel Cell Vehicle.

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 |  Jun 27 2014, 12:09 PM

You Get What You Pay For

Top 11 Cars With Best Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when obtaining a new vehicle, especially if you plan on leasing. How much it’s worth at the end of the contract has a huge impact on how much you’ll be paying each month. Which cars on the market today hold their value best? The folks at ALG have it all figured out. In no particular order, here they are.

 |  Jun 25 2014, 5:13 PM


Toyota is no longer perceived as the most environmentally conscious automaker in the world.

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 |  Jun 25 2014, 7:50 AM


When these spy photos hit our inbox, we were skeptical right away. 

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 |  Jun 25 2014, 7:07 AM

toyota fcv

Toyota has moved one step further to launching what it hopes is the next big revolution in the auto industry, revealing the production version of its new Fuel Cell Vehicle.

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 |  Jun 23 2014, 8:02 AM


The airbag recall that saw Toyota fixing 1.73 million vehicles is expanding to include roughly three million vehicles from Honda, Nissan and Mazda.

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 |  Jun 20 2014, 8:15 AM


Don’t expect a performance sub brand from Toyota or Lexus anytime soon.

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 |  Jun 13 2014, 7:28 AM


Toyota has made history at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours race.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 10:37 PM


At the rate BMW is going launching new models, it might run out of letters and numbers soon.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 2:00 PM

Car Wars Main Art

The analysts and number crunchers at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch released the findings of their latest Car Wars study, a report that tracks industry product trends. The results are surprising; market-share fluctuations are expected to remain small. But Ford and Honda are both projected to gain in the coming years with Nissan on track to lose share.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 8:52 AM


One of the world’s largest automakers is planning for the future, looking into new technology to takes cars further. 

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 |  Jun 09 2014, 3:20 PM


Though it could improve performance, a Scion FR-S hybrid is unlikely.

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 |  Jun 09 2014, 8:02 AM


Toyota is pushing forward ahead of schedule with its plan to launch a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

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 |  Jun 06 2014, 3:15 PM


Hybrid vehicles are available in a greater variety than ever before, but their share of the overall auto market declined from 2013 to 2014 according to Polk.

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