2012 Toyota Camry Gets Five Star Safety Rating From NHTSA

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.

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Toyota To Export 6,000 Camry Sedans To South Korea

The South Korean auto market has long been dominated by domestic automakers like Hyundai and Kia, but Toyota is planning to make a play by sending 6,000 American-built Camrys to South Korea.

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Top 12 Most Profitable Vehicles

While automakers and outside research firms publish sales figures and earnings reports on a regular basis, one metric we rarely get a glimpse of is how profitable each vehicle is. In an era of re-badging and platform sharing, one would think that the most profitable vehicles are those with a large number of derivatives to spread the cost around. But a new report from Bernstein Research suggests that two factors – price point and volume – are the keys to making big bucks off vehicles. And judging by the list, longevity seems to help as well.

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Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2012

The Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient cars have been named for 2012 by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA (those guys that come up with the official ratings for cars) has compiled the list, which is dominated by Japanese automakers. Those remaining two are domestic vehicles, although with one being a commercial van, it almost should count. On the list are electric and hybrid vehicles only, with no diesels or pure gasoline engines.

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Toyota Recalls 400,000 Vehicles to Replace Crankshaft Pulley

Toyota has announced a recall of roughly 400,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicle to replace the crankshaft pulley.

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Toyota Gets New Styling Chief, New Aesthetic Direction

Toyota‘s new styling chief, Dezi Nagaya, wants to abandon the company’s previous conservative design language for a new direction that is “…more dynamic, more masculine, sportier, with a more obvious design theme and a face to represent the company and the brand.”

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Toyota Camry Turbo Puts Down 728 Horsepower [Video]

Most people’s conception of tuner cars are brightly colored Honda Civics or other econoboxes with underbody neon lights, not to mention the requisite loud muffler.

But this heavily modified Toyota Camry has enough horsepower on hand to beat down nearly anything on four wheels, without giving away anything visually.

This mid-1990s Toyota Camry has a specially designed turbocharger setup mated to its 3.0L V6, with a giant T51 turbocharger helping to crank out the astronomical power figures. Check out the video below to see the Camry doing its thing on a dyno.

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Toyota Blamed By Chinese Government For Several Fatal Accidents

A Chinese inspection agency has alleged that Toyota vehicles are responsible for several fatal accidents.  China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine claimed that the Toyota Camry, Prado and Reiz models have faulty brakes and drive shafts. The agency has yet to provide any details pertaining to the accidents , nor casualty information.

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2012 Toyota Camry Launch Pushed Up to Bolster Slumping Sales

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.

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Car Review Videos, Monthly Wrap-Up: 2012 Toyota Camry, Hyundai Genesis

With August coming to a close, we’ve compiled a list of the latest AutoGuide video reviews for the month. Along with a test drive of the new Hyundai Genesis Sedan (including both the V6 and 5.0-liter V8-powered R-Spec model), we drove Mazda‘s SkyActiv prototype. It may look like a Mazda6, but underneath this odd right-hand drive machine is an all new platform and chassis, not to mention a new engine. Plus, we even drove Mazda’s new diesel engine for North America.

And let’s not forget the all-new 2012 Toyota Camry. Easily the most popular video review of the month, we take a look at all the different trim levels, from the sporty SE to the Hybrid.

Stay up to date on the latest AutoGuide reviews here, see all the videos at our YouTube Channel here and watch August’s video reviews after the jump:

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2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

Driving the all-new 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid is pretty much like driving the all-new gas-powered 2012 Camry. Now I don’t expect you to take my word on this so, I would like to throw out a challenge. When the 2012 Toyota Camry rolls into dealerships in November, take both cars out for a test drive. But, when you slip behind the steering wheels, you can’t know which version of the car you are testing.

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2012 Camry Hybrid Sales to Double Says Toyota

The jury is still out as to whether the Toyota Camry will retain its crown as the best selling car in America for the 10th straight year, but if it does, much of the reason will have to do with the hybrid model.

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Nissan Takes Advantage Of Toyota Camry Launch

Toyota officially launched the all-new Camry last week, and Nissan took advantage of this situation in a very 21st century method of subterfuge.

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2012 Toyota Camry Ads Play-Up NASCAR Connection [Video]

The all-new 2012 Toyota Camry is here and the Japanese automaker is shifting gears with its mid-size sedan. While an excellent vehicle the Camry has always been criticized as the “safe choice.” Now, thanks to some shenanigans provided by NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch, the big “T” is looking to rebrand the Camry, while touting its technology and incredible fuel economy.

To do so Toyota has launched three new ads for the car. Watch then after the jump and read AutoGuide’s 2012 Toyota Camry review here:

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Toyota Blitzes The American Market With Several New Vehicles For 2012

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 will add the hybrid Prius v wagon, revamped Yaris subcompact, Scion iQ minicar and a modified Tacoma pickup truck.  Vehicles to be released in 2012 include, a plug-in version of the Prius, compact Prius c hybrid, a new Lexus GS sport sedan, a battery powered RAV4 and a rear-wheel drive Scrion FR-S sports car. Toyota is determined to keep the Camry the top seelling passenger car, a position that has been held by the model for 13 of the past 14 years.

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