Toyota

Toyota Discontinues Yaris

(CNN) - Toyota is slamming the breaks on the Yaris, discontinuing the subcompact car in the US, after the 2020 model year. US production will wrap up this month and the cars are expected to stay on dealer lots…

Toyota Recalls 267,000 Vehicles Due To Failsafe Issue

(CNN) - Toyota is recalling hundreds of thousands of its electric vehicles over an issue with its fail-safe mode. The automaker announced the safety recall Wednesday. It encompasses approximately 267,000 Prius and Prius V models in the US. According…

Toyota And Honda Recall Millions Of Vehicles

(CNN) - Toyota and Honda are recalling millions of vehicles over unrelated safety issues. Toyota is recalling 3.4 million cars and 2.9 million of them in the U.S. The issue is potentially defective equipment intended to protect passengers during…

Toyota Recalls Nearly 700K Vehicles Due To Fuel Pump

(CNN) - If you're the owner of a newer model Toyota or Lexus, listen up. Toyota has announced a safety recall that involves nearly 700,000 vehicles from 2018 and 2019. According to the auto maker, the fuel pumps on…

Automakers Commit To Reducing Hot Car Deaths

(CNN) - Automakers are making a pledge to reduce hot car deaths. The alliance of automobile manufacturers says 20 automakers; including General Motors, Ford, BMW, Toyota, and Honda have promised to install rear seat reminder features in all cars…

Toyota Recalls SUVs Due To Faulty Back-Up Camera

Louisville, KY (WDRB) - Toyota is recalling one of its popular SUV's due to a safety concern. The carmaker says certain Rav-4 and Rav-4 hybrids have back-up cameras that can malfunction. They don't always engage when the cars are…

Toyota Chief: New Tariffs Could Threaten U.S. Investment

(CNN) - A Toyota executive is warning possible new tariffs by the U.S. could threaten its planned $750-million investment in the U.S. Jim Lentz, the head of Toyota North America, made the comments at the economic club of Washington,…

Toyota Invests $500 Million In Uber

(CNN) - Toyota is placing a big bet on self-driving cars. The carmaker announced Monday it's investing a half-a-billion dollars in Uber. As part of the deal, the Japanese company will work closely with Uber in its development of…

Consumer Reports: The Most Reliable Vehicle Brand Is

(CNN) - What do Americans think are the most reliable auto brands? According to Consumer Reports' newest survey, the most reliable brand is Toyota; topping more than two dozen other brands. Toyota was followed by Lexus and Kia. In fact,…

Toyota, Mazda to Build $1.6B Factory in U.S.

(CNN) - Two Japanese automakers are going to build a manufacturing plant in the U.S. Mazda and Toyota have issued a statement saying their new $1.6 billion dollar facility should be up-and-running by 2021. No word yet on the exact…