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  • Toyota Announces Settlement in Unintended Acceleration Lawsuit

     
    Toyota announced today that it has come to a tentative settlement in an ongoing class-action lawsuit, one which claimed owners were negatively impacted in the value of their cars due to Toyota's unintended acceleration scandal in 2010. If accepted by........
  • BMW and Toyota Finalize Fuel-Cell Collaboration, Plan New Sports Car

     
    It's game-on for a jointly developed fuel-cell system from BMW and Toyota. The automakers previously announced a partnership to collaborate on alternative-fuel systems; they finalized the deal today. The arrangement has the automakers combining their...
  • Top 10 Presidential Cars

     
    Election season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
  • Electric iQ Joins Car-Sharing Programs

     
    An all-electric version of Scion's iQ microcar is set to join several on-campus and urban car-sharing programs throughout the country. The 2013 Scion iQ EV uses a 12-kilowatt-hour battery that provides up to 50 miles of pure electric driving. Toyota......
  • Stretched car loans gain traction with buyers

    Stretched car loans gain traction with buyers
    Scott Greenberg could have handled a bigger car payment. But with a baby on the way and the dealership offering a rock-bottom interest rate, Greenberg stretched the loan to 72 months — about as long as the average American keeps a new car. At 2....
  • Toyota trial opens in suit over fatal crash

    Toyota Motor Corp. has battled hundreds of lawsuits in recent years related to sudden acceleration. But a landmark trial began Thursday with opening statements in a Los Angeles County Superior Court. Other litigation has focused on whether there is an...
  • Toyota executive testifies in acceleration case: 'I am not very technical'

    Toyota executive testifies in acceleration case: 'I am not very technical'
    Taking the stand in a $20-million product liability lawsuit, the top U.S. executive for Toyota Motor Corp. deflected questions on the technical details of his company's cars and the costs of installing a safety system that plaintiffs contend could have...
  • June auto sales: Driven by Camry, Toyota posts 10% increase

    June auto sales: Driven by Camry, Toyota posts 10% increase
    Toyota Motor Corp. sales increased 9.8% in June compared to the same month last year, the automaker reported Tuesday. Toyota also noted that its Camry -- the top-selling passenger car in the U.S. for the last 11 years -- surpassed 10 million in total...
  • Design revolution: A focus on style is saving Detroit

    Design revolution: A focus on style is saving Detroit
    In the dark winter months before General Motors Co. filed for bankruptcy four years ago, its top designer, Ed Welburn, was growing increasingly frustrated with the negative news about his company. He gathered his 300-member design staff in the cavernous...
  • Toyota shows off new generation Corolla with more aggressive styling

    Toyota shows off new generation Corolla with more aggressive styling
    In a bid to fight the inroads rivals have made in the compact car business, Toyota Motor Corp. on Thursday revealed a new sleeker and more aggressively styled 2014 Corolla compact sedan at a news conference in Santa Monica. The car, which competes...
  • General Motors, Ford and Chrysler post healthy May auto sales

    General Motors, Ford and Chrysler post healthy May auto sales
    Auto sales rose in May, helped by stronger consumer confidence and a rebound in home sales and construction. General Motors Co., the nation’s largest automaker, said its U.S. sales rose 3.1% in May to 252,894 vehicles compared¬†with the same...
  • Toyota says will recall 242,000 hybrids for brake design flaw

    Toyota says will recall 242,000 hybrids for brake design flaw
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 242,000 gas-electric hybrid vehicles worldwide, including the bestselling Prius model, due to a brake design flaw, the automaker said on Wednesday. Toyota is recalling the Prius produced between...