| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The national economy remains sluggish — but don't tell the auto industry.
Auto sales showed surprising strength in January, with all three domestic manufacturers — General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group — reporting...
| Jan 23, 2013
For the first time since the financial crisis, automakers are entering a year not only confident they will sell more cars and trucks, but knowing they have more new products to offer.
Across all competitors, there will be 43 new or redesigned vehicles...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:58 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2013
Of all the automakers trying to generate buzz on the Detroit auto show's first day, Toyota Motor Co. made the most noise.
The company rolled out a concept design for the Corolla, one of its most important models, and announced preliminary sales...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Laurel Toyota recently presented $5,000 to the Greater Johnstown Community YMCA, which also received a donation from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
The Greater Johnstown Community YMCA has three focus areas that remain at the core of what they do as...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:27 PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will post a request online Friday morning soliciting comments in the Federal Register on a range of topics, including a proposed "Silver Car Rating System for Older Occupants."
All of the comments are...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lexus will show off the LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe, a concept car designed in Newport Beach....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:32 AM
By James R. Healey USA TODAY When Japan's Honda Motor announced in 1980 its then-radical decision to build cars in the U.S., the auto business collectively said, "What?" Volkswagen, alone among foreign car companies, was trying limited U.S. production,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:34 PM
With summer and its attendant power outages almost upon us, some Angelenos may be considering a costly gas-powered generator for backup power, but another option is already sitting in their driveways: cars....