Mr. Bean Was Right About EVs And So Was Toyota

When auto (even EV driving) enthusiast Rowan Atkinson – Mr. Bean to his fans – last June wrote in The Guardian that there are “sound environmental reasons” why “keeping your old petrol car may be better than buying an EV,” he was vilified as an eco-traitor. Atkinson had added, “We’re realizing that a wider range of options […]

Toyota plant in Missouri launches union drive as UAW aims to expand

About 30 percent of the Toyota engine maker’s auto workers in Missouri have signed a union card, the United Auto Workers (UAW). announced on Wednesdaythe factory became the fourth new union movement to start in the past four months. The plant in Troy, Missouri, outside St. Louis, follows union efforts in recent months at a […]

Toyota recalls 381,199 vehicles over issues with brake performance

Toyota Motor Corporation is recalling 381,199 2022 and 2023 model year Toyota Tacoma trucks in the United States due to brake performance issues that increase the risk of collisions. Toyota said in a statement that the problem was caused by “welding debris left on the end of the rear axle assembly during manufacturing,” which could […]

Toyota recalling 381K Tacoma pickups over axle issue raising crash risk

Barron’s Roundtable panelists discuss Toyota’s stock price, which hit an all-time high this week, and the impact of the EV slowdown on Ford and General Motors. Toyota Motor Corporation announced Tuesday that it will recall approximately 381,000 vehicles. toyota tacoma Pickup trucks address the issue of parts falling off the rear axle, which can affect […]

Toyota recalls 280K vehicles because they may ‘creep forward’ in neutral

Toyota is recalling 280,000 pickup truck and SUV models due to a safety issue in which the transmission does not fully disengage when in neutral, potentially causing the vehicle to “slide forward.” “Certain parts of the transmission may not immediately disengage when the vehicle is shifted to the neutral position,” the Japanese say. The automaker […]

Toyota invests $1.3 billion in factory to produce new electric SUV amid slowing EV market

Toyota announced plans to make additional investments on Tuesday. $1.3 billion The new electric SUV will be produced at a facility in Georgetown, Kentucky. recently press releasethe automaker revealed plans to allocate more funding to its flagship factory for “future electrification initiatives, including assembly of an all-new three-row battery electric SUV for the U.S. market.” […]

Toyota investing $1.3 billion in red state to build all-electric SUV

FOX Business’ Jeff Flock reports from the Celebrity Ford dealership in Toms River, where electric F-150s aren’t zipping away fast enough. Toyota Motor Corporation announced Tuesday that it will spend an additional $1.3 billion on its flagship products. Georgetown, Kentuckywill begin production of a new all-electric SUV at its factory. The Japanese automaker says the […]

Toyota tells owners of 50,000 cars not to drive due to Takata air bags

Check out what’s being clicked on Toyota is asking owners of 50,000 cars not to drive their vehicles, citing problems with airbags that can cause “serious injury or death.” The airbags in the affected vehicles are “subject to an emergency airbag safety recall” because they are “involved in the Takata airbag recall,” the automaker […]

Toyota warns owners of older models to stop driving until air bags are replaced

Toyota is encouraging owners of older Corolla and RAV4 models to stop driving them due to airbag issues. The automaker issued a warning that Takata’s airbag inflators could explode and scatter debris.focus on upon Some 2003 and 2004 Corolla and Corolla Matrix models, and 2004 and 2005 RAV4s. “When the airbag deploys, the internal components […]

Toyota warns 50,000 vehicle owners to stop driving, get immediate repairs

Toyota Motor Corporation announced Monday that it is calling on owners of 50,000 older U.S. cars to immediately recall and repair the vehicles because their airbag inflators could explode, potentially killing drivers. According to the Japanese automaker, the “no-driving advisory” applies to all 2003-2004 Corolla models, 2003-2004 Corolla Matrix models, and 2004-2005 RAV4 models equipped […]