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Toyota issues recall for Sienna vehicles

Toyota issues recall for Sienna vehicles

Toyota Motor Sales, USA – the American arm of the Japanese company – announced it would conduct a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 615,000 Sienna minivans from Model Years 2004-2005 and 2007-2009. The approximately 615,000 Sienna minivans involved have problems with the shift lever assembly. Because of the potential for […]

Toyota will produce more in the U.S

Toyota will produce more in the U.S

The largest Japanese automaker has announced plans to shift production of its Camry and Highlander hybrids from Japan to factories in Georgetown, and Princeton, U.S. Currently, about 70% of the vehicles Toyota sells in the U.S. are assembled in the U.S., Canada or Mexico. Earlier this year the company said […]

Toyota USA worries more about rough winter than fiscal hurdles

Toyota USA worries more about rough winter than fiscal hurdles

Toyota Motor Sales is optimistic about U.S. auto sales for 2013, despite possible obstacles of tax hikes and deep government spending cuts. The Japanese company’s U.S. subsidiary is more worried about snow than fiscal hurdles. “I am more concerned with a major snowstorm shutting down the Midwest or Northeast than […]

Toyota developing new batteries, wireless charging

Toyota developing new batteries, wireless charging

Toyota is developing next-generation batteries for its electric vehicles and wireless charging, Toyota U.S. boss Jim Lentz said today at the LA Auto Show. Lentz didn’t offer many additional details, but said Toyota is developing these new technologies in-house and is not rushing to bring them on the road in […]

Toyota Broke Ground on its Aurora Training Center

Toyota Broke Ground on its Aurora Training Center

Recently Toyota broke ground on its new Training Center in Aurora, for which the automaker invested $4.9 million. Executives and associates at the Chicago Regional Office of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. broke ground on the new Training Center which will be 15,000 square feet in size. The Training Center in […]

Toyota expects boosted U.S. sales forecast

Toyota expects boosted U.S. sales forecast

Due to new models, pending demands in the U.S. market and low interest rates, Toyota Motors Corporation’s U.S. sales subsidiary is expecting a slight increase in forecast this year. The company expects the 2012 U.S. vehicle sales to reach 2 million vehicles (cars as well as light trucks). This is […]

Toyota Celebrates 1,000,000th Facebook Fan

Toyota Celebrates 1,000,000th Facebook Fan

Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. recently reached one million fans on Facebook and the company is rewarding fans with an interactive gift. “Our fans helped us make Toyota’s Facebook page what it is today,” said Dave Nordstrom, vice president digital marketing. “We’re celebrating this milestone on one of the world’s largest […]

March Sales Over 200,000 for Toyota

March Sales Over 200,000 for Toyota

Toyota Motor Sales reported its best March sales results since 2008, with 203,282 units, up 11.2% from last year. In the first quarter the company reported 487,284 units sold, up 9.4% from 2011. The Toyota Division posted March total sales of 183,142 units, an increase of 13.5% on a DSR […]

Toyota to raise U.S. prices on six models [table]

Toyota to raise U.S. prices on six models [table]

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., will be increasing pricing on some 2012-2013 model year vehicles. The increases range from a measly $50 on a more lush version of the Camry to $250 on a plebeian Tacoma pickup. The increase, which represents a 0.3 percent to 1.5 percent bump, will […]