Toyota Headlines

  • Traffic wardens repeatedly ticket Toyota rather than tow it

    The owner of a Toyota Celica dumped in Liverpool faces hundreds of pounds in fines after amassing several penalty notices - and furious residents have hit out at the parking wardens.

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  • New Toyota magnet cuts dependence on key rare earth metal for EV...

    TOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp has found a way to reduce the amount of a key rare earth metal used in magnets for electric car motors by...

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  • As Austin Dillon drives No. 3 to win at Daytona, 2nd place is historic, too

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet that Earnhardt piloted for most of his career. Earnhardt was behind the wheel of No. 3 when he won his only Daytona 500 in 1998, and when he was killed in an accident on the final lap of the race three years later. Dillon's victory, in the...

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  • Toyota Prius software fix may reduce fuel efficiency, experts say

    About 800,000 Toyota Priuses recalled in 2014 to address overheating. Some drivers and experts who studied Toyota documents say the company's software fix resulted in a reduction in fuel economy.

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  • Toyota Prius software fix may reduce fuel efficiency, experts say

    When Robert Enger took his Toyota Prius into a dealership for a safety recall, he didn’t expect that his fuel economy would drop. Just six months after buying the new 2013 Prius, Enger learned that the company was recalling it to fix the car’s hybrid electrical system, which was overheating and...

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  • Bubba Wallace set to make history as black driver in Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Richard Petty rarely visits pit road after a race anymore, and usually with good reason. The Hall of Fame driver's eponymous race team has toiled for decades in mediocrity, with checkered flags all but extinct. Bubba at Daytona changed the game. Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. had driven the iconic No. 43 car to a third-place finish in a Daytona 500 qualifying race, setting off a celebration for Richard Petty Motorsports almost worthy of...

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  • Martin Truex Jr. and team fired up for new season

    NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. and his Bass Pro Shops/5-hour Energy Toyota team are fired up for the upcoming season. Truex Jr. won the Cup Series Championship in 2017 and says that they need to win more this year. Truex Jr.'s team are making adjustments to NASCAR's new specifications. … Click to Continue

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  • Rallying-Tanak leads for Toyota in snowy Sweden

    Feb 15 (Reuters) - Estonian Ott Tanak took the early lead in Rally Sweden on Thursday after winning the opening super special stage in Karlstad.The Toyota...

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  • Toyota design chief sees future without mass-market cars

    NAGOYA, Feb 15 (Reuters) - As sharing services change car use and ownership, Toyota Motor Corp's new design chief believes that vehicles will shift towards...

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  • These 14 companies dominate the world's auto industry

    14 major global corporations control more than 60 auto brands around the world. As a result, they represent the bulk of the world's car making capacity. A few major names like McLaren, Mazda, Subaru, and Tesla are not found in our graphic because they do not belong to one these major conglomerates.  The automotive industry has experienced some incredible growth over the past couple of years. In the US alone, more than 30 automotive brands vie for the more than 17 million cars and trucks that...

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  • Names & Faces: Peyton Manning, Sergio Romo

    Peyton Manning The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback will serve as honorary pace-car driver for Sunday's 60th running of the Daytona 500. Manning will be behind the wheel of the Toyota pace car and lead the 40-car field to the green flag to start "The Great American Race." Manning joins a list of Daytona 500 celebrities that includes Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (honorary starter), retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. (grand marshal), country-music group Rascal...

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  • Woman found unconscious in her car after crash near Sonoma

    A woman was found unconscious in her car Tuesday morning after an early morning collision near Sonoma, authorities said. The incident was reported at about 7 a.m. on State Route 12 near Leveroni Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. A gray Toyota and red Nissan collided for unknown reasons, CHP said. When officers arrived on scene, they said a woman was unconscious in the red Nissan and unable to roll down her window, CHP said. No...

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  • 7 Top Stocks That Are Winning With Tech

    Amazon.com (AMZN) made a major announcement Jan. 22. After more than a year getting the bugs out, the Seattle e-commerce company opened Amazon Go to the public. Using artificial intelligence and cameras to keep tabs on the shoppers in the store -- Amazon Go provides cashier-free grocery shopping -- technology is changing the way consumers shop for groceries. One of its customers is Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos. "Jeff [Bezos] has been aware. He loves the store -- he definitely has shopped it," VP...

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  • Colts hire Frank Reich as head coach

    The Indianapolis Colts' second choice for head coach could turn out to be even better than the first. Frank Reich has the Super Bowl championship gear to prove it. Five days after New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels reneged on a deal to take the Colts' job, Ballard hired Reich, a man who helped lead the Philadelphia Eagles to their first NFL title since 1960. "Frank is a leader of men who will demand excellence from our players on and off...

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  • Olympics-Toyota leaves Pyeongchang podium to Sth Korean rivals

    By Liana B. BakerPYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 11 (Reuters) - For a major new Olympics sponsor, Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor Corp is oddly invisible at the...

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  • Nissan slashes profit forecast as executives discuss Brexit at No 10

    The scandal at Nissan which saw unauthorised staff doing safety checks on cars has led the Japanese automotive giant to slash profit forecasts.

    The Telegraph
  • New Toyota Yaris in South Africa – Pricing, details

    Toyota has unveiled the new Yaris.

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  • Toyota invests in ride-hailing app Japan Taxi

    Toyota Motor Corp. is doubling down on taxis.

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  • Motor racing-McLaren's Alonso to drive for Toyota at Le Mans

    Jan 30 (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso will drive for Toyota in this year's Le Mans 24-hour race and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), his McLaren...

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  • Toyota announces massive car recall in South Africa

    Toyota has initiated a recall of 700,000 vehicles in South Africa.

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  • Brentwood resident killed in 3-car crash

    A three-vehicle collision killed one person early Thursday morning in Antioch, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash was reported at 7:01 a.m. on Deer Valley Road just north of Empire Mine Road, where investigators say a Honda Civic traveling north on Deer Valley Road appeared to have veer across the solid yellow double lines into oncoming traffic. The Civic reportedly crossed directly into the path of a Honda Accord and spun out of control before hitting a Toyota...

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  • Toyota South Africa recalls more than 700,000 vehicles

    CAPE TOWN, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Japanese carmaker Toyota's South African unit recalled more than 700,000 vehicles because of an issue with safety bags used...

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