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BREAKING – Report: Toyota recalls 6.39 million cars

It would seem that GM is no longer alone in the corner of shame. Okay, perhaps that is a bit harsh, as we mentioned yesterday, it’s not really about shame, so much as it is about ensuring that potential customers are not dissuaded by a reputation of hidden problems and that lawsuits and fines are […]

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Report: BMW – Toyota developed sportscar will use F1 hybrid tech

Likely to serve as a successor to the last Toyota Supra and BMW Z4, the new sports car will feature technology that is bespoke to its class. Both BMW and Toyota have daylighted their performance boosting hybrid technologies in the BMW 2005 X3 Efficient Dynamics Concept and the Toyota Yaris Hybrid R, respectively, but new […]

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Report: BMW and Toyota moving closer to production sports car

German publication AutoZeitung reports that BMW and Toyota are a step closer to finalizing their highly-anticipated collaborate midsize sports coupe with majority of the automotive world betting their dough on a new Supra. According to the report, BMW and Toyota have agreed on the car’s proportions and specifications. As usual, details are sparse, except for hints […]

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Report: Toyota GT 86 sales not as high as expected, jeopardizes performance model

A report from AutoExpressUK states that the Toyota GT 86 has fallen short on sales expectations in major markets. As a result, this has put the possibility of a highly-demanded performance model in jeopardy. This comes after Toyota recently revealed the 2014 Verso with a BMW-sourced 1.6L diesel engine, after the company announced to be receiving […]

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Report: Toyota FT-1 concept does not indicate any upgrades to the GT-86/FR-S

Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota, has been channeling a lot of positive energy into the company, supporting cars like the Ft-1, and pushing designers to take chances and to give the bestselling cars on the planet more personality and soul. When it comes to the existing two-door rear-drive car, also known as the Subaru BRZ, […]

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Report: Toyota mulling a subcompact crossover to sit below RAV4

A new report is in from down yonder, where CarAdvice spoke to Toyota’s Australian product planning manager, Mark Dobson, who hinted at Toyota playing with the idea of a subcompact crossover to sit below the entry-level RAV4. According to the report, Toyota has interest in the specific and growing niche market where the Japanese auto giant […]

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Report: Toyota files for Supra trademark

TheMotorReport supposedly learned that Toyota filed for a name trademark, signing in the name “Supra,” which raises hopes for a revival for one of Toyota’s most famous sports coupes. The rumor has been floating around ever since Toyota and BMW signed agreements to work together on a variety of projects. The most recent result was […]

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Report: 2016 Toyota Tundra could come with a Cummins diesel

The light-duty diesel pickup wars are still picking up momentum with automakers of the open-tailgated utility vehicle all producing their own at some point. For instance, Chrysler kicked it off either their EcoDiesel-powered Ram, while General Motors has a Duramax diesel inbound for their new medium-sized Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks. Recently, Nissan confirmed […]

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2014 Chicago: Toyota reveals TRD Pro lineup for their 4x4s w/ video

Following some teasers, Toyota finally revealed their all-new TRD Pro line for their 4×4 SUVs and trucks, which take existing models and give them some factory performance upgrades straight from Toyota’s Racing Development division. Available for only the four-wheel drive models of the Tundra, Tacoma, and 4Runner, the TRD Pro packages add to the already […]

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Toyota teases some new TRD Pro variants to their 4×4 models

Toyota released some new teasers with a picture of what appears to be a TRD’ed 4RUNNER and a video of the Tacoma and Tundra versions. This is indicative of the introduction of some new models, specifically some factory-decked 4×4 models for the off-road enthusiasts. Automakers are starting to produce their own “performance” lines, which have […]

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