Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday that it will be voluntarily recalling 778,000 of its RAV4 and Lexus HS 250h models in the U.S., due to a possible rear suspension arm failure following a rear-end alignment service. Toyota recall is announced The recall affects 760,000 RAV4 SUVs from the model years 2006 through early 2011. In Read on! →


Toyota has made a move in the Canadian market that will create jobs, reports CBC News. Hundreds of jobs will be created as Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. expands its Canadian presence. Increased Toyota RAV4 assembly at a plant in Woodstock, Ont., will require a significantly expanded workforce to meet production goals. Toyota to increase Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said earlier this week that it will be expanding its probe into consumer-reported door fire dangers in some Toyota sedan and SUV models. Originally, just 830,000 vehicles were included in that investigation. With the probe’s expansion Monday, it could now cover as many as 1.4 million. Yaris and Highlander Read on! →


Floor mats that lock accelerator pedal prompt 2.3 million-vehicle recall Things have been tough for the automobile industry this past year. Gross overestimation of public demand, corporate mismanagement and a marked decline in sales left America’s automakers at the government’s doorstep crying for handouts. The scenario for automakers abroad wasn’t much different. That’s why the Read on! →