Toyota announced Thursday that it plans to increase output of its Tacoma pickup by 60,000 units annually in 2018. The increase will come from its Baja California, Mexico (TMMBC), facility. Toyota says the facility currently produces roughly 100,000 Tacomas and truck beds each year, meaning the target … read more
Many celebrities love cars, but few can match the enthusiasm of Jay Leno. When the former Tonight Show host challenges you to a drag race, you simply do not try to pull a sneaky Pete move on the Denim One. In a recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, fellow comedian Tim Allen is issued a challenge against … read more
Who knew that a car dealership’s life-sized wooden horse would play an integral part in closing some deals? In any other time, such a scenario would be met with snickers and giggles, but since we now live in a world that’s slowly being run over by Pokemons, the impossible has become, well, possible. … read more
Make no mistake, it’s seriously impressive. The old saying goes that every stereotype has some element of truth to it, and there’s probably no better example of this in the motoring landscape than the US pick-up truck market. A quick look at the sales figures reveals Americans still hold the traditional … read more
Ever wonder what it’s like inside an automotive assembly plant? Now you don’t have to!
AutoGuide.com got an exclusive tour of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX), home of the brand’s Tundra and Tacoma pickup trucks. Join us for a special look at this facility and make sure to check out the … read more
A couple months ago, one proud Toyota owner pushed his 2007 Tundra pickup past the million-mile mark, a distance many motorists would be hard pressed to clock in a lifetime of driving. But Victor Sheppard is no ordinary guy. He hauls parts for the oil industry, keeping its heavy-duty equipment humming … read more
Toyota has moved into the 2017 model year by announcing retail prices for the Prius Liftback, Yaris, Yaria iA, RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid, Sienna and Tundra. With a price list ranging from $24,685 for the Prius Two grade and $30,015 for the Four Touring, which represents an average overall increase of 1.4 percent … read more
Owners of certain Toyota vehicles, equipped with aftermarket seat heaters, will have to take their rides back to the dealers, as these could burst into flames. Announced by Southeast Toyota Distributors (SET), which is operating independently from the Japanese automaker, the recall will begin on July … read more
DALLAS — Toyota’s San Antonio plant is expected to restart slowly on Friday afternoon after a storm knocked out power midweek and stopped production of midsize and large pickups.
Toyota said it planned to resume output at a modified pace with the second shift that begins at 6:30 p.m. local time. … read more
SAN ANTONIO — Toyota Motor Corp. temporarily halted production at its sprawling San Antonio pickup truck plant on Wednesday due to storm damage at the factory, which was hit by lashing rain and strong winds, a company spokesman said.
The plant sustained some roof damage that allowed water to enter … read more