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
It’s not every day that you see a car or truck with a million miles on it, but that’s how much Victor Sheppard of Louisiana has put on his Toyota Tundra. Since buying the 2007 Tundra, Sheppard has regularly driven from his home in Houma, LA – a little over an hour southwest of New Orleans – to work … read more
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) officially announced Toyota as its newest Official Partner this week, making the automaker a year-round statewide $250,000-level co-sponsor. SOTX is the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type … read more
And is the new Honda Ridgeline further proof? Ford now knows it screwed up a few years ago when it decided to kill the Ranger pickup truck for the US. Perhaps that’s why the automaker is now having second thoughts about not only smaller pickups, but also compact SUVs. You see, Ford figured that when … read more
When Victor Sheppard (pictured) purchased his 2007 Toyota Tundra little did he know he’d be putting one million miles on its odometer! The Houma, Louisiana resident who has owned fifteen Tundras thus far was just gifted with his 16th one by the Japanese automaker. Toyota swapped Victor’s truck with … read more
This thing would still fetch at least $5,000 on Craigslist. Putting one million miles on a car is hard for many reasons. The biggest one is because, well, cars break. But some cars last longer than others. Victor Sheppard of Louisiana bought his Toyota Tundra new back in 2007 and since then has put … read more
What is a 2007 Toyota Tundra with one-million miles on the odometer worth?
Apparently for Toyota, a Tundra pickup with over one-million miles is worth a brand new 2016 Toyota Tundra. That’s right, the Japanese automaker gave Victor Sheppard a new truck to replace his old one so that Toyota’s production … read more
How many miles do you put on your car a year? If you are considered part of the normal average, a car will see 12,000 miles per year. Apparently, Victor Sheppard didn’t get the memo. Instead, he averages over 125,000 miles per year, resulting in over one million miles logged on the odometer of his … read more