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Toyota Prius Sales Stopped for Parking-Brake Recall

| Car News, Recalls, Toyota, USA | October 30, 2016

Toyota Prius Sales Stopped for Parking-Brake Recall

Bad news !!! Toyota is recalling 91,585 Prius hybrids in the USA for parking brakes that may fail to engage, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The issue also has triggered a stop-sale for the popular hybrid.

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Outselling Toyota, Volkswagen Is World’s Largest Automaker In First 4 Months

| Car Industry, Toyota, Volkswagen | May 31, 2016

Outselling Toyota, Volkswagen Is World's Largest Automaker In First 4 Months

With many journalists assuming that Volkswagen AG’s sales would drown in the wake of dieselgate, going under along with the company’s sullied reputation, swaths of the world media succumbed to a serious case of confirmation bias. Quite the opposite is true: Volkswagen stands every chance to fulfill its biggest corporation-wide dream: VW might finish the year as the world’s largest automaker.

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Toyota recalls more than 1 million RAV4s for seatbelt problem

| Car News, Recalls, Sri Lanka, Toyota, USA | February 21, 2016

Toyota recalls more than 1 million RAV4s for seatbelt problem

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 1,124,000 Model Year 2006-2012 RAV4 and Model Year 2012-2014 RAV4 EV vehicles on 17 Feb 2016.

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Lexus exhibits prototype fuel-cell car

| Concept Vehicles, Fuel Cell Vehicles, Japan, Lexus | November 3, 2015

Lexus exhibits prototype fuel-cell car

Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled the first fuel-cell vehicle prototype under its Lexus premium brand Oct. 28 at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center.

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Toyota develops seat that improves access for elderly passengers

| Car Industry, Emerging Technologies, Japan, Toyota | September 25, 2015

Toyota develops seat that improves access for elderly passengers

Toyota Motor Corp., responding to the rapid graying of Japanese society, has developed a front passenger seat designed to help the elderly and infirm get in and out of a vehicle with less hassle, even in a tight parking spot.

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Toyota enters self driving car race

| Concept Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, New Cars, Toyota | September 6, 2015

Toyota enters self driving car race

The Japanese automaker announced it’s dropping $50 million in the next five years to establish research centers with both Stanford and MIT, to work on artificial intelligence and autonomous driving technology.

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New Toyota Sienta Compact Minivan Unveiled In Japan

| Japan, New Cars, Toyota | July 9, 2015

New Toyota Sienta Compact Minivan Unveiled In Japan

Toyota’s Japan-exclusive all-new Sienta minivan ditches the box-like shape of its predecessor for a sporty exterior design inspired by the shape of a trekking shoe.

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Toyota First Automaker in the Philippines to Reach One Million Sales

| Philippines, Toyota | July 3, 2015

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In April 2015, Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) sold 9,467 units. Though small, this accomplished something big: one million Toyota vehicles sold in the Philippines.

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Toyota, Nissan, and Honda Agree on Joint Support for Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

| Emerging Technologies, Honda, Nissan, Toyota | July 1, 2015

Toyota, Nissan, and Honda Agree on Joint Support for Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed on key details regarding a new joint support project for the development of hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan.

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Toyota recalling 1.9M Prius models globally for software update

| Car Industry, Recalls, Toyota | February 13, 2014

Toyota recalling 1.9M Prius models globally for software update

Toyota has announced a set of voluntary recalls covering 960,000 Prius, RAV4, Tacoma and Lexus RX350 models in the United States to address two separate issues. Worldwide, Toyota will have to recall a total of 1.9 million Prius cars.

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