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    Official: Camry, Avalon Hybrids involved in stop-sale of 50,000 Toyota vehicles

    A number of popular Toyota vehicles can currently not be sold thanks to something called a "stop-sale" order. The reason is that the seat heater on these vehicles - which include the 2013 and 2014 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Sienna, Corolla, Tacoma and Tundra models - "does not ...

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    REPORT: Toyota plans to trim trucks, focus on hybrids, improve quality

    Stick with what you know. That seems to be Toyota's new mantra going forward, as the Japanese automaker has reportedly diverted its attention away from large trucks like the largely unsuccessful and slow-selling Tundra pickup and back to hybrid vehicles – possibly all wearing the Prius ...

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    Tundra 5.7L V8 gets flex-fuel option for '09

    Toyota has announced updated pricing information for the 2009 Tundra full-size truck, along with a few new options that weren't available before. Chief among these new features is flex-fuel capability on the largest, most powerful 5.7L engine option. Toyota has been planning on adding this ...

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    Toyota president confirms Tundra diesel shelved

    Toyota has apparently seen the light and given up the idea of competing head on with the Detroit 3 for big truck supremacy. Toyota America president Jim Lentz told Automotive News that his company no longer plans to challenge for the top spot in the segment. With the market shrinking fast, Toyota's ...

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    Fuel costs shift Toyota product plans, FJ Cruiser and new Supra dead

    The Detroit-based automakers aren't the only ones making rapid and dramatic changes to future product plans. Mighty Toyota is shifting its future mix directly in response to the reality on the ground. At the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, the company unveiled a hybrid powered coupe concept called the ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota to build new Prius in Mississippi in 2010, trucks to stop for 3 months

    Big news from Toyota this morning. The next gen Prius is coming to America! Production that is. Toyota just announced that starting in late 2010, it would start building the Prius outside of Japan for the first time as production starts at a new plant in Blue Springs, Mississippi. When Toyota first ...

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    Toyota hopes to move trucks by making them more powerful

    Click above for hi-res gallery of the Ironman edition Toyota Tundra Moving full-size pickup trucks has proven more difficult than ever before. The main issues seem to be a slumping economy and high fuel prices, so most manufacturers have decided to offer heavy incentives to make their heavy metal ...

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    Toyota may jump into heavy-duty truck market with 7.0L diesel

    While Toyota is busy pouring cash into expanding battery production capacity for hybrid vehicles, they apparently haven't forgotten about the other end of their lineup. There remains the possibility that Toyota could add a heavy duty pickup to the Tundra lineup to compete with similar offerings ...

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    New York 2008: will Prius sales make up for slowing Tundra sales?

    At the New York Auto Show, Toyota U.S. General Manager Bob Carter spoke with Bloomberg about high fuel prices and the full-size truck market (see video below the fold). Carter said "we are not immune to what the current market conditions are and many full-size truck owners are delaying their ...

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    Isuzu and Toyota expand their relationship

    Last week, we told you that Isuzu and Toyota had announced that they were collaborating on a new small diesel engine. This week, they say that they are expanding that collaboration to also include new clean diesel exhaust technology. This agreement is between Hino Motors, Toyota's truck division, ...

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    Editorial: One perspective on fuel economy versus horsepower

    According to Rebecca Lindland, a market analyst for forecaster Global Insight Inc., "Detroit automakers need to diversify into cars because they can't rely on SUVs to prop up their balance sheets any longer. Toyota needs to reach out to pickup buyers in order to continue its expansion." It was not ...

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    Thanks to new EPA mileage standards, Tundra isn't in a hurry for 2008 designation

    Toyota will not call its new Tundra a 2008 model, although the company certainly could take advantage of such marketing juice if it wanted. But with the tougher EPA mileage standards kicking in for that model year, the Tundra would have to be compared to Ford, Dodge, Chevy, GMC and Nissan fullsize ...

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    Ford to offer North America's first light-duty diesel in the F-150 by 2009

    According to AutoWeek, Automotive News has reported that Ford will introduce North America's first light-duty diesel truck in either 2008 or 2009. The confirmation came from Ford's former vice-president of manufacturing for the Americas, Dave Szczupak,who retired last week.According to the former ...


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