Toyota GR86 Catches Fire Just Hours After 4-Month Dealership Repair

Toyota can't catch a break with the GR86. After we discovered a GR86 owner complaining online that Toyota would not honor an engine failure warranty claim after discovering a social media image, more owners came out of the woodwork complaining of engine failures due to some grey sealant debris found in the oiling system. Now, after a four-month long repair, a Toyota GR86 owner in southern California alleges that his car caught fire hours after picking the car up from the Toyota of Orange dealership.
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Kurt Busch Will Drive a Toyota Camry Inspired by the Air Jordan 11 ‘Concord’ at the Federated Auto Parts 400 From Richmond

Click here to read the full article. The No. 45 Toyota Camry that NASCAR fans will see on the track Sunday is a car all sneakerheads should love. Today, Jordan Brand revealed the car Kurt Busch will race in at the Federated Auto Parts 400 From Richmond, which will take place at the Richmond Raceway in Virginia. The car was designed to resemble an iconic sneaker: the Air Jordan 11 “Concord.” The Air Jordan 11 “Concord”-inspired car features Jumpman branding on the hood, which also has the “Jumpman” and “Jordan” wordmarks in a font reminiscent of the number on the heel of the...
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Kurt Busch Is Set To Take On The Richmond Raceway In A Toyota Camry TRD Inspired By The Air Jordan 11 “Concord”

Kurt Busch hasn’t had the best NASCAR season this year, missing three of the last Cup Series races. And while the 44-year-old’s health remains a concern ahead of Sunday’s event in Richmond, Virginia, the 23XI Racing driver will have one thing to look forward to: the No. 45 Toyota Camry TRD inspired by the Air Jordan 11 “Concord.”
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Car recall warning: Ford, Jeep, Toyota, Nissan, and BMW models affected

Following various recalls late last month, several vehicle manufacturers are again recalling thousands of models that can put you in danger. In addition, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration put out several notices to owners, urging them not to drive certain recalled cars. If you own any affected models, immediately...

Toyota says no change to plan to produce 9.7 million vehicles globally this year

TOKYO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it would hold to its plan to produce 9.7 million vehicles globally this fiscal year, even as it announced another stoppage related to the spread of COVID-19. The Japanese automaker is seeking to boost production in earnest after COVID lockdowns in China and a global chip shortage forced it to repeatedly scale back output in the April-June quarter. read more.

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Cool Changes and Additions Coming for 2023 Toyota 4Runner. What you can expect with 2023 Toyota 4Runner changes, updates, and additions. As the entire 4Runner fan community waits for the new Toyota 4Runner redesign, we still have some routine 2023 4Runner day-to-day housekeeping to talk about. No, 4Runner is not...
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Bought Sight Unseen: 1980 Toyota Pickup Built for Overlanding

When Toyota hit North America with its first 4x4 pickup in 1979, the compact pickup caught the eye of four-wheelers nationwide, who loved its clean lines, solid front axle, leaf springs, two-speed T-case, four- or five-speed manual transmission, and fuel-efficient 20R 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine. Those were the very attributes that...
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Remember The Toyota Yaris Sedan? Here’s How It Looks Now

Remember when subcompact cars were a perfect first car for American car buyers? Those days are long gone. Nowadays, small SUVs or compact sedans are your stepping stone into new car ownership. Toyota used to offer a subcompact sedan in the North American market with the Yaris sedan, which became a rebadged Mazda 2 before being discontinued. Over in Southeast Asia, a completely new Yaris sedan has just been unveiled, and it’s unlike anything this nameplate has seen before.

Tesla MIA on Affordable EVs In Europe - Toyota's Share At All-Time High Due To Hybrids

With Tesla only offering premium-priced vehicles in Europe, vehicle shoppers looking for affordable vehicles turn to Toyota Hybrids. Here’s how hybrid vehicles continue to boost Toyota’s European market share to all-time highs. Tesla is continuing to expand its premium-priced vehicle segment footprint in Europe, but Tesla is not...

Local Toyota dealer praises Fremont police catalytic converter raid

FREMONT, Calif. - The Fremont police raid of a recycling center over stolen catalytic converters drew praise Tuesday from a local Toyota dealership. Police recovered 300 stolen catalytic converters during a June raid of Arrow Recycling Group on Warm Springs Boulevard. "Well in my opinion, that’s the person you go...

Toyota suspends some Japan factory production due to COVID outbreak

TOKYO - Toyota said it would suspend the night shift operation on Tuesday at one production line at its factory in central Japan due to an outbreak of COVID-19, after it suspended operations there also on Monday night. The suspension comes as the Japanese automaker seeks to boost its production...
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Is a Hydrogen-Fed Road Trip In the 2021 Toyota Mirai Cause for Hyperventilation?

We've been talking about taking a road trip in our long-term Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle since we first got the car, and yet we kept putting it off. Truth is, much as we (mostly) love the Mirai and hydrogen motoring, long-distance driving is a daunting prospect. You think range anxiety in an EV is bad? Most of the country's publicly accessible hydrogen fueling stations are here in California, clustered around the greater metro areas of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento. Between them, though, stations are few and far between, and given my experiences with broken stations, you can understand my hesitancy to leave the safe hydrogen harbor of L.A.