Tag: Toyota USA

Toyota Lobbied US Lawmakers Against EVs; Is It Time They Changed Their Stance?

It’s long been known that Toyota isn’t exactly on board with the notion of EVs being the future. Or at least, they’re reluctant to make battery-electric vehicles their only option for the future, as Toyota is one of only a handful of mainstream automakers who offer a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to the public. Plus, they’ve repeatedly […]

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The 10 Millionth Kentucky-Made Toyota Camry Rolled Off The Line Today

After 35 years in operation, Toyota’s first fully-owned plant in North America just reached a pretty impressive milestone. The plant built its 10 millionth Camry today. One of America’s best-selling vehicles of all time, the Camry in question was an SE model finished in white with a black interior. You’ve got to respect Toyota for making […]

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Toyota Settles For $180 Million With U.S. Government Over Delayed Emissions Defect Reports

Toyota has settled with the U.S. Department of Justice for $180 million over a civil lawsuit for violations of the Clean Air Act. The DoJ said that the lawsuit against Toyota was for “systematic, longstanding violations of Clean Air Act emission-related defect reporting requirements, which require manufacturers to report potential defects and recalls affecting vehicle […]

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Toyota And Hino Developing Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Semi For North America

Toyota and its subsidiary Hino have agreed to jointly develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market. Motivated by the rapidly expanding interest in heavy-duty electric trucks, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino USA will fit the newly developed Hino XL Series chassis with Toyota’s fuel cell technology […]

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Mazda-Toyota Plant In Alabama Costing $830 Million More Than Originally Announced

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM), the joint-venture between Mazda and Toyota, is investing an additional $830 million at the new plant in Huntsville, Alabama. The money will be used “to incorporate more cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to its workforce of up to 4,000 employees.” Counting the latest investment, Mazda […]

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Toyota Doubles Down On Sedans As U.S. Carmakers Abandon The Segment

The automotive industry’s shift to trucks and SUVs seems unstoppable at the moment, with U.S. carmakers in particular ditching their passenger cars at an alarming rate. We live in a time where Ford and Buick will soon no longer have sedans in their lineups following the production end of the Fusion and Regal, respectively. At […]

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