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Toyota Announces Comprehensive Plan to Fix Accelerator Pedals on Recalled Vehicles and Ensure Customer Safety

Toyota Announces Comprehensive Plan to Fix Accelerator Pedals on Recalled Vehicles and Ensure Customer Safety

February 01, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc., today announced it will begin fixing accelerator pedals in recalled Toyota Division vehicles this week. Toyota’s engineers have developed and rigorously tested a solution that involves reinforcing the pedal assembly in a manner that eliminates the excess friction that has caused the pedals to stick in rare instances. In addition, Toyota has developed an effective solution for vehicles in production.... more

Toyota Answers Customer Questions About The Solution For Sticking Accelerator Pedals

February 01, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Toyota Answers Questions About the Sticking Accelerator Pedal Recall

January 29, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Toyota Motor Europe Announces Recall Campaign in Europe for Potential Accelerator Pedal Issue

January 29, 2010
Toyota Motor Europe announced today the recall of 8 Toyota models in Europe, to solve a potential accelerator pedal issue.... more

Toyota Temporarily Suspends Sales of Selected Vehicles

January 26, 2010
TORRANCE, Calif., January 26, 2010 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it is instructing Toyota dealers to temporarily suspend sales of eight models involved in the recall for sticking accelerator pedal, announced on January 21, 2010.

“Helping ensure the safety of our customers and restoring confidence in Toyota are very important to our company,” said Group Vice President and Toyota Division General Manager Bob Carter. “This action is necessary until a remedy is finalized. We’re making every effort to address this situation for our customers as quickly as possible.”... more

Frequently Asked Questions For Sticking Accelerator Pedal Recall and Suspension of Sales

January 22, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Toyota Files Voluntary Safety Recall on Select Toyota Division Vehicles for Sticking Accelerator Pedal

January 21, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc, today announced it would recall approximately 2.3 million vehicles to correct sticking accelerator pedals on specific Toyota Division models. This action is separate from the on-going recall of approximately 4.2 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles to reduce the risk of pedal entrapment by incorrect or out of place accessory floor mats. Approximately 1.7 million Toyota Division vehicles are subject to both separate recall actions.... more

Toyota Announces Pricing for All-New 2011 Sienna Minivan

December 21, 2009
Toyota today announced manufacturers suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the all-new 2011 Sienna minivan. Also announced were the MSRP for all 2011 Camry mid-size sedan models and a price adjustment for the 2010 Prius gas-electric hybrid.... more

Toyota Announces Details of Remedy to Address Potential Accelerator Pedal Entrapment

November 25, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced today details of the vehicle-based remedy to address the root cause of the potential risk for floor mat entrapment of accelerator pedals in certain Toyota and Lexus models. Toyota issued a consumer safety advisory on September 29 on this issue and has, as an interim measure, commenced the mailing of safety notices to certain Toyota and Lexus owners on October 30.... more

Toyota Begins Interim Notification to Owners Regarding Future Voluntary Safety Recall Related to Floor Mats

November 02, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it has begun mailing letters to owners of certain Toyota and Lexus models regarding the potential for an unsecured or incompatible driver’s floor mat to interfere with the accelerator pedal and cause it to get stuck in the wide-open position.... more

Toyota Surfrider Camry Hybrid CNG

Toyota Surfrider Camry Hybrid CNG

November 02, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. has partnered with the Surfrider Foundation to create a specially modified Camry Hybrid fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG), reflecting Toyota involvement with environmental awareness. The Toyota Surfrider Camry Hybrid CNG and two modified Prius gas-electric hybrid vehicles are on display in the Environmental Lifestyle Zone of the Toyota vehicle display at the 2009 SEMA Show. The Prius represents Toyota’s current commitment to the environment while the Camry Hybrid CNG pushes the envelope on alternative fuel possibilities.... more

Camry Gains New Powertrain, New Styling for 2010

September 30, 2009
The 2010 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid, which went on sale in March 2009, debuted revised exterior styling, a new four-cylinder powertrain and new safety, audio and convenience features. All Camry gas models are now equipped with Vehicle Stability Control (VCS) with traction control (TRAC) as standard.... more

Toyota Carpet Floor Mat Application Information Chart

September 29, 2009

Toyota All Weather Floor Mat Quick Reference Chart

September 29, 2009

Toyota Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

Toyota Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

September 29, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. takes public safety very seriously. It believes its vehicles to be among the safest on the road today. Recent events have prompted Toyota to take a closer look at the potential for an accelerator pedal to get stuck in the full open position due to an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat. A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.... more

Toyota/Lexus Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

Toyota/Lexus Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

September 29, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. takes public safety very seriously. It believes its vehicles to be among the safest on the road today. Recent events have prompted Toyota to take a closer look at the potential for an accelerator pedal to get stuck in the full open position due to an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat. A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.... more

2010 Toyota Technology

September 28, 2009

2010 Toyota Camry Product Information

September 23, 2009
2010 Toyota Camry Product Information... more

Not All Hybrids Created Equal

July 05, 2009
When gas prices hit an all-time high during the spring/summer of 2008, the popularity of – and chatter about – hybrid vehicles soared. “Hybrid” became the buzz word as Americans looked for ways to cut costs while also being environmentally friendly.... more

College Graduates Offered a Break on New Toyota and Scion Vehicles

May 06, 2009
Toyota Financial Services (TFS), in partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, announced qualified College Graduates can receive a $1,000 rebate toward the purchase or lease of select new Toyota vehicles, including the Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, Camry (excludes Camry hybrid), Tacoma and Yaris and any new Scion model.... more

2010 Toyota Camry Hybrid Product Information

March 19, 2009

Toyota, Lexus Hybrids Top 1 Million Sales in U.S.

March 11, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced today that total combined Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicle sales in the U.S. have topped the one million mark.... more

Toyota Announces Prices For 2010 Camry

February 13, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) today for the 2010 Camry midsize sedan. As the best-selling passenger car in America for seven years running and 11 of the past 12 years, Camry continues to redefine standards for comfort and performance.... more

Toyota Introduces 2010 Camry at 2009 NAIAS

Toyota Introduces 2010 Camry at 2009 NAIAS

January 11, 2009
The 2010 Camry is on display for the first time today at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).... more

Toyota Displays Hybrid Synergy Drive Versatility with CNG-Powered Camry Hybrid Concept

Toyota Displays Hybrid Synergy Drive Versatility with CNG-Powered Camry Hybrid Concept

November 19, 2008
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today highlighted the versatility of its Hybrid Synergy Drive® system by showing a compressed natural gas (CNG) Camry Hybrid concept vehicle at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.... more

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