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Toyota Passenger Car Chronology

September 17, 2010
The chronology of Toyota's passenger cars.... more

Toyota Announces Voluntary Safety Recall on Certain Toyota Corolla and Corolla Matrix Models

August 26, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 1.13 million 2005-2008 Model Year Toyota Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles sold in the United States to address some Engine Control Modules (ECM) that may have been improperly manufactured. No other Toyota or Lexus vehicles are involved in this recall.... more

Customer FAQs for Corolla/Corolla Matrix Recall

August 26, 2010
Customer FAQs for 2005-2008 Corolla/Corolla Matrix Recall... more

Toyota Sets Start-Up Date for Mississippi Plant

Toyota Sets Start-Up Date for Mississippi Plant

June 17, 2010
Toyota is resuming construction of its Mississippi plant, which will soon hire 2,000 team members and build the Corolla compact sedan beginning in the fall of 2011.... more

Toyota Announces March Sales Event

March 02, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. today announced plans to launch the company’s most far-reaching sales program in its history.... more

2010 Toyota Corolla and Scion xB Earn Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 'Top Safety Pick' Award

March 02, 2010
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced that for the second consecutive year the Toyota Corolla compact sedan and Scion xB have each earned “Top Safety Pick” awards.... more

Toyota Update

February 17, 2010
We are aware of complaints regarding 2009 and 2010 Corolla steering systems and are actively investigating the issue. While we have not received official notification from NHTSA, we will certainly cooperate fully with any NHTSA investigation. We’re committed to being responsive to our customers.... more

Toyota Dealers Nationwide Have Begun Fixing Accelerator Pedals On Recalled Vehicles

February 05, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., (TMS) today announced that Toyota dealers nationwide have received the parts, information and training they need to fix accelerator pedals in recalled Toyota Division vehicles, and that repairs on involved vehicles have begun. The actual repair requires about 30 minutes of work.... more

Customer FAQs Regarding the Sticking Accelerator Pedal and Floor Mat Pedal Entrapment Recalls

February 03, 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 Talks to Customers About the Sticking Pedal Issue

February 01, 2010
Transcript of the video "Toyota Talks to Customers About the Sticking Pedal Issue".... more

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 Amends Recall on Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

January 27, 2010
On Wednesday, January 27, 2010, Toyota sent a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration amending Toyota’s Defect Information Report of October 5, 2009 regarding the potential risk for floor mat entrapment of accelerator pedals in certain Toyota and Lexus models. Toyota has decided to include certain other models in the campaign. This action is separate from the recall of select Toyota vehicles for sticking accelerator pedals.... 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 Prices for New Highlander Special Edition

November 30, 2009

2010 Toyota Technology

September 28, 2009

2010 Toyota Corolla Product Information

September 24, 2009

Toyota Corolla Gains Star Safety System for 2010

September 24, 2009
Toyota has enhanced the safety and value of the Corolla for 2010 by making Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with Traction Control (TRAC) standard on all models. The addition of these two features allow all Corolla models to come standard with Toyota’s Star Safety System™, which also includes an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist.... more

Toyota Announces Safety Recall on Select Vehicles

August 26, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., will launch a voluntary Safety Recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) involving approximately 95,700 Toyota and Scion vehicles sold in the United States. On certain 2009 and 2010 model year Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, and 2008 and 2009 Scion xD vehicles all equipped with 1.8 liter engines, Toyota has determined that if the vehicle is operated in extremely low ambient temperatures, there is a possibility that condensed moisture from the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) port may seep into the brake system vacuum port and freeze.... 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

Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control Now Standard Equipment in 2010 Toyota Corolla and Matrix

January 23, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) today for the 2010 high mileage Corolla compact sedan and Matrix crossover utility vehicle, which now include Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Traction Control (TRAC) as standard equipment.... more

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