Toyota has unveiled an updated version of its popular Camry sedan at the New York Auto Show. Calling it its sportiest Camry to date, the new 2015 Camry comes in 4 trim levels – an entry level LE, premium grade XLE, Hybrid SE and sporty and luxurious XSE. Each of these trim levels receives outstanding features and fun to drive updates.
Toyota India has announced their decision to concentrate exclusively on larger car in the future. Unlike leading car makers in the country, the Japanese car manufacturer has stated that they will not launch a sub four meter car. They will continue with Etios Liva, their only hatchback on offer, priced at INR 4.80 lakhs, as their lone small car for India.
Toyota and Ford, both contend that they have got the world’s most popular car. The competition escalates with Ford revealing that they moved 1,097,618 units of Focus in 2013 while Toyota claims that 1,098,524 units of their Corolla were sold thus putting them in the lead by 906 units.
Narain Karthikeyan qualified in the front row for Round 1 of 2014 Super Formula season at Suzuka Circuit but an on-track incident with race winner Loic Duval hampered his top 5 finish hopes. He began in 5th place after a 3 place grid penalty having impeded another car during free practice.
Narain Karthikeyan’s 2014 Super Formula championship has gotten underway on a strong note on a strong note by qualifying 2nd for this season’s opening race. This year’s Super Formula series (formerly known as Formula Nippon) has switched to a new Dallara SF14 chassis powered by a 2 litre, 550 bhp turbocharged engine similar to new 2014 F1 regulations. rcaers find themselves in a new terrain dealing with a new launch system, with clutch on the steering (like Formula 1) – fuel loads and tyre degradation being other critical factors.
Toyota Motor Corp. has announced to launch 14 new engines by 2015. To start with, they have unveiled 2 new engines in Japan recently. These brand new engines, 1.3-liter 4-cylinder and 1.0-liter 3-cylinder gasoline power plants are designed to amplify fuel economy by 10 percent. Same is the purpose of the remaining new engines which will be introduced by 2015.
Indo-Japanese joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motors announced on Wednesday their decision to recall a total of 44,989 units of Innova multi utility vehicles produced during the period February 2005 and December 2008. Toyota Kirloskar Motors has noted a faulty cable mounted on steering wheel which they state needs to be rectified.
Earlier today, Japanese car maker Toyota Motors announced to recall about 6.58 million cars globally. This is one of the biggest ever car recall to be announced by any car maker in the world. The reason for recall was due to the fault noticed in the wiring harnesses, steering column, and seat railings of cars like Toyota Yaris and Scion xA urban cruiser.
After showcasing the all new Etios Cross at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Toyota India will launch the same on 7th May 2014. To be offered in a choice of two petrol and one diesel engine options, the new Toyota Etios Cross will compete with the likes of Volkswagen Cross Polo and yet to be launched Fiat Avventura.