Toyota to Export U.S.-Assembled Venza to Russia and Ukraine

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Toyota today announced that it will begin exporting U.S.-assembled Venza vehicles to Russia and Ukraine in 2013.  These shipments are expected to build upon Toyota’s all-time record export of more than 124,000 U.S.-assembled vehicles to 21 global markets in 2012, an increase of 45 percent over the prior year. Continue reading Toyota to Export U.S.-Assembled Venza to Russia and Ukraine

Toyota Recalls Nearly 700,000 Vehicles for Potential Brake Light and Air-Bag Failures

In an example of how small flaws can lead to big bills, Toyota announced this week that a trace of silicone grease and a steering-wheel flutter were behind two recalls covering nearly 700,000 vehicles, according to documents the automaker filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The actions affect almost 187,000 Venzas from 2009-11 and Camrys from 2009, as well as about 495,000 Tacoma pickups from 2005-9.

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