The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Tuesday at the New York Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a more aggressive design.
No injuries or crashes have been reported related to the recalls announced Wednesday. But two reports of fires are linked to one of the problems, a defective engine starter that can keep the motor running.
The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The penalty is the largest of its kind ever imposed on an auto company, the Justice Department said.
The California Highway Patrol released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in water bottle throwing incidents that have damaged several cars and injured a school bus driver in Sonoma County.
Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind the proposed expansion of California’s electric vehicle market during an appearance at San Francisco’s Exploratorium on Monday.
The Concord Police Department began offering free anti-theft wheel-lock clubs Tuesday to its residents that own cars of specific makes.
The company said Wednesday the recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October 2009.
A plaintiffs’ attorney says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits over accelerations problems.
Toyota Motor Corp. says it’s recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering and a water pump problem.
Toyota has widened its global sales lead over General Motors because its factories have recovered from last year’s earthquake.