Toyota's iconic Supra makes a welcome return

After a 17-year absence, Toyota has unveiled a new version of the Supra, this time it’s a two-seater fastback with an in-line six, writes Declan Colley.

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1,289 Toyota hybrid cars in Ireland affected by safety recall

It has been confirmed that 1,289 Toyota vehicles in Ireland have been affected by a safety recall regarding the failsafe driving mode.

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Toyota projects profit boost despite Europe sales decline

Toyota Motor shares jumped the most in more than seven months after the carmaker announced a shares buyback and gave a profit guidance that assuaged concerns about a slowing US market and stronger yen weighing on earnings.

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Toyota to launch hydrogen car

There will only be a few hundred and they will not be cheap, but Japanese car giant Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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Toyota in Prius recall

Toyota is recalling some 1.9 million Prius cars worldwide, around 700 of them in Ireland, because of a computer problem that could cause the vehicle to stop.

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Toyota developing car capable of detecting pedestrians

Toyota is testing safety systems using cars that communicate with each other and with the roads they are on.

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Toyota recalls 550,000 vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 550,000 vehicles worldwide - mostly in the US - for possible problems related to the crankshaft pulley on the engine that could make the cars harder to steer.

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Toyota suspends UK car production

Toyota will suspend car production at its two UK plants for several days this month and in May because of parts shortages following last month's massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

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Toyota reveals engine problem

Toyota said around 270,000 vehicles sold worldwide, including luxury Lexus sedans, have faulty engines. It did not say whether it would recall the vehicles.

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Toyota to pay massive fine over pedal defect

Toyota has agreed to pay a record $16.4m (€12.17) fine for failing to properly notify federal authorities about a dangerous pedal defect, the US government said today.

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Prius best-seller in Japan despite safety scandal

Toyota’s Prius hybrid car topped Japanese sales charts in March despite a safety scandal which has seen US authorities propose a record $16.4m (€12.2m) fine, it was revealed today.

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Toyota halts car production

Toyota today announced production at its factories in France and Britain will be stopped for nine days amid falling sales it partly blamed on its recent recall problems.

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Toyota poised to announce action on Prius

Toyota was preparing today to announce plans to deal with braking problems in its prized Prius hybrid amid reports it had decided to issue a recall for the vehicle in Japan.

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Toyota admits Prius had brake design problems

Toyota has acknowledged design problems with the brakes in its prized Prius, adding to the catalogue of woes for the Japanese car giant as it reels from massive accelerator pedal recalls in the US.

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New crisis for Toyota as Prius complaints soar

Crisis-hit Toyota faced fresh doubts about braking problems in its prized Prius today, with complaints ballooning to about 180 in the US and Japan.

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Toyota reports £1.56bn profits

Toyota has reported pre-tax profits of £1.56bn (€1.78bn) for the last three months of 2009.

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