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Toyota Prius Named Best New Car Value

Toyota Prius has been named by Consumer Reports as the best overall value for the automotive dollar in its annual Best New-Car Value analysis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

The Toyota RAV4 logo is displayed on the back of a brand new RAV4 at a Toyota dealership on February 24, 2011 in Oakland, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Toyota Recalls 780K Vehicles On Suspension Defect

Toyota is recalling 778,000 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS sedans to fix a suspension problem that could cause crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

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U.S. News Announces 2012 Best Cars For The Money Awards

U.S. News announced the 2012 Best Cars for the Money Awards, which can help everyday car buyers navigate a confusing automotive market by identifying vehicles that offer the biggest bang for the buck and that best incorporate the features today’s car buyers want.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2012

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Toyota Recalls 550,000 Cars For Steering Issue

Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 550,000 vehicles worldwide to fix problems that could make the vehicles harder to steer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011

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New Car Quality Takes Hit Due To Technology

Lexus, Honda and Acura were the top performers. Cadillac, GMC move into top ten. Dodge was the worst-performing brand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2011

Toyota Restricts Orders To Preserve Parts Supply

The company has told dealers they can’t order 233 parts for Lexus, Scion and Toyota models unless they have a customer who needs one for a repair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

Toyota Recalls 1.5M Vehicles

Toyota is recalling 1.53 million Lexus, Avalon and other models, mostly in the U.S. and Japan, for brake fluid and fuel pump problems, the latest in a string of quality lapses for the world’s No. […]


Education Minute 09/21

In today’s Education Minute, WWJ Newsradio’s Pat Vitale reports on scholarship money with scholastic and automaker Lexus paving the way. The Education Minute is a joint production with Eastern Michigan University and WWJ Newsradio 950.


Go Green With The Lexus Eco Challenge

 The automaker Lexus and the publishing company Scholastic have teamed up to create a contest that will help kids learn more about the environment, and provide over $500,000 in scholarships to winners.


Toyota Recalls 412K U.S. Cars For Steering Fix

Toyota is recalling 412,000 passenger cars, mostly the Avalon model, in the U.S., and another 16,420 vehicles in Japan for steering problems, the automaker said Thursday.