TOYOTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOYOTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Toyota faces U.S. inquiry into Corolla surges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469159-79/corolla-toyota-inquiry-2010.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469159-79/corolla-toyota-inquiry-2010.html.csp">Toyota faces U.S. inquiry into Corolla surges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jeff Plungis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:36:02.09-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. investigators are looking into complaints by some owners of Toyota Corolla sedans who said the cars experienced unintended “low-speed surging,” similar to a flaw that led to a recall of 10 million Toyotas five years ago. The inquiry involves as many as 1.69 million cars made by Toyota from model years 2006 through 2010, according to a notice today from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A Corolla owner whose car accelerated and crashed while attempting to park ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469159@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:36:02 MDT Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups to fix rear springs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468952-79/toyota-says-springs-690000.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468952-79/toyota-says-springs-690000.html.csp">Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups to fix rear springs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T12:54:01.99-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 12:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire. The recall covers Tacoma Four-by-Four and Pre-Runner pickups from the 2005 through 2011 model years. The automaker says the leaf springs can fracture due to stress and corrosion. They can move out of position and come into contact with surrounding components, including the gas tank. Toyota says it’s not aware of any fires, crashes or injuries from ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584689522014-09-29T12:54:01.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T12:54:01.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468952@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:54:01 MDT NASCAR: Brad Keselowski wins at Richmond, gets top seed for Chase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382578-77/chevrolet-400-keselowski-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382578-77/chevrolet-400-keselowski-ford.html.csp">NASCAR: Brad Keselowski wins at Richmond, gets top seed for Chase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jenna fryer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:57.964-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • NASCAR’s new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. There were 17 drivers who could have raced their way into the Chase by winning Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, but Brad Keselowski would have nothing to do with a storybook ending. Keselowski routed the Richmond field, leading all but 17 of the 400 laps en route to his fourth victory of the season. It gave him ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583825782014-09-07T00:11:57.964-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:57.964-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382578@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need to have drivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374662-79/toyota-safety-technology-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374662-79/toyota-safety-technology-car.html.csp">Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need to have drivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T13:47:19.013-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ypsilanti, Mich. • Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don’t get your hopes up. That’s the message from safety executives at Toyota, who on Thursday promised by 2017 to have collision-prevention technology installed across its U.S. line-up, in both mainstream and luxury vehicles. But for now at least, every vehicle the company designs and builds will require someone in the driver seat. Toyota expects by ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583746622014-09-04T13:47:19.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T13:47:19.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:47:19 MDT NASCAR: Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306431-77/chevrolet-200-gordon-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306431-77/chevrolet-200-gordon-ford.html.csp">NASCAR: Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lorem Ipsum</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:36:54.397-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brooklyn, Mich. • It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon’s last victory at Michigan — which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR’s top series. One of those droughts is finally over. Can the 43-year-old driver end the other as well? “Certainly things are going well — there’s no doubt about that,” Gordon said. “I’m as shocked as anybody else.” Gordon raced to his third Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583064312014-08-17T22:36:54.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T22:36:54.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306431@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:36:54 MDT NASCAR: Earnhardt win completes season sweep at Pocono http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256432-77/chevrolet-160-ford-toyota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256432-77/chevrolet-160-ford-toyota.html.csp">NASCAR: Earnhardt win completes season sweep at Pocono</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T23:02:38.421-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Long Pond, Pa. • Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway. Earnhardt held off the hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win for the third time this season. Earnhardt is the first driver to sweep both races at the track since Denny Hamlin in 2006. He tweeted “Lookin for a broom” when he landed in Pocono. He could use one in Victory Lane. Earnhardt also became the fifth straight Hendrick Motorsports driver to w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582564322014-08-03T23:02:38.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T23:02:38.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256432@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:02:38 MDT U.S. auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58251349-79/sales-percent-july-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58251349-79/sales-percent-july-rose.html.csp">U.S. auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T14:14:01.673-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 02:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July. Toyota, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all saw double-digit sales gains. General Motors’ sales were up 9 percent compared with last July, while Hyundai’s rose 1.5 percent. Of major automakers, only Honda and Volkswagen saw declines. It was the best July for the industry since 2006. New vehicle sales rose 9 percent to 1.4 million, according to Autodata Corp. Automakers typically offer deals in the summer to clear out inventory before cars ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582513492014-08-01T14:14:01.673-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T14:14:01.673-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251349@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:14:01 MDT