The record $1.2B fine Toyota recently paid to settle criminal probes into the unintended acceleration issue have a silver lining according to Toyota President Akio Toyoda. It is a turning point for them and the industry. Toyota consumers can expect more ticky-tacky recalls and a re-commitment to quality. Get ready for a new Toyota.
We got the chance to see the new 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro up close at the 2014 Denver Auto Show. One thing is for sure, these vehicles are getting a lot of attention.
Toyota has issued a tech tip to make technicians aware of a possible issue with the park assist system and a steel bumper. The system is triggering a false reading if the clip isn’t installed correctly.
I was recently at the 2014 Denver Auto show for the media days. Between eating and drinking too much, I learned a few things. Here is a recap.
The big news from Toyota manufacturing lately is a pretty radical change in philosophy. Instead of adding more robots and pumping up production, Toyota says it wants to reduce the number of robots it uses and add more humans.
Why would they do this? They want to improve their product quality – profits be damned.Read more…