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Toyota Smashes GM’s 90-Year Streak As Top US Car Seller

Toyota Smashes GM’s 90-Year Streak As Top US Car Seller

Sebastian Hughes Japanese automaker Toyota overtook General Motors in 2021 as the top car seller in the U.S., breaking the American manufacturer’s 90-year streak, Reuters reported. Toyota sold 2.332 million vehicles, while GM sold 2.218 million, automakers said Tuesday, Reuters reported. GM’s dethroning marks the first time the Detroit company did not secure the most sales […]

Electric Vehicle Push Is Sparking Massive Deforestation, Environmental Damage

Electric Vehicle Push Is Sparking Massive Deforestation, Environmental Damage

Thomas Catenacci A major nickel mine in a Philippines rainforest has continued to expand, mowing down acres of trees as global demand for minerals essential for electric vehicle manufacturing surges. The Rio Tuba mine in the region of Palawan supplies an important mineral for electric vehicle batteries in Tesla and Toyota cars, but the mine […]

Toyota May Face Warranty Claims Regarding Allegedly Rusty SUV Frames Manufactured by Dana Holding Corp

Toyota May Face Warranty Claims Regarding Allegedly Rusty SUV Frames Manufactured by Dana Holding Corp

Jonathan Sharp Toyota’s market capitalization hit 254 billion US dollars at the end of March 2021, according to an online portal that provides statistics on the global digital economy, industrial sectors, and consumer marketplaces. Its stock reached a high of about 163.37 US dollars in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. Toyota Motor Corporation […]

More Companies Plan To Skip Olympic Opening Ceremony Amid Growing COVID Cases

More Companies Plan To Skip Olympic Opening Ceremony Amid Growing COVID Cases

Harry Wilmerding on July 20, 2021 More Japanese companies have decided to skip the Olympic opening ceremony Friday as concerns on whether to hold the Games grow amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Bloomberg reported. Executives from Japanese companies Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp, Fujitsu Ltd and NEC Corp announced Tuesday they would skip the […]

How many Toyota mechanics does it take to change a lightbulb?

How many Toyota mechanics does it take to change a lightbulb?

  By George Miller We are a Toyota family, formerly a Mercedes family and a Ford/GM family originally. Disloyal for not buying American? We had so much trouble with our Detroit iron in the old days that we never came back. They were disloyal to us. My father was a double Purple Heart Marine Corps WWII […]

Port Hueneme Banana Festival Report

Port Hueneme Banana Festival Report

By George Miller A good time was had by all on Saturday-the place was packed with thousands of people. In addition to the all-too-familiar booths selling goods or pushing a variety of causes, Del Monte was giving out bananas, and pineapples could be had by excelling at a game of skill.  Supervisors could be dunked […]