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Toyota Motor Posts $9.7 Billion Profit for Year

This was the largest annual return in five years for the world’s largest automaker, and a clear indication that the recalls of ten million vehicles during 2009-2010 and the product shortages from natural disasters in 2011 are now behind it. Continue reading

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New Lexus IS Debuts at NAIAS but U.S. Won’t Get Hybrid Versions

The revised Lexus IS compact sport sedan will make its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week with the new Lexus snout grille. The latest versions of the rear-drive IS model range – BMW wanna be’s – will include IS 250, IS 350, and the first IS hybrid, the 300h, which will be available in Europe, Japan and other international markets, but not the U.S where the $33,000 and higher CT220h – a hatchback derived econobox – is available. Continue reading

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