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Beware of Comics for Conservation

Pete Dominick | Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy
Pete Dominick

Comics love irony. So you might think that there would be truckloads of good jokes floating around about our environment. After all, you've got global warming, melting polar ice caps and millions of cows whose flatulence create less than desirable methane levels.

Automakers Recall Millions Of Vehicles Over Airbag Issue

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* Recall affects vehicles in N. America, Japan, Europe * Supplier learned of issue in October 2011 * Biggest-ever recall...

A New Resume Tool Designed for Our Heroes

Dakota Meyer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

This week, Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota launched the Personal Branding Resume Engine, an online tool that goes beyond typical MOS (military occupational specialty) translation and takes into account all of the skills, training, and accomplishments a person has achieved in the military.

Why It's Never Been Easier to Buy a Fuel-Efficient Vehicle

Brian Moody | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

If you've rejected hybrids, electric vehicles and diesels because of cost, weird driving dynamics or unusual styling, you may be running out of excuses.

The Future in Our Hands in Our Homes and Before Our Eyes

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

CES made clear how much our whole notion of what a computer does is changing. Only a few short years ago, we used computers only at our desks. Now there are laptops, netbooks, the Mac Air, Ultrabooks and tablets of all sizes.

The Best 2013 Super Bowl Ads Compilation (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

More and more brands are putting their biggest Super Bowl ads up on YouTube before the big game is even played. What's Trending has gone around and found all the hottest, must-see Super Bowl 47 commercials and put them all together in one massive compilation.

The Best Underwear Super Bowl Commercials

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports
Michael Kleinmann

These ads are for some of our favorite things: beer, cars and.. career search sites? We had only one rule in picking out our favorites, and that was the commercial could not be an underwear advertisement (eyes on you, Beckham).

Toyota Recalls 1.29 MILLION Vehicles

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is recalling over one million cars around the world for faulty air bags and defective windshield wipers. The move...

The Fed Has No Plans To Shut Down Its Money Helicopter

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. Science has determined that people ...

Presenting: The Top-Selling Carmaker

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business

* Toyota sells record 9.75 million vehicles group-wide * Sales rebound 23 percent on a year earlier TOKY...

Toyota CEO: 'Recalls Aren't A Four-Letter Word'

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 01.16.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Toyota is on a roll after two difficult years, when it was hit by a string of safety recalls and then by the earthquake in Japan. The Japa...

Toyota's New Concept Car Promises A Makeover For The Corolla

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 03.16.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The Toyota Corolla is getting a facelift. But the jury is still out on how extreme its makeover should be. Toyota hinted at a new, ed...

The World's Most Popular Automaker Revealed

AP | By TOM KRISHER | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has once again dethroned General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker. The Japanese company sold 9.7 mil...

Toyota's $1 Billion Settlement -- What You Don't Know

Steve Parker | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota still has made no claim of responsibility for unintended acceleration due to electronic or sticky throttle problems. The now-settled class action makes those claims specifically.

Toyota Recalls Over 10,000 Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Money

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 11,153 Scion iQ hatchbacks because the front passenger air bags might not deploy in a crash. ...

Toyota Recalls 2.77 MILLION Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business

TOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will recall about 2.77 million vehicles worldwide, including the Prius hybrid car, due to problems with ...

CAR TALK

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 01.11.2013 | Technology

SUSONO, Japan (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are...

Bad News For Ford

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 12.29.2012 | Money

DETROIT — And the winner is ... Japan. Japanese brands took the top seven spots in Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings, pushing aside...

Toyota Seeks to Undercut Mexico's Action on Global Warming

Jake Schmidt | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

With record breaking temperature being set around the world, extreme weather showing its ugly face, and the Arctic achieving historic low levels of ice we can't afford this kind of action by Toyota.

Toyota Recalls 7.4 Million Vehicles

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 12.09.2012 | Money

DETROIT (AP) — The largest recall in Toyota's 75-year history could undermine the Japanese automaker's comeback from natural disasters and embarrass...

Dude, Let It Go

Brian Moody | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Holding on to an old car from the '80s or '90s isn't going to help you re-live your glory days; it just makes you look like Uncle Rico. Dude, let it go already.

Aging Asia and That Competitiveness Thing

Michael Hodin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

National and global competitiveness in the coming century is going to be based on a new x factor: the extent to which aging populations can be integrated into the heart of social and economic life.

There's Still Hope For The Job Market

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

(Corrects first and 13th paragraphs of story published late on Thursday to show job growth estimates include both factory positions and related empl...

Is Ford's Redesigned Fusion A Toyota Camry Killer?

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford hopes the redesigned 2013 Fusion will finally be its Camry killer. The Fusion has become Ford's best-selling car since it wen...

GM Losing As Much As $49,000 Per Volt Sold

Reuters | By Bernie Woodall and Paul Lienert and Ben Klayman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - General Motors Co sold a record number of Chevrolet Volt sedans in August -- but that probably isn't a good thing for the automaker's bott...