Toyota safety

Toyota Revives Miss. Plant, Will Boost U.S. Production

Toyota plans to rev up its vehicle production in the U.S., despite November's 7.3% drop in U.S. sales. The automaker has hired the first of an expected 2,000 workers for a new Mississippi Corolla plant, and says it expects to boost overall capacity utilization significantly from last year's weak levels.

Toyota Recalls 17,000 Lexus HS 250h Hybrids

Toyota has recalled the 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrid model after government tests showed that in a rear-end collision, it could leak fuel, possibly resulting in a fire. This is the latest in a long string of Toyota recalls over safety defects in its cars.