After posting an incredible recovery following the recent recession, the nation’s automakers didn’t need to do battle with Mother Nature. But the extreme winter weather across the country is forcing car dealers to get creative to help attract winter-weary customers. At Carlson Toyota in Coon Rapids, another truckload of new cars rolls off the trailer and onto the lot. While demand for new vehicles remains high, consumers are having a hard time making it in to the dealerships.
If the players weren’t quite battling it out during the Super Bowl, the ads certainly were.
Here are four ads that are getting a little play already
“My car is like my freedom.” – Suzanne and her Toyota Solara Convertible
It’s hard not to notice that gas prices are on the rise, again.
The buzz about the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad for Chyrsler has put the issue of buying an American car back in the forefront. But in an age when some American cars are assembled overseas, and some Japanese cars are assembled in the U.S., which cars are the most “American?”
Life seemed to stop for Koua Fong Lee on Oct. 12, 2007.
Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver’s side carpeting, prompting federal regulators to close its investigation into the embattled automaker.
The Obama administration’s investigation into Toyota safety problems has found no electronic flaws to account for reports of sudden, unintentional acceleration and other safety problems. Government investigators said Tuesday the only known cause of the problems are mechanical defects that have been addressed by previous recalls.
Attorneys for Toyota Motor Corp. asked a federal judge on Monday to dismiss most of the claims filed by a Minnesota man who was incarcerated after a fatal crash involving a 1996 Camry, saying the automaker had no direct connection to events that put Koua Fong Lee in prison.
A Minnesota man freed after more than two-and-a-half years in prison for a fatal crash in a Toyota Camry is now suing Toyota Motor Corp.
A Minnesota man who was freed after spending two years in prison for a fatal car crash may soon be able to sue Toyota.
Koua Fong Lee served prison time for fatal 2006 crash that killed three.
Honda Motor Co. says it plans to recall an undetermined number of vehicles because of brake fluid leaks that could lead to weaker braking power, the same issue that led Toyota Motor Corp. to recall 1.5 million vehicles.