The lines are blurring between what is an American car and what is a Japanese car. Everyone is borrowing technology from one another and company ownership is a complete blur. Toyota, known as one of the big three Japanese car makers, has shifted hybrid production to the United States, announcing that they will be producing the new Camry Hybrid at their Kentucky plant. The gas-powered Camry has been built in North America for some time now, but having hybrids built over here is a company first. The expected annual production capacity is about 48,000 units.
While there is some back-country in Europe, most people live pretty close to the cities, so there is little need for a full blown SUV. Just like in North America where all sorts of people drive smaller sport utes around in the city, Toyota is ramping up a small SUV for Europe that will be […]