The Japanese automaker is Canada’s top vehicle producer. Last year, the automaker’s two assembly plants in Cambridge and Woodstock produced 572,000 vehicles.
Toyota will recall 2.43 million hybrid vehicles globally, of which 23,125 are in Canada, to fix an issue in the hybrid system that can lead to stalling.
About 2.3 million defective Takata airbags in Canada have been replaced, Transport Canada says. Toyota has launched its own campaign to reach thousands of owners who have not replaced their airbags.
Toyota agreed to add Android Auto to its vehicles, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, ending years of resistance to the Google infotainment software because of safety and security concerns.
Mirrorless cars -- or vehicles that drop old-school glass mirrors in favour of video screens -- have long been proposed by stylists and engineers wanting sleeker looks and improved safety.
Toyota said it will recall about 7,200 Prius vehicles in Canada as part of a global recall of 1.03 million units due to an issue with the engine wire harness, which can pose a fire risk.
The 2019 Toyota Sienna starts at $36,960, shipping included. The automaker has made AWD more readily available across trim levels.
The base model 2019 Lexus ES 350 with an internal-combustion engine will start at $47,075 and have three trim levels available, topping out at $61,575, shipping included, for the ultra luxury package.
The automaker said Monday the vehicle's starting price will be $25,490, shipping included. That's about $1,000 less than the initial base price of the 2018 model, originally unveiled back in April 2017.
Toyota's redesigned Corolla hatchback, aimed at first-time buyers and manual-transmission fans, is finally on sale in Canada. It comes in four trim levels and starts at $22,625, including delivery.
Toyota Canada has launched an aggressive campaign to encourage thousands of owners to bring their vehicles in for service to have potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators replaced.
Toyota may stop importing some models into the U.S. if President Donald Trump raises auto tariffs, while other vehicles will get more expensive. All 408,000 RAV4s sold in the U.S. last year came from Canada and Japan.