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Toyota driver blames crash on gas pedal

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Police in DeKalb County, Ga., say a woman blames the gas pedal of her Toyota Corolla for her crashing the vehicle into a neighbor's home.

Police: Burglars targeted sleeping nuns

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Police in Connecticut said burglars broke into a convent and stole from the nuns while they were sleeping.

Three killed in military Humvee accident

TROY, Texas, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Police in Troy, Texas, say three people were killed when a National Guard Humvee caused a six-vehicle accident on Interstate 65.

Police: Pasta led to hit-and-run suspect

MIAMI, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Miami police said homemade spaghetti that was being carried by the victim in a fatal hit-and-run incident led investigators to their suspect.

Miami sinkhole swallows Toyota

MIAMI, June 18 (UPI) -- Officials in Miami are investigating the cause of a water-main break that produced a giant sinkhole on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Police: Using laptop caused deadly head-on

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The California Highway Patrol says a deadly head-on crash north of Sacramento was likely caused by a man at the wheel working on his laptop computer.

Hybrids easy on the fuel, government says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Hybrid automobiles by Toyota, Honda and Ford are the most fuel efficient, said the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

2007 vehicle fuel economy list released

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Toyota Prius gets the top fuel economy rating, while the Lamborghini L-147 ranks last on the 2007 U.S. government Fuel Economy Guide. The list, compiled annually by the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, shows hybrid vehicle

EPA-DOE announce 2006 vehicle fuel ratings

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Fuel economy figures for 2006 model vehicles were announced Wednesday by the U.S. EPA and Department of Energy in Washington.

Small cars rate poorly in U.S. crash tests

ARLINGTON, Va., March 7 (UPI) -- None of 16 models of small cars won a superior rating in side-impact crash tests conducted by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Tow truck taken, with towed Toyota

CAPE ARGUS, South Africa, June 22 (UPI) -- South African authorities searched Tuesday for a woman and two men who made off with a tow truck they flagged down for help in the middle of the night.

Japanese hybrids are mileage champions

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 10 (UPI) -- Three small Japanese hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles top the list of 10 most fuel-efficient vehicles, says Edmunds.com, an automotive Web site.

Five cars ace high-speed crash tests

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- All five passenger cars tested in high-speed front-end crashes into an offset barrier won the top "good" rating from an insurance industry group. The mid-sized Honda Accord, Audi A4 and small Suzuki Aerio, Toyota Corolla and Mini Cooper were named "best p
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The Toyota Corolla is a line of subcompact/compact cars manufactured by the Japanese automaker Toyota, which has become very popular throughout the world since the nameplate was first introduced in 1966. In 1997, the Corolla became the best selling nameplate in the world, with over 35 million sold as of 2007. Over the past 40 years, one Corolla car has been sold on average every 40 seconds. The series has undergone several major redesigns.

The name Corolla is part of Toyota's naming tradition of using the name Crown for primary models: the Corona, for example, gets its name from the Latin for crown; Corolla is Latin for small crown; and Camry is an Anglicized pronunciation of the Japanese for crown, kanmuri.

Corollas are manufactured in Japan and in Brazil (Indaiatuba, São Paulo), Canada (Cambridge, Ontario), China (Tianjin), India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom (Derbyshire) and Venezuela. Production has previously been made in Australia (Victoria). Production in the United States (Fremont, California) ended in March 2010.

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