Toyota Motor Corp.
says it is making changes to its bestselling Camry sedan to address concerns raised by Consumer Reports about the car’s poor performance in a new type of crash test.
The magazine removed the Camry from its recommended vehicle list in October after it failed the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s small-overlap frontal crash test.
“It’s still a five-star I car. It still does very well in all the IIHS tests. It did not in that one, and we’re busy making the necessary adjustments so that we can address that,” said Bill Fay, head of the Toyota division in the United States, during an interview with The Detroit News on Thursday. “The engineering side of the company is busy working on the car to make some modifications to it so that it will do better in the SOL tests.”Read Article