Our tiniest Toyota (Scion iQ notwithstanding) is about to get a little French flair. The Japanese automaker announced Thursday that its Toyota Motor Manufacturing France facility would begin building Yaris models destined for North America - specifically, the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Show More Summary
Kennewick, WA – A McDonald’s employee in Washington state, having reported her Toyota SUV stolen that morning, eerily encountered her own vehicle in the drive-thru during her shift on Tuesday. Virginia Maiden awoke to find her SUV gone. It had been parked outside her apartment and had been taken sometime during the night. Maiden reported [...]Show More Summary
Posted on 05.17.2013 15:00 by Simona When it comes to updating Toyota or Lexus models, the best work comes from in-house tuner: Toyota Racing Developments (TRD). In the past, TRD has rolled out some awesome work and the upgrades offered for the new-generation Lexus IS are no exception. Show More Summary
Related tickers: Toyota Motors Corporation (NASDAQ:TM), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) For all investors interested in the auto manufacturers industry, the figures released by the S&P index have allowed us to compile yet another countdown. Today’s focus will be on auto stocks with the highest percentage of shares shorted. The indicator taken into account, the float [...]
Audi hasn't been shy in telling the world that it has big plans for growth. In fact, its parent company Volkswagen has plans to take over the world overtake General Motors and Toyota as the world's largest automaker, and the four-ringed luxury brand is going to play a critical role in meeting that goal. How you ask? With new performance models...
If you want a hybrid that boasts great gas mileage and is more comfortable to drive than a Toyota Prius, the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is for you. Although it doesn’t get as good as gas mileage as the Prius, it is definitely the better option if you would prefer a car you actually enjoyed [...]
The company responsible for much of Toyota’s motorsports efforts as well as its official performance upgrades, Toyota Racing Developments (TRD), has brought out the first round of upgrades for the 2014 Lexus IS. The upgrades include a few aerodynamic aids as well as chassis improvements. To improve aerodynamics, TRD adds new spoiler...
An ill-fated joyride. When Virginia Maiden woke up on Tuesday, she realized that someone had stolen her 1995 Toyota 4-Runner. Shit. Maiden found a ride to her job at the McDonald’s in Kennewick, Washington, and while staffing the drive-thru, she noticed that a customer was cruising by in what looked exactly like her car. Show More Summary
Remember when the 1970?s were marked by the great Japanese invasion of cars on our shores? Brands like Toyota and Honda, seeing potential in our lucrative market, set up shop and soon began to out-muscle domestic car producers like Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) and General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for American market supremacy. Now there is [...]
I thought I’d seen the rarest member of the Camry species in North America when I spotted this 1990 Camry All-Trac on the coldest day I’ve ever experienced in a junkyard. Perhaps I was wrong. Here’s one of the very few first-gen Camry liftbacks sold in this country, now Crusher-bound. 331,120 miles on the clock, [...]
Virginia Maiden had an unusual Tuesday, to say the least. She awoke that morning to find that her 1995 Toyota 4-Runner had been stolen. “She was so confused, didn’t know what was going on, it was just gone,” a co-worker would later tell the press. Show More Summary
Today's edition of quick hits: Afghanistan: "A Toyota Corolla packed with explosives rammed a pair of American military vehicles in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, setting off a blast that killed at least 16 people, including 6 American military advisers." President O …
The move will help Toyota to more fully utilize its French production facilities.
Toyota started shipping French-made Yaris compact cars to customers in North America for the first time this month. Last year, Toyota expressed intentions to do so and said it would be around 25,000 units per year. The Yaris is made at Toyota’s Onnaing-Valenciennes plant in France, from where it is shipped to the United States, [...]
PARIS (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp has begun exporting French-made Yaris compact cars to customers in North America for the first time this month.
Atop the American auto market are General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:TM), and Chrysler Group LLC, who capture shares of 18.8%, 16.4%, 14.0%, and 11.9%, respectively. For the purposes of my analysis, I have chosen to focus on General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Ford, and Toyota. Here, I will address [...]
Toyota has accelerated past South Korea's Samsung Electronics to become Asia's biggest company by market value. ||| Tokyo - Toyota has accelerated past South Korea's Samsung Electronics to become Asia's biggest company by market value,...Show More Summary
The mid-size race in the US auto market is heating up. On one side we have the perennial favorites like Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:TM)‘s Camry and Honda Motor Co Ltd (NYSE:HMC)‘s Accord, while on the other side there are the new entrants like the Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Fusion and the Nissan Altima. As [...]
When you think about the top dogs in the automotive industry, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) may not always come to mind. Instead, people are more inclined to pay attention to Ford, GM, Toyota, Honda and others with a “bigger brand name.” However, this has not slowed Tesla down in the least bit. In fact, the [...]