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 [...]
A total of 22.6 million current and former Toyota owners have been sent notices that they may be eligible to receive compensation from the automaker for damages related to the unintended acceleration fiasco that has dominated headlines in 2009 and 2010. Show More Summary
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Kyle Busch's Toyota NASCAR racer will wear Snickers bar livery when it runs in the All-Star race this weekend. No, his crew didn't dip the car in chocolate and peanuts, although that sounds delicious. Read more...
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The electric and hybrid vehicles market has been largely ruled by Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:TM) over the past decade. Innovation in this segment has mostly been done by foreign car makers, while the Detroit Three – General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) and Chrysler — have been spectators. However, in the past few years, [...]
Paul LeRose of Pauly Toyota Named Autobytel Dealer of the Month; Dealer of the Year Awards Slated for January 2014 Autobytel honors exceptional dealers from a competitive field of thousands of automotive retailers for outstanding Internet lead management and customer service standards IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Autobytel Inc. Show More Summary
Will Ford Overtake Toyota in the Hybrid Segment?
A settlement of $1.63 billion for Toyota’s 2010 “unintended acceleration” fiasco seems unfathomably high, covering 22 million customers who own or owned an “affected” vehicle during the time the cars were said to have had problems. That works out to right around $74 per customer, though. But Toyota isn’t parting with this massive lump of [...]
ByHeather Ingrassia: On Monday May 12, Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) announced its plans to lobby US regulators in an effort to get a new headlight-based technology approved. According to Gabe Nelson of Automotive News, "Toyota wants regulators in the U.S. Show More Summary
On March 7 this year, I penned an article entitled “How Currency Exchange Rates Will Impact These Stocks.” This outlined how currency exchange fluctuations impact economies, the new Japanese monetary policy, and the highly predictable results. For beginners, I highly encourage you to review that article. I advised readers to purchase major Japanese exporters based [...]