Toyota Motor Corporation boss Akio Toyoda has said the company’s Australian manufacturing operations needs to “aim at achieving sustainable growth” if it is to remain viable. Speaking at a pre-Tokyo motor show dinner, Toyoda-san (below)...Show More Summary
To paraphrase André 3000, what's cooler than being cool? Being Akio Toyoda, Toyota's performance-loving, race car-driving, occasionally hipster-dressing CEO. And in a thing that actually just happened for real, he sent me a letter telling me I'm the coolest. I'm feeling all the feels! Read more...
I have a huge amount of respect for Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda, and just when I didn't think he could rise any higher in my book, he shows up to a talk at Meiji University dressed like just raided the Bonobos catalog to try and get young people excited about cars again. Read more...
Last summer Akio Toyoda disappeared from public view. In reality Toyoda, a member of the company’s founding family, was very much in view if you were looking on the asphalt of a dealership in Ann Arbor, Michigan. As Michelle MaynardShow More Summary
Under the direction of CEO Akio Toyoda, Toyota is in the process of changing their entire lineup to be sportier. This week we’ll see the results of the companies transformation in the newly-redesigned 2013 RAV4 compact SUV. We’ll take a ride in the mid-range XLE AWD model that came equipped with a four-cylinder engine and […]
Akio Toyoda is doing a pretty decent job at the helm of the Toyota empire. This is the man, after all, that declared that Toyota would get new sports cars, and that they needed to be, not should be, rear-wheel drive. We can respect that. Show More Summary
Asian manufacturing was badly hit by the decreased domestic demand in the country and orders from foreign markets like India for a first time since 2008. Toyota Motor’s President Akio Toyoda has emerged from the bureaucratic shadows and has presented himself as the car-loving, open-minded salesman-in-chief. Show More Summary
Toyota may have regained its crown as the world’s biggest automaker, but president Akio Toyoda has been revealed to be the lowest paid car boss among the five largest automotive manufacturers. Toyoda’s pay in 2012 was just over $2 million … Continue reading ? The post Toyota president lowest paid among automotive Big Five appeared first on CarAdvice.
Akio Toyoda, CEO of Toyota, is the lowest paid major chief exec of a carmaker despite typically returning the biggest profits. Also, he races cars. What a guy! Read more...
The luxury hybrid segment gets a whole lot quicker and interesting with the new 2013 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid hitting the road. When Akio Toyoda took over the reigns at Toyota, he vowed to make the Toyota and Lexus lineup more sporty. And the new RX 450h is a good example of the changes that [...] The article 2013 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid Review appeared first on Automoblog.net.
The push for a successor to Toyota's long-gone Supra coupe may have gained another supporter, according to reports out of Japan this week. It's no secret that Toyota boss Akio Toyoda, the driving force behind approval for the new 86 entry-level sports coupe, is eager to add a new hero model to the company's line-up. Show More Summary
Itsuo Inouye/APToyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda. TOKYO -- Toyota's quarterly profit more than doubled to 313.9 billion yen ($3.2 billion) as cost cuts and better sales worked with a weakening yen to add momentum to the automaker's comeback. Toyota Motor Corp. Show More Summary
Toyota’s CEO Akio Toyoda threw another bucket of cold water on wild fantasies of autonomous cars. Instead of developing cars that drive themselves, Toyota is thinking more of cars that assist you in driving. “The driver should be given the freedom to freely select the road to drive on, and where they want to park,” [...]
Akio Toyoda will put on a racing suit and compete in the grueling Nurburgring 24 Hour event.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) April 19, 2013 9:30 am ET Executives Julie A. Hamp - Chief Communications Officer for North America Akio Toyoda - President and Director James E. Lentz - Director Mike Goss Wil James - President of the Georgetown Plant (Ky) Mark S. Show More Summary
Global president of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, will hold a conference call with senior executives and the press tomorrow to make a "production announcement." It looks like it will be to announce Lexus' plans to build a model at the Georgetown, Kentucky plant. Lexus has been considering U.S. production for at least the last two years. According to the...
Toyota posted a media advisory yesterday saying that Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota, and Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, would be making a production announcement tomorrow in New York City, and Automotive News reports that the automaker will be announcing a plan to domestically produce the Lexus ES. Show More Summary
AUTOBLOPNIK: In a stunning move that stunned a lot of people, Toyota president and CEO Akio Toyoda has resigned from the automotive giant that almost bears his family name.
Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda overhauled his top management for a second straight year. ||| Tokyo - Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda overhauled his top management for a second straight year, strengthening his control over the world’s largest carmaker to vie with General Motors and Volkswagen. Show More Summary