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After recalls, Toyota ready to grow again

After extended introspection at the world's biggest automaker, Toyota Motor Corp. says it has put its massive recalls behind it and is preparing to reengage its growth engine once again.

New York 2015: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Debuts

Toyota is set to debut a hybrid RAV4. I’m not sure what’s taken them so long. With the Lexus NX using a 2.5-liter 4-Cylinder paired with an electric motor, moving that drivetrain to its platform-mate, the RAV4, was an obvious choice....Show More Summary

Modular mojo: Toyota re-engineers its appeal

By Chang-Ran Kim TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - Toyota Motor is looking to cast off a reputation for making reliable, but often dull, cars in a wide-ranging review of its designs, technologies, factories and supply deals - a full makeover aimed at staying on top in a cut-throat industry. Show More Summary

Toyota aims to halve cost of retooling in sweeping efficiency drive

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would aim to halve the investment required to retool factories for new models compared with what it was spending before the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a sweeping overhaul of the way it develops and builds cars. Show More Summary

Toyota Returning To WRC With 2017 Yaris, Homologation Special Planned

Find the Toyota Yaris a bit ho-hum? Thanks to FIA’s homologation rules for the World Rally Championship series, it soon won’t be. reports that Toyota’s return to WRC in 2017 after a near-two-decade absence will be pinned upon the second-gen Yaris/Vitz, set to hit showrooms for the 2016 model year. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Toyota set to approve Mexico plant within weeks - sources

By Maki Shiraki and Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein TOKYO/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Toyota Motor is finalizing plans for its first passenger car assembly plant in Mexico that could be approved by its board as early as next month, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. Show More Summary

Toyota joins Japan peers in agreeing to higher base-pay raises

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese auto maker Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would raise the monthly base salary for workers by 4,000 yen ($33), its biggest hike in over a decade, joining other major domestic firms in agreeing to larger rises in annual wage talks. Show More Summary

While You Were Sleeping: March 16th, 2015

Elio Motors is forcing the government to re-think some of its regulations. Toyota will be a major sponsor of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Fuel consumption is soaring in the United States. Delphi will “drive” an autonomous car across the United States. Show More Summary

GM Tapping 40 Years Of Drive Data To Make 2016 Malibu Most Dependable Ever: Video

When General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] launched its redesigned Malibu in 2008, it garnered immediate critical praise, proving that GM hadn't entirely ceded the mid-size market to Honda and Toyota. The seventh-generation car was a major victory for then GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, and would go on to win the coveted North American Car of the Year...

The Race Between Ford Motor Company's Best-Selling Sedan and Toyota's Camry Is Heating Up

There's no question that Ford's Fusion hit the ground running, and quickly gained ground on Toyota's Camry, among others. But will it ever overtake its rival?

Ally Financial Offering 84-Month Loans Amid Industry Risk Concerns

Though most lenders aren’t comfortable with the idea of 84-month auto loans, Ally Financial is going full steam ahead with such loans. Automotive News reports the former financial arm of General Motors — joining Toyota Financial Services...Show More Summary

Lawsuit Claims Toyota, GM & Ford Deceived Consumers About Hackability Of Connected Cars

A recently filed class action lawsuit claims that Toyota, Ford and General Motors knowingly put consumers at risk by selling connected cars that can be susceptible to hackers looking to remotely control vehicle functionality.  The lawsuit [PDF],filed today in U.S. Show More Summary

All Major Carmakers To Get Apple CarPlay Except World's Largest Carmaker

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Toyota sold 10.23 million vehicles in 2014, beating out General Motors and Volkswagen for the title of World's Largest Automaker. But that isn't enough for Apple, which apparently doesn't consider Toyota to be a "major car brand." Read more...

How Did General Motors' Buick -- Yes, Buick -- Beat Toyota in Quality?

GM's old Buick brand, like the company itself, has changed in a big way. Here's how it happened.

Will the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Give General Motors a Chance Against Toyota and Ford?

Just three years after the current car's debut, GM is gearing up to take on the Camry and Fusion with a Malibu that is all-new from scratch. Will it work?

Toyota Corolla sedan facelift possibly revealed in safety video

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The look of the updated Toyota Corolla sedan has possibly been revealed in a video, which was shown prior to Toyota’s presentation at the 2015 Geneva motor show. In the computer animated video, a Toyota Corolla sedan is seen darting around a virtual town demonstrating various safety features, including automated emergency braking, lane departure warning, [...]

Toyota Kirloskar, Kamarajar Port Ink Deal for Expansion

  Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM)  signed an MoU with Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) in order to help facilitate the expansion of its export business.

Toyota diversifies top executive ranks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will promote two foreigners to senior posts - one marking the first woman to hold an executive title - in a drive towards diversifying its management, long dominated by Japanese men. Show More Summary

Renault Kadjar is ready to challenge Europe's CUV segment in Geneva

The Renault Kadjar is the French brand's latest crossover and makes its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The CUV is meant to challenge competitors in Europe like the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota Rav4. Continue reading Renault Kadjar isShow More Summary

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