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.
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
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 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
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. Motoring.au 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
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
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
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
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...
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?
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
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
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...
GM's old Buick brand, like the company itself, has changed in a big way. Here's how it happened.
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?
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 Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) signed an MoU with Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) in order to help facilitate the expansion of its export business.
Toyota outsold Ford in the U.S. last month thanks to a secret weapon: sedans.
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
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