Waste management, according to Toyota’s Ryan McMullan, is the “gateway drug” to employee engagement on environmental sustainability initiatives. At Environmental Leader’s conference, McMullan, who is Toyota Motor Sale’s environmental...Show More Summary
The researcher spearheading Toyota’s robotics efforts says the automaker’s production principles can be applied to build affordable robots for the elderly. ||| Tokyo - The researcher hired by Toyota Motor to spearhead its robotics and...Show More Summary
Hotai Motor, the Taiwan auto distributor for Toyota led by one of the island’s richest families, will buy the local non-life insurance business of Zurich Insurance, the Central News Agency reported on Friday, citing Hotai spokesman Hsieh Fu-lai. Hotai will pay $198 million for the business, which will allow it to [...]
Despite Matt Crafton leading for most of the race, an opportune William Byron won the Rattlesnake 400 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 9 Toyota led for only six of the 167 laps. Texas...Show More Summary
We drove the updated 2017 Nissan GT-R; slid behind the wheel of the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS; and told you what the new Toyota Supra needs. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. The fifth Transformers movie, titled Transformers: The Last Knight, is set to be released on June 23, 2017, and director Michael Bay released the first...
Thanks to this post by Bruce Hamilton (aka “Toast Guy” or “Old Lean Dude”), I was reminded of the old General Motors effort, spearheaded by then-CEO Roger Smith (of “Roger & Me” fame), to fully automate car factories. Their concept was the “lights-out factory” that could run without people (other than a security guard). GM […]
German Quiroga is returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Friday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway near Ft. Worth, Texas. He’ll be behind the wheel of Red Horse’s No. 11 Toyota. The deal that puts Quiroga behind the wheel of the No. 11 is a one-race deal, for now, but both parties are [...]
The International Tokyo Toy Show kicks off this week, which means it's time for the annual Cammate kids' car concept from Toyota. In this fifth consecutive year of the Toyota Camatte, Toyota strays from toy motor vehicles like the LED-decorated...Show More Summary
The Toyota Motor Corporation has halted output at two production lines, one in Shizuoka and one in Kyoto, Japan, following an explosion, Channel News Asia reports.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it has suspended output at two production lines affected by an explosion earlier this week at a plant operated by a supplier, after briefly resuming operations at all affected lines....Show More Summary
General Motors' sales fell 18 percent, Ford's were down 6 percent and Toyota's sales dropped 10 percent
Toyota Motor has a greater market capitalization than that of General Motors, Ford and Honda combined. In the first part of this two-part article series, we talked about the impact of geographic sales mix and transaction prices on the respective valuations of these companies. Below we explore how margins explain the difference in valuations. […]
Toyota Motor has a greater market capitalization than that of General Motors, Ford and Honda combined. While this might appear striking, this is true primarily because of Toyota’s cash rich position. On comparing the enterprise value of the automakers, one sees that Toyota’s EV stands at just over $100 billion, which is about $30 […]
Over the past 20 years, the Toyota Prius has been the world's most successful "alternative"-fuel vehicle, largely because it doesn't depend on that fuel — electricity. Rather, it runs a gas-and-electric motor at the same time, most of...Show More Summary
Traditional carmakers putting money into buzzy Silicon Valley ride-hailing startups has suddenly become a big thing in business. General Motors invested $500 million in Lyft, Toyota just invested an undisclosed — though reportedly modest...Show More Summary
Recently, Toyota Motors announced a partnership with Uber to explore collaboration in the world of ride sharing. As a part of this partnership, the company’s financing units, Toyota Financial Services and Mirai Creation Investment, will make strategic investments in Uber. However, Toyota Motors did not disclose the investment amount. This move comes in the wake […]
SAN FRANCISCO—Toyota Motor Corp. has invested in Uber Technologies Inc., the company confirmed this week, with sources familiar with the matter telling the Wall Street Journal that the investment is under $100 million and includes aShow More Summary
Toyota Motor Corp said it would invest in on-demand ride-hailing company Uber, the latest in a wave of high-profile moves by automakers to embrace their potential upstart rivals as partners, customers and sources of valuable data. The...Show More Summary
Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have all made major investments in ride-sharing in recent years, Toyota and Volkswagen on Tuesday came out with their own announcements regarding a segment that could potentially...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday that it will build a second factory in Malaysia as part of expansion to meet rising local demand. The new 2 billion ringgit ($488 million) plant will be built by Toyota and its local partner, UMW Corp. Toyota said that the plant, to […]