Since 2010 — when America’s auto industry was in tatters but also in recovery — General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Toyota USA, and American Honda have lost 5.5 percentage points of market share. Through the first half of 2015, those...Show More Summary
Volkswagen Group has knocked Toyota Motor Corporation off the top perch for vehicle sales for the first half of 2015, delivering over 5.04 million cars since the start of the year against the 5.02 million recorded by Toyota. It's worth...Show More Summary
Volkswagen AG clinched the top spot in global auto sales for the first half of 2015 by selling 5.04 million vehicles, enough to overtake longtime standout Toyota Motor Corp.
DETROIT (Reuters) - The youth-oriented Scion brand will double U.S. sales to above 100,000 by 2017 on the strength of three new offerings, two of which go on sale in September, the head of the 12-year-old Toyota Motor Corp brand said. In the first half of this year, Scion's U.S. Show More Summary
Carl Edwards captured the pole for the second week in a row. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the lone NASCAR Sprint Cup track where Toyota remains winless, but the carmaker is well positioned to end that drought after a strong showing in qualifying Saturday. Led by No. Show More Summary
After topping the opening practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin didn’t even make it a lap in second practice before the hood of his No. 11 FedEx Toyota flew up over his windshield. During the opening stages of the session, the Hamlin’s hood slammed into the car’s windshield, bending the Earnhardt bar. Show More Summary
Toyota and Hino Motors have begun testing a jointly-developed fuel cell bus in Tokyo, Japan. The brief test is designed to will help Toyota evaluate and improve the technology ahead of a possible market launch... Continue Reading Toyota...Show More Summary
The fire-risk blower motor resistor harness has been recalled in the Hummer H3 and owners will start receiving repairs once parts become available. Owners of the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky should be able to use the updated parts...Show More Summary
By Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will likely delay building its premium Lexus brand in China for at least a few years, as growth in China's auto market slows to a crawl and a weak yen makes it cheaper to keep making cars in Japan. Show More Summary
Ford, General Motors, Honda and Toyota are among the companies each investing $1 million over three years in the University of Michigan’s Mcity — the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars. Self-driving vehicles can provide a […]
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would recall about 625,000 hybrid cars globally to fix a software glitch that could, in limited cases, shut down the hybrid system while the car is being driven. Models affected...Show More Summary
Toyota’s all-new Prius hybrid range is due to be unveiled at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, but these images may have given the game away for the Japanese carmaker. The next-gen Prius has been well-hidden by Toyota to date, but Taiwanese website Autonet has published images that it claims are the real deal. Show More Summary
Julie Hamp, one of Toyota’s highest ranking female executives, was released from custody without charges on Wednesday in Japan. The Toyota executive resigned last week from Toyota Motor Corp., according to Fox News, and was arrested on June 18 on suspicion of importing oxycodone. Show More Summary
On Wednesday morning, Japanese prosecutors released former Toyota Motor Corp. executive Julie Hamp without charges, capping 20 days of headlines about her arrest. Hamp was not only the first non-Japanese Toyota executive to be based in Japan, but until recently its highest-ranking female official. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo District Court said on Wednesday it had decided not to indict former Toyota Motor Corp executive Julie Hamp, who was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally importing the painkiller Oxycodone into Japan.
Images of what could be the new 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid have surfaced online ahead of an anticipated Tokyo motor show debut in October. Toyota has previously promised a new and more exciting look to its now iconic hybrid hatch, and these renderings may be our first look at the Japanese carmaker’s interpretation of that concept. […]
Rally legend Tommi Makinen will lead Toyota Gazoo Racing’s charge into the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2017, the outfit has confirmed today. Makinen will be joined by Toyota president Akio Toyoda, noted motoring enthusiast and the driving force behind the launch of the 86 sports car, as team chairman. Known best for his time […]
Tokyo - Tokyo prosecutors plan to release former Toyota Motor Corp executive Julie Hamp from custody after she was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally importing the painkiller Oxycodone into Japan, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo prosecutors plan to release former Toyota Motor Corp executive Julie Hamp from custody after she was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally importing the painkiller oxycodone into Japan, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday.
Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicle. Toyota's statement last week that its Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will get 312 miles between fill-ups is a shot across Tesla Motors bow. Toyota's Jim Lentz announced on Tuesday at a conference in Colorado that the automaker's upcoming fuel cell electric vehicle will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon equivalent (mpge) [...]