Toyota Motor is the world’s biggest carmaker, having overtaken General Motors during the global financial crisis.
Japan’s lock on Consumer Reports’ vehicle reliability rankings is starting to ease.
Three Japanese brands – Lexus, Toyota and Acura – took the top spots in this year’s survey, and seven of the top 10 brands are Japanese.Tuesday, 29 October, 2013, 3:40pm
Toyota Motor is liable for a 2007 crash that left one woman dead and another seriously injured after a Camry suddenly accelerated, a jury in Oklahoma decided on Thursday.
The jury awarded US$1.5 million in monetary damages to Jean Bookout, the driver of the car who was injured in the crash, and US$1.5 million to the family of Barbara Schwarz, 70, who died.25 Oct 2013 - 3:47pm
Toyota Motor unveiled on Friday the next generation of cars featuring an autopilot system that will swerve to avoid collisions and also keep to the middle of the road, all without drivers touching the wheel.
The Japanese carmaker’s vehicles using the self-driving technology could be available on the market in just a few years’ time.11 Oct 2013 - 10:55pm
Eiji Toyoda, who spearheaded Toyota Motor's expansion in the United States as the carmaker's longest-serving president, has died at the age of 100.18 Sep 2013 - 3:08am
Toyota has two important vehicles coming in 2015: the next-generation Prius hybrid and the company’s first hydrogen fuel cell car.29 Aug 2013 - 9:49am
Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus is trying to shake off its stodgy image. So it’s opening a cafe.
The special lounges, the first of which is opening next week in Tokyo’s fashionable Aoyama district, are designed to look more like a chic home than a standard showroom. In fact, only one vehicle can be displayed at a time.27 Aug 2013 - 12:03pm
Toyota Motor’s slower-than-expected growth in Southeast Asia, its third biggest regional market, is becoming a headache as the world’s best-selling carmaker closes on its six-year-old profit record.2 Aug 2013 - 11:00am
Toyota’s Camry has been No. 1 for more than a decade, but the company is stretching to keep it there with price cuts, rebates and lease deals.18 Jul 2013 - 9:07am
Takanori Yokoi, said the Japanese carmaker is in discussions with Hunan Corun New Energy of Hunan province to jointly produce nickel metal hydride batteries for hybrid models Toyota plans to start selling in the mainland in about 2015.1 Jun 2013 - 4:19am 1 comment
There's conservative and then there's Toyota Motor.
The world's largest carmaker forecast on Wednesday profit and revenue that missed analysts' estimates, based on outdated projections for the yen to trade at 90 against the US dollar and 120 versus the euro this fiscal year.10 May 2013 - 5:09am
Toyota Motor on Wednesday said its full-year net profit more than tripled to 962.1 billion yen (HK$75.3 billion), with the world’s largest automaker also saying it was on track for another soaring profit in the current fiscal year.8 May 2013 - 2:37pm
Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda overhauled his top management for the second consecutive year, strengthening his control over the world's largest carmaker to vie with General Motors and Volkswagen.7 Mar 2013 - 6:12am
Three major Japanese carmakers started the year on a good note on the mainland as their sales last month showed growth for the first time in four months.5 Feb 2013 - 4:09am
Deutsche Securities fined HK$2.5m by SFC19 Dec 2012 - 2:37am
Toyota Motor is poised to take back the title of world's biggest carmaker for this year, as Volkswagen fights General Motors for second place heading into the final weeks.18 Dec 2012 - 4:46am