Ford, Toyota form telematics alliance with other automakers, suppliers to stymie Google, AppleWed, 04, Jan 2017
Ford and Toyota have formed a consortium with automakers including PSA and Mazda to speed development of auto-industry standards for in-vehicle apps, a step toward preventing Apple and Google from controlling how drivers connect smartphones to their cars and trucks.
Toyota lures another partner into its orbitMon, 17, Oct 2016
Toyota, Suzuki explore green car, technology partnershipWed, 12, Oct 2016
Toyota and Suzuki have agreed to explore collaboration in green cars, safety and information technology. The collaboration would try to leverage Suzuki's strengths in low-cost, compact cars and Toyota's strengths in advanced r&d and larger vehicles, the automakers said.
Brexit hits Toyota, Nissan as rising yen weighs on profit outlookWed, 06, Jul 2016
The yen's extended surge after UK's decision to exit the EU has turned put added pressure on Japan's automakers. Since the June 23 Brexit vote, the mean forecast for net income at Toyota has slid to $16.5 billion, with four analysts cutting their predictions by an average $2.3 billion for the fiscal year.
Suzuki Motor appoints scion as CEO to rebuild after testing scandalWed, 29, Jun 2016
Suzuki Motor Corp. tapped the son of the company patriarch to become CEO, keeping management of Japan's fourth-largest automaker with the founding family as it tries to recover from a testing scandal.
Suzuki chairman will step down as CEO over false fuel-economy testsWed, 08, Jun 2016
Suzuki's Chairman Osamu Suzuki will give up his CEO title while Executive Vice President Osamu Honda will retire, the automaker said today, after the company revealed using false fuel-economy tests last month.
Suzuki raided by Japanese investigators over false fuel economy testsFri, 03, Jun 2016
Suzuki halts output at 3 Japanese factories after explosion at supplier's plantThu, 02, Jun 2016
Suzuki blames lack of resources for using wrong mileage testsTue, 31, May 2016
Suzuki blamed a lack of resources for failing to use correct tests in Japan to calculate vehicle mileage, and reiterated its employees did not intend to manipulate fuel economy data for better readings.
Suzuki used wrong fuel efficiency tests on 16 models in JapanWed, 18, May 2016
Suzuki said it had used fuel efficiency and emission testing methods that were different from Japanese regulations on 16 models now sold in the country, but that proper testing showed no need to amend the data.
Japanese look outside for engineering helpMon, 04, Apr 2016
Japanese automakers are increasingly willing to accept outside engineering help, as tightening emissions and safety regulations stretch r&d resources. British engineering firm Ricardo sees a big opportunity and plans to double its business with Japanese automakers.