Toyota

VIDEO: First Shift: Idled VW diesels take the field

8:30 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2017

VW diesels await fate at abandoned NFL venue; 10 states expected to push ahead on clean-car rules; Canadians plot NAFTA strategy; Lexus entering India; CFPB fines Experian.... Read More »

Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence

6:33 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2017

Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury demand.... Read More »

2017 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Toyota says Sienna and Yaris get more USB ports, additional safety tech

3:33 pm U.S. ET | March 22, 2017

Toyota is upgrading the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatch at next month's New York auto show. Technology is on the menu for both.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Cadillac, Lincoln in BMW's line of fire?

3:00 pm U.S. ET | March 22, 2017

BMW aims for Mercedes, but may hit Cadillac, Lincoln; Porsche profit tops $17K per car; Ally profit warning stokes used-car price worries; Toyota to reveal freshened Sienna, Yaris.... Read More »

DAVID UNDERCOFFLER

Can Hyundai's Ioniq make inroads against Prius?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 19, 2017

Since the Toyota Prius went on sale in 2000, nameplates such as Ford's C-Max and Honda's Insight have tried to mount a serious challenge to its domination of the hybrid market. And they have fallen woefully short.... Read More »

Toyota expands sponsorship deals for 2018 Winter Olympics

2:45 pm U.S. ET | March 17, 2017

Toyota is putting U.S. Figure Skating and U.S. Speedskating under its sponsorship umbrella for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.... Read More »

Buick, Lexus return to top spots in service satisfaction scorecard

1:00 pm U.S. ET | March 16, 2017

Buick and Lexus regained their familiar top rankings in J.D. Power's latest scorecard of satisfaction with dealership service departments, helping the U.S. industry improve for a second straight year.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Buick, Lexus retake service lead

3:45 pm U.S. ET | March 16, 2017

Buick, Lexus back on top in service satisfaction; VW exec must stay in jail until Jan. trial; VW law firm raided; Calif. digs in on emissions rules; Sonata recall | BMW i8 Spyder'd.... Read More »

Japan automakers willing to work with U.S. on trade grievances

6:19 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2017

Japan's auto industry, under trade pressure from President Trump, has struck a conciliatory note, saying it is open to addressing American grievances and even defending the president's stance.... Read More »

Toyota will invest $294 million in UK car plant

March 16, 2017 13:03 CET

Toyota will invest 240 million pounds ($294 million) in its UK car plant to prepare it to build vehicles on a new platform, but the automaker warned that continued tariff-free access to the European single market after Brexit remained a crucial point.... Read More »

U.S. won't seek to roll back California vehicle authority

6:42 am U.S. ET | March 15, 2017

President Donald Trump announced the EPA will revive a review of the feasibility of strict fuel efficiency standards through 2025, but did not withdraw California's authority to set its own vehicle rules.... Read More »

President gives automakers year to push for reset of mileage rules

7:33 am U.S. ET | March 15, 2017

Automakers will get another year to dispute fuel economy standards the Trump administration will scrutinize, overruling an Obama-era ruling that the industry is capable of meeting tougher mileage and emissions rules.... Read More »

JUST ARRIVED

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 13, 2017

Nearly 20 years after Toyota's first Prius, Hyundai is launching its own global green nameplate, Ioniq. This is how they compare.... Read More »

Audi's equal-pay spot helps brand top automakers in February Twitter engagement

3:30 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2017

Audi topped auto brands in Twitter engagement in February with help from its Super Bowl spot that addressed pay equality.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Trump expected to reopen MPG review

2:30 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2017

Trump expected to reopen MPG review; Volvo plans 250-mile EV; Tesla Model 3 hits street; Mobileye deal to hasten self-driving era?; Ford tests Smart Service kiosk; A special Toyota.... Read More »

Toyota's other big project in North Texas

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 13, 2017

Toyota is quietly building an executive retreat, complete with a driving course, near its soon-to-open headquarters in Plano, Texas.... Read More »

Spirit of Scion lives on in Toyota's C-HR

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2017

In the C-HR, Toyota has rolled out a vehicle that feels upscale and special, but fully at home in the Scion universe of simple but not austere.... Read More »

GM, Honda name top management for fuel cell venture

3:09 pm U.S. ET | March 9, 2017

GM and Honda named the top managers that will oversee their newly formed Fuel Cell System Manufacturing joint venture in Michigan.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: FCA diesels still on hold

3:00 pm U.S. ET | March 8, 2017

FCA diesels still on hold; Senate Dems: Keep Obama fuel-economy rules; Falling short of CAFE?; No fast action on NAFTA; Toyota C-HR's youth-friendly price; Electric Porsche Macan?... Read More »

Toyota may delay UK Auris production decision to see Brexit terms

March 8, 2017 14:45 CET

Toyota may delay a decision on whether to build its next Auris at its UK car plant to see the outcome of Brexit negotiations.... Read More »

2017 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Lexus takes aim at Mercedes, Tesla with new hybrid sedan

March 8, 2017 10:59 CET

Lexus's newest hybrid sedan, the LS 500h, is aimed squarely at luxury plug-in hybrid and full electric rivals from Mercedes and Tesla.... Read More »

Toyota C-HR crossover priced from $23,460

4:00 am U.S. ET | March 8, 2017

Toyota's new C-HR crossover will mostly use the “mono-spec” pricing and equipment formula that the defunct Scion brand employed to get young drivers into well-equipped vehicles at relatively low prices.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: How BMW, VW see GM-PSA deal

3:00 pm U.S. ET | March 7, 2017

BMW, VW weigh in on GM, PSA; Neumann keeps Opel post; Cadillac's European ambitions; In Geneva: Fastest Honda ever sold in U.S.; Lambo's powerful Huracan; A zippy car from Tata.... Read More »

Toyota Europe sees sales up 5% this year as hybrids push pays off

March 7, 2017 09:01 CET

Toyota Europe expects to increase its sales and market share this year, buoyed by the popularity of hybrids in the region. The automaker wants hybrids to account for half of its European sales by 2020, up from more than 30 percent last year.... Read More »

Shuffle at Toyota according to plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 6, 2017

Toyota's executive shuffle last week was part of broader effort to stay nimble, while the promotions of key figures in North America, including Bob Carter and Bill Fay, follow long-term succession plans for top posts.... Read More »

 
Shanghai show to measure progress of China's would-be Teslas

Yang Jian
4:19 am U.S. ET | March 24 2017

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At least six startups funded by Chinese backers have hatched plans to develop high-performance EVs a ...
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Why VW patriarch Piech's parting will be bitter

Christiaan Hetzner
8:16 am U.S. ET | March 22 2017

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Ferdinand Piech's plan to burn all bridges to his life's work and sell his indirect stake in VW Grou ...
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Why city mayors may dictate which cars will rule the roads

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 18 2017

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PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares is scared that the mayors of the world's biggest cities -- especially t ...
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How Aston Martin could help make your life better

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17 2017

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Aston Martin is playing a key role in reducing CO2 and giving back a huge amount of lost time to car ...
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Audi CEO's polished exterior shows cracks amid diesel scandal

Christiaan Hetzner
5:53 am U.S. ET | March 17 2017

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There are few German top managers as practiced as Audi CEO Rupert Stadler. ...
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As VW exits crisis, the press spins next chapter like pirate radio

Larry P. Vellequette
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 15 2017

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When the financial and automotive press gathered Tuesday in Wolfsburg, home to a leading automaker, ...
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Mitsubishi gets a lot more European

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 15 2017

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Mitsubishi is becoming a lot more European as Chairman Carlos Ghosn fills key posts with trusted French and British executives. ...
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Perseverance leads to perfect iPad pockets in new XC60


12:01 am U.S. ET | March 8 2017

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Volvo's new XC60 has an iPad-friendly storage space that took a decade to make a reality. ...
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For Italy's Giugiaros, a return to the Geneva spotlight


12:01 am U.S. ET | March 8 2017

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It would not be a Geneva auto show without Giorget‎to and Fabrizio Giugiaro up on a small stan ...
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Velar may signal new strategy at Land Rover

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 7 2017

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The Range Rover Velar runs dangerously close to the Range Rover Sport in Land Rover's luxury lineup. ...
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European sales rise 2% amid political uncertainty
New-car registrations rose 2 percent in Europe last month even though major brands such as VW, Opel ...
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W. European sales edge up in February
Western European car sales rose nearly 1 percent in February as demand slowed in key markets. ...
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Diesels lose appeal in weaker German car market
New-car sales in Germany fell nearly 3 percent last month, with diesel models worst hit as authoriti ...
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Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in January
GM's Opel brand and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions o ...
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Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in January
Opel and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions of a possibl ...
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Irish new-car sales fall in January as Brexit bites
New-car sales in Ireland fell nearly 2 percent in January as the British pound's sharp decline after ...
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EU car sales growth expected to slow to 1%, ACEA says
Car sales in the EU are expected to grow by about 1 percent in 2017, a sharp slowdown from last year ...
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Russia slump forecast to end; rapid recovery unlikely
After a four-year drop, Russia's car market looks to have bottomed out, leaving manufacturers optimi ...
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Western European car sales rise 10% in January
Western European car sales rose 9.5 percent in January on buoyant demand in Germany, France, Italy a ...
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UK sales rise 3% in Jan. on consumer demand
UK new-car registrations rose 3 percent in January, helped by the first increase in demand from priv ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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Audi, Mercedes push key segment toward milestone
Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are largely responsible for the growing success of the compact premium s ...
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Audi, BMW, Jaguar give midsize premium segment a lift
Europe's midsize premium segment grew at a near double-digit pace in the first half on new models fr ...
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Audi's new development boss will start earlier than expected
Former Volvo executive Peter Mertens will become Audi's development chief earlier than anticipated, ...
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Nissan appoints EV expert as new tech boss for Europe
Nissan has appointed company veteran Nobusuke Toukura as the head of its European technical center. ...
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Nissan Europe promotes French exec to sales and marketing chief
Nissan Europe named Philippe Saillard as its new head of sales and marketing, a promotion from his c ...
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Infiniti names former BMW exec Habib as design chief
Infiniti, Nissan's premium brand, named Karim Habib, former global design chief for BMW, as the bran ...
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Nissan's Nakamura retires as design team is shuffled
Shiro Nakamura, who penned some of Nissan's most daring and memorable cars, will retire after 17 yea ...
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GM, Honda name top management for fuel cell venture
GM and Honda named the top managers that will oversee their newly formed Fuel Cell System Manufactur ...
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Toyota names new Europe sales boss
Toyota has shuffled its executive team in Europe, naming Hiroaki Nanahara, a veteran of the company' ...
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Toyota trims exec positions, aims for quicker decision making
Toyota has reduced its number of top positions to speed up decision making, as the automaker works t ...
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Daimler picks U.S. trucks chief Daum to replace Bernhard
Daimler has appointed the head of its North American trucks division to run group-wide truck operati ...
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Federal-Mogul shakes up leadership under Icahn takeover
Federal-Mogul Holdings named Bradley Norton as the new co-CEO and CEO of the supplier's motor parts division. ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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Better-connected 5 series gets tech from BMW flagship
BMW has made its 5 series lighter, more economical and fully connected with advanced technology firs ...
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Smart improves ForTwo, ForFour EV variants with Renault tech
Smart has improved its EV technology for the battery-powered versions of its ForTwo and ForFour with ...
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Audi makes Q5 a tougher rival for Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan
Audi has developed the second-generation Q5 to have the driving dynamics of the Porsche Macan and a ...
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Audi makes Q5 a tougher rival for Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan
Audi has developed the second-generation Q5 to have the driving dynamics of the Porsche Macan and a ...
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Peugeot moves upscale with new 3008 SUV
The new Peugeot 3008 has been turned into an SUV from a minivan and has been given significant upgra ...
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Citroen aims C3 at Facebook generation
Citroen is aiming its new C3 firmly at younger, tech-savvy buyers who will appreciate features such ...
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Suppliers to the new Renault Megane
Assembly of the fourth-generation Renault Megane began in November 2015 at the French automaker's fa ...
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Suppliers to the new Infiniti Q30
Assembly of the all-new Infiniti Q30 began on Daimler's MFA platform in December 2015 at the Nissan' ...
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Suppliers to the new Mercedes C-class Coupe
Assembly of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe began in Bremen, Germany, in October 2 ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra
Assembly of the latest Opel/Vauxhall Astra began in Gliwice, Poland, in August 2015 and then in Elle ...
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Suppliers to the new Jaguar F-Pace
Assembly of Jaguar's all-new F-Pace began at parent Jaguar Land Rover's facility at Solihull, Englan ...
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