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2018 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Toyota bets on Camry hybrid to boost fleet sales in Europe

June 21, 2018 12:43 CET

Toyota will launch sales of its Camry midsize sedan in Europe early next year to replace the discontinued Avensis. The Camry is part of Toyota’s plan to boost fleet sales in the region.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: 4 years later, GM hasn't given up the keys

3:00 pm U.S. ET | June 4, 2018

4 years later, GM hasn't given up the keys; Toyota moving Corolla to single platform; Ford Escape plug-in spied; Mitsu ponders a midsize pickup.... Read More »

The next Toyota Corolla reverses course to just one platform

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4, 2018

The Toyota Corolla is actually three different cars on three different platforms globally. But that changes with the introduction of a unified world platform starting this summer.... Read More »

Next-gen Toyota Corolla hatch to start at just over $20,000

11:02 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2018

Toyota's redesigned Corolla hatchback, aimed at first-time buyers and manual-transmission fans, will go on sale in showrooms this summer for $20,910 for the entry-level model, including shipping.... Read More »

Toyota will build fuel cell stack plant in bid to ramp up sales of hydrogen-powered cars

May 24, 2018 09:22 CET

Toyota plans to build a plant to manufacture hydrogen fuel cell stacks, a key component of fuel cell vehicles, as it seeks to increase global annual sales of the vehicles to at least 30,000 from 3,000 now.... Read More »

Toyota plans to spend $1.1 billion on two Ontario RAV4 plants

11:05 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2018

Toyota plans to spend more than $1 billion upgrading two of its three Ontario assembly plants in order to build the next generation of the RAV4 crossover.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Lear, union reach new deal as plant closure looms

3:30 pm U.S. ET | May 4, 2018

Lear, union reach new deal as plant closure looms; Getting ready for RAV4; Musk: Snub 'foolish'; Ferrari nearly sold out; Ford worker hurt; 'The Closer': Making cars and making up.... Read More »

Toyota invests $170 million in Miss. plant for next Corolla

3:30 pm U.S. ET | April 26, 2018

Toyota is investing $170 million at its Mississippi plant to build the next Corolla sedan, creating 400 jobs. The move will bring Toyota's investment in the plant to more than $1 billion since 2007.... Read More »

Toyota Avalon gets price bump after redesign

7:40 am U.S. ET | April 23, 2018

The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon that goes on sale next month as a 2019 model shares almost nothing with the previous generation, including the pricing.... Read More »

Toyota looks for a breakthrough with reworked cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2018

The relatively low-volume Avalon and Corolla hatchback offer a preview of stablemates that are more critical for Toyota North America: the reworked Lexus ES, which will debut this week in Beijing, and the coming Corolla sedan.... Read More »

Baby 4Runner, homely and adventure: What people are saying about '19 Toyota RAV4

10:00 am U.S. ET | April 3, 2018

Here's a roundup of initial reaction from the automotive media on the 2019 Toyota RAV4.... Read More »

Toyota expands RAV4 family to defend crown

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

The unassuming compact crossover now represents Toyota's principal weapon in an intensifying battle for sales volume, market share and brand loyalty.... Read More »

Redesigned RAV4 has a little something for everyone

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018

Fans of competing crossovers might recognize some design touches in the redesigned RAV4.... Read More »

Toyota's 2019 RAV4 gets more trims, power

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2018

The update gives the RAV4 more ammunition to defend its crown as the top-selling nonpickup in the nation last year against an ever-growing field of competing small crossovers.... Read More »

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Toyota gives new RAV4 more rugged design

March 28, 2018 06:15 CET

Toyota has chosen a more rugged design for its new RAV4 compact SUV in a bid to boost its sales in Europe's most popular SUV segment. The new, global model will be revealed at the New York auto show today ahead of European sales, which will start in the first quarter of 2019.... Read More »

Yaris sedan will get name change, 3 trim levels for 2019 model year

6:00 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2018

The subcompact sedan that Toyota inherited from its defunct youth-oriented Scion brand is getting another name change for the 2019 model year along with three trim levels.... Read More »

2018 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Toyota's '19 Corolla hatchback adds tech, drops iM tag

3:25 pm U.S. ET | March 23, 2018

Toyota is adding a host of new technology and safety features to the redesigned 2019 Corolla hatchback , which will be introduced at the New York auto show this month.... Read More »

Magna Steyr will build BMW, Toyota sports cars

March 19, 2018 06:01 CET

Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will build two new sports cars jointly developed by BMW and Toyota, industry sources familiar with the matter told Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

Retooled 2019 Toyota RAV4 to bow in Big Apple

12:20 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2018

Toyota is reloading in the industry's biggest and highly competitive segment with a redesigned, fifth-generation RAV4 that will debut during the 2018 New York auto show.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Toyota offers preview of redesigned RAV4

3:15 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2018

Toyota teases redesigned RAV4 ahead of NY debut; White House role for GM vet Liddell?; FCA-UAW scandal widens; Report: GM plans peer-to-peer car rentals; Rocket stunt propels Tesla.... Read More »

Toyota wants Supra to race into hearts

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2018

As trends toward autonomous driving, electrification and vehicle-sharing threaten to turn cars into more utilitarian people movers, Toyota wants to use more exciting products such as the Supra for competitive edge.... Read More »

Toyota's C-HR still playing catch-up

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2018

Toyota had high hopes for the stylish C-HR subcompact crossover, but the experience in the U.S. has shown that looks are only skin deep.... Read More »

2018 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Toyota boosts driving dynamics in new Auris

March 7, 2018 09:54 CET

Toyota has given its new Auris a more premium cabin, a higher-powered hybrid option and better driving dynamics.... Read More »

2018 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Toyota will seek halo appeal with Supra coupe

March 6, 2018 11:25 CET

Toyota will use its Supra sports car to act as a halo model to bring more emotional appeal to the brand.... Read More »

Toyota will drop diesel cars in Europe this year

March 6, 2018 08:41 CET

Toyota will stop selling diesel passenger cars in Europe by the end of this year, opting to put more emphasis on its gasoline-electric hybrids. Diesels account for less than 10 percent of the automaker's car sales in the region.... Read More »

 
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VW board was weak and indecisive over Audi CEO crisis


5:30 am U.S. ET | June 20 2018

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Stadler's words return to haunt him

Christiaan Hetzner
9:23 am U.S. ET | June 18 2018

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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler could not have been more prophetic when he said last month: "The diesel cris ...
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70 years later, appreciating the genius of Ferry Porsche

Richard Johnson
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2018

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We all know Ferdinand Porsche. But history has forgotten that it was his boy, Ferry, who created the ...
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Why VW should share its skateboard and change the world

Larry P. Vellequette
3:34 pm U.S. ET | June 13 2018

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Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess has plenty on his plate, but he should consider these three words ...
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Land Rover sets course for Defender to come home

Richard Truett
11:42 am U.S. ET | June 12 2018

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Authenticity is crucially important for the next Defender. Building the iconic off-roader in its spi ...
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Volvo's Polestar commits to guiding light feature

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9 2018

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Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath says that the Volvo-controlled brand will extend a unique design featu ...
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The Elkann style: Sustainability … at Ferrari speed

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8 2018

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Lapo Elkann, scion of the Agnelli family and still part owner of Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari, showed a ...
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Why BMW's new 3 series needs to up its game

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 6 2018

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The BMW 3 series is still the benchmark against which all midsize sedans are measured, but the outgo ...
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Why Chinese cars, crossovers should worry Europe's brands

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2018

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Chinese cars are now on par with products from Europe’s brands in terms of design, handling, p ...
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VW Group's new CEO Diess may have too much power

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24 2018

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Former BMW executive Herbert Diess now heads both VW Group and its core VW brand, which may be conce ...
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Jeep is biggest winner as Spain sales rise 7%
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German market down 6% but VW bucks trend with new SUV
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