Didier Leroy reshapes giant for an era of new rivals, new risksMon, 14, Nov 2016
Didier Leroy, Toyota's first non-Japanese executive vice president, left Renault to become one of Toyota's most powerful leaders. Now he is responsible for plotting a new course to keep the Japanese carmaker competitive in a rapidly changing industry.
Toyota's growth model turns on servicesMon, 07, Nov 2016
For eight decades, Toyota's business model was straightforward: Sell more cars, make more profit. But in the future, top Toyota executives say, growth will come not from selling more cars but from selling services that let owners use the cars like mobile phones. The transformation is under way.
Toyota pumps up truck supply to combat falling salesSat, 29, Oct 2016
Toyota looks to Uber for lessons in adapting to the futureFri, 28, Oct 2016
Toyota is staking its long-term survival on adapting to shifts customer demands through a data-sharing partnership with Uber. Toyota needs to operate with a sense of crisis to keep pace with its customers, top executive Didier Leroy said.
Toyota drops new diesel for C-HR crossoverThu, 29, Sep 2016
Toyota's Leroy bests the boss with his payMon, 04, Jul 2016
Can traffic deaths be eliminated?Sat, 21, May 2016
Mexico plant to show off Toyota's revamped systemSat, 05, Mar 2016
Shuffle aims for a meaner, leaner ToyotaMon, 07, Mar 2016
Toyota may be one of the world's leanest carmakers. But in a new era of record volume and disruptive technologies, President Akio Toyoda has appointed the company's first-ever chief competitive officer, to sharpen its edge even more.
Toyota revises structure to address product segments, r&dWed, 02, Mar 2016
Toyota will create new business units focused around product segments and roll out a new advanced strategic planning center to plot growth in an era in which sales exceed 10 million units and new technologies are needed.
Bumps in Toyota's road to diversityMon, 22, Jun 2015
Toyota promotes U.S., Europe execs in wide-reaching management shuffleWed, 04, Mar 2015
Toyota will elevate U.S. executive Julie Hamp and add Europe boss Didier Leroy to its board in a wide shuffle at the automaker. The overhaul also consolidates power in North America under regional CEO Jim Lentz, who will also assume oversight of the region's sprawling manufacturing operations.