Shuffle at Toyota according to planMon, 06, Mar 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.
Toyota promotes Carter, Fay, Hollis, LaukesWed, 01, Mar 2017
Toyota is elevating some of its key people in North America as part of an annual executive shuffle. Bob Carter will have responsibility for sales, marketing, distribution and customer service for the Toyota and Lexus brands in North America.
Toyota's Carter: Sky isn't fallingSun, 11, Sep 2016
Carter: Toyota's bullish on U.S. salesMon, 11, Apr 2016
Toyota's Carter says sales nearing plateau, but will remain solidThu, 31, Mar 2016
U.S. auto sales may be nearing a plateau, but that's not a sign of trouble ahead, Bob Carter, senior vice president for automotive operations at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., said Thursday. Carter said Toyota expects sales to remain at the current level for at least “a solid 24 months.”
Toyota's Carter to speak at Retail ForumMon, 08, Feb 2016
Toyota brass sees more strong U.S. sales, but must adapt product mixThu, 03, Dec 2015
Automakers can count on robust vehicle sales in 2016, but will be challenged to produce the right mix of cars and trucks as consumers gravitate to larger and roomier vehicles, Toyota executives said today.
Toyota's Carter says dealerships must change to look like new customersThu, 22, Jan 2015
Toyota welcomes Buffett to car business with Hollywood burgersTue, 13, Jan 2015
When billionaire investor Warren Buffett became the newest entrant in the auto-dealership business last year, Toyota rolled out the red carpet. The world’s largest carmaker welcomed Buffett within weeks after his Berkshire Hathaway agreed to acquire Van Tuyl Group, the largest privately held US auto dealer group.
Toyota's products, factory retooling set stage for market share gainsMon, 08, Dec 2014
For most of the last five years, Toyota has been hampered by one problem after another: recession, safety crisis, earthquake, strong yen. But it has used that time to quietly fine-tune key aspects of its business, and heading into 2015, it's in position to seize market share as it did during its mid-2000s growth spurt.
Toyota sees small pickups as growth marketThu, 04, Dec 2014
Toyota is betting that small pickup trucks are going to become big sellers. The automaker plans to unveil its redesigned Tacoma truck at the Detroit auto show in January, and is expecting rising sales in 2015 and beyond, even though overall growth in the small-truck segment has been slow.
Toyota claims 'healthy' supply of replacement airbagsThu, 23, Oct 2014
Toyota has a “healthy” supply of replacement parts that should allow dealers to move forward with repairs required by the widening recall of airbags made by supplier Takata, said Bob Carter, senior vice president of the automaker’s U.S. sales unit.