Bob Carter

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Toyota: Fuel cell math is right

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Toyota believes just a few hydrogen stations will go a long way toward meeting its needs for launching hydrogen fuel cell vehicles next year in the United States. A few dozen stations strategically concentrated in California will get fuel cell transportation up and running, says Bob Carter, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. senior vice president of automotive operations.... Read More »

 

Fresh faces at NADA get retail baptism

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Merry moments played out several times during the National Automobile Dealers Association convention as new U.S. chiefs at several automakers arrived in New Orleans.... Read More »

 

Toyota sees strong but slowing growth in 2014

3:07 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Toyota Motor Sales USA has projected a slowing rate of growth in auto sales in 2014, and is taking a slightly less optimistic posture than most analysts regarding this year's sales tally.... Read More »

 

2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Toyota aims to defy skeptics with its fuel cell technology

Jan. 24, 2014 06:01 CET
Toyota is leaving nothing to chance as it plunges into sales of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles next year and aims to defy those who are skeptical of the technology.... Read More »

 

2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Toyota aims for bulletproof fuel cell tech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Toyota is leaving nothing to chance as it plunges into sales of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles next year, says Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for the company's U.S. arm.... Read More »

 

2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Toyota wants a bulletproof fuel-cell entry

5:54 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
Toyota is ready to take some flak when it plunges into mass-market hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles next year. Literally.... Read More »

 

Toyota gears up for more fuel-cell vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Toyota's engineers have been so successful reducing the cost of the company's new fuel-cell powered FCV sedan that the U.S.... Read More »

 

Lexus: No interest in $30,000 models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Lexus boss Jeff Bracken concedes that Mercedes-Benz's low-priced CLA sedan is off to a flying start, but he vows not to follow Mercedes down the price ladder.... Read More »

 

Toyota U.S. sales chief Carter to speak at Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Bob Carter, the veteran Toyota sales executive who has led the effort to regain the company's momentum in the United States following the 2010 recall crisis and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress in January.... Read More »

 

Crossovers lead the sales charge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Sales of Toyota's RAV4 soared 50 percent in August, and Honda's CR-V had its best month ever. And that says a lot about how the surging auto market has changed.... Read More »

 

EDITORIAL

Slower growth ahead

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
U.S. auto sales are headed toward a fourth straight year of growth.... Read More »

 

U.S. SALES THROUGH AUGUST 2013

Toyota exec Carter sees U.S. sales plateau in 16 million range

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2013
After four years of rapid growth for the auto industry, a top Toyota executive says sales are "starting to plateau" around a rate of 16 million units a year. Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., said Toyota's forecasts do not see sales hitting 17 million by 2018.... Read More »

 

Toyota vows to protect Camry's crown as top-selling U.S. car

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2013
Toyota plans to protect the Camry sedan's position as the top-selling U.S. car. The mid-sized Camry has been the No. 1-selling U.S. car for 11 consecutive years, and remains in the top spot through August. But for much of 2013, Camry deliveries were lower than a year earlier.... Read More »

 

Toyota emphasizes customer care, while aiming for 15% U.S. share

3:40 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2013
Toyota Motor Sales USA is setting aside rapid market share growth as a priority and will focus on "taking care of the customer" as a primary goal, the company's top sales executive in the United States said today.... Read More »

 

Toyota's new U.S. goal is 2.25 million

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Buoyed by some key launches this fall and a robust overall market, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. has again increased its 2013 sales target.... Read More »

 

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