2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.
Toyota's Japan ad agency Dentsu to repay advertising overchargesFri, 23, Sep 2016
Ad agency Dentsu will pay an estimated 230 million yen ($2.3 million) back to customers, including Toyota, that it overcharged for Internet advertisements in a case likely to stoke concern that digital media transactions have lacked transparency.
Toyota says ad agency Dentsu disclosed 'irregularities' around transactions in JapanThu, 22, Sep 2016
Toyota says its longtime advertising partner, Japanese agency giant Dentsu, has informed it of "irregularities" related to some digital media business transactions. Reports have said the problem was about a division of Dentsu in Japan overcharging the automaker.
Toyota replaces Nissan as auto sponsor of 'The Voice'Tue, 20, Sep 2016
Toyota has signed on to be the exclusive auto sponsor of NBC's "The Voice" for the next two seasons. The automaker replaces Nissan, who was the official auto partner for four seasons of the reality singing competition. Kia was also an early sponsor of "The Voice."
How much cleaner is an electric car? Depends on where you areTue, 20, Sep 2016
How much cleaner are electric cars than the fossil-fuel powered alternative? The answer depends on exactly where you charge the batteries.
Magna Steyr to build cars for Mercedes, BMW, Toyota and Jaguar Land RoverSat, 17, Sep 2016
Austrian contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will produce six models for four different automakers at a plant in Graz, Austria, starting in 2018, Automobilwoche, an affiliate of Automotive News, reported.
Tacoma plant expansion a bid to regain market shareMon, 19, Sep 2016
Through a series of delicate production adjustments, Toyota has managed to squeeze more Tacoma midsize pickups out of its plants in Texas and Mexico. But those efforts weren't enough to fully protect the pickup's perch atop the rapidly growing segment from an onslaught of competitors.
Toyota engineer aims to recharge sales for Prius plug-inThu, 15, Sep 2016
The chief engineer of Toyota's Prius gasoline hybrid cars said he would like to see the automaker sell 1 million units of the new plug-in version over its product life cycle, saying the vehicle is set to become its showpiece "eco" car in the next decade or so.
Toyota to expand Tacoma output in MexicoWed, 14, Sep 2016
Toyota is investing $150 million at its Tijuana, Mexico, assembly plant to increase output of the Tacoma midsize pickup amid tight inventory that the company says has held back sales.
Toyota recalls 7,600 Prius models to fix passenger-side airbagsWed, 14, Sep 2016
Toyota is recalling about 7,600 Prius vehicles from the 2016 model year because passenger-side airbags that may deploy accidentally due to malfunctioning inflators, the company said.
BMW ends Z4 output with successor due in late '17 or early '18Mon, 12, Sep 2016
BMW has ended production of its slow-selling Z4 roadster and won't have a replacement until a two-seater being developed with Toyota goes on sale in late 2017 or early 2018.
Toyota's Carter: Sky isn't fallingSun, 11, Sep 2016
The midsize sedan segment isn't disappearing, says Toyota's Bob Carter. It just needs an infusion of fresh, exciting product.