Toyoda

Alma mater matters: Why Babson College is Toyota's special partner

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
Toyota is forging strong ties with Babson College. This spring, Babson is offering a hands-on undergraduate class that shows how to apply the Toyota Production System in the real world, by tweaking the Greater Boston Food Bank's fresh food distribution center, called the Marketplace....
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2 automotive dynasties make 'most powerful' cut

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
Town & Country, chronicler of the ultrarich and famous, has come out with its second annual "T&C 50" -- a list of the "world's most powerful" families. Among the great and glamorous dynasties included in the May issue are a pair of automotive clans -- the Agnellis of Fiat fame and the Porsche-Piech brood, descendants of Ferdinand Porsche....
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Toyota buying back stock for first time since 2009 as cash grows

12:51 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2014
Toyota said it will buy back stock for the first time in five years as its cash pile swells and profit climbs. Toyota will repurchase as many as 60 million shares, equivalent to a 1.9 percent stake, for 360 billion yen ($3.5 billion), according to a statement Tuesday. The company, which last bought back stock in February 2009, plans to retire about half of those shares by the end of June....
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BREAKTHROUGHS PROMISED

Details emerge of new engine, batteries and much more for the 4th-generation Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
The fourth-generation Toyota Prius, the car that made "hybrid" a household word, won't arrive for at least another year. But emerging details paint a picture of a car that could be a breakthrough on multiple fronts....
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Doubting Toyota prince defeats crisis to prove self wrong

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2013
Akio Toyoda has made a convincing case for himself as head of the world's biggest automaker. With the Tokyo Motor Show under way this week, Toyota is on track for a record profit, its Lexus luxury unit predicts the best-ever year of sales, and industry surveys show public questions over deteriorating quality are fading. It's a remarkable turnaround for an executive who got off to a shaky start handling one of the worst crises in Toyota's 76-year history....
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Toyoda touts Tokyo show as high-tech hub

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
The Tokyo Motor Show has fallen on hard times as global automakers channel their marketing efforts into bigger shows in China....
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JAMIE LaREAU

Why loving a car like a pet will never happen with Gen Y

3:20 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2013
Toyota President Akio Toyoda wants young people to love cars and have genuine feelings of attachment to their vehicles. Hmm, good luck....
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Eiji Toyoda's Rouge trip changed auto history

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Those three months that Eiji Toyoda spent at the Ford Rouge complex in Dearborn, Mich. may have been the most valuable plant tour of all time....
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