Yaris

Toyota's new subcompact will use Mazda's Skyactiv engine

11:08 am U.S. ET | March 6, 2014
Toyota will add Mazda’s fuel-efficient Skyactiv engine to its tiny stable of borrowed powerplants when it sources a new Mazda2-based subcompact from Mazda’s just-opened assembly plant here. The car will get Toyota-designed sheet metal on the outside but Mazda’s high-compression, fuel-injected Skyactiv gasoline engine under the hood.... Read More »

 

Honda to end Europe sales of Insight, CR-Z hybrids

Feb. 14, 2014 06:01 CET
Honda will stop selling its Insight and CR-Z gasoline-electric hybrids in Europe because of weak demand. Honda was the first automaker to sell a mass-production hybrid in Europe when it introduced the two-seat Insight in 1999.... Read More »

 

Chevy Spark only tiny car to get acceptable rating in new IIHS crash tests

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2014
Most of the tiniest cars on the road fared poorly in the challenging new small-overlap crash test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, with only the Chevrolet Spark getting an acceptable rating, the group said today.... Read More »

 

Toyota lowers car sales goal in Germany due to hybrid shortages

Nov. 14, 2013 06:01 CET
Toyota says it will not sell as many cars in Germany as it originally hoped this year after failing to keep up with demand for its hybrid cars in the market.... Read More »

 

Toyota will recall 185,000 vehicles globally for power-steering flaw

July 3, 2013 10:03 CET
Toyota will recall about 185,000 vehicles globally, including the Yaris subcompact made in France, because of a glitch in the electric power steering system that could make the steering heavier. No accidents or injuries have been reported from the flaw, a Toyota spokeswoman said.... Read More »

 

Toyota plant in France starts Yaris output for U.S.

May 16, 2013 14:48 CET
Toyota Europe has started making the Yaris for North American export at its plant in Valenciennes, France, marking the first time the automaker's European-built models have been exported to the United States and Canada.... Read More »

 

Toyota plant in France launches Yaris output for U.S.

8:48 am U.S. ET | May 16, 2013
Toyota Europe has started making the Yaris for North American export at its plant in Valenciennes, France, marking the first time the automaker's European-built models have been exported to the United States and Canada.... Read More »

 

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