Toyota marketing exec: Don't write off midsize cars yetTue, 10, Jan 2017
Toyota says most Calif. employees making move to new Texas headquartersFri, 14, Oct 2016
Most of Toyota's employees at its headquarters in Southern California will make the move to its new North Texas campus next year in a sign that the company has succeeded in its quest for high retention rates.
Lagging infrastructure slows fuel cell growth, Lentz saysMon, 11, Apr 2016
Former Scions to get trim levelsMon, 04, Apr 2016
Toyota plans to pivot away from Scion's monospec approach and introduce multiple option packages on the youth-oriented cars, Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America, told Automotive News last month at the New York auto show.
Toyota: Look past Prime's EV rangeMon, 28, Mar 2016
Isn't it odd that Toyota, which has been so superlative in its development and sales of hybrid vehicles, turns out to be a slacker on such a key metric as EV range with its new Prius Prime? Not really, given the overall importance Toyota, and the marketplace, have given to plug-in EVs.
Where Toyota, Lexus got their leadersMon, 08, Feb 2016
While Scion served Toyota as a test bed for marketing and retail innovations, it was also an effective proving ground for executives. A truckful of current Toyota suits cut their teeth at the young brand, and movement between Scion and Lexus was fluid.
Next wave of Toyota's Texas migration gets underway, with some 'growing pains'Mon, 25, Jan 2016
Eventually more than 4,000 Toyota employees will be housed in a sprawling, 2.1-million-square-foot complex that is expected to be finished in early 2017. Most of those will come from Toyota's Torrance, Calif., campus, while about 1,000 are due from Erlanger, Ky. The move, announced in April 2014, is aimed at reorganizing the far-flung entities that make up Toyota North America (financial, sales, manufacturing) under one roof in tax-friendly Texas.
Krafcik, Lentz chart diverging routes to the self-driving carMon, 18, Jan 2016
In their campaign for self-driving cars, Toyota Motor Corp. and Google Inc. share a vision of a world without car crashes, in which everyone -- including the elderly and disabled -- can easily get around.
Toyota ramps up its truck production, with cautionMon, 18, Jan 2016
Toyota plans to boost output of light trucks in 2016 to tap the hot market for SUVs and crossovers, but it will do so cautiously with an eye to the flattening market, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said.
Toyota won't rush to fully autonomous vehicles, Lentz saysTue, 12, Jan 2016
Lentz to speak at World CongressMon, 09, Nov 2015
Jim Lentz, who led Toyota's recovery in North America from the dark days of its 2010 unintended-acceleration crisis and the pain of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Next-gen Prius may be ill-timed, but not ill-fatedMon, 29, Jun 2015
While the timing isn't ideal, dealers, analysts and Toyota itself are all bullish on the prospects for the next-gen Prius. They credit the strength of the Prius brand, its promising looks and what's shaping up as a solid backup plan.