Akio Toyoda

AKIO TOYODA, PRESIDENT, TOYOTA MOTOR CORP.

Toyota's new offensive's goal: Improvement, not sheer volume

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
President Akio Toyoda says Toyota Motor Corp. is finally ready to go on the offensive again, after being hobbled in recent years by such crises as the global financial meltdown following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, unintended acceleration recalls and Japan's killer earthquake....
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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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As Scion slips, Toyoda urges patience

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Akio Toyoda, scion of Toyota Motor Corp.'s founding family, has words of encouragement for Scion dealers who have soured on the brand's shrinking sales: Hang in there....
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Power play: 3 auto guys are in the mix

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Last week Forbes issued its list of the world's "most powerful people," 72 in all, and found spots for three car guys. The magazine calls it "an annual snapshot of the heads of state, financiers, philanthropists and entrepreneurs who truly rule the world."...
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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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For staying power, nobody tops VW's Piech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
No one has Ferdinand Piech beat when it comes to top-exec tenure in the auto industry....
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HANS GREIMEL

Does the Lexus IS make you hungry?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2013
Toyota President Akio Toyoda relishes mixed metaphors when it comes to cars and food. In particular, he loves to talk about "seasoning" his vehicles -- something the long-too-bland Toyota brand desperately needs....
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