Former Toyota President Tatsuro Toyoda dies at 88Jan. 6
Toyota's slow-and-steady approach won't take it to first place in EVsDec. 31, 2017
While Toyota has been satisfied to manage the evolution of Hybrid Synergy Drive over two decades, competitors such as General Motors, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen and Renault-Nissan have been busy driving the next revolution in transportation.
Toyota sounds 'now or never' alarm with management shuffleNov. 28, 2017
AutoNews Now: Toyoda's 'wild dream' to electrify lineupDec. 14, 2017
Akio Toyoda: If we don't change, we won't growNov. 6, 2017
Toyota President Akio Toyoda feels the pressure of steering his company through a rapidly transforming industry where new entrants and technological advancements are forcing the family scion to rethink an 80-year-old business. As a result, he's betting on alliances and investments in areas from fuel cells to artificial intelligence. One thing the 61-year-old sees enduring through the decades is people's “friendship” with their cars.
Toyota shake-up: There's no time to loseDec. 4, 2017
A long view as Toyota confronts changeNov. 13, 2017
Akio Toyoda is keeping his eyes on the future, the far, far future, as the Toyota Motor Corp. president pilots his company through a rapidly changing automotive landscape. The biggest risk, he says, is thinking 2050 is too far away and doing nothing.