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Toyota will unwrap a small crossover concept vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show geared toward outdoor enthusiasts and urban dwellers.
Lexus' U.S. dealers have clamored for a family-friendly version of the popular RX crossover for years, but it's unclear whether the third row will accommodate two or three passengers.
The 2018 Lexus RX 350L with a gasoline engine and the hybrid RX 450hL will be unveiled Nov. 29 at the auto show, the company said. Canadian sales of the current RX are up 17 per cent this year.
The plan to shift more pickup production to Mexico depends on the survival of a trade pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst U.S. trade deal ever.
Toyota's rebalancing of its once car-heavy mix means vehicle sales are now just slightly ahead of last year's numbers. Lexus, however, has not fared so well on the luxury side with just too many sedans.
The pioneer of the Prius and lean manufacturing wants the world to know it's not falling behind on electrification -- or autonomous technology, for that matter.
Toyota is pushing back on any suggestion that its decision to cut investment and capacity at a plant under construction in Mexico has anything to do with U.S. political pressure.
Lexus' newest concept car, based on the re-engineered LS sedan, will be used to showcase its self-driving technologies and design direction.
Toyota has trimmed investment plans for a pickup factory in Mexico after the Japanese automaker decided to also build a new U.S. auto plant with partner Mazda.
The first spy photos of what appears to be an updated Prius v wagon suggest it will get the crossover treatment when it goes on sale.
U.S.-based Toyota Research Institute demonstrates its autonomous vehicle platform, and declares it's very much in the race to build advanced safety systems and robot cars.
A new generation of light trucks is being built and sold in Mexico, upending traditional notions of the country's place in the North American auto industry.
Mexico auto industry officials are bracing for hardball proposals from American trade negotiators as the latest round of talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement gets underway.
Toyota, long a bit player in Mexico, now is No. 4 in sales there. It plans to defend its Mexican beachhead with an expanded model line and second assembly plant.
Toyota's "Sensations" ad campaign uses intergenerational music and a lot of engine noise to show that the Camry isn't just a household appliance.
Toyota reported sharply higher U.S. sales in September on booming light trucks and the redesigned 2018 Camry.
Things are looking brighter for the Texas auto market as parts of the state hardest hit by low oil prices and natural disasters start the long road to recovery, lifting a market that has underperformed in recent years.
Things are looking brighter for Texas' auto market as parts of the state hardest hit by low oil prices and natural disasters start the long road to recovery.
The stakes are high as Lexus tries to pivot from cushy, reliable cars and crossovers to more emotional, hard-charging vehicles that set the bar rather than resting on their laurels.
The lessons of a 1985 earthquake, which killed an estimated 10,000, laid the foundation for a nation that takes things like building codes much more seriously.
Lexus will sell its redesigned LS 500 flagship sedan for around $76,000 for the base model, up from $73,515 on the outgoing model, in a bet that its more aggressive design and enhanced performance will draw brand loyalists...
The obsessive skepticism about the future of NAFTA is unfounded, says Eduardo Solis, president of the Mexican Automotive Industry Association. Still, he notes that "there's a lot of noise going around."
The momentum from a slew of auto industry investments in recent years has carried the industry in Mexico to peak capacity. And that's likely to continue as new plants and plant expansions come online, industry officials say.
Mexico auto industry officials worry that damaged vehicles from Hurricane Harvey and perhaps Hurricane Irma could find their way south of the border given lax import controls in the past.
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