Toyota gets another boost from light trucksTue, 03, May 2016
Toyota Motor Sales posted a 3.8 percent sales increase in April, moving 211,125 vehicles for the month. Sales at the Toyota division, including Scion, rose 5 percent to 186,243 vehicles. The gains were largely buoyed by the strength of Toyota's light trucks, which set a record for April sales, rising 16 percent for the month to 96,033 vehicles.
Mercedes widens lead over Lexus, BMW with SUVsTue, 03, May 2016
Mercedes-Benz led U.S. sales of luxury autos in April, solidifying its top spot ahead of Toyota's Lexus and the BMW brand as demand for SUVs stayed strong.
Freshening gives Lexus IS sedan a bolder lookMon, 02, May 2016
Lexus unveiled a freshened IS compact sedan last week at the Beijing auto show with an aggressive, heavily creased front fascia that echoes those of the RC coupe and upcoming LC 500 sports car.
Lexus dramatizes design in meaner mug for ISSun, 24, Apr 2016
Lexus is doubling down on bolder designs with a freshened IS sport sedan that gets a meaner mug and sportier demeanor. The mid-cycle update also rolls out a tweaked interior with a bigger multimedia display and the brand's latest active safety system.
Beijing show opens up to challenger brandsSun, 24, Apr 2016
The Beijing auto show going on this week has become a showcase for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz -- the dominant luxury brands in China -- as well as challengers such as Cadillac, Lincoln and Infiniti.
Digital Honda ads make it personalMon, 11, Apr 2016
In online video campaigns, simply repurposing a TV spot for the digital audience can be an inefficient exercise when trying to influence potential buyers. So the TriHonda Dealers Association took a more targeted approach in a recent Tier 2 digital video blitz.
Toyota, Nissan idle 2 assembly plants in wake of earthquakeThu, 14, Apr 2016
Toyota and Nissan have suspended production at two plants that export Lexus and crossover vehicles to the U.S. after a strong earthquake in southwest Japan disrupted operations at key suppliers.