Toyota Avalon relaunch signals faith in sedansDec. 8
As market-preference pulls further away from sedans, Toyota is redesigning the Avalon as a sign of faith for the segment.
Paralympics bring home Toyota mobility messageDec. 9
Many of the devices and mobility concepts the company is highlighting addresses the challenges of personal mobility, including for the elderly, those recovering from an accident, or the permanently disabled.
Lexus still in rearviewDec. 11
Mercedes-Benz will take its third-straight U.S. luxury sales crown in 2017. So why isn't Lexus in the running?
OLYMPIC OPPORTUNITYDec. 11
Heeding a call to action from President Akio Toyoda, Toyota marketers are leveraging an eight-year Olympic sponsorship deal and its first global campaign to lay out its vision of mobility for the world.
AutoNews Now: Plug-in Panamera proves popular at PorscheDec. 8
Plug-in Panamera proves popular at Porsche; Toyota plans Detroit debut for new Avalon; Behind ZF CEO's downfall; EU, Japan hammer out trade deal; Where lumbar meets Lambo.
Akio Toyoda: If we don't change, we won't growNov. 6
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.
Deals, light-truck demand push U.S. sales to Nov. recordDec. 1
Auto sales, behind strong results at Nissan, Ford and Honda, rose to 1,399,640 in November -- a record for the month -- exceeding most forecasts and driven by light-truck demand and fatter deals.
Multicultural marketing helps Toyota make inroadsDec. 11
Toyota has found a natural home amid the eye-popping styles and eclectic musical acts of Afropunk festivals.
Cadillac, Lincoln could help dealersDec. 11
Lots of rules these days from brands that have very little market share. Lexus started out with rules that are no longer required, such as advertising guidelines, that Cadillac and Lincoln still hold dealers to.
Toyota's Lentz says there's work to do in PlanoDec. 6
Toyota Motor North America CEO Jim Lentz is finally comfortable that he's got his people where he wants them to enable better communication and faster decision-making.
Pending Toyota site selection becomes political banter in Ala. race for U.S. SenateDec. 6
The pending Toyota-Mazda plant site selection decision is becoming part of the mud-slinging political banter in the race for Alabama's open Senate seat.
Lexus readies crossover flagship conceptDec. 5
Lexus is readying a crossover concept that it's calling a new "flagship," perhaps mimicking a move with its car lineup where it created the new LC flagship coupe priced above $100,000. The concept will debut at the 2018 Detroit auto show next month.