Fiat Chrysler, GM, Toyota near deals to resume Venezuela outputThu, 23, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler, GM and Toyota are close to agreeing to resume car production in Venezuela after the government allowed them to sell output in dollars, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the talks.
Automakers on board for new Detroit auto show mobility exhibitThu, 23, Jun 2016
GM, Nissan and Toyota will have a presence at the Detroit auto show's new mobility-themed exhibit in 2017. The auto show is also adding an outdoor driving experience on a 1.5-mile closed loop where manufacturers can demonstrate autonomous technologies.
IIHS may broaden small-overlap ratingThu, 23, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.
Tesla, Toyota cited by MIT Tech Review for smart initiativesWed, 22, Jun 2016
Two automakers -- Tesla and Toyota -- made the cut in MIT Technology Review’s list of the “50 Smartest Companies” in 2016.
Toyota says Brexit may lead to 10% duties on U.K.-built carsMon, 20, Jun 2016
Toyota warned that a withdrawal by the UK from the EU may lead to levies of as much as 10 percent on the cars it builds in Britain. Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth also warned about a so-called Brexit, saying leaving the EU would be "highly damaging."
Toyota's new spirit of cooperationSat, 18, Jun 2016
Toyota has left a trail of failed partnerships, from its fling with Tesla Motors to its hybrid-truck venture with Ford. But is Toyota really that hard to get along with?
Toyota reboots next Prius plug-in hybrid to lift salesSun, 19, Jun 2016
The first Prius plug-in hybrid was a “failure,” Toyota acknowledges. Now the company really want to sell it.
NHTSA to probe 135,000 older Toyota SUVs for steering, brakesFri, 17, Jun 2016
Steering and braking problems linked to two crashes and five injuries in 135,000 Toyota SUVs prompted the opening of a federal safety probe. NHTSA has received 135 complaints from 2001-02 model year Toyota Sequoia owners alleging incidents of unexpected vehicle stability control activations that resulted in automatic braking of the left or right wheel and unexpected steering pull.
Toyota pitches its hybrids in diesel-friendly EuropeMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers have plenty to fret about in Europe. Toyota Motor Corp. is coping with it all by focusing on building market share, selling more hybrids and boosting production to give its European dealers more locally built products.
NADA survey: Dealers shift views on some brandsMon, 20, Jun 2016
NADA's latest survey of dealers' views on brands' value, policies and people yielded few surprises in the top- and bottom-ranked brands. But some of the changes in the middle were notable.
Next-generation Toyota Prius has solar roof for Europe, JapanThu, 16, Jun 2016
The solar panels on the roof of the upcoming Prius plug-in hybrid in Europe and Japan may also be coming to the U.S. version of the car if Toyota can overcome U.S. rollover regulations.
Lexus again tops NADA Dealer Attitude SurveyTue, 14, Jun 2016
Lexus ranked first overall in the Winter 2016 NADA Dealer Attitude Survey, followed by Toyota, Subaru and Honda, the National Automobile Dealers Association said today.