The automaker's plants and production lines in Japan are scheduled to operate normally for the first time in seven months.
The automaker will reduce output again in November, but the impact will not be as painful as before and Toyota sees signs of recovery on the horizon.
The quake triggered a tsunami, caused blackouts as far away as Tokyo, derailed the country's famed bullet train and buckled highways that serve as critical supply arteries.
Greg Kelly, accompanied by his wife, Dee, was escorted to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, by the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Rahm Emanuel, and checked in to a flight for home.
Americans won't be affected because the Land Cruiser was dropped in the U.S.
Mazda launches several new crossovers this year, in an upmarket shift betting that going bigger is better.
The product surge comes as Mazda repositions its lineup toward the hot-selling utility vehicle segment and tries to move upmarket with bigger, more powerful offerings.
Toyota's move to convert Japanese engine plants to build batteries is part of a wider $5.6 billion investment aimed at increasing battery capacity worldwide.
Japan's automakers are stoking R&D investment to meet mounting demand for a staggering array of technologies. Toyota by far outpaces the pack.
Mitsubishi's third-quarter results got a boost from higher volume and beneficial foreign exchange rates, prompting the company to lift its full fiscal year targets.
Toyota started recalling the bZ4X in June, just two months after the EV went on sale. The callback also affected the Subaru Solterra, a rebadged version sold by Toyota’s partner.
The automaker plans 23 new electrified vehicles, including 15 EVs, and aims for an electrification mix of 50 percent across the Nissan and Infiniti brands by March 31, 2031.
As part of the push, Renault will lead development of a common centralized electrical and electronic architecture and will introduce its first "full software defined vehicle" by 2025.
Despite a 42 percent drop in quarterly profit, the automaker lifted its full-year guidance for net income and revenue.
Subaru's output fell 20 percent to 207,000 in the quarter, while deliveries plummeted 35 percent to 173,000 in the same period.
The technology will build upon Subaru’s stereo camera system and use artificial intelligence to improve computer recognition in hard-to-see situations, such as when road lane markers are covered in snow.
The industry is settling into the new year acknowledging that it's not out of the woods yet on chip shortage disruptions.