The automaker's plants and production lines in Japan are scheduled to operate normally for the first time in seven months.
Toyota now sees output at 850,000 in September and only 800,000 in October,
To crack the code of building low-cost electric vehicles, Japan's automakers intend to leverage their skills at tried-and-true lean manufacturing and kaizen.
Newly appointed COO Sinead Kaiya is charged with making growth and sustainability a reality at Toyota Motor's autonomous-driving technology unit.
Japan's automakers are stoking R&D investment to meet mounting demand for a staggering array of technologies. Toyota by far outpaces the pack.
Toyota's plans for a mixed-use futuristic city at the base of Mount Fuji include development of the Woven City as a hub for flying cars.
Truck maker Hino's new emissions scandal has some observers wondering about its future with Toyota.
Japanese carmaker financials show how the COVID pandemic and the chip shortage continue to challenge them — despite positive fundamentals.
Toyota's positive assessment comes after the U.S. economy shrank for a second-straight quarter and as U.S. companies initiate such belt-tightening measures as precautionary job cuts.
In early 2024, Lexus will open a world head office in a secretive mountain complex shrouded in cedar forests. Executives say the facility will not only revolutionize the way Lexus develops cars but speed the brand's shift into the EV era.