The new Crown's styling reflects market trends heavily favoring utility vehicles over sedans.
Newly appointed COO Sinead Kaiya is charged with making growth and sustainability a reality at Toyota Motor's autonomous-driving technology unit.
The 2023 Toyota Crown, built in Japan, will feature a hybrid powertrain and replace the large Avalon sedan in the brand's U.S. lineup.
Toyota is expected to begin selling a Crown sedan in the U.S. this year, replacing the Avalon, and will bring a hybridized SUV to the U.S. under the nameplate in 2023 to replace the Land Cruiser.
When Honda rolled out the redesigned subcompact crossover for global markets last year, it left out the U.S. This year, a more rugged North American version will launch.
Toyota’s next-gen rally racer features a manual-only transmission as well as a powertrain that allows the driver a choice of front/rear power distribution biases — 60-40, 50-50 or 70-30 — to best suit driving conditions.
Honda's all-electric Prologue will leverage GM's Ultium platform and batteries and feature Honda's exterior and interior design.
The Drive Pilot system, which lets drivers engage in other activities such as watching a film or sending e-mails, won limited certification in Germany last year.