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Riding a wave of increased auto sales, a weakening Japanese yen and a fresh lineup of vehicles, Toyota Motor's profits more than tripled during its most recent fiscal year. The Japanese automaker said earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31 rose...
Toyota Motor Co. plans to build Lexus cars in the U.S. when it completes an expansion of the factory in Kentucky where it makes the Camry and Avalon sedans. Toyota said Friday it will shift production of the Lexus ES 350 from a factory in Kyushu, Japan,...
Toyota Motor Corp. plans a big expansion of its sprawling auto factory in Georgetown, Ky., to launch U.S. production of one its cars. Toyota isn’t talking about the project until a news conference scheduled for Friday, but the automaker's plans...
Tags: Prius, Manufacturing and Engineering, Toyota, Chrysler, Ford
Since introducing the first Prius in Japan back in 1997, Toyota Motor Corp. has sold 5 million hybrids worldwide, including 2 million in the U.S., the automaker said Wednesday. Toyota said the owners of its hybrids have saved more than 3 billion gallons...
General Motors Co. posted global sales of 2.36 million vehicles in the first quarter of 2013, up 3.6%, as the U.S. carmaker narrowly topped Volkswagen Group, its closest international rival. VW’s global sales rose 5% from 2012's first quarter to...
A faulty airbag part that can explode and send shrapnel into the passenger cabin is responsible for the global recall of more than 3 million cars manufactured by Honda, Nissan, Toyota and General Motors and will likely lead to more recalls. The...
For at least a decade, the owners of more than 3 million cars from six automakers drove around with air bags that could shoot shrapnel around the cabin in a crash. The problem went undetected by the world's biggest automakers and safety regulators on...
Rubin Postaer & Associates held on to its signature account -- American Honda Motor Co. -- but the agency lost a significant piece of business in one of the advertising industry's most-closely watched reviews. Honda announced late Monday that it was...
Experian Automotive on Tuesday announced that Ford Motor Co. took the top spot in customer loyalty during the fourth quarter of 2012 for the first time since the same period a year earlier. During the fourth quarter, Experian Automotive said, 47.9% of...
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Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. is recalling about 209,000 of its FJ Cruiser sport utility vehicles because of a problem involving seat belt retractors. Toyota said the seat belt retractors for the driver and front passenger seat belts are mounted in the...
Toyota's North American subsidiary has formed a new political action committee, according to a recent Federal Election Commission filing. The Federal Election Commission "statement of organization" form shows the new PAC listed as "Toyota North...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. In a move to give more autonomy to the regions where Toyota Motor Corp. sells cars and bring a new generation of leadership to the company’s top management, the automaker...
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