| Apr 21, 2011
The only Mercedes hatchback on the U.S. market, the 2011 B-Class F-Cell, wouldn't be recognizable as a Benz if it weren't for its premium badge.
Its small, pragmatic silhouette is more Japanese than German. But the B-Class F-Cell is more notable for...
| Dec 24, 2010
For $10 million, Toyota Motor Corp. managed to resolve what was seen as one of the most serious legal challenges in company history.
Yet the amount, less than 1% of the titan's last quarterly profit, could set the tone for the wave of litigation Toyota...
| Jul 6, 2011
Toyota Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are producing the best hybrid vehicles, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
In its annual review of vehicles that run on gasoline and electricity, the organization ranked the Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion...
| Sep 29, 2011
Say you wake up tomorrow and decide you want to learn to play tennis. Maybe you like Serena Williams' method of anger management, or perhaps it's Novak Djokovic's backhand you're after.
FOR THE RECORD:
Toyota Camry: A review of the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:36 PM
When thinking about the all-new iQ microcar's origins, imagine engineers at Scion and parent company Toyota Motor Corp. grabbing a shrink ray and going to work downsizing a normal-size hatchback. They shrank the engine; they shrank the cargo space; they...
| Nov 25, 2008
| 4:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The insurance industry named dozens of new cars and trucks, led by Ford Motor Co. and its Volvo subsidiary, to its annual list of the safest vehicles Tuesday, helped by the increased use of anti-rollover technology.
Ford and Volvo had...
| Jun 11, 2007
MUMBAI, INDIA — Tata Motors Ltd. is set to unveil the world's cheapest car as early as January as it takes the growing interest in low-cost vehicles to a new extreme.
The Indian carmaker will launch its $2,467 vehicle by the third quarter of 2008...
| Jul 31, 2007
Coming soon to a Toyota dealer near you: a slightly cheaper Prius.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday that it would introduce a new "standard" version of its popular gas-electric hybrid for the 2008 model year with a base price of $20,950, not including...
| May 7, 2008
| 6:16 AM
Toyota Motor Corp., the world's second-biggest automaker by annual vehicle sales, is raising its prices on some U.S. models later this month amid increased worries about its profit growth in the American market.
The price increases, which will start in...
| Jan 3, 2008
| 2:53 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. overtook Ford Motor Co. to become the No. 2 automaker by U.S. sales in 2007, using new products and relentless strategy to break Ford's 75-year lock on the position.
Toyota sold 2.62 million cars and trucks in 2007, which amounted to...
| Mar 6, 2008
| 9:24 AM
Carmakers showed off their leanest, greenest mass-market models Thursday in anticipation of stricter European emissions controls as the Geneva International Motor Show opened its doors to the public.
A host of small cars are celebrating their debut in...