Nov 12, 2014

Toyota to recall 362,000 vehicles worldwide

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it will recall about 362,000 vehicles worldwide, including the Camry and six other models in three separate recalls. The Japanese carmaker said it will repair a faulty suspension installed in about 170,000 Camrys and Altis sedans that were sold ...

Nov 5, 2014

Toyota raises forecast on profit jump, weak yen

Toyota raised its annual earnings forecast after posting a 23 percent jump in quarterly profit Wednesday as a favorable exchange rate added to momentum in its sales growth. Toyota Motor Corp.’s fiscal second quarter profit was a better than expected ¥539 billion, up from ...

Oct 28, 2014

Toyota likely to post record half-year profit

Toyota Motor Corp. is likely to post a record group operating profit in the April-September period, buoyed by brisk overseas sales and effects of the weak yen, according to sources familiar with the matter. Market participants expect the automaker to post an operating profit ...

| Oct 25, 2014

Wakudoki

A heart-racing dance craze has been the rage since Toyota launched two music videos for an ad campaign in July that features techno-pop outfit World Order.

Oct 25, 2014

Japan gets first dibs on new Lexus RC coupe

Toyota Motor Corp. has added a sports coupe to its Lexus range and launched it in Japan ahead of other markets. The new RC coupe, with a sticker price of ¥5.65 million, is being rolled out along with the higher-performance RC F version starting ...

U.S. senators demand nationwide recall over Takata airbags

Oct 24, 2014

U.S. senators demand nationwide recall over Takata airbags

Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective airbags that can launch metal shards into occupants. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...