Toyota adds 5.8 million more vehicles to global Takata recall

Oct 27, 2016

Toyota adds 5.8 million more vehicles to global Takata recall

Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The company says it knows of one person injured in a crash involving one of the vehicles, but a spokesman didn’t know ...

Oct 18, 2016

Finnish driver Hanninen selected for Toyota GAZOO team

Toyota announced on Tuesday that Finnish driver Juho Hanninen will compete for the Japanese manufacturer in its return to the top level of world rally racing in 2017. A former European rally champion, the 35-year-old Hanninen steps up from his role as test driver ...

Japanese firms carefully assess impact of Thai king's death

Oct 14, 2016

Japanese firms carefully assess impact of Thai king's death

Japanese companies operating in Thailand are carefully assessing the impact on business in the Southeast Asian country following the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday at age 88. Economic activity in Thailand is expected to slow as mourning for the passing of ...

Sep 30, 2016

Toyota in tech partnership with Microsoft for 2017 return to WRC

Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a technology partnership agreement with Microsoft Corp. for the 2017 World Rally Championship series, its president said Thursday. Under the accord, Microsoft will assist the Toyota Gazoo racing team in developing a data analysis platform, creating a team information-sharing ...

Government to back AI technology development in medical, production sectors

Aug 19, 2016

Government to back AI technology development in medical, production sectors

The government plans to promote the development of artificial intelligence technology in cooperation with other entities for use in medical, manufacturing and other sectors to mitigate the expected labor shortages that will result from an aging society, officials said Friday. The public-private initiative will ...