Nov 27, 2014

Toyota looking to boost pool of female engineers

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday that it will set up a foundation with its nine group companies soon, possibly in late December, with an eye to increasing the number of female engineers in the manufacturing industry. The program will take aim at high school ...

Toyota's Mirai FCV to go on sale Dec. 15

Nov 18, 2014

Toyota's Mirai FCV to go on sale Dec. 15

by Kazuaki Nagata

Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday it will start selling the world’s first commercial fuel-cell vehicle in Japan on Dec. 15. The new fuel-cell sedan, named the Mirai, which means future in Japanese, will run ¥7.23 million including consumption tax, but that price will be ...

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.