Visitor numbers surge at Toyota technology museum

Apr 14, 2015

Visitor numbers surge at Toyota technology museum

The Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology attracted a record number of visitors last year, with domestic and foreign tourists flocking to its displays of machines in action. The museum showcases the technological history of the Toyota Motor Corp. group, and has as ...

Toyota to start Tokyo trial of i-Road vehicle in green mobility push

Apr 10, 2015

Toyota to start Tokyo trial of i-Road vehicle in green mobility push

Tokyoites will get a chance to zip around town on Toyota Motor Corp.’s three-wheeled electric car-cum-motorbike from Friday, in a trial aimed at crafting a global business model to reduce gridlock and pollution. The world’s top-selling automaker will partner Japanese car-sharing service operator Park24 ...

Apr 6, 2015

Toyota Aqua named top-selling car for fiscal 2014

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Aqua hybrid repeated as the nation’s top-selling car in fiscal 2014, retaining its No. 1 ranking for the third consecutive year, industry bodies said Monday. There were 228,375 Aquas sold in the year ended last Tuesday, down 12.1 percent from fiscal ...

Apr 3, 2015

Toyota to build new plants in China, Mexico

Toyota Motor Corp. has decided to set up a new plant in China and another in Mexico at a total cost of ¥150 billion, with construction seen starting from 2018, informed sources said Friday. The Chinese plant will have an annual capacity of 100,000 ...

Apr 1, 2015

Toyota to launch Mazda-made subcompact in U.S.

Toyota Motor Corp. said it will launch an all new subcompact in the United States this fall, its first model supplied by Mazda Motor Corp. under an original equipment manufacturer agreement. The 1,500cc gasoline engine-powered iA, announced Tuesday and developed based on Mazda’s Demio ...

Mar 30, 2015

Toyota holds first event for individual shareholders

Toyota Motor Corp. organized an event for individual shareholders on Sunday for the first time and called on them to buy and hold Toyota shares in the long term. At the event in Nagoya, Toyota President Akio Toyoda said, “We’d like to earn the ...