Feb 3, 2016

More Toyota plants to go offline due to parts shortage

Toyota said Wednesday that all its domestic parts plants would shut for a full day next week, expanding a production suspension that is set to be its longest since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. Toyota said earlier this week that it would ...

Jan 29, 2016

Toyota to make Daihatsu wholly owned subsidiary in August

Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday it will make Daihatsu Motor Co. a wholly owned subsidiary in August as the world’s top automaker seeks to revamp its low-priced small-car business amid growing demand in emerging markets. Toyota, which holds a roughly 51 percent stake in ...

Jan 29, 2016

Toyota buys rest of Japan minicar maker Daihatsu in stock swap

Toyota Motor Corp. will buy out its Daihatsu Motor Co. unit, bringing in-house a key maker of small cars for Southeast Asia and Japan. The world’s largest automaker will acquire the remainder of its 51 percent-owned affiliate through a stock swap, according to a ...