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 ...

Mar 26, 2015

Domestic auto output fell 5.8% on year in February

The combined domestic production of Toyota Motor Corp. and seven other Japanese carmakers fell 5.8 percent year on year to 771,945 units in February, down for the eighth month straight, data released by the companies says. The results, released Wednesday, underscored that last April’s ...

Mar 15, 2015

Toyota salary talks settle on pay scale hike of ¥4,000

Toyota Motor Corp.’s labor and management have reached an agreement to carry out a pay scale hike of ¥4,000 per month this spring, the biggest since the automaker adopted the current negotiation format in 2002, informed sources said Sunday. The size of the hike ...

Japanese carmakers move to counter shifts in key U.S. market

| Feb 17, 2015

Japanese carmakers move to counter shifts in key U.S. market

With car sales booming and the spring trading season about to get underway, Japanese and Korean carmakers are starting to feel the pressure from resurgent American competitors. But the Japanese carmakers, counting on the American market for profits, insist they welcome the competition and ...