Toyota outsold GM, VW in '13, sees 3% growth this year

Jan 23, 2014

Toyota outsold GM, VW in '13, sees 3% growth this year

Toyota Motor Corp. outsold General Motors Co. and Volkswagen AG in 2013 to lead the global auto industry for the second straight year and forecast 3.4 percent growth for 2014 on rising demand in the U.S. and China. Worldwide vehicle sales at Toyota, including ...

GM, Nissan log record sales of plug-in vehicles in U.S.

Sep 6, 2013

GM, Nissan log record sales of plug-in vehicles in U.S.

General Motors Co. and Nissan Motor Co., the biggest sellers of rechargeable cars, posted record U.S. plug-in sales in August as their low-cost leases pushed battery-vehicle deliveries this year past last year’s tally. GM delivered 3,351 Chevrolet Volt plug-in sedans last month, up 18 ...

Sep 3, 2013

Akebono to invest ¥10 billion in U.S.

Akebono Brake Industry Co., a Japanese auto parts maker that counts General Motors Co. as its top customer, is upping its bet that U.S. auto industry expansion will fuel a revival of earnings growth. The brake supplier to GM, Ford Motor Co. and Nissan ...

May 3, 2013

Hybrid slump hits Toyota's U.S. sales

Toyota Motor Corp.’s new automobile sales in the United States fell for the first time in 18 months in April on weaker sales of hybrid vehicles, an industry report said Wednesday. Sales at the leading Japanese automaker came to 176,160 units, down 1.1 percent ...