Toyota to sign up for top-ranked Olympic sponsorship

Mar 3, 2015

Toyota to sign up for top-ranked Olympic sponsorship

Toyota Motor Corp. will sign a contract later this month for the top-ranked Olympic sponsorship, becoming the first-ever automaker in the world to do so, sources said Monday. Toyota President Akio Toyoda and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will attend the signing ceremony ...

Toyota crowned world's biggest automaker for third year

Jan 21, 2015

Toyota crowned world's biggest automaker for third year

Toyota Motor Corp. warded off Volkswagen AG to remain the world’s top-selling automaker for a third consecutive year, driven by record U.S. deliveries of its SUVs, according to the 2014 tally announced by the company Wednesday. Worldwide sales for Toyota, including its Hino Motors ...

Behind the wheel: Honda thinks outside the box

Jan 3, 2015

Behind the wheel: Honda thinks outside the box

by Ayako Mie

When it comes to business, no one wants to settle for second best. Companies, almost by definition, are always trying to ensure that they are in front of their rivals in terms of market share, sales and brand recognition. Despite often leading the pack ...

Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai goes on sale in Japan

Dec 15, 2014

Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai goes on sale in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp. on Monday became the world’s first automaker to begin selling a hydrogen-powered vehicle, by offering its eco-friendly Mirai model to consumers in Japan. The fuel-cell vehicle, unveiled earlier this year, will hit the U.S. and European markets around next summer. The ...

Dec 3, 2014

Toyota labor unions to seek ¥6,000 monthly raise

The labor unions of Toyota Motor Corp. will consider demanding a raise of at least ¥6,000 in monthly pay in annual wage talks starting early next year, sources said Wednesday. That would be higher than the demand made earlier this year and could trigger ...

FHI to stop making Toyota's Camrys in U.S.

May 9, 2014

FHI to stop making Toyota's Camrys in U.S.

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., the maker of Subaru cars, will stop making the Camry in the United States for Toyota Motor Corp., its largest shareholder. Fuji Heavy will end output of the model at its plant in Indiana in the second half of 2016, ...