Toyota lags VW in global sales as Prius stumbles in U.S.

Jul 28, 2016

Toyota lags VW in global sales as Prius stumbles in U.S.

Toyota Motor Corp. lagged Volkswagen AG by global deliveries in the first half of the year, as demand for the newly redesigned Prius hybrid slumped in a U.S. market dominated by trucks and sport utility vehicles. Worldwide deliveries fell 0.6 percent to 4.99 million ...

Feb 11, 2016

Suzuki settles dispute with Volkswagen

Suzuki Motor Corp. said it has reached a settlement with Germany’s Volkswagen AG following the dissolution of their capital and business tie-up. Suzuki said Wednesday it will pay “a certain amount of money” to Volkswagen, while the German company will withdraw its damages claim ...

Feb 4, 2016

Sales of imported foreign vehicles fell 0.8% in January

Sales of imported foreign-brand vehicles in Japan in January fell 0.8 percent from a year before to 17,045 units, down for the fifth straight month, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said Thursday. The overall momentum created by launching new models of mass-market vehicles has ...

Dec 26, 2015

Toyota likely to stay No. 1 in global vehicle sales in 2015

Toyota Motor Corp. is on course to maintain its top position in global vehicle sales for a fourth consecutive year in 2015. Its group sales, including Daihatsu Motor Co. and Hino Motors Ltd., came to 9,207,000 units from January to November, down 1.0 percent ...

Dec 17, 2015

European lawmakers to probe EU role in VW scandal

European lawmakers approved on Thursday a wide-ranging probe into the Volkswagen emissions scandal and allegations that EU regulators turned a blind eye to suspicious pollution testing of diesel cars. “After the revelations putting the role of the European Commission into question, it is necessary ...