Toyota offers free access to collision test software

Business / Tech Jun 16, 2020

Toyota offers free access to collision test software

Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it will make its software to simulate and analyze vehicle collisions freely available from next January. The software using a "virtual human body model," which was previously provided for a fee, will be open to any entity, Toyota said. Toyota said ...

Toyota launches first plug-in hybrid SUV in Japan

Business / Corporate Jun 8, 2020

Toyota launches first plug-in hybrid SUV in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp. on Monday started selling its first plug-in hybrid SUV in Japan as it looks to commit more to the electric vehicle market. The new RAV4, loaded with a newly developed high-powered motor that provides a longer range and better acceleration than its ...

Coronavirus took toll on Japan's auto and retail sales in February

Business Mar 3, 2020

Coronavirus took toll on Japan's auto and retail sales in February

Automakers and department store operators reported sharp sales declines in February as the spread of the new coronavirus dented consumer sentiment and drove away foreign tourists. The weak data came as analysts warned of a second consecutive quarter of contraction in January to March, with ...