Toyota launches its first hybrid car in Vietnam

Business / Corporate Aug 6, 2020

Toyota launches its first hybrid car in Vietnam

Toyota Motor Corp. has launched the Corolla Cross SUV in Vietnam, its first hybrid vehicle to be sold in the Southeast Asian country. Toyota Motor Vietnam Co., the automaker's local manufacturing and sales unit, said Wednesday it will import the latest SUV model from Thailand, ...

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 ...

Japanese hybrids beating slump in China's car market

Business / Corporate Dec 11, 2019

Japanese hybrids beating slump in China's car market

by Tian Ying

China's once-in-a-generation car slump is hobbling carmakers around the globe that placed their bets on what is the world's biggest auto market. But one group is weathering the slowdown unscathed: Japanese automakers. Iconic car companies like Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. are increasing ...

Toyota struggles to match demand for hybrid models

Business Dec 6, 2019

Toyota struggles to match demand for hybrid models

Toyota Motor Corp. has a problem with selling its hybrids — its customers can't get enough of them. "The only thing holding us back on hybrids is capacity," Bob Carter, Toyota's North American executive vice president for sales, told reporters Thursday at an event in ...