May 9, 2017

Toyota's new SUV, the C-HR, is Japan's top-selling vehicle

Toyota Motor Corp.'s new C-HR sports utility vehicle grabbed the top spot in monthly domestic sales in April, the first SUV to reach No. 1 since at least 2007. Motorists bought 13,168 units of the subcompact crossover, data from industry bodies showed Tuesday. The Japan Automobile ...

Subaru loses its cool over hot SUVs

/ Nov 22, 2016

Subaru loses its cool over hot SUVs

Subaru, a tiny, conservative Japanese brand, is about to build a big, brash, American-style SUV. It's either an exercise in kaizen — slow, steady improvement — or a complete loss of cool. To be sure, the market is there. Americans are ditching their sedans for ...

Apr 17, 2014

Automakers show off new SUV, luxury models in New York

Japanese carmakers revealed new and redesigned sedans and sport utility vehicles at the annual New York International Auto Show on Wednesday. Toyota Motor Corp. launched the 2015 Camry with a revamped exterior, quieter passenger cabin and three engine choices, including a hybrid option. The slightly ...

Toyota to race biodiesel SUV in 2014 Dakar Rally

/ Dec 12, 2013

Toyota to race biodiesel SUV in 2014 Dakar Rally

Toyota Auto Body Co. has entered a team in the 2014 Dakar Rally, the subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. said. The team plans to run a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 sport utility vehicle in the roughly 5,500-km off-road race that runs through Argentina, Bolivia and ...