/ Aug 18, 2017

Toyota to unveil car-sharing app in Hawaii this year

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday its newly developed smartphone car-sharing application will become available in Honolulu by the end of this year. The application will support a car-sharing business in identifying and authenticating drivers, as well as taking payment and managing the fleet. Also, customers ...

U.S. startup developing material for hydrogen cars

Jul 30, 2017

U.S. startup developing material for hydrogen cars

A New Mexico startup is betting on automakers to develop hydrogen cars and wants to provide material for them as nations and companies scramble to bring pollution-free vehicles to drivers. The Albuquerque-based Pajarito Powder is developing material for hydrogen fuel cells that CEO Tom Stephenson ...

Toyota hopes to showcase eco-friendly tech at 2020 Games

/ Jul 27, 2017

Toyota hopes to showcase eco-friendly tech at 2020 Games

Toyota Motor Corp. is considering developing an electric vehicle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in a bid to showcase its eco-friendly technology, sources close to the move said. Toyota, one of the top-tier sponsors of the games, plans to introduce the EVs ...

Jun 29, 2017

Nissan and Honda see May domestic output rise, Toyota records fall

Nissan Motor Co. and Honda Motor Co. raised domestic output in May while Toyota Motor Corp., the nation's largest automaker by volume, reduced output, year-on-year data showed Thursday. Toyota produced 224,855 vehicles at home, down 7.1 percent from a year before, but saw domestic sales ...

Toyota chief meets with Macron in Paris

/ Jun 17, 2017

Toyota chief meets with Macron in Paris

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday, officials said. As the automaker's biggest factory in Europe is in France, Toyoda is thought to have briefed Macron on the company's contribution to the French economy and employment ...