Japan police arrest American Toyota exec on drugs-related charges

Toyota`s highest-ranking female executive was arrested at a Tokyo hotel on Thursday for allegedly importing a painkiller that is illegal under Japan`s strict drug laws, reports said Thursday.

Le Mans 24 Hours race under way
Le Mans 24 Hours race under way

The 24 Hours of Le Mans race got its 83rd edition under way on Saturday, 55 cars battling for victory in one of motor racing`s most famous events.

Tragedy of `55 lingers over Le Mans 24 Hours race
Tragedy of `55 lingers over Le Mans 24 Hours race

The Le Mans 24 Hours race gets set for its 83rd edition on Saturday, 60 years after the worst tragedy in racing devastated the world of motorsport.

Anthony Davidson has Le Mans in mind

Toyota`s Anthony Davidson starts the defence of his world endurance title at Silverstone this weekend with Le Mans on his mind.

Dakar Rally: Vladimir Vasilyev keeps mighty Minis in charge as Carlos Sainz quits
Dakar Rally: Vladimir Vasilyev keeps mighty Minis in charge as Carlos Sainz quits

Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev maintained defending champions Mini`s monopoly of the Dakar Rally Thursday, the manufacturer making it five stage wins in five on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.

Webber finishes third in Silverstone debut

Australian ex-Formula One driver Mark Webber finished third in his world endurance championship debut on Sunday in a rain-shortened 6 Hours of Silverstone race.

Russian medal winners at Sochi Games rewarded with luxury cars

Russia rewarded the athletes who helped the Winter Olympics hosts top the medals table in Sochi by presenting the 13 gold medal winners and 20 other podium finishers with luxury SUVs on Thursday.

New wave training

Corporate India is working overtime to design training programmes and develop a pool of skilled employees in remote corners of the country. Prachi Rege watches the trend

Toyota`s FV2 concept car can read your emotions

Japanese carmaker Toyota have designed a single-occupancy concept car that can read your voice and facial expressions

Production in South Africa halted as 30,000 auto workers go on strike

Some 30,000 South African auto workers downed tools over pay on Monday, bringing production to a halt at BMW, Toyota and other manufacturers, unions said.

Toyota shows machines to help sick, elderly move

Toyota unveiled its ambitions for high-tech health care Tuesday, displaying experimental robots that can lift disabled patients from their hospital beds.

Toyota to set up social networking service

Toyota setting up a social networking service for drivers to interact with their cars.

Toyota severs links with HRT F1 team

Toyota have ended a cooperation agreement with the struggling HRT Formula One team but are still seeking payment, the Japanese company said.

Toyota severs links with HRT F1 team

Toyota have ended a cooperation agreement with the struggling HRT Formula One team but are still seeking payment, the Japanese company said.

Toyota working on new car for emerging markets

Toyota Motor is developing a new low-cost car to attack fast-growing markets such as China and Southeast Asia.

Hispania talking to Toyota for 2011 car

Formula One newcomers Hispania (HRT) are talking to Toyota about a technical partnership for next season, team boss Colin Kolles said on Friday.

Hispania talking to Toyota for 2011 car

Formula One newcomers Hispania (HRT) are talking to Toyota about a technical partnership for next season, team boss Colin Kolles said on Friday.

Toyota to pay $16.4 million fine, recall Lexus SUV

Toyota hurriedly ordered recalls of nearly 10,000 Lexus SUVs for possible rollover dangers Monday and agreed to a record USD 16.4 million fine for a slow response in its broader earlier recall.