US highway safety body raps Toyota for giving misleading info

The US highway safety body has rapped Toyota Motor Corp., the world`s largest automaker, for giving out "inaccurate and misleading information" over a massive safety recall involving 3.8 million of its vehicles in the country.

Toyota reports surprise profit, outlook bumpy

Toyota Motor Corp`s surprise quarterly profit and halving of its annual loss forecast failed to convince investors the world`s No 1 carmaker is back on track, as government subsidies peter out and a strong yen takes its toll.

TOYOTA JOINS F1 EXODUS

Formula One was left reeling Wednesday as Toyota became the latest automaker to quit the glamour sport in response to the economic crisis.

TOYOTA JOINS F1 EXODUS

Formula One was left reeling Wednesday as Toyota became the latest automaker to quit the glamour sport in response to the economic crisis.

Toyota to quit F1: Report

Japan`s Toyota Motor is to quit Formula One (F1) in a bid to slash costs as the company battles to cope with the fallout from the global recession, a newspaper said Wednesday.

Toyota to quit F1: Report

Japan`s Toyota Motor is to quit Formula One (F1) in a bid to slash costs as the company battles to cope with the fallout from the global recession, a newspaper said Wednesday.

US authorities find floor mat problems in Toyota cars

Toyota Motor Corp said that US
authorities have found no defects in its vehicles in their
investigation into an earlier safety recall over driver-side
floor mats that could possibly lead to fatal accidents.

Toyota`s small car to be 10% more fuel efficient than Maruti, Hyundai

The world`s biggest carmaker by sales, Toyota Motor Corp, is developing a 10 percent more fuel-efficient small car for launch in India by early 2011 to beat market leaders Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai.

Toyota to recall 82,000 cars due to window switch problem

Toyota has offered to recall about 82,000 units of its Vitz subcompact car in Japan due to a power window switch problem that could cause a fire.

Toyota turns to fuel efficiency to beat Maruti, Hyundai

The world`s biggest carmaker by
sales, Toyota Motor Corp, is developing a 10 per cent more
fuel-efficient small car for launch in India by early 2011 to
beat market leaders Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai.

Toyota mulls launching hybrid vehicles in India

The world`s largest car maker,
Toyota, on Tuesday said it is considering introducing hybrid
vehicles in India, besides working on other alternative fuel
models for the global market.

US panel to hear hybrid patent case against Toyota

A US trade panel that hears patent disputes said it would investigate allegations that Toyota Motor Corp, the world`s largest automaker, infringed patented technology to make its popular hybrid vehicles.

Toyota plans recall of 3.8 million vehicles

Automaker Toyota has issued
a safety warning affecting some 3.8 million vehicles in the
United States after a deadly crash in California believed to
be the result of a gas pedal that got stuck on a floor mat.

Toyota-GM`s NUMMI to axe all 4,700 workers: Reports

New United Motor Manufacturing Inc (NUMMI), a joint venture between Toyota Motor Corp and the former General Motors Corp in California, will shed its entire workforce of about 4,700 by next spring, the reports said on Saturday.

New vehicle sales in Japan post 1st rise in 13 mths in Aug

New vehicle sales in Japan scored the first year-on-year rise in 13 months in August, backed by recent tax breaks and subsidies for purchases of eco-friendly vehicles, an industry body has said.

Toyota says it will end production at joint venture with GM

Toyota Motor Corp today said it will end vehicle production at its 25-year-old joint manufacturing plant in California with General Motors Co next March 31.

Toyota says to end production at California plant

Toyota Motor said Friday that it was abandoning a plant in California that it jointly owned with ailing US giant General Motors, marking the first time it has pulled the plug on a factory.

BMW, Toyota lift auto industry spirits

The world`s top carmaker Toyota posted improved results, BMW returned to profit and Germany reported surging car sales on Tuesday, further signs that the troubled industry may have turned a corner.

Toyota post Q1 loss, lifts cautious forecasts

Toyota Motor Corp reported its third straight quarterly loss but lifted its bearish forecast to call for a smaller loss this year as deep cost reductions help make up for some of the slump in global vehicle sales.

Toyota to launch new Camry next week

Toyota will launch a new edition of its luxury sedan Camry in the Indian market next week to revitalise the sales of the model.