Toyota's quarterly profit rose 54 per cent, helped by a windfall from lowered U.S. tax liabilities, cost cutting and gains from favourable foreign exchange rates.
Over decades, Toyota built a corporate culture that was the envy of the manufacturing world. Now the industry's most-emulated company is overhauling the way it brings its vaunted production system to every corner of the business.
Toyota's biggest Super Bowl ad buy ever stars a Canadian and includes two spots that push its global Olympics and Paralympics sponsorships. A third ad continues Toyota's "Let's Go Places" campaign.
Toyota is recalling 4,570 vehicles in Canada and nearly 49,000 in the U.S. over an electrical issue that could prevent airbags from deploying during a crash.
Toyota's pursuit of a mass-market hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicle has been relentless — some might say stubborn. This week, the automaker said 50 Mirai cars are bound for Canada, a country considering hydrogen as an alternative fuel.
Toyota has picked an Ottawa company's logistics software to manage its global supply chain. RapidResponse by Kinaxis is already being used by Ford and Nissan.
Toyota is introducing the Mirai into Quebec, Canada's most active green vehicle market, later this year. About 50 of the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are expected to be used by government and fleets.
It's taken six months, but Toyota Canada says it has finally solved its block heater problem. The automaker says a new one of improved design will be installed at no cost to its customers.
Toyota, facing a “now or never” crisis as it confronts a rapidly changing auto industry, is plunging into the electric vehicle race with plans to introduce more than 10 EVs worldwide by the early 2020s.
A new Toyota showroom in British Columbia will have space to display 36 vehicles on two levels. It also will feature two lounge areas, a children's play area and a full-service café.
Scientists working for American Manganese in Vancouver have developed a way to produce enough cobalt to power all the EVs on the road today without drilling into the ground: by recycling faulty batteries.
Toyota Canada is making standard its Safety Sense P suite of features, including lane-departure alert, on the 2018 Prius v, but the change comes at a cost. Toyota upped the base model's price by $685.