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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and bursting water mains, government and company officials said.
Toyota is making the largest ever bet by an automaker on ride-hailing as it embraces new businesses that threaten to disrupt the industry's traditional model of vehicle ownership.
Like its competitors, Lexus is adding crowd-pleasing crossovers and taking a hard look at its car business, which has lagged in recent years.
The infield of an old supplier test track provides a blank slate for Toyota's newest U.S. investment.
4 years later, GM hasn't given up the keys; Toyota moving Corolla to single platform; Ford Escape plug-in spied; Mitsu ponders a midsize pickup.
The Toyota Corolla is actually three different cars on three different platforms globally. But that changes with the introduction of a unified world platform starting this summer.
Toyota Motor Sales' U.S. sales fell 1.3 percent in May from a year earlier on weaker car volume. Year-to-date sales inched 2.8 percent higher, compared with the same period a year ago.
Toyota said it reached an agreement with Denso, its main supplier, to consolidate all core electronics component operations of both companies within Denso.
Toyota held on to its title as the world's most valuable car brand for the sixth year in a row while Mercedes passed BMW to finish second for the first time in an annual brand ranking.
Toyota's redesigned Corolla hatchback, aimed at first-time buyers and manual-transmission fans, will go on sale in showrooms this summer for $20,910 for the entry-level model, including shipping.
Toyota plans to build a plant to manufacture hydrogen fuel cell stacks, a key component of fuel cell vehicles, as it seeks to increase global annual sales of the vehicles to at least 30,000 from 3,000 now.
BMW, Toyota and Ford are at odds with South Africa over its plans for them to more than double output and double their work forces in return for tax breaks.
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