Toyota News

Chennai: Joint MD of Toyota's leading dealer 'commits suicide'

Reeta Lankalingam had allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself due to some personal issues.

‘Higher taxes, consumer resistance at current price points hurting sales’

Shekar Viswanathan, vice chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said that high taxation structure is stopping the firm from introducing a mass-market hybrid car in India.


Toyota plans to launch its version of Baleno in India next fiscal

Toyota has been working on incorporating its own unique features to the model that has been a runaway success for Suzuki's Indian arm -- Maruti Suzuki.

Lexus launches all-new version of hybrid electric car ES 300h in India

The all-new ES 300h delivers a fuel economy of 22.37 kmpl, the company said. The model is equipped with 10 airbags and other safety features such as vehicle stability control, hill start assist besides anti-theft system with break-in and tilt sensors.

Toyota to restart all domestic assembly lines by Thursday after quake

Toyota said production at the Hokkaido plant would resume later on Monday after operations were halted following last week's 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Japan's northernmost island that resulted in 44 deaths and hundreds of injuries.

Uber heads in new direction with Toyota on self-driving cars

By the time the self-driving car deal happens, Uber hopes to have completed an initial public offering of stock that will enrich a list of early investors that now includes Toyota.


Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber for self-driving cars

The investment values Uber at $72 billion, matching the valuation Uber received in a deal with Alphabet Inc self-driving unit Waymo this year.

Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC Motor vehicle

Under the new Chinese regulations taking effect next year, carmakers must amass credits for so-called new-energy vehicles equivalent to 10 percent of annual sales by 2019.

New Toyota Yaris ticks all the right boxes

While a lot will depend on Toyota’s pricing strategy, which it will announce this week, it is expected to come with starting price tag of around Rs 10 lakh.

Toyota, Uber in talks on self-driving tech: Nikkei

Japan's business daily Nikkei has reported that ride-hailing service Uber could be in talks with Toyota to roll out autonomous driving technology.