Latest Toyota Motor Corp. Stories

2008-08-02 12:00:05

By Associated Press TOKYO -- Toyota has developed a motorized stand-up-and-ride, Segway lookalike designed to help people scoot around at malls and airports. But the "Winglet," shown Friday in Tokyo, takes some getting used to.

2008-08-01 18:00:05

Nagoya, Aug. 1 (Jiji Press)--Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday it has developed a motorized stand-up-and-ride device under its "Partner Robot" initiative.

2008-07-28 18:00:20

Tokyo, July 28 (Jiji Press)--Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday that it has cut its group's global vehicle sales projection for 2008 by 350,000 units to 9.5 million units. Global vehicle output by Toyota and two subsidiaries--Hino Motors Ltd. and Daihatsu Motor Co.

2008-07-23 15:00:00

Toyota Motor Corp. beat General Motors Corp. by 300,000 units in worldwide sales for the first half of the year for the second year in a row as sales declines in North America eclipsed record-breaking sales in the world's emerging markets.

2008-07-15 07:40:00

Chrysler LLC plans to be selling all-electric vehicles within the next three to five years.

2008-07-10 18:00:16

Nagoya, July 10 (Jiji Press)--Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will build the Prius gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle at a plant under construction in Blue Springs, Mississippi, as part of broad changes to its North American manufacturing operations.

2008-07-10 15:00:00

By Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press Jul. 10--After reviewing different production options for several months, a steeper-than-expected sales decline in June forced Toyota Motor Corp.

2008-07-02 00:05:00

The growing demand for small, fuel-efficient hybrid cars has caused inventory shortages for Toyota Motor Corp.’s most popular models, such as the Prius, Yaris and Corolla.

2008-07-02 18:00:11

By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin DETROIT - General Motors Corp. soundly beat Toyota Motor Corp. in June to retain its traditional U.S. sales lead, but GM sales still dropped 18.2 percent during a dismal month for large automakers. Toyota's U.S. sales fell 21.4 percent, while Ford Motor Co.

2008-07-02 12:00:34

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 2--Automakers couldn't make enough cars last month to keep up with consumers' newfound love of anything that gets good gas mileage.

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