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Tokyo Motor Show: Why Japanese quality is so good – in a word


Monozukuri is a made up Japanese word that means making things or the process of manufacturing. It's only been in use since the 1980s and goes a long way to explaining why the country is so good at ...... making things. The country's carmakers are now benchmarked around the world and their suppliers have to meet the highest standards. Toyota president ...
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[VIDEO] Watch Toyota boss drift the GT86
The Japanese based automaker Toyota has recently released a new video with the GT86, where its boss, Akio Toyoda, is drifting the impressive sports car. The Toyota GT86 is probably one ...
Akio Toyoda Plans to Reshuffle Toyota’s Top Executives
This week Toyota will reshuffle its top executives, according to anonymous sources. Akio Toyoda, who became president of the company in 2009, has reduced the number of board directors and offered ...
Toyota CEO Hopes Next Japanese Govn. Will Fix Dispute With China
Toyota Motor CEO Akio Toyoda hopes that the next Japanese government will be able to fix the relations with China. "As far as automobile enterprises are concerned, their [Chinese sales] have ...
Toyota to cut Japanese production by 16pct as government terminates subsidies for fuel-efficient vehicles
Toyota Motor Corp., will cut daily output by 16 percent in October, as the Japanese government will end subsidies for fuel-efficient vehicles, the Nikkei reported. Japan's domestic sales of new vehicles ...
Toyota CEO: The Yen is a major concern
Toyota Motor Corp. CEO Akio Toyoda said the strong yen, the European situation, and slowing automobile demand in the U.S. are among concerns facing Japan’s car industry. “In the short run, ...
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Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ enter production in Japan
The Japanese based automakers Subaru and Toyota have recently announced that the new BRZ and GT 86 sports cars have entered production in Japan. According to Fuji Heavy Industries, the makers ...
Positive Unit Global Sales Forecast for Toyota
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Toyota is celebrating Aqua / Prius c production start
The Japanese based automaker Toyota has recently announced that the company celebrated the start of production on the new Aqua / Prius c hybrid compact car. According to the car manufacturer, ...

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