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[VIDEO] Watch Toyota boss drift the GT86

[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 of the hottest cars to hit the market these past few years, considering what it has to offer for […]

Akio Toyoda Plans to Reshuffle Toyota’s Top Executives

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 more power to executives in key markets, part of his effort to refocus the automaker on manufacturing and quality […]

Toyota CEO Hopes Next Japanese Govn. Will Fix Dispute With China

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 dropped significantly,” he said. “[We] hope that the next Japanese government will promptly act to restore friendly relations with […]

Toyota CEO: The Yen is a major concern

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, the European economy and a possible slowdown in the recovery of the U.S. auto market is a concern,” though […]

Positive Unit Global Sales Forecast for Toyota

Positive Unit Global Sales Forecast for Toyota

Toyota Motor Corp envisions global sales of 7.410 million units until March 31st, higher than the estimated December number of 7.380 million. Toyota, which is the first automaker in Japan, expects profit from its core operations $3.5 billion, meaning a 42% drop from 2011. “The market is looking at the […]

2014 Toyota Auris first to receive BMW diesel

2014 Toyota Auris first to receive BMW diesel

The first BMW diesel engine will most likely equip the next-generation Toyota Auris in 2014, Autocar reveals. The magazine quotes insiders which say the collaboration between BMW and Toyota will debut with the Auris, which will receive a BMW diesel engine. In exchange for giving Toyota its diesel engines, BMW […]

BMW and Toyota officially announce partnership on batteries, diesel engines

BMW and Toyota officially announce partnership on batteries, diesel engines

Following reports earlier this week, BMW and Toyota have officially confirmed that they will share technologies. The two parties today signed a memorandum of understanding concerning a mid-to-long-term collaboration on next-generation environment-friendly technologies. BMW and Toyota agreed to collaborate on next-generation lithium-ion battery technologies research and also to identify and […]