While Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus lost its title as the top U.S. luxury line in 2011, there’s a silver lining: U.S. growth and a favorable exchange rate are taking Lexus back to its mid-2000s profit peak.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s Subaru, which added more U.S. market share than any international carmaker last year, is pushing ahead with U.S. expansion plans as it awaits a Toyota Motor Corp. decision on whether to keep using its Indiana plant to build Camrys.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s Scion line, a U.S. experiment intended to win over young buyers with idiosyncratic designs and low prices, will overhaul its lineup amid fading sales as the brand reaches adolescence.
Toyota Motor Corp. showed off a reworked Camry that sports deeper-stamped body panels and a modified cabin as the world’s largest automaker works to keep its benchmark sedan the U.S. market’s best-selling car.
Nissan Motor Co., after best-ever U.S. sales of Leaf hatchbacks in 2013, plans to offer two years of free public charging for the battery-powered car in its strongest U.S. markets to entice more drivers to buy one.
Toyota Motor Corp. showed off a reworked Camry that sports deeper-stamped body panels and a modified cabin as the world’s largest automaker works to keep its benchmark sedan the industry’s best-selling car.
Toyota Motor Corp. is making rare styling changes in the Camry sedan just halfway into the car’s usual design cycle, a sign the automaker is eager to stem gains made by Hyundai Motor Co.’s Sonata, which also is being reworked for 2015.
Tesla Motors Inc., which raised $2.3 billion in a convertible note sale last month, plans to find more funds for the new finance unit it’s created to lease electric Model S sedans to business customers.