Toyota Motor Corp.’s small sedan revealed today in Detroit is the most important model the company will never sell. Called Furia, it gives a hint of what Akio Toyoda wants from a company not known for its style.
Transnet Freight Rail, a unit of South Africa’s Transnet SOC Ltd., signed an agreement with Toyota SA Motors under which the rail operator will handle the transportation of certain locally manufactured and imported Toyota vehicles.
Toyota Motor Corp., the world’s largest automaker, expanded a 14-month-old recall of more than 2 million vehicles for faulty air bags after supplier Takata Corp. told customers further fixes may be needed.
Tesla Motors Inc. , an electric carmaker working with Toyota Motor Corp. on battery-powered autos, said it will deliver two rechargeable prototypes to Toyota this month as a first step in their alliance.
General Motors Co. wants to return to a New York courtroom to fight at least 90 ignition-switch defect lawsuits while some car owners are driving for the cases to be heard by a California judge seasoned in auto litigation.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co. both set records for their namesake brands in the annual J.D. Power & Associates survey of new vehicle quality, with Toyota dropping to its worst ranking since the report began and Ford making its first foray into the top five performers.