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.
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.
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.
Toyota Motor Corp. rose to the highest in nine months in Tokyo trading after a U.S. government report found no link between electronics in the company’s vehicles and sudden acceleration incidents and the carmaker raised its profit outlook.
Hedge fund FrontPoint Partners LLC employees were allegedly tipped by a French doctor working as a consultant for Human Genome Sciences Inc. on the results of trials for the hepatitis-C drug Albuferon, a person familiar with the matter said.
PT Astra International isn’t aware of any plans to boost the production capacity of Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles in Indonesia, Yulian Warman , head of Astra’s public relations division, said by phone today in Jakarta.