Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

Toyota Motor Corp's chief lobbied the Japanese government to make clear it supported hybrid vehicles as much as battery electrics. Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota and chairman of the Japan...

Toyota is launching another old-fashioned stick-shift sports car

The new Toyota Supra will have an 8-speed automatic transmission. The car will go on sale in the U.S. in 2020. It will share a platform with the BMW Z4, which has a manual transmission. It's the...

Toyota to cut quarterly production to ease strain on beleaguered suppliers

Toyota Motor Corp will scale back domestic production by up to 20% during the months of April, May and June. Move by Japan's largest automaker is the latest to spotlight the supply-chain...

Surprise, Surprise! Toyota Previews 15 Electric Cars Coming By 2030

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda has been throwing bombs at electric cars for years. Recently, he warned darkly that electric cars would destroy the Japanese economy. Has the sleeping giant finally awoken?...

Toyota's electric vehicle plans are getting bigger and more expensive

The Japanese automaker also vowed to sell 3.5 million battery EVs globally by 2030. The company said it would invest 2 trillion yen ($17.6 billion) in battery vehicle technology. Toyota was an...

Toyota And Lexus Preview EV Onslaught, Unveil 15 Upcoming Models

Toyota Motor Co CEO Akio Toyoda hosted a press briefing today on the company’s battery electric vehicle strategies. The executive announced that Toyota is going to roll out 30 BEV models and is...

As autos go electric, Toyota chases hydrogen dream

Toyota's chief executive was in Japan racing an experimental hydrogen car. Akio Toyoda says the vehicle could preserve millions of auto jobs. Toyota says some parts of the world not ready for a...

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