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Cops nab gang that stole luxury Toyota cars for sale in...

'Geng Acu' leader, girlfriend and another man arrested for theft of 21 vehicles costing RM1.5 million.

Toyota raises stake in Subaru to prepare for driving evolution

Japanese carmaker has been forging partnerships as it faces uncertain future.

Dream team Toyota-Porsche concept MR2 in the works?

News is abuzz of a possible Toyota-Porsche partnership for a fourth generation MR2.

Stealing Toyota Prius hybrid battery packs becoming alarmingly common

Is the theft of your Toyota Prius battery pack repair covered by your insurance?

Japanese car sales plunge in S.Korea as trade row rages

The slump comes amid an intensifying trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo.

Toyota Q1 net profit up nearly 4%, full-year profit revised down

Toyota executives have said previously there would be no way to avoid a negative impact in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Indonesia plans auto-rules overhaul to form electric-car hub

The country is vying with nearby Singapore and Thailand to become the dominant force in Southeast Asia for electric cars, part of an effort to fortify the local economy and reduce reliance on imported oil.

Toyota Yaris 1.5G: No sugar coating this drive review

This new model is tuned for outstanding fuel efficiency and smooth delivery of power and torque.

Toyota warns that Mexico tariffs could raise costs by US$1 billion

Toyota is warning its US dealers the Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could increase auto-parts costs by more than US$1 billion and hurt sales of its top-selling truck.

Toyota announces first plant in Myanmar

Japanese automaker Toyota says it will open its first vehicle production plant in Myanmar, as the country's auto market grows and the government raises import barriers.

Nikkei: Toyota may invest about US$550 million in China ride-hailing firm...

Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen (US$550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing.

Toyota joins list of failed bond sales in Japan corporate debt

The reason for the lack of demand was mainly due to investors’ hunger for higher returns, rather than any question over the automaker’s creditworthiness.

Toyota says Trump sent message carmaker is ‘not welcomed’

The pushback by Toyota marks a break from years of attempting to work its way into Trump’s good graces.

Toyota Yaris: Is Honda Jazz worried about this new rival?

In spite of being so closely related to the new Toyota Vios, the Yaris distinguishes itself with a more athletic silhouette and some nice touches.

Toyota establishes institute in China to study hydrogen, green technologies

Toyota says the corporation will also see an active utilisation of hydrogen energy that can help solve China's energy problems.

Uber lands massive investment for self-driving unit

The funding allows Uber to transfer some of the substantial cost of developing self-driving cars onto outside investors.

The moon is becoming a hot destination for carmakers

BAIC’s announcement comes a month after Toyota said it was teaming up with Japan’s space agency to build a lunar rover.

Toyota sees new business opportunity in leveraging hybrid tech

Toyota is seeking more business opportunities as it expands on its hybrid tech cars.

Toyota, Suzuki charge up partnership for electric cars

Toyota is a leader in hybrid technology and is investing heavily in automated driving, while Suzuki specialises in affordable compact cars.

Toyota investing US$749 million in five US plants

Toyota announced last year it would jointly build a new US$1.6 billion plant with Mazda Motor Corp in Alabama.

Toyota warns of potential pullout from Britain on no-deal Brexit

This follows Nissan Motor's decision last month to renege on plans to build the X-Trail sports utility vehicle in England.

Toyota Supra gets souped-up by TRD

Toyota's in-house tuning shop TRD unveiled the Supra TRD Performance Line Concept decked out in carbon fibre on its Japanese market-site.

Toyota’s Q3 operating profit edges up as Asia sales rise

Japan's largest automaker lowered its full-year net profit forecast to 1.87 trillion yen from a previous view of 2.3 trillion yen.

Toyota, Fiat report fall in US auto sales in January

The No.3 automaker in the United States by sales says it sold 156,021 vehicles in January, down from 167,056 vehicles a year earlier.