Toyota

Auto sales highest in August owing to “cash-for-clunkers” program

U. S. auto sales were pushed to their highest level in August in the past 15-month period owing to "cash-for-clunkers" program, which provided customers with $3,500 to $4,500 on swapping older vehicles for more fuel-efficient models.

Toyota to suspend some production lines to reduce output capacity

Toyota

In an effort to downsize its production, largely due to the global plunge in auto sales, Japanese carmaker Toyota would likely hang up one of its production lines in Japan for over a year.

Nikkei report: Toyota, Mazda working on key hybrid technology tie-up

Toyota, Mazda

According to the Nikkei business daily's Thursday report, Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp - one of the world's leader in hybrids - intends delivering core components for hybrid vehicles to Mazda Motor Corp and other smaller rivals.

Toyota May Dissolve its Stake in California Plant

Toyota May Dissolve its Stake in California Plant

Toyota Motor Co., the world's largest automaker, said it would consider dissolving its stake in a California manufacturing plant after General Motors Corp. pulled out of the venture.

Toyota To Supply Ultra-Small Luxury Cars To Aston Martin

Toyota To Supply Ultra-Small Luxury Cars To Aston Martin

Toyota Motor Corp., Japanese carmaker, revealed it would build an ultra-small luxury car based on the iQ model, for Aston Martin.

Cygnet, the Aston Martin version, which will be built in Japan and sold in Europe, is said to be the smallest four-seater car with 9 feet and 10 inches in length.
 

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