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Toyota Q1 net profit up 11pct to $5.6 bn, boosts FY forecast
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Toyota Q1 net profit up 11pct to $5.6 bn, boosts FY forecast

Toyota last year suffered its first drop in annual profit in five years.

VW likely to win global sales crown as Toyota growth slows
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VW likely to win global sales crown as Toyota growth slows

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen can in all likelihood claim the title of world's biggest automaker for the first time.

Toyota adds 543,000 vehicles to Takata air bag recalls
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Toyota adds 543,000 vehicles to Takata air bag recalls

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says it is recalling another 543,000 vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp.

Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are literally tearing them apart
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Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are literally tearing them apart

Typically when you see a lawsuit over a faulty product in the automotive industry it's a simple manufacturing defect, lack of testing, or some other shortcoming that seems obvious in hindsight. A new

Toyota unlocks its engine technology, could sell to rivals
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Toyota unlocks its engine technology, could sell to rivals

By Naomi Tajitsu and Maki Shiraki TOKYO (Reuters) - Long guarded about what was beneath the hood of its pioneering Prius cars, Toyota Motor Corp plans to open up its powertrain technology to rivals,

Strong yen sends Toyota's quarterly profit sinking 36 pct
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Strong yen sends Toyota's quarterly profit sinking 36 pct

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says July-September profit sank 36 percent, hammered by the strong yen, which erodes the overseas earnings of Japanese exporters.

Toyota recalls 20 Lexus cars in Vietnam to fix air bag issue
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Toyota recalls 20 Lexus cars in Vietnam to fix air bag issue

The luxury cars were manufactured in Japan between November 2015 and June 2016.

Can anything top Toyota's SEMA 2016 stand?
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Can anything top Toyota's SEMA 2016 stand?

The show floors of SEMA may be awash with tuned and customized Japanese cars from independent builders and designers but this year it's the in-house teams from the likes of Toyota that are stealing

Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total
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Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.

Toyota, Suzuki eye partnership as industry consolidates
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Toyota, Suzuki eye partnership as industry consolidates

Japan has eight domestic automakers in an intensely competitive market.

Toyota recalls 1.43 million hybrids worldwide for air bag issue
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Toyota recalls 1.43 million hybrids worldwide for air bag issue


Toyota Motor Corp said late on Tuesday it is recalling 1.43 million hybrid Prius and Lexus CT200h cars worldwide because of a possible airbag inflator defect.