#TOYOTA

Autonomous Vehicles

U.S to Review Vehicle Safety Standards Process

DOT inspector general’s office hopes to speed reforms for autonomous cars
#europe #tech #Toyota

Marketing

Ford Rated Top Automotive Brand for “Intimacy”

Auto industry also outshines most others in new study
#HarleyDavidson #Chevrolet #Audi

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Toyota GR Supra 3.0

If his name is Mikey, then one could say, “Mikey likes it!”
#reviews #Toyota

Hybrid

Fisker Plans to Have Ocean EV Made in Austria

Magna Steyr would begin production in late 2022
#Magna #Audi #MINI

Mark Del Rosso on Genesis

Genesis is undoubtedly the most remarkable success story in the auto industry—not quite yet five but racking up awards in a way that other OEMs can only be jealous about—and we talk to the man who runs Genesis Motor America
#Ford #Cadillac #Audi

Design

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

Electric motorcycles, free-standing seat frames, composite steering knuckles and tension leaf springs
#HarleyDavidson #BASF #Toyota

Sales

Mazda Shows Sales Strength

Maybe we’re not talking huge numbers, but let’s not underestimate the importance of good news
#Mazda #Subaru #Toyota

Mobility

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts
#Geely #Hyundai #Honda

Subaru Kills BRZ, New Sports Coupe Coming

Next-generation model and its Toyota twin could debut next year
#Toyota #Scion

Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota’s New World View: A “Woven Planet”

Software holding company includes former TRI-AD autonomous vehicle unit
#Google #Toyota #Bosch

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars
#Aptiv #TRW #Lear

Marketing

Subaru, Lexus Head J.D. Power Loyalty Ratings

But repurchase rates don’t always match long-term vehicle performance
#Chevrolet #Ford #Buick

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity
#Citroen #Chrysler #Dodge

Hybrid

Toyota Advances Sedans for 2021

While it may seem otherwise, people still buy sedans. And Toyota is going to continue to build them. Lots of them
#HP #Toyota #Ford

Production

All Toyota Plants Running for First Time in 5 Months

A testimony to persistence as factory in Venezuela reopens
#Ford #asia #Toyota

Sales

Tesla Cuts Price of Model Y by $3,000

EV maker slashed prices of other models in late May.
#Tesla #Toyota

Batteries

Honda Expands Partnership with Chinese Battery Giant

The deal is the latest win for CATL, which claims to be the world’s largest battery supplier.
#asia #Toyota #GeneralMotors

Sales

What Does Jeep Tell Us About the Market?

Forget Tesla-killers. Ford is going after Jeep with the Bronco. This could be epic. Or not.
#Buick #Cadillac #GMC

Production

Toyota Touts New Electronics Plating Tech

Stamping-type process designed to cut waste and manufacturing emissions
#asia #tech #sustainability

Assembly

Will USMCA Coax Jobs to U.S.? Maybe Not

Some companies are opting to hike wages in Mexico—or pay higher tariffs
#americas #facilities #Toyota