#TOYOTA

Toyota 3-Peats at Le Mans

Running of the historic French race was delayed 3 months due to COVID-19. No spectators were allowed.

Car/Ride Sharing

Toyota Expands Woven Mobility Universe

$800 million VC arm will invest in “growth-stage” tech companies

Regulations

Toyota Taps Former CES Official as Tech Lobbyist

New K Street point person for autonomous vehicles and flying cars

Business

Tesla Cashes in on Surging Stock

No immediate plans for $5 billion capital hike other than a show of strength

Infrastructure

Toyota, Honda Partner on Mobile Power Station

Generator could provide aid during a blackout or remote entertainment event

Infrastructure

Look Up in the Sky, it’s a Toyota!

Flying car tested; lunar rover named

Economics

Lidar Maker Luminar Readies $2.9 Billion IPO

Plan would give startup a $3.4 billion market cap

Labor

Toyota, Mazda Hike U.S. Plant Budget by 55%

More spending for advanced production technologies

Connectivity

Michigan Proposes “CAV” Corridor

The future of where the rubber meets the road  

Autonomous Vehicles

U.S to Review Vehicle Safety Standards Process

DOT inspector general’s office hopes to speed reforms for autonomous cars

Marketing

Ford Rated Top Automotive Brand for “Intimacy”

Auto industry also outshines most others in new study

Design

2021 Toyota GR Supra 3.0

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

Production

Fisker Plans to Have Ocean EV Made in Austria

Magna Steyr would begin production in late 2022

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

Aluminum

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

Electric motorcycles, free-standing seat frames, composite steering knuckles and tension leaf springs

Sales

Mazda Shows Sales Strength

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

Regulations

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts

Subaru Kills BRZ, New Sports Coupe Coming

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

Autonomous Vehicles

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

Software holding company includes former TRI-AD autonomous vehicle unit

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars

Marketing

Subaru, Lexus Head J.D. Power Loyalty Ratings

But repurchase rates don’t always match long-term vehicle performance

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity

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

Production

All Toyota Plants Running for First Time in 5 Months

A testimony to persistence as factory in Venezuela reopens