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CNET
Why Toyota's Scion brand may sell more cars after it's dead and buriedOn Wednesday, Toyota announced plans to shutter its long-struggling Scion brand
Why Toyota's Scion brand may sell more cars after it's dead and buried
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
On Wednesday, Toyota announced plans to shutter its long-struggling Scion brand, putting an end to an experiment that started 13 years ago. That the Japanese auto giant decided to wind down its long-struggling division was not a surprise. However,... Read more
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The Verge
With the LC 500, it's time to show Lexus some respectLexus is the Rodney Dangerfield of the automotive world. No matter what the com
With the LC 500, it's time to show Lexus some respect
The Verge / Posted 4 days ago
Lexus is the Rodney Dangerfield of the automotive world. No matter what the company does, it never seems to get any respect. The company revealed the LC 500 sports coupe yesterday at the Detroit Auto Show. This two door, which has two small rear... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Toyota Buys Daihatsu: What It MeansToyota CEO Akio Toyoda and Daihatsu President Masanori Mitsui announced the dea
Toyota Buys Daihatsu: What It Means
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda and Daihatsu President Masanori Mitsui announced the deal at a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Image source: Toyota. Toyota said on Friday that it will buy out Japanese small-vehicle maker Daihatsu Motor in a friendly,... Read more
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Japan Today
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu to make it wholly owned ‹ Japan TodayToyota Motor Corp is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu to make it wholly owned ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
Toyota Motor Corp is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full ownership, a move both sides said was aimed at becoming globally more competitive. Toyota said Friday that it will carry out a share exchange, to be completed in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full ownership, a move both sides said was aimed at becoming globally more competitive. Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday that it will carry out... Read more
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Herald Sun
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full ownership, a move both sides said was aimed at becoming globally more competitive. Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday that it will carry out... Read more
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Weekly Times
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full ownership, a move both sides said was aimed at becoming globally more competitive. Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday that it will carry out... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full
Toyota raising stake in Daihatsu
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full ownership, a move both sides said was aimed at becoming globally more competitive. Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday that it will carry out... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Big Shareholder Tells Volkswagen: Come Clean on the Diesel Scandal -- SoonImage source: Volkswagen. The pressure on Volkswagen is increasing: The compa
Big Shareholder Tells Volkswagen: Come Clean on the Diesel Scandal -- Soon
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
Image source: Volkswagen. The pressure on Volkswagen is increasing: The company's second-largest shareholder said Monday that the company has to come clean on its diesel-cheating scandal within three months -- or else. What's happening Stephan... Read more
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Japan Today
J-pop queen Sheena to help produce Tokyo's handover ceremony in Rio ‹ Japan TodayJapanese pop diva Ringo Sheena will serve as a production consultant for the fl
J-pop queen Sheena to help produce Tokyo's handover ceremony in Rio ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 days ago
Japanese pop diva Ringo Sheena will serve as a production consultant for the flag handover ceremony at this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizers said following an executive board meeting on Monday. Sheena was one... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Toyota takes DetroitWhen the world’s largest car company pulls the sheet off of something at one of
Toyota takes Detroit
Wheels.ca / Posted 16 days ago
When the world’s largest car company pulls the sheet off of something at one of the biggest automotive events of the year, it probably shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise when they steal the show. And looking back over the recent 2016 Detroit... Read more
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Wheels.ca
LEXUS AT DETROIT: Sexy, sporty LC 500 unveiledDETROIT — At a car show filled at last with sexy, sporty coupes, the Lexus LC 5
LEXUS AT DETROIT: Sexy, sporty LC 500 unveiled
Wheels.ca / Posted 18 days ago
DETROIT — At a car show filled at last with sexy, sporty coupes, the Lexus LC 500 is perhaps the sexiest and sportiest of all. It’s working hard to kill Lexus’s reputation as a boring brand. The LC 500 is the production version of the LF-LC concept... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why the New 2018 Lexus LC 500 Is a Big Deal for ToyotaThe all-new LC 500 coupe was the star of the Lexus display at the North America
Why the New 2018 Lexus LC 500 Is a Big Deal for Toyota
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
The all-new LC 500 coupe was the star of the Lexus display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last week. It's expected to arrive at U.S. dealers in the spring of 2017. Image source: Toyota. Lexus surprised the automotive media... Read more
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The Manila Times
Makinen sees Toyota’s WRC project promisingJanuary 18, 2016 4:59 pm Late last year, key representatives of the Toyota GAZ
Makinen sees Toyota’s WRC project promising
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
January 18, 2016 4:59 pm Late last year, key representatives of the Toyota GAZOO Racing World Rally Championship (WRC) team met at Fuji Speedway, Japan, to discuss their current progress and future... Read more
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Market Watch
$4B proposal to set driverless-car guidelinesThe Obama administration proposed spending nearly $4 billion over a decade to m
$4B proposal to set driverless-car guidelines
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
The Obama administration proposed spending nearly $4 billion over a decade to make driverless cars on U.S. roads more widespread in an effort to curb fatalities and traffic jams. The proposal, which still requires congressional approval, aims to... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Japanese automakers wow audience with new models, conceptsDETROIT, MI: After putting up with the standard Pearson treatment (long lineups
Japanese automakers wow audience with new models, concepts
Wheels.ca / Posted 25 days ago
DETROIT, MI: After putting up with the standard Pearson treatment (long lineups, surly service), it’s a bummer to hear your flight has been cancelled, virtually at the same time you’re expecting to board. But foul weather in Motor City meant that... Read more
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express
Detroit auto show 2016 - 8 of the very best cars to look out for this year MOTOWN boasted plenty of exciting new cars to start the year, Nat Barnes pick
Detroit auto show 2016 - 8 of the very best cars to look out for this year
express / Posted 25 days ago
MOTOWN boasted plenty of exciting new cars to start the year, Nat Barnes picks his best From top left clockwise: Volkswagen Tiguan, Mercedes SLC, Volvo S90, Porsche 911... Read more
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Black Press USA
Lexus Reveals the LC 500 at the North American International Auto Show Akio Toyoda, the chief branding officer and master driver for Lexus, talks ab
Lexus Reveals the LC 500 at the North American International Auto Show
Black Press USA / Posted 26 days ago
Akio Toyoda, the chief branding officer and master driver for Lexus, talks about the LC 500 during a press conference about the all-new coupe at the North American International... Read more
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International Business Times
North American International Auto Show 2016: New cars launched at Detroit showcase The 2016 North American International Auto Show opens on Saturday 16 January in
North American International Auto Show 2016: New cars launched at Detroit showcase
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
The 2016 North American International Auto Show opens on Saturday 16 January in Detroit. Around 45 new production vehicles and experimental concept cars are making their debut at the show. Porsche is showing its new 911 Turbo and Turbo S models,... Read more
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New Kerala
Toyota bets on Lexus revamp to overcome monotonyNew Delhi, Jan 12 : World's largest automaker, Toyota Motor Corp, is all set to
Toyota bets on Lexus revamp to overcome monotony
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 12 : World's largest automaker, Toyota Motor Corp, is all set to revamp its premium Lexus line with a facelift of its flagship sports coupe for 2017. To shake off its reputation for boring designs, Toyota recently unveiled its Lexus... Read more
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express
Brexit boost as Toyota vow to remain in UK exposes ‘lies’ of europhiles BREXIT campaigners have today hailed Toyota’s vow to remain in the UK even if
Brexit boost as Toyota vow to remain in UK exposes ‘lies’ of europhiles
express / Posted 26 days ago
BREXIT campaigners have today hailed Toyota’s vow to remain in the UK even if Britons vote to leave the EU - with the car giant’s pledge exposing the “lies” of europhiles. Akio... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Toyota boss drops ‘we won’t leave Brexit Britain’ hint File photo dated 03/04/12 of the Toyota assembly line at the Toyota factory a
Toyota boss drops ‘we won’t leave Brexit Britain’ hint
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
File photo dated 03/04/12 of the Toyota assembly line at the Toyota factory at Burnaston in Derby, as the boss of the company hinted that the car manufacturer will keep its UK plants even if... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Other buzz-worthy cars and trucks at this year’s show are:MERCEDES E-CLASS: The 10th generation of the midsize E-Class sedan borrows the
Other buzz-worthy cars and trucks at this year’s show are:
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
MERCEDES E-CLASS: The 10th generation of the midsize E-Class sedan borrows the elongated hood and gently sloping tail of its big sibling, the S-Class. VOLVO S90 SEDAN: The semi-autonomous Pilot Assist software allows the car to accelerate,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Detroit auto show day 1: Minivans and astronautsWhile the LC 500 was Lexus’s big reveal at this year’s North American Internati
Detroit auto show day 1: Minivans and astronauts
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
While the LC 500 was Lexus’s big reveal at this year’s North American International Auto Show, Toyota boss Akio Toyoda provided a little amuse-bouche for the standing-room only crowd before taking the wraps off his new top-end coupe. Toyoda rolled... Read more
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Reuters
Toyota bets on Lexus flagship revamp to overcome 'boring' imageToyota Motor Corp's Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show
Toyota bets on Lexus flagship revamp to overcome 'boring' image
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
Toyota Motor Corp's Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, November 2, 2015. DETROIT Toyota Motor Corp is sprucing up its premium Lexus line with a facelift of its flagship sports coupe for 2017, as the world's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Toyota bets on Lexus flagship revamp to overcome 'boring' imageDETROIT: Toyota Motor Corp is sprucing up its premium Lexus line with a facelif
Toyota bets on Lexus flagship revamp to overcome 'boring' image
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
DETROIT: Toyota Motor Corp is sprucing up its premium Lexus line with a facelift of its flagship sports coupe for 2017, as the world's largest automaker tries to shake off its reputation for boring designs. Unveiling the Lexus LC 500 coupe at the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Toyota's Lexus takes wraps off new flagship luxury SUVThe new vehicle is meant to compete against such prestigious models as the Merc
Toyota's Lexus takes wraps off new flagship luxury SUV
TheStreet.com / Posted 27 days ago
The new vehicle is meant to compete against such prestigious models as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe and the BMW 6-Series Coupe. Underscoring the urgency of Toyota's initiative, Akio Toyoda, president of the Japanese automaker and grandson of its... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheels to Watch: Audi, Volvo, Porsche, show new vehiclesDETROIT - Automakers plan to debut 45 new vehicles at this year's North America
Wheels to Watch: Audi, Volvo, Porsche, show new vehicles
Brandon Sun / Posted 27 days ago
DETROIT - Automakers plan to debut 45 new vehicles at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which opens to the public Jan. 16. Here are some of the buzz-worthy new cars and trucks at the show. PORSCHE 911 TURBO, TURBO S Not... Read more
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Auto Spies
Lexus Comes Out Swinging With The LF-LC...No, Wait. It's The LC 500 In PRODUCTION TrimToyota's luxury division, Lexus, is coming out swinging.Debuting at the 2016 De
Lexus Comes Out Swinging With The LF-LC...No, Wait. It's The LC 500 In PRODUCTION Trim
Auto Spies / Posted 27 days ago
Toyota's luxury division, Lexus, is coming out swinging.Debuting at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Lexus brought us a Candy Apple Red LC 500 for us to drool over. And, boy, are we drooling. Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) Photo GalleryEquipped with... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Quick Spin: LC 500 proves that Lexus doesn’t have to be boringThe Lexus LC 500. The man whose name essentially is on the building at Toyota
Quick Spin: LC 500 proves that Lexus doesn’t have to be boring
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
The Lexus LC 500. The man whose name essentially is on the building at Toyota admits the company’s luxury brand has a reputation for well-built but boring cars. The LC 500 is the company’s response “so that boring and Lexus should never be in the... Read more
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Reuters
Toyota plans to market Lexus fuel cell car around 2020: executiveToyota Motor Corp's Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show
Toyota plans to market Lexus fuel cell car around 2020: executive
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
Toyota Motor Corp's Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, November 2, 2015. DETROIT Toyota Motor Corp plans to market a zero-emission, fuel cell vehicle (FCV) model in its premium Lexus brand within the next few... Read more
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ESPN
Kyle Busch brings Toyota new feelingLAS VEGAS -- Shortly after Kyle Busch won the 2015 Sprint Cup title, a video ar
Kyle Busch brings Toyota new feeling
ESPN / Posted 30 days ago
LAS VEGAS -- Shortly after Kyle Busch won the 2015 Sprint Cup title, a video arrived in his email. It was of a fan celebrating his victory on Nov. 22 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But this was no ordinary fan video. The video came from Toyota CEO... Read more
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