Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T)
20 Apr 2018
Thu, Apr 12 2018
TOKYO The truck units of Toyota Motor and Volkswagen AG are forming an alliance to bolster their market positions as commercial vehicle makers face growing costs to develop lower-emission vehicles and automated driving capabilities.
* Partnership could bring R&D, procurement economies of scale (Adds background and Hino comment on cross-shareholding)
BRIEF-Hino President Says Difficult To Tackle Issues That Face Commercial Vehicles Within Toyota Group Alone
* HINO PRESIDENT SHIMO SAYS COOPERATION WITH VW TRUCK AND BUS WILL NOT AFFECT RELATIONSHIP WITH TOYOTA GOING FORWARD
April 3 The following are the 20 top-selling vehicles in the U.S. in March as reported by the automakers and ranked by total units. Top 20 selling vehicles in the U.S. in March: RANK VEHICLE March 2018 March 2017 PCT CHNG 1 Ford F-Series P/U 87,011 81,330 +7.0 2 Chevy Silverado-C/K P/U 52,547 42,410 +23.9 3 Nissan Rogue
On Thursday, Reuters hosted a Newsmaker event with Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz, where the discussion focused on how the global automotive industry is evolving.
* TOYOTA MOTOR WILL MUTUALLY SUPPLY CARS IN INDIA WITH SUZUKI MOTOR STARTING IN 2019 - NIKKEI
TOKYO Uber Technologies is discussing the possibility of installing its self-driving system in Toyota Motor Co vehicles as the U.S. ride-hailing firm seeks to sell its autonomous driving technology to outside companies, the Nikkei reported on Friday.
TOKYO, March 16 Uber Technologies is discussing the possibility of installing its self-driving system in Toyota Motor Co vehicles as the U.S. ride-hailing firm seeks to sell its autonomous driving technology to outside companies, the Nikkei reported on Friday.
* SIGNS 5-YEAR DEAL WITH TOYOTA MOTOR POLAND LTD FOR IT SERVICES USING CO'S DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE
NEW YORK/TOKYO U.S. consumers have filed a lawsuit against Kobe Steel Ltd and Toyota Motor Corp accusing the companies of violating consumer protection laws and engaging in fraud by concealing the use of substandard metal components in vehicles. | Video