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Emerging markets in trouble (1)

In the full year 2014, Argentina, Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand & Turkey are set to become an even greater drag on global light vehicle ma...

Kia K900 knocks on big brands' door

Prior to moving to the UK, I had almost zero exposure to the Kia brand which, 20 years ago, was mostly recycled Mazdas. And something called...

PLDB: Future Models - what's new this month

July has been a busy month for news updates on many future EV, hybrid, PHEV and fuel cell vehicle programmes, with some especially interesti...

Kia Motors America - a "bit player" with ambition

Kia Motors America may be marking 20 years in the US this year but, despite 535,179 sales in 2013 (down 4% on 2012), the recent hit of 5m cu...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud 28 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


INTERVIEW: Toyota Yaris chief engineer Kanamori 2 Jun 2014

Glenn Brooks

Such is the extent of the update, Toyota believes the mid-life changes for the Vitz/Yaris constitute it being more than just a facelift. The project's chief engineer Yoshihiko Kanamori explains.

Latest News

Lexus latest to cut prices in China 21 Aug 2014

Chris Wright

Toyota in China is cutting parts prices for its luxury Lexus models in response to heightened regulatory scrutiny over anti-trust issues.


Toyota switches on large solar array at UK plant 21 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

A large-scale embedded solar array will be switched on today (21 August) at Toyota UK's engine production centre at Deeside in North Wales.


China levies big fines on Japanese parts makers 20 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

China's regulatory authorities have found a group of Japanese automotive parts makers guilty of price fixing and handed out large fines.


Bearing companies hit in China pricing probe 19 Aug 2014

Chris Wright

China's antitrust regulator has fined Japanese bearing makers NSK and NTN a combined (US$47m) for violating rules in the latest clamp down on alleged industry pricing practices.


GKN Driveline opens new Tokyo support office 15 Aug 2014

Simon Warburton

GKN Driveline Japan, says it has opened a new customer support office in Toyota City.

Latest blogs

Toyota i-Road leaning car - the video 30 Jun 2014

Glenn Brooks

TMC continues to promote Japan's Ha-Mo car sharing scheme via its own i-Road commuter model. The latest promotional video is worth a look.


Toyota working on hover cars 11 Jun 2014

Glenn Brooks

Speaking at a Bloomberg summit in San Francisco, a Toyota engineer has disclosed an advanced engineering project for cars which would hover just above roads.

Company research

Toyota Motor Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

Toyota Motor Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

Toyota Motor Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service...

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Toyota Motor Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Toyota Motor Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Par

Project Synopsis: MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth act......

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Toyota Industries Corporation (6201) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Toyota Industries Corporation (6201) - Financial and Strateg

Toyota Industries Corporation (6201) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been co...

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