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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

Chinese automakers expanding in Venezuela 31 Jul 2014

Tony Pugliese

China’s Chery Automobile has signed an agreement to export 13,000 cars to Venezuela this year.

Toyota retains global top spot, despite VW surge 30 Jul 2014

Chris Wright

Despite slowing growth to focus on quality Toyota remained the global leader in the first half of this year with groupwide global sales up 3.8% to 5.097m vehicles, a new record.

Ford looks at plug-in EVs talking to energy firms 30 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

Ford says it is collaborating with seven global automakers and 15 US utilities to develop technology that would allow plug-in electric vehicles to exchange messages with energy providers.

Toyota China TMCAP starts production of CVTs 30 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

Toyota's (TMC) vehicle powertrain production subsidiary in Changshu, China, Toyota Motor (Changshu) Auto Parts (TMCAP), has held a ceremony to officially mark the start of localised production of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), which is a first for Toyota outside Japan.

Japan to offer fuel-cell car incentives 29 Jul 2014

Tony Pugliese

The Japanese government is preparing to offer generous incentives for buyers of hydrogen powered fuel cell vehicles to help Japanese manufacturers such as Toyota and Honda take the lead in bringing hydrogen vehicles market.

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.

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Toyota Motor Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

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

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