Toyota

Toyota North American headquarters in Torrance, Calif.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company’s Sienna minivan has a feature called “Driver Easy Speak.” It uses a built-in microphone to amplify […]

07/18/2014

In this June 26, 2014 photo, a visitor looks at Toyota Motor's new fuel cell vehicle (FCV) on display at the company's showroom in Tokyo. Buoyed by its success with electric-gasoline hybrid vehicles, Toyota is betting that drivers will embrace hydrogen fuel cells, an even cleaner technology that runs on the energy created by an electrochemical reaction when oxygen in the air combines with hydrogen stored as fuel. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell

TOKYO (AP) — Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world’s top-selling automaker. Buoyed by its success with electric-gasoline hybrid […]

07/17/2014

Torrance Mayor Frank Scotto holds a news conference to discuss the announced relocation of Toyota Motor Sales' U.S. headquarters, Monday, April 28, 2014, in front of City Hall in Torrance, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Torrance mayor laments Toyota’s move to Texas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toyota delivered a surprise pink slip to California on Monday, announcing the company would move its U.S. headquarters and about 3,000 jobs from the Los Angeles suburbs to the outskirts of […]

04/29/2014

Toyota North American headquarters in Torrance, Calif.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Toyota moving US base from California to Texas

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Toyota said Monday that it will move its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas. Toyota will break ground this year on a new headquarters in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. […]

04/28/2014

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Toyota moving from California to Texas

LOS ANGELES — Toyota is moving its national headquarters from the Los Angeles suburbs to Plano, Texas, Automotive News reports, based on unnamed sources. The move will affect most of the 5,000 employees based Toyota’s […]

04/28/2014

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Toyota tells dealers to stop selling 6 models

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has told North American dealers to stop selling six popular models with heated seats because the fabric doesn’t meet flammability standards. One soft material beneath the seat covers does not comply […]

01/30/2014

A model poses next to a Hyundai Tucson facelift on display at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)

Hyundai to market hydrogen vehicle next year

DETROIT (AP) — For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away. That will change next year when Hyundai starts selling a […]

11/18/2013

Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Shutdown slows — but doesn’t halt — US car demand

DETROIT (AP) — The government shutdown dampened — but didn’t stall — Americans’ demand for new cars and trucks. The 16-day shutdown slowed U.S. auto sales in the first two weeks of October, but they […]

11/01/2013

This undated image made available by Audi shows the 2014 Audi Q5 TDI. (AP Photo/Audi)

Lexus, Toyota top auto reliability survey

DETROIT (AP) — Japan’s lock on Consumer Reports’ vehicle reliability rankings is starting to ease. Three Japanese brands — Lexus, Toyota and Acura — took the top spots in this year’s survey, and seven of […]

10/28/2013

Matthew May, Founder of EDIT Innovation

Matthew May on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Matthew May, the founder of EDIT Innovation, who helps companies like Toyota become more innovative. Later on the show, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Warren Stout shares how he grew his medical practice.

10/21/2013

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