The Prius, wich has a starting price of €31,450 in Ireland should go on sale early in 2016

The makeover of Toyota, the largest car group, under chief executive Akio Toyoda is facing one of its biggest tests with the launch of the new Prius. (...)

Toyota Motor  executive technical advisor and CEO of its new company Toyota Research Institute Gill Pratt speaks during a news conference in Tokyo today. Photo: Reuters

Toyota said on Friday it will set up a research and development company with a focus on artificial intelligence in Silicon Valley, as competition to (...)

The biennial Frankfurt motor show is massive, easily the most vast of motor shows, with the combined halls measuring more than 1.6km in length

It’s time to get your skates on for the biennial Frankfurt motor show, and that’s not just a cheery turn of phrase – the show is massive, easily the (...)

Toyota Motor Corp’s managing officer and chief communications officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in Nagoya, central Japan

Toyota moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on (...)

The Lexus RC-F: Has the dramatic look to turn heads and the meaty performance to prove that Lexus knows how to pack a punch

Akio Toyoda is a petrolhead. It’s easy to forget that traitin the man at the wheel of the Toyota auto giant, amid all the engineering activity arou(...)

Toyota’s Rav4 SUV has helped boost US sales and keep the Japanese car giant in top spot for the third year in a row.

Toyota warded off German giant Volkswagen to remain the world’s top-selling car firm for a third consecutive year, driven by record US deliveries of (...)

It might be a bit back-lit, but this is the first image for Toyota’s putative rival for the Nissan Qashqai, likely to be called Auris Cross.Looking mo(...)

Gold leaf paint: a ridiculous no-no

Neil BriscoeWe’ve all splashed out just a bit too much at one time or another. Did your TV really need gesture control, and have you ever actually us(...)

 Akio Toyoda (left), president of Toyota and chairman of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association speaks with reporters after a news conference on prospects of domestic demand of automobiles in Tokyo. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Toyota will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal investigation into safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how (...)

Build quality: robots weld cars at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland. Photograph: James Sebright/Getty

We were all somewhat stunned when, back in 2009, rumours started to swirl that Toyota was going to be subject to a major recall of vehicles in the US.(...)