Akio Toyoda

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Toyota predicts a slump in new diesel car sales, which fits with its decision to  no longer develop new diesel models

Diesel divestment is growing apace this week, as Toyota has predicted that the market share for oil burners will fall to 55 per cent next year. The Ja(...)

Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda (L) and Mazda Motor Corporation President and CEO Masamichi Kogai (R) announcing their partnership. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Toyota is taking a 5 per cent stake in Mazda and that the companies will jointly build an assembly plant in the United States, pooling resources on ne(...)

French driver Stephane Sarrazin (R) and English driver Mike Conway react after teammate Kamui Kobayashi’s No 7 car goes out of the race in the middle of the night.

Porsche won the 2017 Le Mans 24hrs, extending the Stuttgart brand’s winning run at the great French race to a record 19 victories, all since 1970. Not(...)

Tesla vehicles charge at a Tesla Supercharger station on the Qualcomm campus in San Diego, California.  Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Toyota, the Japanese carmaker, has sold the last of its stake in Tesla as the electric car pioneer changes from potential ally to fierce competitor. (...)

Outburst came hours after Toyota’s president, Akio Toyoda, said the firm was not planning to reconsider Mexico move

Japanese officials have defended Toyota’s contribution to the US economy after Donald Trump threatened to impose a “big border tax” on the carmaker if(...)

Kris Meeke, Citroen’s lead driver for2017 and at the heart of the development of the new C3 WRC. For the Dungannon-born driver, 2017 could represent his best chance of a tilt at the title

To say that international rallying has been in the doldrums for the past few seasons is something of an insult to the windless latitudes of the globe(...)

The Lexus LC  boasts a grille that wouldn’t look out of place on a truck.

Japan has long bowed to the power of the computer processor, favouring order over the individual. Yet this is also the land of the Takumi craftsman(...)

Toyota GT86: uses a naturally aspirated 2.0-litre flat-four engine, powering the rear wheels.

If anyone dares tell you that Toyota is a company which only makes dull, workaday cars, then point them at the GT86. This is not the product of endle(...)

Toyota has been discussing at least 10 different areas for deeper co-operation with Mazda, from electric vehicles to connected cars.

Toyota raised its full-year profit forecast as the yen’s rally stopped short of levels the carmaker predicted, providing some respite from a sales slo(...)

The Hybrid C-HR’s prices kick off at €29,350 for a Luna model, rising to €31,950 for a Luna Sport and €32,950 for the top-of-the-range Sol

We know now as 2016 enters its final quarter that a circa-€30,000 SUV can become the best-selling car in Ireland. That’s a victory claimed by the Hyun(...)

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