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“My partner is 39 weeks pregnant, we’ve now been left without a car to do the hospital run in.”

A young soldier has spoken of his anger and upset after some reckless motorist left his pregnant partner without transport when they rammed and wrote (...)

Rescue workers look for missing people in a house damaged by heavy rain in Kumano town, Hiroshima Prefecture, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at (...)

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(...)

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global sales for the first half of 2015, threatening to end the Japanese group’s three-year reign as the world’s top-selling carmaker.

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global sales for the first half of 2015, threatening to end the Japanese group’s three-year reign as the world’s top-sel(...)

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 (...)

Toyota, the world’s biggest automaker, reported profit unexpectedly climbed to a record last quarter as surging SUV sales in the US eclipsed shrinking demand in Japan. Photograph: Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Bloomberg

Toyota ’s reliance on the US market to drive record profits is deepening this year, its latest outlook showed, with strong sales of refurbished SUVs (...)

Conal O’Brien: could almost be described as a reluctant businessman

In many respects, Conal O’Brien was an unlikely candidate to succeed in the Irish motor industry. Discreet and reserved, he had an avers(...)