Akio Toyoda

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Toyota Ireland has confirmed that its Yars GR Sport will cost from €23,750, and you can order one now for 191 delivery

Toyota Ireland has confirmed that its Yars GR Sport will cost from €23,750, and you can order one now for 191 delivery. The GR Sport model is a hugely(...)

Toyota promises to deliver a lot more character and tech with the new Corolla range, while retaining its reputation for reliability and affordability, with prices starting at €26,820 for the hybrid

It’s been the new car of choice for more than 46 million motorists – outselling the VW Beetle – since its introduction in 1966. That’s only set to gro(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk during at the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels, on Friday.  Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

One of Theresa May’s key allies called on Conservatives to unite behind her on Friday after MPs on all sides of the party criticised a proposal to ext(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk: After he publicly apologised for criticising an analyst, Tesla’s share value soared by almost $5 billion, making it “maybe the most valuable apology of all time”. File Photograph:  Joe Skipper/Reuters

Hardly a week passes now without one major company or another expressing contrition for its sins. Facebook is sorry for lax privacy controls. Apple is(...)

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son. Photograph: Bloomberg

Japan is leaping into the future of cars, courtesy of SoftBank Group. On Wednesday, Honda announced a $2.75 billion investment in General Motors’ sel(...)

After 22 long years Toyota’s iconic Supra has returned and has been billed as the “Porsche Killer”

It seems like forever. 22 years ago, I was essaying my first venture into the world of motoring writing, spending a few weeks as a work experience won(...)

The deal extends Toyota’s co-operation with Grab, the largest ride-hailing service in southeast Asia, the carmaker said. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Toyota is to buy a $1 billion stake in Grab in one of the largest investments by a carmaker in a ride-hailing provider. The move underscores the push (...)

The president of Toyota Motor Corporation, Akio Toyoda, speaks about the e-Palette at the International Consumer Electronics Show on Monday. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Toyota Motor, trying to transform itself into a leader of the new driverless economy, unveiled both the concept vehicle and the big-name partners to m(...)

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(...)

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