Didier Leroy

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Uncertainty stalked the stands at this year’s Geneva auto show. Global automakers are planning a $300 billion (€267 billion) investment in electric vehicle technology over the next five to 10 years.

Confidence is a core trait of the car trade. First impressions from last week’s Geneva motor show suggest an industry ready to embrace the greatest re(...)

Attorney general Geoffrey Cox leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday.  Ministers continue to seek legally-binding changes to Theresa May’s Brexit deal in order to get backing from MPs when they vote on the deal in parliament next week. Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly on Tuesday passed identical motions calling on British prime minister Theresa May’s government to rule (...)

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One of Toyota’s top executives has warned a no-deal Brexit would make it “extremely complicated” to build new models at its British plants in the late(...)

Toyota Motor Corporation executive vice presidents Koji Kobayashi  and Didier Leroy during a press conference announcing Toyota’s financial results for the six month period ended September 30th.

Japanese car giant Toyota on Tuesday said it sees room to expand in China as growing sales of its luxury brand Lexus help it buck an emerging trend o(...)

The cost of driving 20,000km in an EV is somewhere between €250 and €500 a year depending on the home electricity package used, while running a petrol car for the same distance will cost at least €2,000. Photograph: Getty Images

It is safe to say the Irish motorist has not exactly been electrified by the electric car. At least not yet. But the times they are a-changing and, w(...)

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(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) is flanked by Volkswagen chairman Matthias Mueller (C-R) and Volkswagen board member Herbert Diess (C-L) as she visits the booth of Volkswagen (VW) at the Frankfurt motor show

Frankfurt has come and Frankfurt has gone. The biggest car show in Europe, which runs only every two years, has finished with its media and press prev(...)

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(...)