The 2018 Lexus RX 350L with a gasoline engine and the hybrid RX 450hL will be unveiled Nov. 29 at the auto show, the company said. Canadian sales of the current RX are up 17 per cent this year.
Toyota Canada Inc. will spend about $40 million to build a new parts distribution centre in Bowmanville, Ont., about an hour east of Toronto, to accommodate future growth.
Toyota Canada President Larry Hutchinson is attempting to put new-vehicle dealers at ease when it comes to the eventual shift to autonomous vehicles. He recently told a gathering of dealers they will still play a large role.
Developing and rolling out infrastructure to support electric and zero-emissions vehicles in Quebec will be a daunting task. Toyota Canada thinks automakers should offer input on how best to serve the drivers.
Automakers remain on pace to easily cruise past a record two million sales in Canada for the first time after another record-setting month. October sales increased 6.3 per cent to 164,641 vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz Canada and Toyota Canada have tapped into the country's vast shopping-mall landscape, with each taking a different approach to selling cars alongside department stores and other shops.
Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers launched a new coalition Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA.
Toyota is recalling 23,500 Sienna minivans in Canada to fix potential problems with shift levers that could cause the vehicle to roll away.
Automakers sold 187,266 new vehicles in Canada in September, good for a 7.7 per cent increase from the same month last year. The industry is on track to top a record two million sales for the entire year.
Toyota Motor Corp. is pouring US$373.8 million into hybrid powertrain production in the United States and, in a first for the company, will produce the powertrains with parts exclusively made in the United States.
Toyota Canada and Transition Energetique Quebec are going to study the need for hydrogen infrastructure to support the introduction of fuel cell vehicles in the province.
Toyota supplier Toyotetsu is transferring stamping work to Ontario from Kentucky to supply the new Lexus RX, which is built in the province. It's also expanding operations in preparation of the soon-to-be redesigned RAV4.