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Toyota's Jim Lentz sees interest-rate increases, plateuing sales and a flood of off-lease vehicles as potential drags on profitability.
With car sales falling across all segments in the U.S. and luxury sedans scrambling to differentiate themselves from competitors, Lexus' "executive sedan" is getting its star turn.
A California tech startup will launch the first self-driving car service on public Texas roads in a corridor of the Dallas area that is full of office buildings where traffic is a growing problem.
Toyota and aftermarket accessory maker Yakima are doubling down on the utility in utility vehicles right from the showroom floor.
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said sales fell 4.7 percent in April from a year earlier, breaking a winning streak over the first three months of the year, as car deliveries slid and light trucks posted only meager gains.
Toyota is investing $170 million at its Mississippi plant to build the next Corolla sedan, creating 400 jobs. The move will bring Toyota's investment in the plant to more than $1 billion since 2007.
Group 1 Automotive's first-quarter net income rose 5.5 percent on improving business conditions in the U.S. oil patch, along with the recent U.S. tax cut.
The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon that goes on sale next month as a 2019 model shares almost nothing with the previous generation, including the pricing.
The next-generation Lexus ES sedan, which will debut at the Beijing auto show, will feature a more stylized body with a more prominent version of the brand's polarizing spindle grille.
Toyota is hoping to break an awkward silence in the discussion over getting vehicles to talk to one another.
The relatively low-volume Avalon and Corolla hatchback offer a preview of stablemates that are more critical for Toyota North America: the reworked Lexus ES, which will debut this week in Beijing, and the coming Corolla...
The next-generation Lexus ES sedan, which debuts at the Beijing auto show next week, will feature a more stylized body with a prominent version of the brand's polarizing spindle grille.
The next-generation Lexus ES sedan, which debuts at the Beijing auto show next week, will feature a more stylized body with a prominent version of the brand's polarizing "spindle" grille.
Lowering the average age of the Lexus buyer depends on attracting a younger demographic and on generating enough sales volume to move the needle.
Mexican auto sales fell 13 percent in March as economic and political uncertainty weigh on consumer sentiment.
Toyota Motor Sales USA said sales rose 3.5 percent in March from a year earlier, for three straight months of gains.
The unassuming compact crossover now represents Toyota's principal weapon in an intensifying battle for sales volume, market share and brand loyalty.
At last month's NADA Show, it was often the dealers who were pitching themselves to Guangzhou Automobile Group, and not the other way around.
If GAC Motor wants to be the first Chinese auto company to get in the door to the U.S., it might have some competition.
Fans of competing crossovers might recognize some design touches in the redesigned RAV4.
Dealers were also given a sneak peek at Toyota and Lexus products that aren't being shared with the public yet.
Porsche isn't bypassing dealers with its subscription pilot program, Porsche Passport, but is simply trying to figure out how to make the model work before getting retailers more involved in a fluid process, the company told...
Mazda will roll out a major advertising campaign to reposition the brand, having heard from dealers who think its marketing has been lackluster in recent months and that the marque is losing its connection with consumers.
Zack Hicks' expanded portfolio is part of the automaker's effort to accelerate its work on vehicle connectivity, electrification and autonomous driving technologies.
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