Didier Leroy

Toyota tests car-sharing in French city

Oct. 16, 2014 10:08 CET
Toyota has launched its first car-sharing service outside Japan in the French city of Grenobles. Consumers can hire EVs using a smart phone app in a scheme that may be expanded to other cities after a three-year trial....
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Toyota keeps European sales target despite Russian market slump

Oct. 2, 2014 14:42 CET
Toyota expects its focus on high-end vehicles in Russia will help it ride out the worst effects of the market slump in the country. The automaker says it is sticking to its target of increasing European sales to a million vehicles next year....
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2014 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Toyota concept shows Europe-led design shift

Sept. 23, 2014 06:01 CET
Toyota turned to its styling center in southern France to create the C-HR concept that will be displayed in Paris next week. Toyota says the hybrid crossover hints at what it intends to bring to the compact SUV segment....
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2014 Eurostar winner Didier Leroy

Sept. 18, 2014 06:01 CET
The executives chosen as 2014 Automotive News Europe Eurostars rose above the rest by pushing their companies to new heights. Toyota Europe CEO Didier Leroy is this year's winner for European Operations CEO....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Toyota Europe boss puts profit before volume, brushes aside Nissan challenge

July 9, 2014 06:01 CET
Toyota Europe CEO Didier Leroy is not worried about Nissan's publicly stated goal of passing his company as Europe's top-selling Asian brand. Leroy puts profit before volume and he has returned Toyota's European operations back to the black....
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Check out the ANE e-magazine for July

July 7, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at the challenges facing Volkswagen Group as it tries to become the world's largest automaker....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Toyota exec ready to 'help' Nissan in Europe

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014
Toyota Europe CEO Didier Leroy says he's ready to “help” Nissan achieve its stated goal of becoming the top-selling Japanese automaker in the region....
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Toyota Avensis' future in doubt with no hybrid variant planned

June 19, 2014 06:01 CET
The future of the Toyota Avensis is in doubt after the automaker's Europe boss said the mid-sized model would be excluded from the company's plan to offer hybrid versions of every model sold in the region by 2020....
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2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Toyota Europe's profit rebound built on hybrid sales, cost-cutting

June 4, 2014 11:15 CET
Toyota is now solidly profitable in Europe on the back of rising hybrid sales and aggressive cost-cutting across its operations, head of Toyota Europe Didier Leroy told the Automotive News Europe Congress in Brussels....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Toyota Europe boss shares secrets to his success

1:22 am U.S. ET | June 4, 2014
Toyota Europe CEO Didier Leroy says that to become a true leader you should not worry about making your boss happy....
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Toyota reconfirms commitment to PSA minicar alliance

March 7, 2014 08:43 CET
Toyota reconfirmed its commitment to its minicar alliance with PSA even though the French automaker has agreed a capital tie-up with China's Dongfeng....
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Toyota sees Europe sales growing more than 2% this year

March 4, 2014 10:58 CET
Toyota expects to sell about 2 percent more cars in Europe this year as a gradually recovering market and the popularity of its hybrid models help drive deliveries....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS 2014

Brussels congress to look at Europe's slow climb

Feb. 24, 2014 06:01 CET
As the European auto industry emerges from the depths of the downturn, companies are shifting their focus from basic survival to cautious growth....
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Brussels congress to look at Europe's slow climb

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
As the European auto industry emerges from the depths of the downturn, companies are shifting their focus from basic survival to cautious growth....
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Toyota Europe CEO plans profit growth as hybrid-car sales expand

Dec. 20, 2013 08:19 CET
Toyota targets sales and profitability gains in Europe and Russia next year on the strength of its hybrid models, said Didier Leroy, Toyota Europe head....
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