October 24, 2020

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    Dentsu and Toyota team up to improve marketing strategy

    Dentsu Group Inc and Toyota Motor have agreed to establish a business alliance and form two companies to enhance Toyota’s communications and digital transformation strategy, Dentsu said on Wednesday. Dentsu is an advertising agency founded in 1901 in Japan. Both the companies are going to operate under a holding company, of which Toyota will own […]

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    Toyota’s research arm to create $800 million investment fund

    Toyota Motor’s research arm said on Thursday that it would form an $800 million global investment fund. The fund called Woven Capital is to invest in companies related to the autonomous mobility and smart cities, Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development said. Previously this year, the Japanese automaker revealed a plan to build a prototype “city of […]

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    Amazon to help Toyota build cloud-based data services to monetize data

    Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing unit will help Toyota Motor build a platform that will help it manage and monetize data taken from the automaker’s global vehicle fleet, the companies stated on Monday. Toyota stated its Mobility Services Platform will allow it to process and analyze data that can be used for developing vehicle services from […]

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    Toyota and Mazda joint venture Alabama plant to cost $2.3 billion

    Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor stated on Thursday they will spend $2.3 billion in a new joint venture factory located in Alabama, $830 million more than announced in their original plan in 2018. Production is expected to start building up to 150,000 future Mazda crossover vehicles and 150,000 Toyota sport utility vehicles annually by 2021. […]

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    Japanese automakers post double-digit sales growth in China

    Japanese automakers’ China sales increased by over 10% from a year earlier in July as the world’s biggest auto market showed some recovery amid coronavirus crisis. Nissan Motor said on Wednesday its sales in China increased 11.6% last month from a year ago to 120,945 vehicles. China is a market that Nissan is concentrating on […]

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    Toyota, Nissan and Honda gear up to restart Mexico plants

    Japanese automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda stated they are gradually resuming plants in Mexico as the country’s automotive industry reboots in line with a broader economic reopening, even though numbers of new coronavirus cases continue to increase. Mexican officials in mid-May stated the automotive industry could exit the coronavirus lockdown before June 1 if the […]

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    California to halt purchasing GM, Toyota and Chrysler vehicles over emissions fight

    California stated on Monday it will stop all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from General Motors, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and other automakers supporting U.S. President Donald Trump in a fight to strip the state of authority to regulate tailpipe emissions. Between 2016 and 2018, California bought $58.6 million in vehicles from General […]

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    Toyota sells electric vehicle technology to Singulato

    Toyota Motor has agreed to sell electric vehicle innovation to Singulato, its first deal with a Chinese electric vehicle startup, permitting the fledgling firm to accelerate the development of a planned mini EV. In return, Toyota is going to have preferential rights to buy green-car credits that Singulato will generate under China’s new quota system […]

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    SoftBank, Toyota plans to invest $1 billion in Uber’s self-driving unit

    A group of investors led by SoftBank Group and Toyota Motor plans to invest $1 billion or more into Uber Technologies Inc’s self-driving vehicle unit, that would value the unit at $5 billion to $10 billion, stated two people familiar with the matter. The investment would give a cash injection for Uber’s self-driving program that […]

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    Toyota and Japan space agency will cooperate to develop moon rover

    Toyota Motor and Japan’s space agency stated on Tuesday they had agreed to work together in developing a manned lunar rover that operates on fuel cell technologies. Although Japan has no plan at present to make a manned rocket that could send humans into space, the rover could be a significant contribution to an international […]

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    Toyota’s Lexus to terminate partnership with The Weinstein Company

    Toyota Motor’s Lexus unit stated on Tuesday it is ending its partnership with film and TV production company The Weinstein Company after accusations that co-founder Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women. “Lexus has opted to terminate its contracts with The Weinstein Company that saw the luxury automaker dealing with the film […]

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    Mexico states it rejects threats against investment following Trump comment

    Mexico’s government stated on Friday it declines any effort to use threats to impact financial investment in the nation, one day after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump stated Japanese carmaker Toyota would need to pay a substantial tax to produce vehicles in Mexico for U.S. customers. “The Economy Ministry categorically rejects any effort to influence investment […]

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    China TV report targets international car companies for faulty brake pads

    China Central Television (CCTV) report on Sunday informed about the complaint by the nation’s safety watchdog this year that some imported brake pads meant for automobiles sold by international automakers, consisting of Volkswagen and Toyota were discovered to be faulty. Leading foreign companies in China have in some cases been struck by consumer reaction after […]

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    General Motors, Ford, Honda, And Others Report Sales Amid Demand Concerns

    General Motors and most of other car manufacturers on Tuesday report October U.S. sales, amid issues about waning need. A possibly maxed-out auto-loan market and incentives’ effect on earnings. Ford Motor, however, will not be amongst them. Ford stated late Monday that it will launch results later on today due to a fire at its Dearborn, […]

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    Electric-powered cars on flaunted in Melbourne

    High-tech luxurious cars, four-seaters family vehicle, commercial buses and dirt bikes have been put on the show to keep a try to make Victorians think that vehicles powered by electric are not only fiction of science and any type of rich people’s playthings. Lots of vehicles were on display at Swinburne University over the time […]

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