Three major automakers said on Wednesday they were forming a consortium to help draw up safety standards for self-driving cars that could eventually help create regulations in the United States.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is teaming up with the country’s largest carmaker to build a six-wheeled self-driving transporter that can carry two humans for a distance of 10,000 kilometres.
Toyota is teaming up with Japan's space agency on a planned mission to the Moon, with the Japanese auto giant expected to develop a lunar rover, officials and local media said Wednesday.
Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals ...
Japan's Kobe Steel admitted on Friday that a snowballing falsified data scandal had affected around 500 customers, more than twice as many as initially thought.
Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3.37 million cars worldwide over possible defects involving airbags and emissions control units.
Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 3.37 million vehicles globally over a pair of defects, in the latest hit for a Japanese auto industry hit by fuel-efficiency scandals and an exploding airbag crisis.
Toyota Motor Corp said it would invest in on-demand ride-hailing company Uber, the latest in a wave of high-profile moves by automakers to embrace their potential upstart rivals as partners, customers and sources of valuable data.
Some of Japan's biggest firms including Sony and Toyota shut down operations in southern Japan Friday after the region's deadly earthquake, but analysts said while the economy could be affected the impact would be far less than previous disasters.
Toyota recently announced the launch of the 2016 Fortuner in the Middle East, unveiling a second-generation model that “builds on its heritage of being a durable SUV with impressive off-road capabilities”.