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Lexus tops auto dependability survey

...hesitating automatic transmissions and excessive road noise.In rankings of individual vehicles, General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. tied with seven segment winners each.GM's Chevrolet Malibu was the most dependable midsize car, while the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/lexus-tops-auto-dependabil
Japan economy makes meek exit from recession

...wages in this year's spring labor negotiations to help boost consumer demand.Last year major corporations such as Toyota Motor Corp. gave the largest wage increases in years. Part-time workers have likewise seen some increases. But overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-16/japan-economy-makes-meek-e
Toyota raises forecast after quarterly profit up on weak yen

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp., the world's No. 1 automaker, raised its earnings forecast Wednesday after third quarter profit jumped 14 percent, boosted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-04/toyota-raises-forecast-aft
Toyota remains top in global vehicle sales, beats VW, GM

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. stayed at the top in global vehicle sales in 2014, taking that auto industry crown for the third year in a row, but was less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/toyota-remains-top-global-
Toyota profit up nearly 5 percent on sales growth

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. reported a 5 percent jump in quarterly profit Tuesday, outpacing expectations as vehicle sales grew in North America and Europe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-05/toyota-profit-near
GM, Toyota recall cars over air bag defects

...Chevrolet Corvettes because a short circuit could disable air bags and also affect seat belts.Toyota, Lexus TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-06-13/gm-toyota-recall-cars-over-ai
Car Notes: Toyota sales and auto auction

...making it a close third. Volkswagen's global sales increased almost 5 percent during that period from last year.Toyota Motor Corp. said that it sold about 2.5 million cars, trucks and buses in the July-September quarter, led by overseas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-10-31/car-notes-toyota-sales-and-au
Jury: Toyota not liable for death of California woman

LOS ANGELES - A jury found Thursday that Toyota Motor Corp. is not liable for the death of a California woman who was killed when her 2006 Camry apparently accelerated and crashed despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-10/jury-toyota-not-liable-dea
Auto recalls

...is recalling 200,000 vehicles for a hybrid-system problem and 169,000 vehicles for an engine bolt defect.Toyota Motor Corp. said the first recall is for an inverter in the hybrid system for the Lexus RX 400 and the Toyota Highlander models...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-05/auto-recalls
Japanese, other automakers hit with air bag recall

...approach pioneered by Japanese automakers.The recall will bring unwelcome publicity for automakers, especially Toyota Motor Corp., said IHS Automotive analyst Paul Newton. The world's top-selling car company is trying to rebuild a reputation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-11/japanese-other-automakers-