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Toyota dented by yen rally, North American sales drop

Aug 04, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The world s biggest automaker also cuts its full year profit and sales forecasts for 2016

epa05454437 A Toyota logo is seen on the back of a vehicle on display at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, 04 August 2016. The Japanese auto maker Toyota Motor Corp. reported a consolidated net revenue total of 6.58 trillion yen (around 64.8 billion US dollars), a drop by 5.7 percent. Operating income declined to 642.2 billion yen (around 6.32 billion US dollars) compared with 756.0 billion yen (around 7.45 billion US dollars) in the previous period. Net income dropped to 552.4 billion yen (around 5.44 billion US dollars) compared to 646.3 billion yen (around 6.36 billion US dollars) and operating income decreased by 113.7 billion yen (around 1.12 billion US dollars). EPA/CHRISTOPHER JUE

Toyota recalling 3.37 million vehicles over defects

Jun 29, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The vehicles are mostly sold in Japan North America and Europe

epa05397440 A general view of a Toyota dealer in the Hague, The Netherlands, 29 June 2016. Representatives of Toyota Motor Corp. stated that the company will recall 17.220 Prius cars in the Netherlands, due to a possible airbag inflator defect. Also another 41.334 Prius cars are recalled and will be checked for malfunction of the carbon filters. EPA/MARTEN VAN DIJL

Toyota suspends Indian auto production amid labor unrest

Mar 17, 2014 - 12:10 PM

UPDATED Toyota locks out 6 400 employees from its two Bangalore plants in response to threats against management and deliberate assembly line stoppages

LOCKING OUT BANGALORE. The president of Toyota Motor Company Akio Toyoda during the launch of Toyota's Ethios car, in Bangalore December 1, 2010. Photo by Jagadeesh NV/EPA

Toyota recalls 1.9M Prius cars worldwide

Feb 12, 2014 - 2:19 PM

The company said a problem with the software used to control a power converter may cause the hybrid system to shut down and stop the vehicle

RECALL. Priuses are being recalled worldwide following a notice from Toyota that its hybrid system might shut down inadvertently. Photo from Toyota

Toyota to recall 242,000 Prius, Lexus worldwide

Jun 05, 2013 - 3:48 PM

Toyota Motor will recall 242 000 Prius and Lexus hybrid cars globally because of a braking problem

RECALL. A Toyota Prius (C) drives along highway 101 on November 30, 2010 in Sausalito, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Hybrid cars not catching on in Philippines

Aug 21, 2012 - 9:00 AM

Filipino consumers are voting against hybrids with their wallets since the cars are considered more expensive than similar diesel powered vehicles Executives at Toyota Motor Philippines point to high customs duties as the culprit behind the high price of hybird cars