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Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers

Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers

March 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Earnings/Financials , UAW/Unions , BMW , Chevrolet , Fiat , Ford , GM , Honda , Hyundai , Kia , Mercedes-Benz , Nissan , Toyota , Volkswagen A study of labor costs among foreign automakers in the US shows a ten-dollar gap between the per-hour rates of the domestics and the imports. The difference between the Detroit 3 and their import competition equates to $250 more in labor costs per car for the domestics. Continue reading Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg

Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg

March 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Fuel Efficiency , Hatchback , Hybrid Toyota’s integrated design, development, and build processes under the Toyota New Global Architecture banner could bestow the 2016 Prius with 58 mpg combined. Continue reading Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg Toyota’s new TNGA platform could boost Prius to 58 mpg originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Three Toyota Suppliers Receive Superior Quality Performance Award for 2014

Three Toyota Suppliers Receive Superior Quality Performance Award for 2014

March 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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Toyota Exhibit at New York Auto Show Features New RAV4 Hybrid and Tacoma Models, Engaging Activations

Toyota Exhibit at New York Auto Show Features New RAV4 Hybrid and Tacoma Models, Engaging Activations

March 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK (March 26, 2015) – Want to see what mobility looks like today? Tomorrow? Visitors to the New York International Auto Show will glimpse exactly that when they check out the Toyota exhibit. They’ll see the newest hybrid model in the Toyota line-up, the RAV4 Hybrid. The RAV4 Hybrid, the fuel-efficient iteration of one of the company’s best-selling, award-winning vehicles, is making its world debut in New York.

Scion to Show Evolution of Youth-Oriented Brand in Display at 2015 New York Auto Show

Scion to Show Evolution of Youth-Oriented Brand in Display at 2015 New York Auto Show

March 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK (March 27, 2015) – Bright lights, big city, tremendous new products. At this year’s New York International Auto Show, visitors will see the evolution of Scion through two new models on display for the first time – iM and iA. Revealed to the world in New York, these two vehicles appeal to a savvy generation of young, urban drivers who have unique perspectives and needs.

Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos]

Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos]

March 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Toyota , Coupe , Hybrid , Racing Toyota is preparing to defend its title in the FIA World Endurance Championship and take on the likes of Porsche and Audi at Le Mans with the newly revised 2015 TS040 Hybrid LMP1 racing prototype. Continue reading Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos] Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Making Ever-better Cars: A Progress Report

Making Ever-better Cars: A Progress Report

March 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan, March 26, 2015– In the four years since announcing its new Global Vision, Toyota has made significant progress toward achieving sustainable growth by making ever-better cars. This has required a new approach to manufacturing automobiles, with the core aims being greatly improved product development and more competitive production sites. This work is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) and is supported by the cultivation of a skilled and capable workforce.

Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone

Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone

March 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Celebrities , Humor , TV/Movies , Videos , Toyota , UK Toyota pays tribute to Jeremy Clarkson, who finally broke his silence, asking fans and media not to bother the producer involved in the incident that led to his firing from Top Gear . Continue reading Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone Toyota pays tribute to Clarkson as he asks press, fans to leave producer alone originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids

Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids

March 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Japan , Hybrid Toyota is boosting production of hybrids in Japan by 30 percent compared to 2014 levels, and the company wants half of its sales there to be electrically assisted models as soon as next year. Continue reading Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids Toyota wants half its vehicles in Japan to be hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Robot Astronaut Kirobo Awarded Two Guinness World Records™ Titles

Robot Astronaut Kirobo Awarded Two Guinness World Records™ Titles

March 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Two Guinness World Records titles have been awarded to Kirobo, the robot astronaut developed as part of a joint research project between Dentsu Inc., the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Robo Garage Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

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