West Coast labor dispute hampers Japanese automakers’ US plants

West Coast labor dispute hampers Japanese automakers’ US plants

February 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Plants/Manufacturing , UAW/Unions , Honda , Nissan , Subaru , Toyota , Japan , United States The West Coast labor dispute between the dockworkers union and port owners is continuing to affect Japanese automakers with factories in the United States. Subaru, Honda, Toyota and Nissan are all airlifting some parts into the country to avoid shortages. Continue reading West Coast labor dispute hampers Japanese automakers’ US plants West Coast labor dispute hampers Japanese automakers’ US plants originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota, Nissan and Honda to Jointly Support Hydrogen Station Infrastructure Development

Toyota, Nissan and Honda to Jointly Support Hydrogen Station Infrastructure Development

February 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

TOKYO, Japan, Feb. 12, 2015 — Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed to work together to help accelerate the development of hydrogen station infrastructure for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). Specific measures to be undertaken by the three manufacturers will be determined at a later date.

Toyota, Nissan, Honda will work together on hydrogen filling stations

Toyota, Nissan, Honda will work together on hydrogen filling stations

February 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Honda , Nissan , Toyota , Japan , Hydrogen Toyota, Nissan and Honda will collaborate to accelerate growth of hydrogen infrastructure to help push fuel-cell vehicles. Continue reading Toyota, Nissan, Honda will work together on hydrogen filling stations Toyota, Nissan, Honda will work together on hydrogen filling stations originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota updates 86 in Japan with this weird special edition

Toyota updates 86 in Japan with this weird special edition

February 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Subaru , Toyota , Japan , Coupe , Performance If you like the Scion FR-S but aren’t a fan of its aggressively styled front end, you’d apparently be in good company in Japan, where Toyota is offering this re-snouted 86 Style Cb edition. Continue reading Toyota updates 86 in Japan with this weird special edition Toyota updates 86 in Japan with this weird special edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota projecting record profits, thanks in part to weak yen

Toyota projecting record profits, thanks in part to weak yen

February 6, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Lexus , Toyota , China , Japan , United States Toyota is making more money than ever and is potentially on track to have the most profitable fiscal year in the company’s history. Much of that success is due to the weak yen compared to other currencies. Continue reading Toyota projecting record profits, thanks in part to weak yen Toyota projecting record profits, thanks in part to weak yen originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota to Trial New SiC Power Semiconductor Technology

Toyota to Trial New SiC Power Semiconductor Technology

January 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan, Jan. 29, 2015 — Using a Camry Hybrid prototype and a fuel cell bus, Toyota Motor Corporation will bring a brand new technology to the streets of Japan for testing this year. The tests will evaluate the performance of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, which could lead to significant efficiency improvements in hybrids and other vehicles with electrified powertrains.

Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever

Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever

January 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Toyota , Japan , Minivan/Van , Hybrid Don’t expect to see many Siennas on the road in Japan. Back at home, Toyota sells the Alphard and Vellfire, and now it’s launched revised versions of both. Continue reading Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

January 25, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Japan , Hydrogen Toyota will ramp up production of its Mirai fuel-cell vehicle from 700 units this year to 2,000 in 2016 on higher demand. Continue reading Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Tokyo wants 6k fuel-cell cars from Toyota and Honda for 2020 Olympics

Tokyo wants 6k fuel-cell cars from Toyota and Honda for 2020 Olympics

January 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Technology , Toyota , Car Buying , Alternative Fuels , Emissions , Green Driving , Japan , Emerging Technologies , Sedan , Hydrogen The government in Tokyo, Japan, is embarking on an aggressive plan to put 6,000 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and have 35 hydrogen refueling station in the city in time for the Olympic games there in 2020. It’s working with Toyota and Honda to hopefully make the goal a reality. Continue reading Tokyo wants 6k fuel-cell cars from Toyota and Honda for 2020 Olympics Tokyo wants 6k fuel-cell cars from Toyota and Honda for 2020 Olympics originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota Crown celebrates 60 years

January 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Toyota , Japan , Sedan The Crown was Toyota’s first export to the US, to Europe and to Africa, and this year the company’s oldest nameplate marks its 60th anniversary. Continue reading Toyota Crown celebrates 60 years Toyota Crown celebrates 60 years originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 10 Jan 2015 16:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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