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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Is Tesla Bigger Than Toyota? It’s Complicated

The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Many investors, including those using financial data terminals such as Bloomberg’s, were seeing something very different — that Tesla still had to gain more than $25 billion in market value to surpass Toyota.

Gearoid Reidy | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2020
Government, Business

Toyota Shifts Factories to Face Shields, Will Help Device Makers

Toyota logo at the company's headquarters in Toyota City, Japan. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

Toyota Motor Corp.’s idled manufacturing facilities in the U.S. will make much-needed face shields and masks, and the Japanese automaker is closing in on deals with medical-device makers to help them boost production.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
March 27, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Toyota Recalls 3.2 Million Vehicles Globally to Fix Fuel Pumps

Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks sit at a Colorado dealership Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks sit at a dealership in Lakewood, Colo., on Feb. 27, 2019. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 3.2 million vehicles worldwide, more than half of which are in the U.S., to fix faulty fuel pumps.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
March 4, 2020
Business, Safety

Toyota, Honda Extend China Shutdowns as Virus Gathers Pace

Employees work on a Honda auto plant assembly line in Wuhan in November 2019. Employees work on a Honda auto plant assembly line in Wuhan in November 2019. (STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. were among carmakers extending shutdowns at their China plants as the country steps up measures to fight the deadly coronavirus.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2020
Government, Business

CARB Chair Chides GM, Toyota for Backing Trump on Fuel Rates

Vehicles drive in traffic down a California freeway in September 2019. Vehicles drive in traffic down a California freeway in September 2019. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

California’s top environmental official criticized General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. for backing the Trump administration’s attempt to revoke the state’s authority to regulate auto emissions, saying she hoped car companies had learned by now to work with the powerful agency.

Ryan Beene and Mark Chediak | Bloomberg News
February 5, 2020
Business

Toyota Halts Operations in China

People with face masks arrive at a train station in Bangkok on Jan. 27. People with face masks arrive at a train station in Bangkok on Jan. 27. (Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty Images)

Toyota Motor Corp. is halting production in China and other companies suspended operations or asked employees to work from home as they grapple with a SARS-like coronavirus that has killed more than 130 people and is threatening a key growth market.

January 29, 2020
Business

Moody’s Lowers Toyota Credit Outlook on Industry Challenges

Toyota Motor Corp. badge. Moody's lowered Toyota's credit outlook due to to industry struggles. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

Toyota Motor Corp. had its credit outlook lowered by Moody’s Investors Service, showing even the world’s most valuable carmaker isn’t safe from turmoil in the industry.

Ville Heiskanen | Bloomberg News
January 23, 2020
Business, Safety

Toyota, Honda Recall 6 Million Vehicles for Faulty Air Bags

The 2016 Toyota Avalon, shown here at the Chicago Auto Show in 2015, is included in the recall. The 2016 Toyota Avalon, shown here at the Chicago Auto Show in 2015, is included in the recall. (Andrew A. Nelles/Associated Press)

The Toyota recall concerns air bags that may not inflate; the Honda recall covers air bags that may hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
January 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Toyota’s 2020 Forecast Nudges It Closer to Volkswagen

Hino The front of a Hino truck, a Toyota subsidiary. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Toyota Motor Corp. is forecasting sales of 10.77 million vehicles worldwide during 2020, nudging it closer to No. 1 automaker Volkswagen AG.

Reed Stevenson | Bloomberg News
December 17, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Toyota Having Trouble Keeping Hybrid Car Models in Stock

Toyota RAV4 Prime The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is shown at the AutoMobility L.A. auto show Nov. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press)

Toyota Motor Corp. has a problem with selling its hybrids — it can’t get enough of them.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
December 5, 2019

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