Business, Equipment

Toyota’s Quarterly Profit Down on COVID Parts Crunch

Toyota sign A Toyota dealership in Lakewood, Colo. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

TOKYO — Toyota’s profit declined 31% in the January-March quarter from the year before, but the Japanese automaker still wrapped up a year of record earnings.

Yuri Kageyama | Associated Press
May 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Aurora Unveils Autonomous Automotive Test Fleet

Toyota Sienna with Aurora Aurora

Aurora Innovation Inc. announced it unveiled its test fleet of its autonomous custom-designed Toyota Sienna vehicles featuring Toyota’s vehicle control interface and Sienna Autono-MaaS (S-AM) platform.

March 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Toyota Reconsiders Production Plans as Disruptions Grow

Toyota logo Al Drago/Bloomberg News

Toyota Motor Corp. is reviewing its production plans as mounting global disruptions hinder the automaker’s attempts to boost output.

River Davis | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment

Toyota, Honda Join Growing Corporate Retreat From Russia

Toyota logo Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

Japan’s biggest carmakers joined the widening global corporate pullback from Russia, following the likes of Ford Motor Co. and Exxon Mobil Corp., which have chosen not to do business there after the invasion of Ukraine.

March 3, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Toyota to Resume Japan Production After Supplier Cyberattack

Toyota Toyota Motor Corp. Land Cruiser pickup trucks bound for shipment at the Nagoya Port in Japan. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

Toyota Motor Corp. will resume work at all its Japanese factories March 2 after a one-day shutdown, limiting the fallout from a cyberattack on one if its key suppliers.

River Davis | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Toyota Idles All Japan Plants Due to Supplier System Outage


Toyota Motor Corp. will suspend output at all of its Japan factories on March 1 following disruptions to a supplier’s systems, marking another setback for the world’s top auto producer.

February 28, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Toyota North America Plant Disruptions Drag Into Second Week

Toyota sign Signage stands outside the Toyota Motor Corp. manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

Toyota Motor Corp.’s North America operations continue to be disrupted after protests closed off the Ambassador Bridge linking the U.S. and Canada, hurting production at several of the automaker’s plants in the region.

River Davis | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2022
Business, Technology

Toyota’s Auto Sales Sag on Chips Crunch

Toyota logo Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

TOKYO — Toyota’s profit slipped nearly 6% last quarter, the Japanese automaker said Feb. 9, highlighting the headwinds automakers are facing in a computer chips crunch caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Yuri Kageyama | Associated Press
February 9, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous

May Mobility Raises $83 Million for AV Shuttle

May Mobility AV shuttle A May Mobility self-driving shuttle. (Matt O'Brien/Associated Press)

May Mobility Inc., a self-driving shuttle startup backed by the venture arms of Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW AG, raised $83 million in its largest funding round to date.

Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg News
January 26, 2022
Business, Technology

Toyota Halts Work at Some Plants Amid COVID Disruptions

Toyota logo Eugene Hoshiko/AP

Toyota Motor Corp. expanded the idling of its automobile production as rising COVID-19 cases impact its suppliers and operations in Japan.

River Davis | Bloomberg News
January 20, 2022