The Urban TABBY is customizable, with customers encouraged to modify it using conventional or new technologies such as 3-D printing. Developer OSVehicle provides free downloads of the vehicle’s 3-D design specs....More
While the car industry has bounced back from the usual holiday-induced slump in August, with the month-on-month figure rising by more than 140%, production remained more than 800 cars below year-ago....More
Toyota is refining its manufacturing practices to again ensure quality. New Managing Director Naomi Ishii has started the process for rapid localization of parts and is working to choose the right models in the right segments....More
The refreshed Navigator comes with a stout new powertrain, advanced adaptive suspension, new seats, exterior cosmetic updates, a user-friendly interface and a leather-wrapped instrument panel with distinctive cross-stitching....More
The upgrades to Navigator are appreciated, although there wasn’t much budget to change the overall aesthetic inside or out or to address interior fit-and-finish shortcomings, such as the substandard trimming of the headliner.
Domestic sales fell after the national consumption tax was increased April 1, but the decline was offset by brisk demand in North America and the effects of the weaker yen against the dollar, among other pluses....More
Dennis Williams does not seem convinced complete wage parity will occur, as he talks about “bridging” the gap between the two levels and stresses that the automakers must continue to be successful....More