Toyota http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53660/more en Scion: FR-S Convertible, Turbo Engine Not Happening http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-fr-s-convertible-turbo-engine-not-happening <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scion: FR-S Convertible, Turbo Engine Not Happening</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-fr-s-convertible-turbo-engine-not-happening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-fr-s-convertible-turbo-engine-not-happening#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Scion Subaru Management & Strategy 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Turbocharger 86 BRZ convertible Doug Murtha FR-S Fuji Heavy Release Series Scion Subaru Toyota turbo turbocharged Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1164621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Scion FR-S rear-wheel-drive sports car.</strong></p> Thailand Motor Expo Exhibitors Thinking Positive http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-motor-expo-exhibitors-thinking-positive <div class="node-body article-body">Organizer Kwanchai Paphatphong predicts the last big buying event of the year will generate sales of 45,000 to 50,000 vehicles, up from 41,000 in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-motor-expo-exhibitors-thinking-positive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-motor-expo-exhibitors-thinking-positive#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Chevrolet Ford Toyota Sales & Marketing Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:45:00 +0000 1162401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Vios among top sellers for market leader Toyota.</strong></p> Scion: Three New Models in Three Years Planned as iM Unveiled http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-three-new-models-three-years-planned-im-unveiled <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The iM concept being shown at the L.A. auto show will spawn a production model due next year and set for a New York show debut.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-three-new-models-three-years-planned-im-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/scion-three-new-models-three-years-planned-im-unveiled#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers 2014 Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Scion 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Auris Diesel Doug Murtha FR-S iM concept iQ Jack Hollis Los Angeles auto show New York auto show Scion Subaru tC Toyota xB xD Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:40:00 +0000 1161131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Scion iM concept.</strong></p> Lexus Unwraps Topless Roadster Concept in L.A. http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lexus-unwraps-topless-roadster-concept-la <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multilayered paint over various planes, edges and curves create different characters when viewed in differing lighting conditions, designer Yasuo Kajino says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lexus-unwraps-topless-roadster-concept-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lexus-unwraps-topless-roadster-concept-la#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers 2014 Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Lexus 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology concept Jeff Bracken Lexus LF-C2 open air roadster SC topless Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:49:00 +0000 1161941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lexus LF-C2 roadster concept.</strong></p> Lentz: Cheap Gas Shouldn’t Harm Mirai, Prius; 2015 Sales Up Slightly http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lentz-cheap-gas-shouldn-t-harm-mirai-prius-2015-sales-slightly <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“But I think in the long run, when everyone is trying to sell (FCVs) in fairly large volume, it would be problematic to have a huge drop in fuel price,” Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lentz-cheap-gas-shouldn-t-harm-mirai-prius-2015-sales-slightly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/lentz-cheap-gas-shouldn-t-harm-mirai-prius-2015-sales-slightly#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products cars CUVs FCV fuel-cell vehicle gas hybrid Jim Lentz light trucks Mirai Prius Toyota Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:59:00 +0000 1161611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mirai on sale in California in Q4 2015.</strong></p> Toyota Prices Mirai at $57,500 http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-prices-mirai-57500 <div class="node-body article-body">A certain subset of fuel-cell vehicle intenders want to own, not lease, new-technology vehicles, a top Toyota official says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-prices-mirai-57500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-prices-mirai-57500#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products Bill Fay California Chris Hostetter FCV FirstElement fleet hydrogen lease Mirai northeastern U.S. tax Toyota Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 +0000 1161491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mirai also can be leased for $499 per month.</strong></p> Toyota Mirai FCV Animation http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-mirai-fcv-animation <div class="node-body video-body">Want to know how a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle works? Watch this animation of the upcoming Toyota Mirai. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-mirai-fcv-animation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-mirai-fcv-animation#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Fuel-Cell Vehicles Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:20:00 +0000 1160841 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota in Partnership for Northeast Hydrogen Stations, Names FCV Mirai http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-partnership-northeast-hydrogen-stations-names-fcv-mirai <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese automaker is partnering with Air Liquide of France for 12 hydrogen stations spread across Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-partnership-northeast-hydrogen-stations-names-fcv-mirai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-partnership-northeast-hydrogen-stations-names-fcv-mirai#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products Air Liquide Akio Toyoda FCV fuel-cell vehicle hydrogen Hyundai Jim Lentz Mirai northeastern U.S. Toyota Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:00:00 +0000 1160721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota FCV to be called Mirai.</strong></p> Toyota Chief Drives Final Leg of Cross-Oz Test Drive http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/toyota-chief-drives-final-leg-cross-oz-test-drive <div class="node-body article-body">Akio Toyoda calls the 10-week test drive an invaluable learning experience, allowing employees and executives involved in global development of Toyota vehicles to refine their skills so they can create ever-better cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/toyota-chief-drives-final-leg-cross-oz-test-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/toyota-chief-drives-final-leg-cross-oz-test-drive#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Toyota Product Development Vehicles & Technology Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:41:00 +0000 1160431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Australia trek covered 12,500 miles over 72 days.</strong></p> East Africa Awaits Arrival of Duty-Free EU Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/politics/east-africa-awaits-arrival-duty-free-eu-vehicles <div class="field-byline"> Wachira Kigotho </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A General Motors East Africa official says East African auto dealers are seeing growing demand for luxury cars, and the trade pact will allow them to “import those expensive toys and deliver them to our clients.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/east-africa-awaits-arrival-duty-free-eu-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/east-africa-awaits-arrival-duty-free-eu-vehicles#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Europe Africa - Regional Europe - Regional Nigeria General Motors Jaguar Land Rover Nissan Toyota Sales & Marketing Globalization Tariffs Trade Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:49:00 +0000 1153971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar Land Rover looks to make splash in developing East Africa market.</strong></p>