Toyota http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53660/more en Toyota Sales Flat in June http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-sales-flat-june <div class="node-body article-body">The No.1 Japanese automaker continues to ride a wave of increased light-truck sales in the U.S., with the Toyota RAV4 and new Lexus NX particularly strong. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-sales-flat-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-sales-flat-june#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Toyota Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:30:00 +0000 1307721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>3,503 NX sales boosted Lexus in June.</strong></p> Scion Planning Biggest Ad Campaign Since Brand’s Launch for iA, iM http://wardsauto.com/north-america/scion-planning-biggest-ad-campaign-brand-s-launch-ia-im <div class="node-body article-body">The Toyota youth-focused brand is targeting 30,000-40,000 sales annually of the new iM compact hatchback and 12-month volume in the mid-20,000 range for the iA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/scion-planning-biggest-ad-campaign-brand-s-launch-ia-im" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/scion-planning-biggest-ad-campaign-brand-s-launch-ia-im#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Scion Advertising Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1302861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Murtha unveiling&nbsp;Scion iA, iM at 2015 New York Auto Show.</strong></p> '16 Scion iA and iM http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im <div class="node-body gallery-body">The subcompact Scion iA sedan and compact Scion iM hatchback have a lot of standard goodies for $15,700 and $18,460, including high-quality interior materials and more standard tech and safety features than the competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Scion Test Drives Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:02:00 +0000 1305281 at http://wardsauto.com New iA, iM Fresh Blood Scion Needs http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-ia-im-fresh-blood-scion-needs <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New B- and C-cars have high-quality interior materials and scads of standard features most competitors lack, although their engines could benefit from more horsepower and torque.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-ia-im-fresh-blood-scion-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-ia-im-fresh-blood-scion-needs#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Scion Test Drives Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:01:00 +0000 1304701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Scion iA and iM on sale Sept. 1.</strong></p> Thai Auto Sales Decline for 24th Consecutive Month http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/thai-auto-sales-decline-24th-consecutive-month <div class="node-body article-body">A Toyota Thailand executive says the year-to-date sales downturn shows the economy has not fully recovered and both residential and business customers remain cautious about investing and spending. But he says the June outlook is stable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/thai-auto-sales-decline-24th-consecutive-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/thai-auto-sales-decline-24th-consecutive-month#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Honda Isuzu Toyota Sales Results Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:42:00 +0000 1305211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>D-Max helps Isuzu fight off Toyota for CV sales lead.</strong></p> Toyota Oz Starts Production Stretch Run in Black http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black <div class="node-body article-body">Profits for the year ended March 31 came even as the company incurred A$66 million of restructuring costs owing to the 2014 decision to stop Australian manufacturing and consolidate corporate operations by the end of 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Lexus Toyota Employment Finance Production Restructuring Sales Results Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1303141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Camry Hybrid helps power best result since 2008.</strong></p> Scion xB Calling It Quits http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/scion-xb-calling-it-quits <div class="node-body article-body">The first-generation xB is near-iconic and became the face of the Scion brand in its early years, but the second-generation model didn’t have the same acceptance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/scion-xb-calling-it-quits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/scion-xb-calling-it-quits#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Scion Vehicles in Operation Vehicles & Technology Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:26:00 +0000 1303711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Second-gen xB debuted in 2007 as &#39;08 model.</strong></p> Russian Auto-Sales Recovery Years Away, Analysts Say http://wardsauto.com/europe/russian-auto-sales-recovery-years-away-analysts-say <div class="node-body article-body">Premium brands’ share of the Moscow and St. Petersburg markets is about 20%, but analysts predict demand will shift over the next few years from Russia’s largest cities to less-populated regions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russian-auto-sales-recovery-years-away-analysts-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russian-auto-sales-recovery-years-away-analysts-say#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Lexus Mercedes Retail Sales Results Vehicles in Operation Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:52:00 +0000 1300731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan X-Trail top seller in still-healthy SUV segment.</strong></p> Kia, Hyundai Surpass Japanese Brands in Initial Quality http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Porsche again leads the closely watched study, which finds voice-recognition systems still the area most perplexing to vehicle owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. AB Volvo BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Plants & Production Voice Activation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1300021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia&rsquo;s Kwangju plant building Soul best in Asia-Pacific.</strong></p> Lentz Says Privacy Concerns Behind Ford Tie-Up http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lentz-says-privacy-concerns-behind-ford-tie <div class="node-body article-body">“Who controls (the) data (created by using these systems)? We believe it’s the customers,” Lentz says when asked why Toyota would not use Apple or Google systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lentz-says-privacy-concerns-behind-ford-tie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lentz-says-privacy-concerns-behind-ford-tie#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:15:00 +0000 1297181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Artist rendering of Toyota&#39;s technical center&nbsp;expansion.</strong></p>