Toyota

Shanghai Lockdown Causes Toyota to Halt Production at 8 Plants

Toyota Motor Corp. will suspend the operation of 14 production lines across eight factories in Japan for nearly one week later this month as part of the Japanese automaker’s effort to cope with a microchip shortage caused by a month-plus Chinese coronavirus lockdown of Shanghai, China, Kyodo News reported Wednesday.

Workers assemble fourth generation Toyota Prius cars on the production line at the company's Tsutsumi assembly plant in Toyota City, Aichi prefecture on December 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP via Getty Images)

Tesla Partner Panasonic Teams Up with Toyota

Toyota and Panasonic recently announced a joint venture to develop electric vehicle batteries starting in April as the companies expect a surge in demand for electric vehicles. Panasonic has previously been a close partner of Tesla’s efforts to build electric cars and solar systems.

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Exclusive — Establishment-Backed Leah Vukmir Falsely Claims She Drives ‘Ford’ on Campaign Trail; Actually Drives Toyota

Establishment-backed GOP U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir falsely claimed in a fundraising letter that she drives a Ford, when, in reality, she drives a Toyota, Breitbart News has learned. In addition, in at least one campaign video, her campaign–while she is driving her Toyota Camry–appears to blur the Toyota logo on her steering wheel. In another video that features her car, she keeps the trunk open, hiding the Toyota logo on the back bumper.

Leah Vukmir appears in a campaign ad driving a car with a blurred Toyota logo.

Alabama Lands $1.6 Billion Toyota-Mazda Plant

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — On Wednesday at an event at the RSA Activity Center, Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) made it official when she announced Toyota-Mazda would be building a $1.6 billion factory in northern Alabama’s Limestone County outside of Huntsville. “Today is

https://governor.alabama.gov/press-releases/toyota-mazda-selects-alabama-for-1-6-billion-auto-plant-with-4000-jobs/

Oppressive Taxes and Regulations Killing Upstate New York Economy

Oppressive government regulations and taxes beating down Upstate New Yorkers have assaulted the region for years, leaving cities like Binghamton on the path to Detroit-level devastation. However, all is not lost. The hope of prosperity is evidenced in the success of less regulated and prosperous Native American tribe businesses in the state.

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LA Car Show is all about Driverless Cars

The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show that opened on Friday and runs through November 30 is pushing the concept that self-driving cars are inevitable. Over the next fifteen years Detroit intends to make obsolete all 264 million vehicles in America.

LA Car Show is all about Driverless Cars

Toyota to launch fuel cell car next month

TOKYO (AP) — There will only be a few hundred, and they won’t be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world’s largest automaker announced Tuesday that

Afghanistan Veteran Murdered at Homecoming Party

Francisco Garcia, 22, an Army serviceman who was discharged from Afghanistan two weeks ago, was fatally shot early Sunday morning in the middle of a party celebrating his homecoming, according to LAPD Detective Juan Santa and CBS Los Angeles. The

Afghanistan Veteran Murdered at Homecoming Party