Toyota

Toyota aims to start producing EV batteries in North Carolina next year

Toyota is aiming to start producing electric vehicle (EV) batteries next year at its upcoming factory in North Carolina, set…

Toyota exec believes full-fledged EV push could be ‘wasted investment’

A longtime Toyota executive has essentially put the Japanese automaker's strategy regarding a widespread electric vehicle transition out in the…

Super Bowl LVIII commercials from BMW, Kia, VW, Dan O’Dowd and more

Each year, automakers and other companies spend a significant amount of money on purchasing commercial space during the Super Bowl,…

Toyota commits $1.3 billion to EV development in Kentucky

Toyota announced today that it will invest $1.3 billion in the development of future electric vehicles at its flagship Kentucky…

Toyota’s labor union demanding largest annual bonus yet for workers

Labor efforts have been robust across the global automotive industry in the past several months, and recent reports show that…

Toyota chairman predicts EVs will only reach 30 percent market share

Toyota has long been a proponent of a multi-faceted approach to electrification, touting non-battery-electric technologies like hydrogen fuel cells, hybrids…

Volkswagen and others look to solid-state EV batteries for increased range

A number of automakers are looking to build future electric vehicles (EVs) with solid-state batteries, which are expected to unlock…

Toyota highlights gas engine project as ‘practical’ path to carbon neutrality

Toyota has had a long history of speaking out against an all-out transition to electric vehicles (EVs), continually pointing to…

Toyota, EVgo extend complimentary charging offer for 2024 bZ4X customers

Toyota Motor North America and electric vehicle charging network EVgo have announced an offer that 2024 Toyota bZ4X customers would…

Lexus brand will lead Toyota on Tesla’s Gigacasting techniques

Toyota luxury brand Lexus will lead the Japanese automaker into the use of Tesla's Gigacasting techniques, after a handful of…

Toyota hints it will produce more hydrogen cars than solid-state EVs in 2030

Toyota has noted that it is making significant strides in the development of solid-state battery technology. Recent details from the…

Toyota and Redwood Materials partnership takes the next step

Toyota and Redwood Materials established a partnership last year to create a closed-loop solution for recycled battery production. Now, their…

Hyundai, Toyota and Honda have raised wages following UAW strikes

Non-union automaker Hyundai has joined Toyota and Honda in raising wages following a historic strike from the United Auto Workers…

Toyota-backed U.S. self-driving startup garners $67 million investment

The Toyota-backed U.S. self-driving startup May Mobility has gained a nearly $67 million investment from Japanese firm NTT Communications, according…

Toyota increases North Carolina battery plant investment by $8 billion

Toyota is set to spend an additional $8 billion on its North Carolina battery factory, more than doubling its initial…

LG Energy Solutions & Toyota sign battery supply deal for EVs made in the United States

LG Energy Solution (LGES) and Toyota signed a battery supply deal for electric vehicles produced in the United States. LGES…

Toyota boosts BEV production target to 600,000 units in 2025: report

Like many automakers, Toyota has had a slow introduction to battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) compared to Tesla, only recently changing its…

Toyota admits it is learning from specialized EV makers on gigacasting technology

The number of automakers that are following Tesla's footsteps in the gigacasting game is increasing, with Toyota aiming to use…

Toyota invests $11.1M in Indiana schools to boost STEM programs

Toyota invested $11.1 million in schools in Indiana to boost their STEM programs. The investment supports future STEM careers in…

Tesla outsells Toyota in California in Q2 by nearly 2,000 units

Tesla outsold Toyota in California in the second quarter of 2023 by nearly 2,000 units, overtaking the automaker in terms…