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Scion

Scion wants to become a small-premium brand

It’s been quite a while since anyone considered Scion as a whole to be a success. While its initial debut was met with a solid response from the public, it was only a few short years before Toyota’s so-called “youth division” was loosing its appeal.

Toyota sells some of its Tesla shares

Toyota sells some of its Tesla shares

Toyota Motors invested $50 million in Tesla Motors back in May of 2010, shortly before the American automaker’s initial public offering. At the time, Toyota said that the investment would give it about a 2.5% stake in Tesla, but the size of its current stake

Toyota is boosting its Tijuana plant capacity by 40%

Toyota is boosting its Tijuana plant capacity by 40%

Toyota Motors is adding a third shift to its manufacturing plant in Tijuana, Mexico which produces the Japanese automaker’s 2014 Toyota Tacoma. The company is doing this in order to free up space at its facility in San Antonio, Texas so that the manufacturing plant

Toyota is cutting prices in China due to ant-trust fears

Toyota is cutting prices in China due to ant-trust fears

Toyota Motors has announced that it will be cutting the prices of parts for its luxury Lexus models in China, following similar moves by its German competitors, in response to China’s increased regulatory scrutiny over anti-trust issues, particularly with foreign companies. Following intense anti-trust scrutiny,

Akihiro Nagaya

Toyota’s top designer is heading over to Yamaha

Akihiro Nagaya, who goes by the name of Dezi, is the man who is responsible for injecting some attitude into Toyota’s designs in recent years. Working as both a design executive and a freelance consultant, Dezi has styled countless concept and production cars for Toyota