372 days ago

    Toyota to launch hydrogen car

    There will only be a few hundred and they will not be cheap, but Japanese car giant Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.

    651 days ago

    Toyota in Prius recall

    Toyota is recalling some 1.9 million Prius cars worldwide, around 700 of them in Ireland, because of a computer problem that could cause the vehicle to stop.

    1108 days ago

    Toyota developing car capable of detecting pedestrians

    Toyota is testing safety systems using cars that communicate with each other and with the roads they are on.

    1477 days ago

    Toyota recalls 550,000 vehicles

    Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 550,000 vehicles worldwide - mostly in the US - for possible problems related to the crankshaft pulley on the engine that could make the cars harder to steer.

    1687 days ago

    Toyota suspends UK car production

    Toyota will suspend car production at its two UK plants for several days this month and in May because of parts shortages following last month's massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

    1973 days ago

    Toyota reveals engine problem

    Toyota said around 270,000 vehicles sold worldwide, including luxury Lexus sedans, have faulty engines. It did not say whether it would recall the vehicles.

    2046 days ago

    Toyota to pay massive fine over pedal defect

    Toyota has agreed to pay a record $16.4m (€12.17) fine for failing to properly notify federal authorities about a dangerous pedal defect, the US government said today.

    2059 days ago

    Prius best-seller in Japan despite safety scandal

    Toyota’s Prius hybrid car topped Japanese sales charts in March despite a safety scandal which has seen US authorities propose a record $16.4m (€12.2m) fine, it was revealed today.

    2070 days ago

    Toyota halts car production

    Toyota today announced production at its factories in France and Britain will be stopped for nine days amid falling sales it partly blamed on its recent recall problems.

    2116 days ago

    Toyota poised to announce action on Prius

    Toyota was preparing today to announce plans to deal with braking problems in its prized Prius hybrid amid reports it had decided to issue a recall for the vehicle in Japan.

    2120 days ago

    Toyota admits Prius had brake design problems

    Toyota has acknowledged design problems with the brakes in its prized Prius, adding to the catalogue of woes for the Japanese car giant as it reels from massive accelerator pedal recalls in the US.

    2120 days ago

    New crisis for Toyota as Prius complaints soar

    Crisis-hit Toyota faced fresh doubts about braking problems in its prized Prius today, with complaints ballooning to about 180 in the US and Japan.

    2120 days ago

    Toyota reports £1.56bn profits

    Toyota has reported pre-tax profits of £1.56bn (€1.78bn) for the last three months of 2009.