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New Toyota Prius PHV: PHV Version Of Current Prius, Can Cruise 60 km In EV Mode [with photos]

The Prius PHV, having undergone a design overhaul, has been made available for test drives at a mini circuit in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The centerpieces of the new model are a new design to differentiate it from other Priuses as well as wide range improvements to the EV efficiency.

Toyota RAV4 & Lexus HS Recalled In US Over Suspension

In mid-August, Toyota Motor North America announced recalls for some Toyota RAV4s and the Lexus HS250hs.

JD Power 2016 Initial Quality Study puts Toyota at top of brand ranking

On August 25, J.D. Power Asia Pacific published the results of its 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS). The study put Toyota at the top ranking for all brands and first place in three segment rankings.
Toyota Innova Crysta

Toyota Kirloskar Motors to offer Innova Crysta gasoline version

On August 8, Toyota Kirloskar Motors announced that addition of a gasoline version of the Innova Crysta for India.
Toyota RAV4

Toyota commences production of RAV4 in Russia

On August 22, Toyota Motor Corporation began production of the RAV4 at its St. Petersburg plant in Russia.
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota US July sales down 1.4% with SUV sales setting new record

At the beginning of August, Toyota USA published its July US new car sales figures. Total sales were 214,233 units. This is 1.4% down from the previous year's July and marks the 3rd consecutive month of year-on-year decline.
Daihatsu boon

Toyota Passo / Daihatsu boon new: Hexagon with keyword link to exterior and interior design

Toyota "Passo" and Daihatsu "boon" Interior, easy to use functional and conscious sense of lightness and spacious, designed
Daihatsu Boon Silk

New Toyota Passo & Daihatsu Boon: Two Pronged Strategy

The Toyota Passo and Daihatsu Boon, coming in standard and high end models, the Passo Moda and Boon Silk, exemplifying Daihatsu’s well known strategy of implementing two different designs on their vehicles.
Daihatsu Boon Silk

New Toyota Passo & Daihatsu Boon: Not Designed To Alienate

According to Daihatsu, the Toyota Passo and the Daihatsu Boon were designed not to single out any target demographic but rather to appeal to what consumers who are looking to switch from lightweight vehicles have in mind when shopping for cars.
Toyota Research Institute, Inc. (TRI) CEO Dr. Gill Pratt (CES16)

Toyota and University of Michigan Working To Accelerate AI Research

On 10 August, Toyota Motor Corporation announced that its Artificial Intelligence Research and Development branch, the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), would begin working in cooperation with the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Toyota 86 Aero Package (Australian model)

Toyota 86 Recalled In Australia Due To Power Steering Issue

The small size FR sports car from Toyota, the 86, has been recalled in Australia.
Toyota Prius S "Safety Plus"

Toyota releases S “Safety Plus” special edition loaded with safety features

On August 8, Toyota Motor Corporation released its S “Safety Plus” special edition for their new Prius.

Toyota teams up with LINE FRIENDS for exclusive Olympic stamps

On August 2, Toyota Motor Corporation released its TOYOTOWN-exclusive Toyota x LINE FRIENDS featuring 16 different LINE stamps.
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota global sales up 1% at 2,530,000 units in 1st quarter

On August 4, Toyota released its new car sales figures for the first quarter of 2016 (April to June). Total group sales including the Daihatsu and Hino brand were 2,529,000 units. This is 1% up from the previous year.
Toyota Prius

Full-year operating profit, Toyota revised downward to 1600000000000 yen. First quarter was 15% decrease

Toyota Motor announced in 8/4 3/2017 period 1st quarter (4-6 months) consolidated operating income was down 15% to ¥ 642200000000 Global's sales increased, the appreciation of the yen pressured earnings
Toyota Corolla at 2014 Beijing Motor Show

Toyota China sales show 1st growth in 2 months at 98,000 units in July.

On August 2, Toyota released its China new car sales figures for July. Total sales were 97,700 units. This is 5.7% up from the previous year's July and marks the first year-on-year growth in 2 months.
Toyota Calya

Toyota unveils Daihatsu MPV Calya in Indonesia

On August 2, Toyota Indonesia subsidiary Toyota Astra Motor unveiled the new Calya.
New Prius PHV

Toyota postpones release of new Prius PHV in Japan until this winter

Toyota announced that the new Prius PHV will be released this winter and not this fall as previously planned.
Toyota Innova Crysta

Toyota India car sales up 0.4% in July at 140,000 with new minivan sales favorable

On August 1, Toyota Indian manufacturing and sales subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) released its July new car sales figures. Total sales were 13,748 units including exports. This is 0.4% up from the previous year's July and represents the 3rd month of year-on-year growth.
Presidents Akio Toyoda of Toyota Motor Corporation and Masanori Mitsui of Daihatsu

Daihatsu Officially Becomes A Toyota Subsidiary

On 1 August Toyota announced that, through exchange of shares, the company had completed total acquisition of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. Inaugurating Daihatsu as a Toyota subsidiary, Toyota plans to work towards strengthening the company’s standing in foreign compact car markets and plans to focus on marketing towards developing nations.