| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. said it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years.
The move will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,000 positions in its financial...
| Apr 30, 2014
Re "Toyota to move from Torrance to Texas," April 28
Joining Occidental Petroleum, Toyota Motor Corp. is the latest company to flee the high taxes and onerous regulations of California, taking thousands of good-paying jobs with it. Meanwhile, in...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unexpected acceleration that led to the recall of more than 10 million vehicles, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.
Toyota admitted it misled...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Toyota Motor Corp.'s move to Texas will mean the transfer of 3,000 marketing and finance jobs from its sprawling Torrance campus to a new North American headquarters.
The shift, announced Monday, is part of a strategy to consolidate corporate management...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:32 PM
WASHINGTON — Cars and light-duty trucks for the 2012 model year exceeded new federal standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The 2012 fleet averages 23.6 miles per gallon, up...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Here's how Toyota Motor Corp. plans to finally put the sudden-acceleration issue to rest: Pull out the checkbook.
The automaker is reportedly close to paying a $1-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:26 AM
General Motors Co. is recalling almost 800,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars to fix a problem that could prevent the airbags from deploying in a crash.
The automaker said it knows of 22 such accidents, including five in which six people...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. launched a massive global recall of its popular Prius hybrid to fix a software glitch that could cause the car to stall, an aggressive reaction to counter past criticism of its slow response to defects, experts said.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:58 AM
The big chill created a big stall in auto sales last month.
Based on initial reports by General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group and the other car companies, auto sales looked like they were flat to just slightly higher in February compared to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Automakers sold 1.2 million vehicles last month, about the same as February 2013. Frigid weather in much of the nation put a damper on the business. With most of the car companies having now reported their results Monday, here are the winners and losers....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:33 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — Government forces used water cannons and tear gas Wednesday to turn back opposition marches in the capital, where borough mayors defied a Supreme Court order that they clear street barricades.
Clouds of gas hovered near the...