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Deep-Dive: Behind the scenes at Toyota's R&D center, Part 1

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Jul 8th, 2010 at 2:57PM

The last 18 months have been a particularly painful period for Toyota Motor Company. Starting in early 2009, with the automotive industry facing a global economic recession, Toyota went from one of the world's most profitable automakers to grappling with its first full-year loss in more than seven decades. As Toyota operations around the world began to slash spending in an effort to return to black ink, quality issues bubbling below the surface for several years suddenly burst open like a ruptured oil well. And while most automakers have faced issues with product quality at various... Read More

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