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    Report: How Charlotte lost to Plano without even knowing it was dealing with Toyota

    With Toyota set to relocate its North American headquarters to the Dallas, TX suburb of Plano following a top-secret, 100-city search, the cities that missed out can now begin asking themselves what happened during a process they apparently knew little about. That's a particularly brutal task ...

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    Report: Jim Lentz exposes more details behind Toyota's move to Texas

    Toyota's North American CEO Jim Lentz has already given us a rough idea of what prompted the company's surprise move to the Dallas suburb of Plano, TX from its longstanding headquarters in Torrance, CA. A new story from The Los Angeles Times, though, delivers even more detail from Lentz on the ...

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    Official: Toyota builds 25-millionth vehicle in North America

    Workers at Toyota's Georgetown, Kentucky plant put the finishing touches on the company's 25-millionth vehicle produced in North America Tuesday. The Avalon Hybrid, in Classic Silver, represented 26 years of North American Toyota production. The Avalon was the latest of 1.2 million of that model ...

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    Report: Toyota to stop importing Camry models from Japan

    Toyota is allowing its North American teams a bit more freedom to build cars that best suit the market in which they work. Earlier in the year, Toyota announced that American designers would be more keyed in to model development, and now comes word that the automaker will no longer be importing ...

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    Report: Toyota USA gains increased design control

    The product development cycle at Toyota can be frustrating. More specifically, the process can be frustrating for North American executives who don't have total control over vehicles specifically marketed to their country. Engineers, developers and executives all have a say, but the final ...

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    Toyota Highlander production being moved entirely to Indiana

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    Toyota has decided to shift production of all non-hybrid Highlander crossovers for the North American market to its Princeton, Indiana assembly plant. The move is intended to help shield Toyota from fluctuating exchange rates. ...

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    Toyota re-hires exec to right North American operations

    Toyota was in the midst of record-breaking sales back in 2007 when Yoshimi Inaba, then president of North American sales, left the company to take a new role at Central Japan International Airport Co. in Nagoya, Japan. Since then, despite taking the crown as world's largest automaker from General ...

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    Toyota North America to be more autonomous

    Toyota Motor Corp. North America is set to operate with more autonomy in future, as the automaker continues build its image as an American car company.According to Toyota Motor North America's first American president, Jim Press (right), the North American unit will have greater authority and ...


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