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Toyota Yaris 5-Door Liftback (UK market) – Click above for a high-res image gallery

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Even with the $5,000 difference between the Prius and non-hybrid Toyotas, there was a time when Toyota lost money on the car. Even when the car entered the black, and even though they halved the cost of the hybrid system from one generation to the next, Toyota still didn't make the margins on it that they did with their go-to sedans. Yet with plans to start making batteries for the Hybrid Synergy Drive in the U.S., Toyota says it should be able to halve costs again, and bring the next-gen Prius

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Toyota's got some changes and rearranges underway with its North American facilities to better serve the demands of the market. The biggest news is that Prius production will be coming Stateside, which will help unkink the supply pipeline, if not also lower costs. A new facility in Blue Springs, Mississippi is being readied for the battery-pack-mobile, though the location was initially meant to turn out Highlanders. With consumer desires shifting with the rise of fuel prices, cranking out more P

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Toyota's rise to the number one position in the global car industry hasn't been without its setbacks. The carmaker is starting to feel growing pains following its rapid expansion over the past few years, and the issue has got some if its top brass very concerned. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that execs are worried they've built too many factories in the U.S. and that they're considering slowing things down. The problem Toyota faces is if demand drops, it'll be stuck with a whole lot of id

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