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Trump declaration they're a security threat stuns Japanese automakers

'We are dismayed to hear a message suggesting that our long-time contributions of investment and employment in the United States are not welcomed'

'We are dismayed to hear a message suggesting that our long-time contributions of investment and employment in the United States are not welcomed.'

By The Numbers
Toyota quarterly profit dips, but sales rose; Honda reports a loss

But Toyota's annual revenue sets a record

But Toyota's annual revenue sets a record.

Official
Toyota built a mini Nurburgring replica in Japan for itself

The track is 3.3 miles long, and is now ready for testing

The track is 3.3 miles in length, and is now ready for testing.

Official
Toyota profit surges, may be headed for a record year

Up 28 percent for the quarter

Up 28 percent for the quarter as automaker predicts a record year

Official
Toyota, SoftBank setting up mobility services joint venture

They're pairing up as a 'united Japan' in a competitive field

They're pairing up as a 'united Japan' in a competitive field.

Motorsports
Toyota to chase Le Mans title again in 2018-19

Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso.

Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso.

Official
Toyota, Panasonic to work together on next-gen EV batteries

Panasonic supplies cylindrical batteries to Tesla, prismatics to Toyota.

Panasonic supplies cylindrical batteries to Tesla, prismatics to Toyota.

Official
Toyota AI, autonomy, racing and parts executives all get promotions

President Akio Toyoda says company faces a 'now or never' moment against competitors.

It's "now or never" against the competition, President Akio Toyoda says.

Official
Toyota may use acquisitions to catch up in tech, self-driving

President Akio Toyoda says he may have maintained the status quo too long.

Opinion
Toyota's 'crisis' isn't what you think

Income is sliding, but Toyota's future plans may surprise you.

Akio Toyoda stated: "I believe that making ever-better cars starts with compact cars."

Report
Green
Toyota forms in-house think-tank for EV development

Toyota has a strong commitment to fuel cell technology despite doubts within the field.

Official
Report
Japanese police raid Toyota HQ following Hamp arrest

Japanese police reportedly raided Toyota's headquarters today, following the drug-related arrest of global communications boss Julie Hamp last week.

Official
Mazda and Toyota formally announce plans to 'make cars better'

Following a rather simple and vague brief, Mazda and Toyota formally confirmed that they are forming a long-term partnership.

Official
Toyota inks deal as global Olympic sponsor

Toyota has inked a multi-year deal as a top sponsor of the Olympic Games, starting in 2016 in Japan and 2017 globally.

Report
Toyota to ramp up Tacoma production in Mexico by 41%

The Toyota Tacoma may be getting on in age, but that isn't stopping the Japanese manufacturer from ramping up production at the pickup's Baja California factory. The Mexican plant will soon be home to another 300 jobs as it increases total capacity by 41 percent. The increase is slated for April 2015.

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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 reasoning for the move, what other cities were considered and why the company's current host city wasn't even in the running.

Report
Toyota plans biggest stock buyback in over a decade

At the end of December, 2013 Toyota had a cash stockpile of 1.8 trillion yen ($17.5B US). As of March 31, at the end of its current financial year, company coffers are expected to swallow another 1.9 trillion yen ($18.4B US) in net profit - said to be a record sum for the Japanese automaker. In a gesture signaling a turnaround from the horrors of the global recession, Bloomberg reports that Toyota will buy back 60 million shares of its stock, as much as 1.89 percent of the company, for something

Report
Toyota nears $40B cash reserve as calls grow for new investment, payouts

With the April 15 tax deadline just a few months away, our US readers will be faced with a decision should they get a refund: save or spend? It seems this issue is one many of us face whenever there's a windfall, trying to decide whether we should set the money aside in an account of some sort or use it as a down payment on a new car or a trip to the Apple store. Unsurprisingly, major corporations face a similar, albeit more complex, issue.

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