Toyota will install XM satellite radio at factory
- Toyota pushes comfort with Yaris. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;11/7/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6175, p4
The article reports that Toyota Division will replace a rare U.S. model, the Echo car, with the Yaris in early 2006. Unlike the lumpy Echo, the Yaris is stylish. It's a good bet to add momentum to the relentless Toyota sales machine in the United States. The Yaris will have different sheet metal...
- Lexus, Scion prices increase. // Automotive News;7/11/2005, Vol. 79 Issue 6156, p3
The article reports that Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. has raised the sticker prices on its Lexus sedans and Scions models. The 2006 GS models are getting a $250 price increase a few months after their April 2005 release. The GS 300 with all-wheel drive is climbing to $45,750. The top trim...
- Toyota looks to gain 100,000 sales in '06. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;9/19/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6166, p4
The article reports that four new or redesigned models that will arrive this year or in 2006 will boost Toyota Division's annual U.S. sales by 100,000 vehicles, a top executive predicts. The new FJ Cruiser SUV and redesigns of the Echo, RAV4 and Camry will collectively enhance sales volume, says...
- Oh, well, at least it's not more spam. // Automotive News;8/4/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6051, p6
Presents news related to the automobile industry as of August 4, 2003. Debut of the Sierra Club's new anti-sport utility vehicle Web site; Strategies adopted by Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. to make its name known in Texas; Purchase of the redesigned 2004 F-150 pickup by Ronnie Rountree of...
- Redesigned Toyota Tacoma starts at $ 13,980. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;10/18/2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6117, p53
This article reports that Toyota Division will start the redesigned, larger Tacoma pickup at $13,980. The base model has a four-cylinder engine, manual transmission, two-wheel drive and a regular cab. The product range extends to $25,815 for a model with a V-6, four-wheel drive, automatic...
- Camry price rises 1.7% for 1998. // Automotive News;8/11/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5726, p30
Announces that Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. has raised prices an average of $343, or 1.7 percent, on the Camry for 1998. Statistics regarding the price increases of several automobile manufacturers; Price increase of the Chevrolet Corvette.
- Toyota view: Buyer is boss. Miller, Joe // Automotive News;1/18/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5802, p26
Reports on Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. executive James Press' speech on the company's sales methods in the American automobile industry, delivered during the 1999 Automotive News World Congress. Toyota's retailing strategy; Relationship with dealers; Target customers of the company.
- Toyota plans retail overhaul. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;3/24/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5705, p1
Features Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.'s `New Era Business Strategy' automobile retail program. Key changes at the company following a reorganization announced in March 1997; Toyota's plans for its zero-defects assembly process; Customer service initiatives under the strategy. INSET: Borst to...
- Genesis exodus at Toyota? Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;2/14/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5861, p3
Reports on the changes in the management line-up of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. Promotion of manager in Genesis division to sales administration; Reassignment of liaison officer to truck marketing; Appointment of majority of Genesis staff into long-range planning projects.