TITLE

TOYOTA'S MPG GAME

AUTHOR(S)
Huber, Peter
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;12/24/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 22, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article suggests that the decision of Toyota to join the U.S. automobile companies in opposing the country's gas-mileage mandate is based on the reasoning that the federal government's meddling is the one thing that might mess up the company's hybrid-centered competitive strategy. In the coming decade Toyota will use its hybrid technology to meet and beat any fleetwide fuel-economy standards that Washington might conceivably mandate, with or without Toyota's political support.
ACCESSION #
28605888

 

Related Articles

  • Bullet. STAHL, MICHAEL // Wheels;Mar2014, p43 

    The article presents the author's views on the condition of the domestic automobile industry in Australia. He talks about the role of the governments in the growth and demise of the local industry. He says that he never thought about the presence of locally-produced cars on the roads of...

  • COLLUSION COURSE. Reich, Robert B. // New Republic;2/27/84, Vol. 190 Issue 8, p18 

    Examines the proposed joint venture between General Motors Corp. and Japanese firm Toyota Motor Corp. to manufacture a subcompact car in the United States. Terms of the arrangement; Antitrust issues associated with the companies' plans; U.S. Federal Trade Commission's decision to allow the joint...

  • Law OK with Toyota-Fuji. Treece, James B. // Automotive News;2/5/2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6241, p6 

    The article reports that the change of the antitrust rules of Japan has allowed Toyota Motor Corp. to take control of the subaru automobile maker Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. According to the analyst, Toyota want to buy the controlling stakes of Fuji Heavy, but doing so would cheat the rules....

  • Toyota will assemble Prius in China. Webb, Alysha // Automotive News;9/20/2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6112, p22 

    This article reports that Toyota Motor Corp. will begin building the Prius hybrid sedan in China at a China FAW Group Corp. plant by the end of 2005. The two companies are also discussing the possibility of an FAW-badged hybrid vehicle using Toyota technology. Toyota Motor Corp.'s president...

  • Toyota's Tease. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/3/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31524, p31 

    Reports that Toyota Motor Corp. has postponed its decision regarding establishment of its new assembly plant in North America until early 2002. Reasons given for the postponement; Suggestions given by Texas Governor, Rick Perry on the issue.

  • UK suppliers face gloom over euro. Wright, Chris // Automotive News Europe;08/14/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 17, p1 

    Focuses on the controversy over the decision of Toyota Motor Corp. to ask its United Kingdom suppliers to tender in euros. Comments from Karl Ludvigsen, chairman of Ludvigsen and Associates, regarding the issue; Likely implication of forcing suppliers to tender in euros.

  • Toyota takes new Avensis upmarket. Weernink, Wim Oude // Automotive News Europe;3/24/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p7 

    Reports on the plan of Toyota to upgrade its Avensis automobile model. Reason for its decision to upgrade; Rival models of Avensis in Europe; Sales of Avensis in Europe in 2002.

  • Spanish sales goal: 67,000 cars in '07. de Oliveira, Paulo Soares // Automotive News Europe;4/7/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p14 

    Reports on the expectations of automobile manufacturer Toyota for sales in Spain, as of April 2003. Outcome of the company's takeover of its private importer Grupo Bergé; Sales of Toyota in the country in 2002.

  • Number one, number one, number one….  // Finance Week;2/8/2002, p42 

    Reports that Toyota Motor Corp. maintained its top position in South African automobile industry for the 22nd consecutive time in 2001. Market share; Top selling models; Expansion plans.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics