TITLE

Meeting the Echo's Challenge

PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/2/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5831, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Presents an interview with Yasuhiko Ichihashi, chief engineer for the Toyota Echo, on the plan of the company for the automobile. Interior package as the starting point for the Echo; Strategy for reducing costs for the manufacture of the Echo.
ACCESSION #
2140963

 

Related Articles

  • Hybrids play vital role in Toyota product plan. Moran, Tim // Automotive News;4/30/2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6253, p16J 

    The article informs that according to Toyota Motor Corp.'s managing officer Yasuhiko Ichihashi, the company views hybrids as a core segment of the future vehicle market. Speaking at the SAE 2007 World Congress, Ichihashi urged engineers to think in terms of maximizing progress toward dream...

  • Chrysler launches Sync competitor.  // Automotive News;6/30/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6314, p39 

    The article offers news briefs related to the automobile industry. Chrysler LLC last week launched technology for vehicles, called uconnect, meant to compete with Ford Motor Co.'s Sync system. Toyota Motor Corp. is replacing two top North American executives including Seiichi Sudo and Yasuhiko...

  • Supercharged Previa coming.  // Automotive News;2/7/1994, Vol. 67 Issue 5537, p2 

    Reports on Toyota dealers offer of supercharged Previa minivans by the end of February 1994. Cost of the Previa LE SC All-Trac and LE SC; Added power from the supercharger.

  • Toyota Tundra goal: 80,000 units a year.  // Ward's Auto World;Sep98, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p29 

    Presents information on the Tundra truck from Toyota Motor Corp. Features of the automobile; Information on the engine power of the truck; Number of trucks expected to be manufactured by Toyota.

  • Give me a little Raum, will ya, huh.  // Automotive Industries;May97, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p13 

    Focuses on the Raum vehicle by Toyota, to be introduced in Japan in May 1997. Similarity of the Raum with the Tercel; Description of the vehicle; Specifications of the vehicle; Display of the Raum's concept in 1993 at the Toyko Auto Show.

  • Toyota unveils new minivan. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;1/13/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5695, p14 

    Looks at Toyota's Sienna minivan. Hopes of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Incorporated for sales of the minivan; Replacement of the Previa; Original design of the Sienna. INSET: How the Sienna stacks up..

  • Benchmarks kept changing, but Toyota coped. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;9/1/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5729, p16 

    Interviews Shinji Kamiyashiki, the chief engineer and project general manager for the Toyota Sienna. Information about manufacturing and engineering efficiency; Comments on how the Sienna is better than the Chrysler minivans; Thoughts about how the Caravan is better than the Sienna.

  • PreRunner chases thrifty 4x4 seekers. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;2/2/1998, Vol. 71 Issue 5751, p117 

    Focuses on the Toyota PreRunner pickup truck. PreRunner, a 4x4 version of the Tacoma truck, having off-road capability; The vehicle targeting three groups of consumers; The origin of the truck's name.

  • The future works, quietly. Bulgin, Russell // AutoWeek;02/23/98, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p12 

    Features the Toyota Prius automobile. Cost of the car; Design of the vehicle; Description of the interior; Details on engine performance.

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