Tag: toyota

US signals no plans to boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after genocide designation

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden’s administration is signaling it currently has no plans to bar American athletes’ participation in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, despite...

Bengaluru has eight ministers, but there’s none to take care of India’s tech capital

BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa not assigning heavy portfolios of Bengaluru affairs and energy department has not gone down well with sections of investors, citizens...

raghuram rajan: Looking at the Sensex, one thinks problems are over. They are just starting: Raghuram Rajan

It seems to me there is a pent-up demand from the rich in India, as reflected in growing car sales, whereas two-wheeler sales are not...

The quest to replicate Tesla’s success keeps EV mania alive

By Craig Trudell Tesla has thrilled some investors and jarred others by soaring to a $616 billion valuation this month, an amount the world’s top...

Continued robust demand for diesel trims vindicates the company’s stand, says Hyundai

NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor India is witnessing a robust demand for diesel models in its portfolio which vindicates its stand for continuing with the technology...

Renault takes on ‘range anxiety’ in electric sales push. But it’s a long road

READING: Steve Tomlin, who runs a Renault dealership in Britain, says sales of the Zoe small electric car have shot up this year, a turnaround...

Record festive demand drives auto sales in October, Maruti & Hyundai post double-digit growth

New Delhi: Leading Indian carmakers are set to post record sales this festive season. Sales of cars, sedans and sport utility vehicles touched an all-time...

View: India needs to choose the economy it wants – Toyota or pakora?

By Andy Mukherjee Narendra Modi says, “Make in India.” Toyota Motor Corp. says, stop treating cars as though they were drugs or alcohol. The Japanese...

Car sales need more than just a tax reform push

The debate around India’s automobile taxes reignited after a Toyota executive suggested these were blocking growth. Many have blamed the 28% GST rate, compensation cess which...

just in time: Covid-19 has upended a key management principle-or has it?

In the 1970s, the Japanese automotive giant Toyota gave the world an efficient and cost-saving management strategy named Just in Time (JIT) inventory. Like the...

Toyota expects profit to drop 80% this year as virus saps car sales

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Tuesday said it expects profit to drop 80% to its lowest in nine years, as Japan’s biggest...

Covid-19 impact: Automakers want flexible manufacturing for business after the pandemic

MUMBAI: Automakers are looking to fast-track plans for agile manufacturing processes and supply chains as they prepare for a volatile demand environment after the Covid-19...

Covid-19 break messes up automakers BS6 pricing strategy

By Lijee PhilipBattered by the Covid-19 outbreak and the lockdown following an economic slowdown might force auto makers to price their BS6 offering closer to...