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  • Tuesday, January 31st 2017 - 22:21 UTC

    Volkswagen overtakes Toyota as world's top leading automaker in 2016

    VW announced this month that annual sales rose 3.8% in 2016. The results were boosted by performance in China which pushed total sales to 10.3 million

    Toyota lost its crown as the world's top-selling automaker in 2016, company figures showed Monday, with the Japanese giant overtaken by Volkswagen as the industry prepares for an uncertain trade environment under Donald Trump. The German automaker moved back into the top spot despite being hit by a massive emissions cheating scandal that rocked its reputation.

  • Friday, August 10th 2012 - 08:27 UTC

    Toyota opens third plant in Brazil and announces engine plant

    Toyota president Akio Toyoda and Minister Pimentel at the ceremony

    Toyota from Japan has inaugurated its third plant in Brazil that aims to produce 70,000 cars a year. The facility, located 90 kilometres west of Sao Paulo in Sorocaba, will begin producing Etios compact cars next month, with engines imported from Japan.