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India plans safety rating system for passenger cars

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jun 2022
The new system is slated to come into effect in April 2023 ... Maruti Suzuki, majority owned by Japan's Suzuki Motor, and Hyundai Motor are the biggest-selling automakers ... ....
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Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

Asahi News 24 Jun 2022
The world's largest automaker by sales submitted the recall of the bZ4X SUVs to Japan's transportation ministry ... All of the cars recalled in Japan had not yet been delivered to customers as they were meant for test drives and display, spokespeople of the automakers said.
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Recall as ‘Wheels Come Off’ Toyota’s First BEV

Tu Automotive 24 Jun 2022
This recall has happened just two months after the car entered Toyota’s domestic market in Japan ... It is, perhaps, telling that the automaker only makes the bZ4X available in Japan on a lease basis “to eliminate customer concerns regarding residual battery performance, maintenance and residual value,” Toyota said earlier this year.
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Exec returns to Toyota as adviser after 2015 arrest in Japan

Asahi News 24 Jun 2022
An American executive who resigned from Toyota after being arrested in Japan in 2015 on suspicion of drug law violations is back at the Japanese automaker, the company said Thursday ... Hamp’s was the first high-profile female promotion at Japan’s top automaker.
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After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

Hong Kong Standard 24 Jun 2022
The lobbying by Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota and chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) industry group, comes as the automaker has faced increased scrutiny from green investors who say it has been slow to embrace battery-electric vehicles and pressed governments to slow a transition to them.
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Toyota, Subaru shares drop on recalls of their first EV models

FX Empire 24 Jun 2022
The recall by Toyota of 2,700 units of the bZ4X SUVs, rolled out less than two months ago in Japan, is a setback to the world’s largest automaker by sales, as it seeks to take on larger EV rival Tesla Inc ... Japan’s safety regulator said sharp turns and sudden braking could cause a ...
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Toyota, Subaru shares drop after EV recall announcements

Moneycontrol 24 Jun 2022
The recall by Toyota of 2,700 units of ...
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Toyota recalls electric car for faulty wheel that may detach

CBS News 24 Jun 2022
Japan automaker is recalling 2,700 of its bZ4X crossover vehicles because wheel bolts could become loose ... .
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Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs over risk of loose wheels

New York Post 23 Jun 2022
The world’s largest automaker by sales submitted the recall of the bZ4X SUVs to Japan’s transportation ministry ... All of the cars recalled in Japan had not yet been delivered to customers as they were meant for test drives and display, spokespeople of the automakers said.
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Toyota recalls BZ4X due to risk of wheels coming loose

Toronto Sun 23 Jun 2022
The world’s largest automaker by sales submitted the recall of the bZ4X SUVs to Japan’s transportation ministry ... All of the cars recalled in Japan had not yet been delivered to customers as they were meant for test drives and display, spokespeople of the automakers said.
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Exec returns to Toyota as adviser after '15 arrest in Japan

Seattle PI 23 Jun 2022
TOKYO (AP) — An American executive who resigned from Toyota after being arrested in Japan in 2015 on suspicion of drug law violations is back at the Japanese automaker, the company said Thursday ... Hamp's was the first high-profile female promotion at Japan’s top automaker.
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Exec returns to Toyota as adviser after ’15 arrest in Japan

The Associated Press 23 Jun 2022
TOKYO (AP) — An American executive who resigned from Toyota after being arrested in Japan in 2015 on suspicion of drug law violations is back at the Japanese automaker, the company said Thursday ... Hamp's was the first high-profile female promotion at Japan’s top automaker.
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Toyota recalls its first fully-electric car less than two months after it was launched because ...

The Daily Mail 23 Jun 2022
The world's largest automaker by sales submitted the recall of the plug-in SUVs to Japan's transportation ministry on Thursday ... All of the cars recalled in Japan had not yet been delivered to customers as they were meant for test drives and display, spokespeople of the automakers said.
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Toyota recalls fleet of first mass-produced EVs over faulty wheels

Business Day 23 Jun 2022
The world’s largest carmaker by sales submitted the recall of the bZ4X SUVs to Japan’s transportation ministry ... All of the cars recalled in Japan had not yet been delivered to customers as they were meant for test drives and display, spokespeople of the automakers said.
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Japan's Toyota to reduce international production by 6 per cent in July

Malaysian National News Agency 23 Jun 2022
Japan's Toyota to reduce international production by 6 per cent in July ... MOSCOW, June 22 (Bernama) -- Japan's top automaker Toyota has cut its global production plan for July by 6 per cent, manufacturing 800,000 cars instead of intended 850,000 vehicles, reported Sputnik ... 250,000 units in Japan and 550,000 units overseas) ... ....

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