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Almaty Toyota spare parts traders asking to permit parallel imports
Almaty Toyota spare parts traders asking to permit parallel imports

Owners of dozens of Toyota spare parts shops that were closed down in the end of November have applied to the Kazakhstan Government asking to permit parallel imports of the original spare parts.

Almaty Toyota spare parts traders asking to permit parallel imports
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More than 20 Toyota spare parts shops closed in Almaty

More than 20 Toyota and Lexus spare parts shops closed in Kazakhstan starting from November 25.

More than 20 Toyota spare parts shops closed in Almaty
Tokyo Motor Show focuses on eco-friendly cars
Tokyo Motor Show focuses on eco-friendly cars

Eco-friendly cars were in the spotlight as the Tokyo Motor Show opened Wednesday, with Toyota unveiling a new model and Nissan touting its aerodynamic BladeGlider for energy-conscious drivers.

Tokyo Motor Show focuses on eco-friendly cars
The Deputy Minister of Minister of Industry and New Technologies Albert Rau Photo © Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan should stake on champions: Albert Rau

According to Deputy Minister of Industry and New Technologies Albert Rau, Kazakhstan should place its stakes on industry champions.

Kazakhstan should stake on champions: Albert Rau
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Toyota to unveil concept fuel-cell car at Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota said Tuesday it plans to unveil its latest fuel-cell concept car at the Tokyo Motor show, with an expected commercial rollout two years away.

Toyota to unveil concept fuel-cell car at Tokyo Motor Show
Toyota unveils cars with auto pilot
Toyota unveils cars with auto pilot

Toyota on Friday unveiled the next generation of cars featuring an auto pilot system that will swerve to avoid collisions and also keep to the middle of the road, all without drivers touching the wheel.

Toyota unveils cars with auto pilot
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Toyota chairman calls for more hybrids in US

Toyota chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada challenged automakers Monday to step up sales of hybrids in the United States, calling them "a long bridge" into future vehicles.

Toyota chairman calls for more hybrids in US
Toyota becomes Asia's biggest firm by market value
Toyota becomes Asia's biggest firm by market value

Toyota has accelerated past South Korea's Samsung Electronics to become Asia's biggest company by market value, after the Japanese automaker's shares doubled in the past year.

Toyota becomes Asia's biggest firm by market value
Toyota pays $16 million to settle US acceleration suit
Toyota pays $16 million to settle US acceleration suit

Toyota has agreed to a $16 million deal with a southern Californian county over charges the Japanese auto giant hid safety issues linked to unintended acceleration of cars.

Toyota pays $16 million to settle US acceleration suit
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Toyota to produce batteries in Kazakhstan

Toyota has expressed interest in setting up production of spare parts for cars, in particular production of batteries.

Toyota to produce batteries in Kazakhstan
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First Kazakhstan-made Toyota to be assembled in spring 2014

A memorandum was signed between Toyota Motor Corporation and Kazakhstan government to produce Toyota Fortuner.

First Kazakhstan-made Toyota to be assembled in spring 2014
Toyota Fortuner
Toyota to assemble Fortuner in Kostanay

Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov met with Toyota Motor Corporation Senior Managing Officer Didier Leroy.

Toyota to assemble Fortuner in Kostanay
VW hits global sales record, still trails Toyota
VW hits global sales record, still trails Toyota

Volkswagen posted record-breaking global sales in 2012, up 11 percent at 9.07 million, but the ambitious German automaker continues to trail Japanese rival Toyota.

VW hits global sales record, still trails Toyota
Toyota says to sell 9.7 mn vehicles this year, up 22%
Toyota says to sell 9.7 mn vehicles this year, up 22%

Toyota said Wednesday that it expects to sell 9.7 million vehicles globally this year, up 22 percent from 2011 as Japan's biggest automaker accelerates a recovery after last year's natural disasters.

Toyota says to sell 9.7 mn vehicles this year, up 22%
Toyota shares hit highest level this year
Toyota shares hit highest level this year

Toyota shares on Tuesday jumped to their highest level this year, boosted by a weaker yen and after a report said the firm was on track to be the world's biggest automaker in 2012.

Toyota shares hit highest level this year
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Toyota ups full-year profit target to $9.7 billion

Toyota Monday hiked its full-year profit forecast to 780 billion yen ($9.7 billion) despite saying it expected to sell fewer cars due to weakness in Europe and China and a Sino-Japanese territorial row.

Toyota ups full-year profit target to $9.7 billion
Japan auto giants to halve Chinese output: report
Japan auto giants to halve Chinese output: report

Japan's top three carmakers will halve production in China following a sales slump there sparked by a backlash over a territorial row between Tokyo and Beijing.

Japan auto giants to halve Chinese output: report
Luxury car sales drag in US: Lexus
Luxury car sales drag in US: Lexus

Sales of luxury cars across the United States have not kept pace with non-luxury vehicles but Lexus still expects to hit its target this year.

Luxury car sales drag in US: Lexus
Toyota, Nissan cut China output over island row
Toyota, Nissan cut China output over island row

Japanese auto giants Toyota and Nissan are reducing production in China because demand for Japanese cars has been hit by a bitter row over disputed islands.

Toyota, Nissan cut China output over island row
Japan auto giants scale back China production
Japan auto giants scale back China production

Japan's big three automakers shuttered some or all of their factory operations in China on Tuesday amid escalating anti-Japan protests centred on a bitter territorial dispute between the Asian giants.

Japan auto giants scale back China production