Toyota and motorcycle slam into Bentley on Taiwan street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The driver of a Toyota Corolla Altis costing an estimated NT$700,000 (US$22,700) and a motorcyclist slammed into a Bentley Continental GT worth at least NT$14 million (US$454,00...

Connected cars accelerate down data-collection highway

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — That holiday trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house could turn into nice little gift for automakers as they increasingly collect oodles and oodles of dat...

Grocery delivery, with no human drivers, is underway

The nation's largest grocery chain is leaping into the driverless delivery market, announcing Tuesday that it is now ready to bring milk, eggs and apples to some customers' homes in a vehicle with nob...

Shakes and hash browns fuel New Zealander's full-country run

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Powered by hash browns and chocolate milkshakes, a 64-year-old New Zealander has run the length of his country in a record time of 18 days and eight hours. ...

Top-selling new vehicles in the US in March

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks rose 6.3 percent in March to just over 1.6 million vehicles, automakers said Tuesday. These were the top sellers, the number sold and the percent ch...

Top selling new vehicles in the US in February

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks fell 2 percent in February to 1.3 million, automakers said Thursday. These were the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from last Fe...

Toyota, Genesis among Consumer Reports' top auto picks

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has four of the 10 vehicles on Consumer Reports' annual top picks, the most of any brand. The Toyota Corolla and Toyota Camry are the magazine's choice for best...

Toyota, Genesis among Consumer Reports' top auto picks

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has four of the 10 vehicles on Consumer Reports' annual top picks, the most of any brand. The Toyota Corolla and Toyota Camry are the magazine's choice for best...

The Latest: Alabama incentives for factory top $700 million

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Toyota-Mazda factory coming to Alabama (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Alabama's total incentive package to land Toyota and M...

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___ Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam's Clubs NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is closing dozens of Sam's Club warehouse stores across the country after ann...

Toyota-Mazda plant: Alabama bids to become a major auto hub

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has entered the fast lane in its bid to become a major auto making hub in the South, landing a coveted $1.6 billion joint venture plant of Toyota and Mazda that is to e...

New Toyota-Mazda plant will bring 4,000 jobs to Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda on Wednesday announced plans to build a huge $1.6 billion joint-venture plant in Alabama that will eventually employ about 4,000 people. ...

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___ As companies give bonuses, prospect of pay gains still hazy WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines is handing out $1,000 bonuses to its employees. So are AT&T,...

Source: New Toyota-Mazda factory to be built in Alabama

DETROIT (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda have picked Alabama as the site of a new $1.6 billion joint-venture auto manufacturing plant, a person briefed on the decision said Tuesday. ...

Toyota adds 601,000 vehicles to Takata air bag recalls

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 601,000 more vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The company says the recall covers the Toyo...