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Former president of Japan’s Toyota dies at 88

TOKYO: Toyota's former president Tatsuro Toyoda, who helped the Japanese auto giant establish a foothold in North America, has died at the age of 88, the company said Saturday. Toyoda, an uncle of current Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda, died of…

Last Australian-made Toyota rolls off production line

MELBOURNE: The last Australian-made Toyota rolled off the production line on Tuesday, ending over five decades of manufacturing by the Japanese firm as the once-booming local car-making industry grinds to a halt. Toyota announced in 2014…

Toyota ends electric-car ties with Tesla: report

TOKYO: Toyota has terminated its tie-up with Tesla and stepped up efforts to develop electric vehicles by itself, a newspaper said on Saturday. In 2010, the two companies agreed on a comprehensive cooperation with the Japanese auto giant…

Hyundai to assemble cars in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Hyundai Motor Company plans to set up a car assembly plant in Pakistan in a joint venture with local textile firm Nishat Mills, an official from Nishat said on Friday. Hyundai's return to Pakistan will boost the government's…

Fiat avoids Trump wrath, but Mexico imports coming soon

DETROIT: Fiat Chrysler so far has escaped the wrath of President-elect Donald Trump's Twitter feed, but the automaker is due to start importing models from Mexico as soon as this month. Fiat Chrysler shifted production of the new Jeep…