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Toyota Aims to Sell 3,500 New Vios Units a Month Despite Higher Prices and Taxes

The new Vios model starts at Php659K and goes up to Php1.1 million

Toyota unveiled its all-new Vios and said it plans to sell 3,500 units a month this yearDespite a slowing down of car sales in the first half of the year caused by new automobile excise taxes, Toyota is confident it can reach ...

by Paul John Caña  | July 21, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

Toyota Invests Heavily in Grab

Literally a billion-dollar investment

If you thought that Grab's acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asian operations was a mic drop, think again. The Singapore-based company is poised to become an even bigger presence in the region thanks to a massive investment from a major Japanese carmaker.Today, Grab ...

by Jason Tulio for  | June 16, 2018 12:00:00

What’s It Like to Drive A Toyota Rush in Balesin?

The entry-level compact SUV from the Japanese car giant was front and center at this year’s Road Trek

Toyota Motor Corp Philippines introduced the Rush to motoring journalists on the 2018 edition of Road Trek in BalesinEvery year, Toyota Motor Corp. Philippines invites journalists to its annual Road Trek, a drive event that puts the spotlight on one of its ...

by Paul John Caña  | May 27, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Eyeing a New SUV? Buyers Now Have More Options After BMW and Toyota Introduce New Models

The German and Japanese car giants bring the X2 and the Rush to the Philippines

The BMW X2 is a subcompact SUV launched in Manila in late April They say electric cars are the future of mobility, but don’t count out sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and pick-ups just yet. Global sales of electric vehicles may have surged 25 ...

by Paul John Caña  | May 05, 2018 03:00:00
News and Events

What Do the Majority Owners of PH’s No.1 Car Maker Really Think of the New Taxes on Automobiles?

Alfred Ty of GT Capital, which owns 51 percent of Toyota PH, shares his views on the newly approved tax law

Alfred Ty at the Christmas lunch for media and the launch of the new Toyota Yaris at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Bonifacio Global CityA member of the Ty family, which controls the holding firm that owns a majority of Toyota Motor ...

by Paul John Caña  | December 20, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

5 Surprising Things to Come Out of the Detroit Auto Show

Strides in autonomous driving got more attention than green cars

While CES attracted a fair share of automakers looking to showcase cutting-edge car tech, from Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant in Nissan vehicles and Amazon’s Alexa in Fords and Volkswagens to Visa digital payments in Hondas, there were still plenty of surprises left ...

by Lydia Belanger  | January 13, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Bangkok Tech Firm Eyes ASEAN Rollout of Fee-Based Traffic App

A mobile app that helped Thai motorists cut travel time by 30% in the world's second most traffic-congested city may soon be available across the region

 Bangkok has the world's second-worst traffic congestion in the worldWhile the daily turmoil that is EDSA seems like an ordeal with no parallel, traffic is actually worse in other Asian cities.Take Bangkok for example. In October, Netherlands-based GPS and travel service company ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 09, 2016 02:00:00
Run & Grow

Truckmaker’s tips: Centro’s Raffy Juan shares his entrepreneurial learnings

The story of the Pinoy truck manufacturer for Isuzu, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Toyota

Risk goes hand in hand with entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs know that their forays into business will rarely be smooth sailing, and the best they can do is to prepare themselves for the rough patches. Failure to do so can spell doom for the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 30, 2016 09:00:00
News and Events

Mitsubishi, Toyota to invest Php 7.5B in CARS program

Business expected to boom for local parts suppliers and related sectors

The government’s Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) program will attract more investments and generate business for local parts suppliers, following the approval of Mitsubishi and Toyota, its two main participating car makers (PCMs), the Department of Trade and Industry announced.Mitsubishi Motors Corp. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 01, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Six steps to increase workplace efficiency

Organizing your workplace need not be a chore with these six easy steps

Since its inception after the Second World War by Toyota founder Sakichi Toyoda, “total production system (TPS)” and one of its components, 5S has been practiced mainly by big corporations.However, small businesses have increasingly used TPS to organize their business. [See nine ...

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