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Report Says Mulally is World's Best-Paid Auto CEO; Japanese Pay LagsAutomobile MagazineHonda chief Takanobu Ito received 115 million yen ($1.29 million) over the same time period and Toyota's Akio Toyoda didn't make the 100 million yen cut, ...
Telegraph.co.ukToyota execs 'felt like criminals' before hearings, Toyoda saysUSA TodayToyota President Akio Toyoda, grandson of the company's founder, told shareholders yesterday that he was worried he'd have to quit ahead of his Feb. ...After Tough Year, Pay Cuts and Forfeited Bonuses for Top Toyota ExecutivesNew York TimesToyota chief makes less than Nissan, Honda CEOsReutersToyota investor tells chief executive Akio Toyoda to 'stop weeping'Telegraph.co.ukAutoblog (blog) -BusinessWeek -Mibz (blog)all 45 news articles »
Fastmotoring.com | Motor News In SpeedFamed Toyota test driver killed in car crash in GermanyMainichi Daily NewsToyota President Akio Toyoda, left, receives advice from Hiromu Naruse in Germany in this May 2009 file photo. (Mainichi) The chief test driver for Toyota ...Naruse only 'half way up stairs' when Nurburgring claimed himAutoWeekBreaking News: Toyota Chief Tester Hiromu Naruse Dead Behind the Wheel of a ...Indian Cars Bikes (blog)Toyota's top driver killed in 'Ring crashTop GearExaminer.com -SkiddMark -NewsOXYall 89 news articles »
Bin Laden hunter back home...McChrystal out, Petraeus in...iPhone 4 in short ...9&10 NewsIt was the first time Akio Toyoda faced shareholders since the trouble started last October. Toyoda bowed deeply and said, "We believe our most important ...and more »
New Zealand HeraldToyota chief apologises for recalls, vows growthReutersT) President Akio Toyoda apologised to shareholders for the car maker's recall troubles and promised a fresh start with a growth strategy built on emerging ...Toyota President Feared Having To Step Down Over RecallsWall Street JournalToyota replaces Japanese execs in US, EuropeCNN (blog)Toyota boss feared having to resign over recallsAFPFinancial Times -Motoring -Myanmar Newsall 622 news articles »
Boston GlobeUAW's New President Focuses on Organizing Toyota's US WorkersBusinessWeekKing criticized Toyota President Akio Toyoda for moving forward with plans to open a non-union factory in Mississippi after closing the New United Motor ...UAW's King: Organizing more workers key to reversing givebacksThe Detroit NewsUAW's King calls for Toyota protestsThe Detroit Newsall 207 news articles »
Toyota chief vows 'fresh start' for carmakerFinancial TimesAkio Toyoda, Toyota chief executive, said he had no plans to change the company's global sales forecast for 2010 in spite of the ...Toyota president taps European quality officerThe Detroit NewsToyota President Names Leroy Chief Quality Officer For EuropeNASDAQToyota appoints quality tzar for EuropeMotor Traderjust-auto.com (subscription)all 7 news articles »
Psychology Today (blog)The Catholic Church, Toyota, Trust, and FearPsychology Today (blog)You can hear similar themes in Akio Toyoda's remarks after his company, the world's largest automaker, was found to have defective cars that in a couple ...and more »
Washington PostAkio Toyoda says Japan still holds final say on recallsTire BusinessBut when it comes to recalls, President Akio Toyoda said the final say still rests in Japan. In a front-page interview with Japan's Nikkei business daily, ...Report: Akio Toyoda sitting out this year's Nurburgring 24Autoblog (blog)Toyota chief vows to focus on quality vs quantityMarketWatchToyota President Will Not Join Endurance Race in GermanThe Epoch TimesThe Press Association -The Japan Times -CBC.caall 199 news articles »
Telegraph.co.ukKraft boss's failure to face grilling by MPs leaves her with Creme Egg all ...Irish TimesLONDON BRIEFING: If Akio Toyoda of Toyota could appear before Congress, then why not Kraft's Irene Rosenfeld at Westminster? asks FIONA WALSH SO WHERE was ...MPs quiz Kraft over Cadbury takeover - LIVEThe Guardianall 313 news articles »
Jakarta GlobeToyota CEO apologizes for global recalls on his blog, says not entering car ...TODAYonlineTOKYO (AP) - Toyota President Akio Toyoda has apologized to customers and motor fans for his company's massive recalls in his blog this week, ...IT seeks to speed up product recallsFinancial TimesToyota president: So sorry about the whole recall thingWalletPop (blog)Toyota president eyeing participation in 24-hour race in GermanyMainichi Daily NewsReuters -FOXBusiness -Wall Street Journalall 24 news articles »
Toyota President Apologizes for Recall Troubles on His BlogWall Street JournalWriting under the handle "Morizo" and updating the blog for the first time since the quality issues occurred, Akio Toyoda said late Monday that the Japanese ...
ReutersOn video: SNL's 'runaway' PriusAutoblog UK (blog)By the time Akio Toyoda was called to testify in front of a Congressional committee, the company must have thought the worst had already passed. ...Peter Foster: Beep BeepNational Post (blog)Toyota Prius's 90mph runaway ride 'not feasible', says leaked government memoThe GuardianLion's Lair: Toyota Recallmy.hsj.orgBefore It's Newsall 3,528 news articles »
The GuardianAkio Toyoda, CEOEconomic TimesAkio Toyoda, named president of Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor, bows after introducing the third-generation 'Prius' during a press conference in Tokyo. ...Toyoda or Toyota? It's all about crazy 8sBankrate.comToyota warned of safety issues in 2006IndependentJapanese union memo adds to Toyota's safety woesThe GuardianKorea Herald -Bemidji Pioneerall 77 news articles »
USA TodayToyota CEO hints at March sales rebound in USUSA TodayAfter having finished up his worldwide apology tour, Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda apparently thinks Toyota will be the comeback kid this month when it comes to ...Toyoda promises to regain consumer confidence in ToyotaEconomic TimesToyoda: Toyota's North American sales could recover in MarcheGMCarTech (blog)Big is not always beautifulSunshine Coast DailyFinancial Post -Canada.comall 676 news articles »
CBC.caToyota president Akio Toyoda attempts to boost moraleBBC NewsToyota president Akio Toyoda donned a worker's uniform to address the company's Japanese workforce in an attempt to boost morale. ...Did Letterman Kill Conan? Akio Toyoda Thinks So (VIDEO)Huffington Post (blog)Toyota holds rally with workers, dealersThe Associated PressMedia-shy Toyoda shifts tacticsAsahi ShimbunCNN -Houston Chronicle -People's Daily Onlineall 757 news articles »
Times LIVETiger, Toyoda and the BubbleWashington PostThat is a perfect description of Tiger Woods's stage-managed mea culpa -- but also of Akio Toyoda testifying last week before a House committee. ...How to apologise with successFinancial TimesToyota, Tiger and torture -- no apology necessary?WalletPop (blog)Robert Rector: The sport of public apologizingSan Gabriel Valley TribuneWashington Postall 15 news articles »
Toyota chief Toyoda to brief in Beijing MondayMarketWatch(TSE:JP:7203) (NYSE:TM) President Akio Toyoda will hold a press conference in Beijing later Monday to reassure consumers there, according to reports. ...Toyoda Visits ChinaWall Street JournalToyoda On Mapo TofuWall Street Journal (blog)Toyota Chief Bows Before the ChineseABC NewsThe Associated Press -Tampabay.com -Straits Timesall 1,117 news articles »
Washington PostWhy the car company is named Toyota, not ToyodaWashington PostToyota President Akio Toyoda told Congress and millions of American Toyota owners he was "deeply sorry" for deadly auto defects in many popular vehicle ...RAW DATA: Prepared Testimony of Akio ToyodaFOXNewsToyota shares outperform after Toyoda hearingMarketWatchQuestions for Mr. ToyodaNew York TimesReuters -CNN International -Christian Science Monitorall 4,677 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesToyota President Akio Toyoda apologizes for safety lapsesLos Angeles TimesReporting from Washington — Apologizing for Toyota's missteps in dealing with defects blamed in dozens of fatalities, a contrite Akio Toyoda told members of ...Toyota shares outperform after Toyoda hearingMarketWatchWhy is the car giant Toyota not Toyoda?BBC NewsJapan Reacts to Toyoda's Tearful AddressFOXNews (blog)Wall Street Journal -Christian Science Monitor -BusinessWeekall 4,677 news articles »
...fast helps Akio Toyoda get to know cars. An amateur racer, the embattled president of Toyota Motor Corp. once told reporters that he suits up for competitions like the 24-hour endurance contest in Nurburg, Germany because racing "has a lot to do with the development...
...His lack of visibility in the early days of the recall led to a new nickname - no-show Akio Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters When Akio Toyoda became president of Toyota in June last year, he promised to steer it through its "worst crisis in a century". It is no secret...
The HinduToyota boss Akio Toyoda will testify before Congress about recallNew York Daily NewsAkio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor, answers reporters' questions Friday at the company's Nagoya offices. Would you still buy Toyota ...Mr. Toyoda avoids Washington. Wouldn't you?BusinessWeekToyota president to testify before House panelWashington PostToyota president to testify before CongressLos Angeles TimesBloomberg -The Detroit News -CNNMoney.comall 2,591 news articles »
Telegraph.co.ukToyota recalls 8000 Tacoma trucksCNNOn Tuesday, Toyota President Akio Toyoda issued an apology with the announcement of a global recall of more than 400000 hybrid models for 2010, ...Akio Toyoda plans US visit in March in the wake of recall investigationsTopNewsReport: Toyota chief visits dealership, apologizes over recallsCNBCOverheated DC pols drive Toyota boss to testifyNew York PostDetroit Free Press -The Associated Press -BBC Newsall 1,312 news articles »
Op-ed by Toyota's president read like an advertisementWashington PostI should ask Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Co., as he obviously knew the right person to contact in order to place his company's free advertisement ...
Boston GlobeToyota chief Toyoda vs. US Congress over recalls, pedals, safety and testifyingUSA TodayIn what could turn out to be a high-level belly-bumping contest, Toyota Motor's head man, Akio Toyoda, president and grandson of the company's founder, ...Japan worried that Toyota woes could hurt US tiesThe Associated PressToyota Recall: Issa Says He's Willing to Subpoena Akio ToyodaABC NewsWell, duh. Toyota to world: 'We know we need to do better'Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)msnbc.com -AFP -Pittsburgh Post Gazetteall 844 news articles »
Toyota and Tiger Woods: Kindred spiritsCNNWhen president Akio Toyoda first came forward to take responsibility and promise solutions, he seemed to do so with reluctance. Compare that to the Tiger ...and more »
CNETAnalysis of an apology: Toyota, a Japanese thing?CNETThe apology from Toyota President Akio Toyoda is being interpreted by the US media as a uniquely Japanese thing. ...Oh, what a failingThe AustralianToyota Exec Could Use Ford as ModelMLive.comThe bend, the bow and the kowtowEconomist (blog)Adweek -CanadianDriver -BusinessWeekall 24 news articles »
RTE.ieToyota President, Akio Toyoda Apologizes and Promises Better CarsNitrobahnPromising to build better cars, Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corp. expressed his apology on the unintended-acceleration issue that has plagues ...Toyoda: the 'no-show' heir who had vowed to lead from the frontTimes OnlineToyota: Sorry Seems to Be the Easiest WordBusinessWeekToyota President Breaks SilenceWABIPR Newswire (press release) -Reuters Canada -Reuters Indiaall 114 news articles »
ReutersToyota's troubles test mettle of President Akio Toyoda, grandson of its founderLos Angeles TimesToyota President Akio Toyoda introduces the revamped Prius in Toyko. The 53-year-old grandson of company founder Kiichiro Toyoda took over as the youngest ...Toyota president Akio Toyoda 'very sorry' for safety recallsThe GuardianStatement by Toyota President Akio ToyodaThe Detroit NewsToyota chief Akio Toyoda makes public apology for mass recallTelegraph.co.ukCNNMoney.com (press release) -Tire Business -HULIQall 9,814 news articles »
...at its worst, or the way of the samurai – no matter what, the way the issue has been handled is hardly a model of virtue. Akio Toyoda ought to be ashamed of his actions. By waiting to issue the prerequisite apology and glossing over the issue as a whole, Toyoda...
Times OnlineToyota boss breaks silence over recall crisisTimes OnlineAkio Toyoda, grandson of Kiichiro Toyoda, the Toyota founder, said that the company had not decided whether to recall 270000 Prius hybrid cars in the US and ...
Jakarta GlobeTrouble Continues For Reeling ToyotaJakarta GlobeAs pressure mounted on the Japanese giant, its under-fire president Akio Toyoda Toyota apologized at a hastily arranged press conference on Friday night for ...and more »
Toyota Will Cooperate "Wholeheartedly" With US RegulatorsWall Street Journals (TM) Chief Executive, Akio Toyoda, said Friday the Japanese auto maker "will cooperate sincerely and wholeheartedly" with US regulators in resolving ...
CBC.caToyota president Toyoda 'deeply sorry' for recallsBBC NewsToyota President Akio Toyoda has apologised for the recall of millions of cars across the world and pledged to set up a new quality control committee. ...Toyota's Chief Steps Forward to Apologize for ProblemsNew York TimesAkio ToyodaBreaking Global NewsToyota chief set to speak today on quality woesDetroit Free PressNewsday (subscription) (press release) -Wall Street Journal -BusinessWeekall 6,659 news articles »
BBC NewsToyota chief 'regrets' car issuesBBC NewsAkio Toyoda said the company would "address the issues as quickly as possible" and was "very, very regretful that this has happened".and more »
TOKYO — Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda will speak about quality control Friday in his first – and long awaited – news conference since the automaker issued massive global recalls last month.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Toyoda and Shinichi Sasaki, the executive
Toyota president Toyoda to brief at 7:00 ESTMarketWatch(TSE:JP:7203) (NYSE:TM) said late Friday that it will hold a press briefing in Nagoya at 9:00 pm Japan time (7:00 am EST), at which President Akio Toyoda ...
Toyota President Toyoda to hold news conference at 9 pm in NagoyaKyodo NewsToyota Motor Corp. said Friday that President Akio Toyoda will hold a press conference at 9 pm in Nagoya over a series of recent problems involving its ...
Toyota Plans Media Blitz as Stock Loses $21 BillionBusinessWeekThe TV appearances will be the first for a US audience after the automaker ran an informational ad in newspapers today and President Akio Toyoda gave a ...
CBC.caUS transport chief to phone Toyoda over safety fearsThe Japan TimesPresident Akio Toyoda soon about the safety concerns involving his company's cars. "This is very serious," LaHood was quoted as saying at a breakfast with ...U.S. transport chief to directly talk with Toyota head over safetyTrading Markets (press release)Volkswagen plans to overtake Toyota to become world auto leader by 2018USA TodayTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood to call Toyota presidentChristian Science MonitorAutoSpies.com -The Detroit News -Contra Costa Timesall 7,446 news articles »
Times OnlineAs Toyota Woes Mount, Where is Akio Toyoda?BusinessWeek (blog)When Toyota said Akio Toyoda, 53, would take over from Katsuaki Watanabe as the company's President and CEO in December 2008, it hoped workers, ...Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda Apologizes For The Recall Of Millions Of ...RTT NewsAkio Toyoda Apologises for Toyota RecallAutochannel (press release)Toyota head apologises for huge recall -Japan's NHKReutersABC News -Economic Times -Akron Beacon Journalall 13,274 news articles »
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