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Female car mechanic from Multan hopes to drive change in patriarchal Pakistan

Female car mechanic from Multan hopes to drive change in patriarchal Pakistan

Since picking up a wrench as one of the first female car mechanics in Pakistan, Uzma Nawaz has faced two common reactions: shock and surprise. And then a bit of respect. The

Toyota announces $495m investment in Brazil

Top Japanese automaker Toyota plans to invest $495 million dollars to build an engine plant in Brazil, the company’s president said Wednesday after meeting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Akio Toyoda made the

Toyota bets on emerging markets to double profit

TOKYO – Toyota Motor Corp will rely more on emerging markets for sales and launch about 10 new hybrid models under a long-term strategy aimed at nearly doubling profits before 2015, its president said on Wednesday. The world’s largest car maker, trying to move on from a massive global recall of vehicles a year ago, will cut its board to 11 members by June from the current 27 to speed up decision-making as part of the blueprint.
Outlining his “Global Vision”, Toyota President Akio

Toyota US recalls more than 2 million vehicles

WASHINGTON – Japanese automaker Toyota recalled another 2.3 million vehicles Thursday to fix floor mat and carpet defects that could jam the accelerator, the latest in a spate
of recalls to hit the firm. Pressed by US authorities, Toyota announced the recall of 2.17 million vehicles in the United States to fix flaws in its Lexus GS, RX and LX models and Toyota’s Highlander, 4Runner and RAV4 SUVs. It also called in 147,000 vehicles in Canada, bringing total worldwide recalls to