VW steals global sales top spot from Toyota despite emission scandal

Troubled German carmaker Volkswagen surpassed Toyota Motor in global sales in the first half of 2016, despite an emission cheating scandal that had threatened to engulf VW, sales results showed...

Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars worldwide over curtain shield airbags

Toyota Motor is issuing a global recall of 1.43 million vehicles to repair a possible curtain shield airbag inflator defect, the company said Wednesday.

VW overtakes Toyota to become world's top carmaker - in Q1

VW said earlier this month that first-quarter sales climbed 0.8 per cent to 2.51 million vehicles thanks to a 6.4-per-cent gain in sales in China and a 3.3-per-cent increase in Western Europe

Toyota remains world’s top auto seller for fourth straight year

The Japanese group’s sales figure surpassed those of German rival Volkswagen, which sold 9.93 million vehicles in 2015, down 2 per cent from the previous year.