The first is the promotion of Issao Mizoguchi to one of the heads of the company's worldwide operations post. The Brazilian, who is currently president of Moto Honda da Amazonia and senior vice president of Honda South America, will be the first non-Japanese executive to take such a post.
Toyota has filed a registration statement with the name Supra Patent and Trademark Office of the United States. The request was made on 10 February and covers the use of the name "automobiles and structural parts.
The Mercedes-Benz would be working on developing a new SUV, which would be positioned below the newly presented GLA (above). According to information from the British magazine Auto Express, the Class X would be even lower than the GLA.