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Toyota's Bob Carter Discusses Tariffs, EVs, and Personal Vehicle Ownership at NY Auto Forum

Published April 22, 2019


Abram Olmstead, Senior Director

Abram Olmstead

Senior Director, Digital Media

Closing out a packed agenda at the annual NY Auto Forum, Bob Carter, Toyota' EVP of Sales discussed dangers posed by tariffs, suggested a reality check for EV demand and shared some thoughts regarding the future of personal vehicle ownership.

"There is no other OEM that is more committed to a U.S. franchise system than Toyota. Wherever we go, we're taking our retail partners with us," said Carter in a supportive gesture to the many Toyota dealership partners in the audience.

The forum, cohosted by NADA and J.D. Power, took place in advance of the New York International Auto Show. NADA President and CEO, Peter Welch, moderated the discussion.

Watch the full interview here: