Japanese exports dropped for the third straight month, hit by massive production losses in the auto sector following the earthquake and tsunami.
President Toyoda promised shareholders a revived Toyota despite production disruptions from the earthquake and tsunami that decimated Japan.
China's nuclear regulators have given the country's reactors a clean bill of health following inspections ordered after the disaster in Japan.
Operator of damaged nuclear plant is installing rooftop vents and taking other safety measures at two more nuclear plants to prevent another crisis.
Canada has lifted all restrictions on food imports from Japan, which were imposed amid fears of radioactive contamination.
Honda's profit for the fiscal year through March 2012 is expected to plunge 63.5 percent as vehicles sales slipped amid a parts shortage.
Japanese automaker forecasts its annual profit to dive 31 percent, hammered by production disruptions from parts shortages.
Japan admitted it was unprepared for a severe nuclear accident and said damage to reactors and radiation leakage were worse than it previously thought.
Japan doubled the estimate of how much radiation leaked and says the damage to the reactors was greater than previously thought.
Regulators trusted that the reactors were safe from the worst waves an earthquake could muster based on a single-page memo from a decade ago.
Automakers' global vehicle production plunged in April, especially in Japan where supplier plants were destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami.
Automaker sees a chance to snatch buyers away from Japanese automakers battling production delays, and vehicles in the works could help deliver growth in a difficult market.
UN nuclear experts met with Japanese officials and were to inspect the crippled plant and investigate the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.
Temporary containers holding radioactive water pumped from crippled nuclear reactors are almost full, raising concerns it could overflow and leak.
Maker of PlayStation 3 video game machines is expecting an annual loss of $3.2 billion, reversing its earlier projection of a return to profit.
Automaker is firing 400 workers at a car factory in Brazil because of a lack of parts from Japan following that nation's earthquake.
Automaker will resume normal production levels in June after resolving problems with parts delivery caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
U.S. factories in April produced fewer goods for the first time in 10 months after a temporary parts shortage forced automakers to cut back output.
Some buyers will have to wait until next April for the latest Toyota Prius due to shortages of a new battery that's adding to production delays.
Federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.
The water level in the core of Unit 1 is much lower than previously thought, exposing remaining fuel rods and pointing to a greater-than-expected leak in the chamber.
Automaker's quarterly profit crumpled more than 75 percent after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami severely disrupted car production.
Toyota's global car production will likely return to normal two to three months earlier than expected, a report said.
Japan will scrap a plan to obtain half of its electricity from nuclear power and will instead promote renewable energy as a result of its ongoing nuclear crisis.