Toyota chief to woo Chinese

Toyota Motor’s president Akio Toyoda is set to hold a news conference in Beijing today as the automaker looks to limit the damage from a massive global recall on the fast-growing Chinese market. His aim is to explain to the public about its recent quality issues. The briefing will follow Toyoda’s appearance last week in Washington, where he was grilled by US lawmakers for a series of recalls that have tarnished the carmaker's brand and reputation for quality.