All Toyota articles – Page 6

  • Drive-E 4 cylinder Diesel Engine - D3/D2 Front

    Diesel – is the final curtain about to fall?


    Car companies across Europe are facing a serious problem with their diesel line-ups; whether it is the loss of consumer confidence following the VW crisis, or a rising environmental awareness among consumers, coupled with evident official policy moving against diesel, barely a week goes by without reports of declining diesel ...

  • Jeff Moore

    Volvo reveals Charleston plant manager


    Jeff MooreUS - Jeff Moore has been named vice president, manufacturing, Americas and plant manager for the Volvo Car Charleston plant - the OEM's first car manufacturing facility in the country. He has 33 years of experience in automotive manufacturing operations, having recently served as senior vice president at ...

  • Land Rover discovery Solihull

    JLR opts for EU over UK


    Uncertainties surrounding Brexit are causing some OEMs to move car production from the UK to Europe. Michael Nash investigatesIn November 2016, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said that it would make its all-new Discovery in the UK and Slovakia in order to meet soaring demand in the segment. But news that ...

  • Ford Otosan Turkey

    Aumentando o volume


    A Turquia está nas margens geográficas da Europa, mas é fundamental para sua rede de manufatura automotiva. Ian Henry reporta.De acordo com a associação de comércio automotivo da Turquia, OSD, no final de 2017, os fabricantes de automóveis da Turquia tinham uma capacidade de produção de cerca de 2 milhões ...

  • Mazda Ujina

    Mazda hits 50m production milestone


    Japan - The company has recently announced that it has made over 50m units in the country, 86 years after it produced its first three-wheeled truck in October 1931."Even making 1m cars a year, it would take 50 years to reach this milestone, showing just how long Mazda’s history is," ...

  • Ford Otosan Turkey

    Subiendo el volumen


    Turquía se encuentra en un extremo de Europa, pero es fundamental en la red automotriz del continente. Informe de Ian HenrySegún la asociación turca de comercio, OSD, a finales de 2017 los constructores automotrices turcos tenían una capacidad total de producción de cerca de 2m de vehículos repartidos en 1.4m ...

  • Ford Otosan Turkey

    Raising the volume


    Turkey is on Europe’s geographic fringes, but central to its automotive manufacturing network. Ian Henry reportsAccording to the Turkish automotive trade association, OSD, at the end of 2017, Turkey’s automotive manufacturers had a total production capacity of close to 2m vehicles a year, divided c1.4m cars, c400,000 vans and around ...

  • Artist rendering of the FC stack production building within the Honsha Plant premises

    Toyota to build fuel cell facilities


    Japan - The OEM has revealed plans to construct a new building next to its Honsha Plant in Toyota City for the production of fuel cell stacks. Work on the exterior has already been completed, with the facility covering an area of 70,000 sq.m, and work on the interior is ...

  • Electric Vehicles 2018 cover copy

    Out now: Electric Vehicles 2018


    As governments and vehicle-makers turn away from combustion engines, the time for EVs is nowIn this era of stricter regulations, commitment to the environment and energetic competition, alternatively-powered vehicles are central to every OEMs production strategy. While the take up of electrified vehicles over the past two decades has endured ...

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL; X253; 2017

    Closer to commercialisation


    Fuel-cell electric vehicles have lagged behind other EVs, but upcoming models could help that to changeEveryone involved in hydrogen fuel cell development is probably tired of hearing the same old joke: large-scale adoption is a decade away, and always will be. David Hart, a director at sustainable energy consultancy E4Tech ...

  • Toyota RAV4 production copy

    Toyota invests in Canada plants


    Canada - The Japanese OEM has said it will spend C$1.4 billion (US$1.08 billion) to upgrade its three assembly plants in Woodstock and Cambridge, Ontario, in order to prepare for the production of new models that are based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). These include the all-new 2019 ...

  • Toyota Panasonic

    A bigger bet on BEVs


    Most famous for its hybrids, especially the Prius, Toyota is now widening its focus to battery-electric vehiclesUntil relatively recently, Toyota positioned battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as a niche solution for short-range urban mobility. This stance led directly to the launch of models like the i-Road, an ultra-compact electric commuter vehicle, ...

  • Chevrolet Bolt EV autonomous test vehicles are assembled at General Motors Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors)

    Pursuing profitability


    Reinventing itself as a high-tech leader since its 2009 bankruptcy, GM has set out an ambitious timeframe to launch more than 20 all-electric vehicles vehiclesIn science-fiction films of old, the 21st century was meant to be awash with technologies transforming our lives. Soon after the century ticked over, General Motors ...

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC

    Planos de produção elevados


    A AMS oferece um resumo dos mais recentes planos para eletrificação delineados por vários OEMs em todo o mundoPraticamente todos os dias, temos notícias de uma montadora anunciando o lançamento de um novo veículo elétrico ou fazendo projeções de crescimento nos segmentos de veículo elétrico a bateria (VEB), híbrido ou ...

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC

    Los ambiciosos planes de producción de vehículos eléctricos


    AMS ofrece un resumen de los últimos planes de vehículos eléctricos que han presentado marcas automotrices de todo el mundo Prácticamente cada día tenemos noticias nuevas sobre el lanzamiento de un nuevo vehículo electrificado o sobre las proyecciones de crecimiento en los segmentos de vehículos de baterías eléctricas (VBE), híbridos ...

  • Toyota Blue Springs

    Toyota invests in Blue Springs plant


    US - The OEM is spending US$170m to ready its Blue Springs plant in Mississippi for the introduction of the 12th generation Corolla. The model is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), and will require a "complete replacement of current production lines" at the plant."We will be able ...

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC

    Lofty production plans


    AMS provides a summary of the latest electrification plans outlined by numerous OEMs across the world Barely a day goes by without a carmaker announcing the launch of a new electrified vehicle, or outlining projections for growth in the battery electric vehicle (BEV), hybrid or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ...

  • Ian Henry

    Of Geneva, Brexit and yet more diesel scandal …


    It’s March, so it’s time for the annual trip to the Geneva motor show. These days I just do a day trip which means a long day, first plane out and last plane back. This year I had a 2-hour delay at Heathrow on the way out, an hour’s delay ...

  • New UK-built Honda Civic unveiled and all set for export success

    Mais a seguir


    Com a Honda registrando números de volume recorde para o ano fiscal terminado em 2017, Ian Henry examina como a empresa está reagindo em cada região A terceira maior empresa automobilística japonesa, depois da Toyota e Nissan, a Honda tem posições especialmente fortes na América do Norte, China e grande ...

  • New UK-built Honda Civic unveiled and all set for export success

    Suma y sigue


    Con el reporte de Honda sobre cifras de venta récord para el año calendario completo 2017, Ian Henry observa región a región cómo reacciona la compañíaLa tercera compañía automotriz más grande de Japón detrás de Toyota y Nissan, Honda, tiene posiciones muy sólidas en América del Norte, China y la ...