All Toyota articles – Page 6

  • 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 vehicles In 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 compañía La tercera compañía automotriz más grande de Japón detrás de Toyota y Nissan, Honda, tiene posiciones muy sólidas en América del Norte, China y ...

  • Toyota fuel cell forklift Motomachi

    Toyota plant gets hydrogen boost


    Japan - A hydrogen station has been built at the OEM's Motomachi plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture. It will be used to fill 20 new zero emission fuel cell forklifts, which have been deployed as part of a joint initiative with the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry ...

  • Mercedes-Benz Citaro battery

    Mercedes invests in battery production


    Mercedes-Benz Citaro batteryThailand - The German OEM has announced that it will spend €100m (US$123.74m) with its partner Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant (TAAP) to expand its existing car plant in Bangkok and to construct a new battery assembly facility at the same site. The latter will start operating at ...

  • Toyota Mazda JV

    Mazda Toyota establish production JV


    US - The two companies have announced that they are establishing a new joint venture (JV) company called Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, USA (MTMUS). The news comes less than a year after they signed an agreement to enter a business and capital alliance, and follows on from a decision to build ...

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

    More to follow


    With Honda reporting record volume figures for the full calendar year 2017, Ian Henry takes a region-by-region look at how the company is reacting The third biggest Japanese car company after Toyota and Nissan, Honda has especially strong positions in North America, China and much of Asia outside Japan; it ...

  • 2018 Toyota Auris

    Toyota announces Auris production


    UK - The third generation Auris will be built at Toyota Manufacturing UK's (TMUK) plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire. Established in 1989, the facility was recently upgraded with a £240m (US$330m) investment to house the production of vehicles based on the OEM's new global architecture (TNGA) platform. "Producing TNGA-based vehicles locally ...

  • Toyota electric motor

    Toyota investigates rare earth element reduction in EVs


    Toyota has developed a new magnet that uses significantly less neodymium, which is a rare earth element commonly used to create magnets for electrified vehicles. It also contains no terbium or dysprosium - two rare earth elements that are needed to create heat-resistant neodymium magnets. The OEM believes that the ...

  • diesel engine

    The final death throes of diesel?


    Not so long ago, European consumers were encouraged, with government approval and lower fuel duty, to switch to diesel for their lower CO2 emissions compared to petrol engines. Vehicle companies needed diesel to reach key thresholds in their fuel mix to meet corporate emissions targets which could not be met ...