Toyota readies cheaper electric motors by halving rare-earth metal use

Toyota is readying electric motors that include as much as 50 percent less in rare-earth metals amid concern of a supply crunch as automakers race to expand their EV lineups.


First service visit: Who cares?

About two years ago, I leased an Acura MDX. I do not remember whether people at the dealership asked me about scheduling a service visit. If they did, I would have said no.

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