Ford to shut down Transit lines for a week because of lagging demand

Thousands of union workers will be placed on temporary layoff beginning on Monday, Sept. 25. They will return to work on Oct. 2.

Toyota chief says hybrid still central as EV momentum grows

Toyota President Akio Toyoda says hybrid technology will remain central to the company's strategy even as a rising wave of governments and automakers get behind plug-in electric vehicles.

Toyota offers souped-up Prius as part of high-performance 'GR' line

Toyota is introducing a high-performance "GR" series consisting of seven variants including the Prius plug-in hybrid and Vitz subcompact.

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