Toyota reboots next Prius plug-in hybrid to lift salesSun, 19, Jun 2016
The first Prius plug-in hybrid was a “failure,” Toyota acknowledges. Now the company really want to sell it.
Toyota pitches its hybrids in diesel-friendly EuropeMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers have plenty to fret about in Europe. Toyota Motor Corp. is coping with it all by focusing on building market share, selling more hybrids and boosting production to give its European dealers more locally built products.
FCA will get up to $66.5 million from Ontario for r&d, Pacifica-related trainingWed, 15, Jun 2016
Ontario will provide up to $85.8 million Canadian ($66.5 million) to Fiat Chrysler to help fund training and research.
Germany needs emissions-free car fleet by 2030, official saysTue, 14, Jun 2016
All new cars registered in Germany need to be emissions free by 2030 at the latest to help meet pollution reduction goals, a deputy minister in Angela Merkel's government has said.
BMW braces long road to EV, self-driving successFri, 03, Jun 2016
BMW has set up a "speed boat" unit to boost its self-driving expertise but will roll out autonomous car technology gradually, development chief Klaus Froehlich said.
VW mulls $11 billion battery cell plantWed, 01, Jun 2016
VW Group is considering building a huge battery cell plant in Germany that could rival Tesla's "Gigafactory" as the automaker looks to sell 1 million electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids by 2025.
VW goal: 1 million electrified vehicles by 2025Sun, 29, May 2016
Volkswagen Group expects it will have to sell about 1 million battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles a year worldwide by 2025 to fulfill increasingly strict carbon dioxide emission limits in major markets.