The automaker's plants and production lines in Japan are scheduled to operate normally for the first time in seven months.
Japan's automakers are stoking R&D investment to meet mounting demand for a staggering array of technologies. Toyota by far outpaces the pack.
Mitsubishi and its dealers believe the soon-to-launch Outlander PHEV will lift the brand out of its bargain-basement perception.
The technology will build upon Subaru’s stereo camera system and use artificial intelligence to improve computer recognition in hard-to-see situations, such as when road lane markers are covered in snow.
The industry is settling into the new year acknowledging that it's not out of the woods yet on chip shortage disruptions.