Toyota

10th May 2022

Toyota Bets Big on BEV Prospects in India

Toyota is betting on India becoming the next global hot-spot for EV adoption following its $530M investment in the country. That’s the view of GlobalData’ senior automotive consulting analyst,...

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25th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Reaps Rewards of Traditional Automaker BEV Ads

Tesla smashed analyst expectations with a record $3.3Bn profit in the first quarter of 2022. The EV maker delivered roughly 310,000 vehicles between January and March, almost twice what...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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1st March 2022

Cyber Attack Shuts Toyota’s Japanese Plants

A cyber attack thought, to be from Russia, has forced Toyota to shut 14 of its domestic production plants as one of its major suppliers fights to recover computer...

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17th February 2022

Yamaha Latest Automaker Promoting Hydrogen Powered ICE

Yamaha has become another Japanese automaker keen to reprise the technology of ICE powertrains fired by hydrogen. It is developing a high-performance hydrogen engine under commission from longtime partner...

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14th February 2022

Lexus Reveals Shape of Coming BEV Supercar

Lexus has published the first official pictures of its upcoming BEV sports car first announced at the end of last year. The sports model will be part of a...

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14th February 2022

Weekly Brief: EV Salesmen Match Super Bowl Players’ Efforts Off Field

Dr Evil, the Greek God Zeus, an illiterate caveman and a robotic dog banded together to hail the EV revolution Sunday night at the Super Bowl. Automakers have a...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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11th February 2022

Killing Off ICE Slams Brakes on Eco Technology

With pressure growing on automakers to accelerate their evolution to EVs, plans for ICE development will certainly come to a close at some point but not quite yet. For...

7th February 2022

Weekly Brief: Ups-and-Downs Persist for Driverless Tech

Self-driving cars were supposed to be a star at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics; instead, they’re a side note. Last year the Chinese government allowed Baidu to launch its...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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31st January 2022

Weekly Brief: EV Investment Highlights a Rocky Road for Alliance

Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi will jointly invest $25.8Bn to create the world’s largest offering of pure electric vehicles by 2030. The trio plan to lean on each other’s core...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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13th December 2021

Weekly Brief: Mercedes-Benz Breaks Through Crucial Hands-Free AV Barrier

Autonomous driving isn’t autonomous driving if you have to keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. It’s more like babysitting. Yet, almost every so-called...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th December 2021

Mazda Opts for Toyota Hybrid Tech in Latest Model

Mazda has launched its first self-charging hybrid is a clear statement that it views the need to continue faith with ICE technology despite the noise coming from BEV lobbyists....

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6th December 2021

Weekly Brief: Automotive About to Lose its Grip on Reality?

Cryptocurrency is either a joke or the future of money depending on your perspective. In the automotive industry, only Tesla has dabbled with accepting cryptocurrency for payment of vehicles...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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