Toyota

12th April 2021

Weekly Brief: New Hands on Waymo’s Wheel to Decide Driverless Direction

The most consequential self-driving car company on the planet has new leadership to guide it forward. Waymo’s long-standing CEO, John Krafcik, has stepped aside and a pair of co-CEOs...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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26th February 2021

Toyota’s Long-Range Trucking Fuel Cell Ready to Launch

Toyota claims to have succeed in miniaturizing a powerful fuel cell system suitable for long range heavy duty trucks. Its new system is aimed at applications where high output...

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22nd February 2021

Weekly Brief: Automakers Running Scared into EV Stampede

It’s a scary time to be a carmaker. I was reminded of that last week when Jaguar Land Rover hitched its future to electric vehicles. The company said that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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15th February 2021

Weekly Brief: Automakers See US as Ripe for EV Revolution

Toyota is back on the electric vehicle bandwagon. The carmaker plans to debut two EVs in the US this year and bring them to market in 2022, the carmaker...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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5th January 2021

Vehicle Subscription Services Taking hold in India

Car subscription has never been a popular choice for private car buyers in India where many take pride in owning a car as an asset. However, while car subscription...

By Simmi Sinha

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15th December 2020

Subaru’s European BEV Poses a Brand Dilemma

Subaru has announced its plans to launch a full BEV for the European market that could sound the death knell for the brand’s individuality. That’s because Subaru has for...

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8th December 2020

Toyota Rolls Out Mobility Service Across Europe

Following its success in several European markets, Toyota will roll out its Kinto mobility service across the rest of the continent this spring. Its Kinto Europe service, a joint...

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9th November 2020

More Muscle For Toyota Hilux

Toyota has ramped up the pulling power of its Hilux pick-up truck with a new 2.8-liter diesel engine. It powers new top-of-the-range Invincible X and Invincible Double Cab models...

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9th November 2020

Weekly Brief: Auto Industry Readies for a Different Hand on the Wheel

Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump to become the next president of the United States. President Trump has refused to concede the election and continues to make unsubstantiated claims of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th September 2020

Weekly Brief: Battery War Ramps Up as Tesla Plans In-House Production

At his much-hyped “Battery Day” event in Fremont, California, Elon Musk revealed Tesla plans to start manufacturing its own in-house battery dubbed the 4680. The battery is significantly larger...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st September 2020

Cyber-Security Hardware at Risk of Being Ignored

Automotive cyber-security hardware remains a relatively small market and a missing piece in the vehicle protection. According to a forecast by security chip provider Infineon, cyber hacks might cost...

By Roma Nazarov

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7th September 2020

Weekly Brief: Russian Robots Step into the Global AV Game

First came Google’s Waymo. Next came Baidu’s Apollo. Last week Yandex introduced the latest generation of autonomous vehicle companies powered by search engine giants: the Yandex Self-Driving Group. Yandex...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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