Toyota introduces its redesigned Prius, the car that pioneered hybrid technology. The fourth-generation Prius has been given a boost in terms of fuel economy and emission performance.
Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota has said it will soon stop selling diesel vehicles in Europe, reacting to diesel's fall from grace on the Continent. The announcement was made at the Geneva Motor Show.
As negotiations for Britain's exit from the EU are dragging on, European carmakers are calling for clarification of issues affecting their sector, including type approval procedures and emissions targets.
Germany has reported a jump in new car registrations over the past four months. At the same time, consumers felt a lot less inclined to buy diesel cars, following a series of scandals and looming driving bans in cities.
German auto giant BMW has announced it plans to recall nearly 12,000 cars after it admitted the vehicles had the wrong emissions software installed. BMW 5-series and 7-series built between 2012 and 2017 are affected.
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