The hype surrounding electromobility is new, but one carmaker is an old hand. The Toyota Prius has now been around for 20 years, and is in its fourth incarnation. Choosing a full hybrid or plug-in version depends on your access to charging cables.
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
Toyota has announced it is pumping $1 billion into Grab, the leading ride-share company in Southeast Asia. Initially cautious about ridesharing, Japan's top automaker is now aggressively playing catch-up.
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.
The Japanese auto giant has lifted its full-year earnings forecast amid a double-digit jump in net profit in the last quarter and confirmed plans of a capital tie-up with rival Mazda to build a joint factory in the US.
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