Toyota has more deftly navigated a chip crunch crimping vehicle output than some of its peers, which helped it oust GM as the No. 1 automaker in the U.S. in the last quarter of 2021.
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Nissan plans to invest ¥57.5 billion in technology needed for EV-specific assembly lines at the plant in Canton.
To retake its leadership position, GM will have to return to something closer to the 2.5 million vehicles the company delivered in 2020.
Semiconductor companies are urging EV-makers to ditch traditional silicon chips and embrace materials that will make cars more efficient.
Nissan has never fared well in the competitive U.S. full-size truck market, and demand for the Titan plunged 38% last year.
The ID.4 electric vehicle will compete with the likes of Toyota’s RAV4, Honda’s CR-V and Subaru’s Forester.
Toyota Motor Corp., off to a slow start selling its car of the future on one U.S. coast, is struggling even to get started on the other. Hang-ups getting enough hydrogen-fueling stations opened in California have undercut early sales of the fuel cell vehicle named ...