Nissan to withdraw from diesel vehicle market in Europe

Business / Corporate May 7, 2018

Nissan to withdraw from diesel vehicle market in Europe

Nissan Motor Co. has decided to exit the diesel-powered vehicle market in Europe, according to sources. The Japanese automaker made the decision in light of strict environmental regulations in Europe, and aims to focus its resources on the development of electric vehicles, the sources said ...

Business / Corporate Nov 28, 2017

Japan's Hino to develop lower-emissions engine with Indian partner

Hino Motors Ltd. has agreed to develop an advanced lower-emission diesel engine with an Indian company while utilizing the partner's parts procurement capability. Hino, a Toyota Motor Corp. subsidiary that produces trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles, will provide Ashok Leyland Ltd. with engine technology ...

Egyptian students produce fuel from used tires, seek investors

Business Aug 25, 2017

Egyptian students produce fuel from used tires, seek investors

Egyptian students have built a machine they say can produce fuel from worn-out vehicle tires, after big rises in energy prices as part of recent economic reforms. The device heats the tires until they reach evaporation point. The vapor then enters a condenser. The product is ...

VW wins approval to fix diesel engines in Europe

Business Nov 24, 2015

VW wins approval to fix diesel engines in Europe

Volkswagen AG said it has approval to repair most of its rigged European diesel engines and made a deal with U.S. regulators to resubmit questionable software for review in 85,000 other vehicles, signs of progress in its effort to overcome the two-month-old emissions crisis. German ...

Business / Corporate Oct 23, 2015

Cheating software found on privately imported VWs

Thirty-six diesel cars under Volkswagen group brands imported privately to Japan have software that can cheat on emissions tests, the transport ministry said Friday. It is the first time the so-called "defeat device" software has been found on the German automaker's vehicles in Japan. The ...