Business / Corporate Jul 12, 2018

Toyota assists Indonesia in developing eco-friendly vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. is cooperating with the Indonesian government to develop eco-friendly vehicles by lending Prius hybrid cars and other models to six major universities in the Southeast Asian country. Toyota says it is providing each school with a package of a Prius electric-gasoline hybrids, ...

Nissan aims to double sales of Leaf EV in Japan

Business May 26, 2018

Nissan aims to double sales of Leaf EV in Japan

Nissan Motor Co. aims to sell some 40,000 units of its Leaf electric vehicle in Japan in the year to March 2019, double the previous year's level, Jiji Press has learned. The cumulative domestic sales of the Leaf, launched in 2010, stood at 100,000 units ...

Business / Corporate Apr 24, 2018

Volvo Trucks to share electric battery technology across brands

Volvo Trucks plans to share battery technology across its brands to tame development and production costs for the crucial but expensive component. As automakers face growing costs to develop lower-emission vehicles and automated driving capabilities, Volvo Trucks, owned by Sweden's Volvo AB, said Monday it ...

Business / Corporate Apr 21, 2018

Nissan plans to boost EV sales 50% by 2025

Nissan Motor Co. aims to have vehicles powered by electric motors account for half its sales by fiscal 2025. According to Nissan's midterm domestic business plan released Friday, the company will launch by fiscal 2022 three pure electric models and five hybrids that run on ...