Toyota and Subaru agree to jointly develop electric SUVs

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Toyota and Subaru agree to jointly develop electric SUVs

Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru Corp. said Thursday they have agreed to jointly develop an electric sports utility vehicle to be sold under each company's brand. The two automakers said they will co-develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles for midsize and large passenger ...

Japanese and other automakers tout SUVs at New York auto show

Business / Corporate Apr 18, 2019

Japanese and other automakers tout SUVs at New York auto show

Automakers on Wednesday gathered at this year's New York International Auto Show where Japanese carmakers unveiled all-new sport utility vehicles amid growing demand for light trucks over passenger vehicles. Toyota Motor Corp. introduced its 2020 Highlander, a midsize family-friendly SUV that ushers in the model's ...

VW unveils apple-skinned SUV challenger to Tesla's Model X

Business / Corporate Apr 15, 2019

VW unveils apple-skinned SUV challenger to Tesla's Model X

Volkswagen AG unveiled an electric sport utility vehicle concept to challenge Tesla Inc.'s Model X as part of the auto industry's largest push into battery-powered vehicles. The full-size SUV, available from 2021, features rotating lounge seats covered in so-called AppleSkin — an artificial leather made ...

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Business / Tech Apr 15, 2019

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla's Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles. The planned new SUV is the latest move in Volkswagen's ...