Volkswagen unveils new Golf as end of gasoline era nears

Business Oct 25, 2019

Volkswagen unveils new Golf as end of gasoline era nears

Volkswagen unveiled the newest incarnation of its iconic Golf hatchback on Thursday, counting on the bestseller to help fund a costly switch to the electric era and bridge the gap to the cars of the future. The eighth generation of the unglamorous but trusted compact ...

Toyota has plenty for robots to do during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Business Aug 23, 2019

Toyota has plenty for robots to do during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

When athletes and organizers descend on Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games they'll be ferried around in autonomous cars, while torch relay runners will be accompanied by vehicles equipped with artificial intelligence. Robots will ferry javelins and hammers. All told, Toyota Motor Corp. will provide ...

Volkswagen may launch new EV series in Japan in 2022

Business / Corporate Jun 13, 2019

Volkswagen may launch new EV series in Japan in 2022

German automaker Volkswagen AG will release its ID series of next-generation electric vehicles in Japan as soon as 2022, officials with its Japanese unit said Wednesday. All-electric vehicles under the ID brand will travel up to 550 kilometers on a single full charge, according to ...