Vehicle manufacturers boost digital operations amid COVID-19
Toyota, BMW, Audi, Nissan and Volkswagen strengthen their digital initiatives as the coronavirus takes its toll on the struggling sector.
Volkswagen's WeConnect Go app now available in SA
The WeConnect Go app allows the user to receive vehicle data and control certain functions via their smartphone.
Toyota readies 'talking' vehicles for 2021
The cars, which will use short-range wireless technology to 'talk' to each other, will be launched in the US.
Critical test for self-driving car industry after fatality
The first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle is an event the nascent industry has long dreaded and comes at a sensitive time.
Toyota, Uber in talks on self-driving tech
The firms negotiate a possible deal for Toyota to use Uber's automated driving technology in the automaker's vehicles.
Toyota readies for EV battery models
The car company plans to make over ten electric-vehicle battery models globally in early 2020s.
Automakers get serious about electric cars
Several carmakers plan to mass-produce electric vehicles, spurred on by falling battery costs and the increasing range of electric cars.
Toyota scrambles to ready 'game-changer' EV battery
The company works to solve outstanding issues as it races to commercialise a battery breakthrough during the first half of the 2020s.
Hyundai plans long-range electric car
The firm places electric vehicles at the centre of its product strategy as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals.
Toyota chief says may consider acquisitions
The company may consider mergers or acquisitions to procure new automotive technologies, says president Akio Toyoda.
BlackBerry downplays Toyota's use of rival software
BlackBerry maintains it is more focused on the faster-growing market for autonomous driving technology.