Apr 17, 2018

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.

Mar 22, 2018

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.

Mar 16, 2018

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.

Dec 18, 2017

Toyota readies for EV battery models

The car company plans to make over ten electric-vehicle battery models globally in early 2020s.

Nov 20, 2017

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.

Oct 30, 2017

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.

Aug 18, 2017

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.

Jun 15, 2017

Toyota chief says may consider acquisitions

The company may consider mergers or acquisitions to procure new automotive technologies, says president Akio Toyoda.

Jun 6, 2017

BlackBerry downplays Toyota's use of rival software

BlackBerry maintains it is more focused on the faster-growing market for autonomous driving technology.

Jun 1, 2017

Toyota uses open source software in new in-car tech

The infotainment system of its revamped Camry sedan will run on a Linux-based platform.

May 11, 2017

Toyota partners with Nvidia on AI tech

The Japanese automaker will use Nvidia's artificial intelligence technology for its self-driving cars.

Apr 13, 2017

Japan automakers consider robots to help elderly

Automakers look beyond self-driving cars and turn their attention to robots to help keep Japan's rapidly greying society on the move.

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