Toyota announces EV battery push with $13.5 billion investment by 2030

Toyota announces EV battery push with $13.5 billion investment by 2030

By Christy Gren - Sep 07, 2021

Toyota Motor Corp. is increasing its stake in EV-battery development with a solid $13.5 billion investment by 2030 to develop electric vehicle batteries and its battery supply syst

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Automakers feel the supply chain crunch as chip shortage worsens

Automakers feel the supply chain crunch as chip shortage worsens

By Anna Domanska - Feb 04, 2021

A sales rebound has left global auto industry leaders facing a shortage of chips with many idling plans to trim production until inventories are in order.

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Toyota dethrones Volkswagen as the world’s largest automaker

Toyota dethrones Volkswagen as the world’s largest automaker

By Anna Domanska - Jan 28, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been kind to the auto industry. For one, it predictably savaged auto sales, and if recent statistics are to go by, this trend will only move north

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Toyota Invests 400 Million in Air Taxi Startup Joby

Toyota Invests 400 Million in Air Taxi Startup Joby

By Anna Domanska - Jan 16, 2020

Toyota Motor Company will invest over $392 million in Joby Aviation, an enterprise working on commercializing flying for a faster and affordable commute in traffic gridlocked urban

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Cities of Future: Smart and wired or urban dystopias?

Cities of Future: Smart and wired or urban dystopias?

By Anna Domanska - Jan 08, 2020

Smart cities is the new buzzword being touted by many as the answer to all the problems inherent in an exploding urban scenario straining at the seams with depleting natural resour

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Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber to develop self-driving cars

Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber to develop self-driving cars

By Anna Domanska - Aug 28, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. will invest $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc. to jointly work on developing autonomous vehicles aimed at improving safety and lowering transportation costs.

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Toyota Partners With World’s First Hydrogen Ship Energy Observer

Toyota Partners With World’s First Hydrogen Ship Energy Observer

By Carrie Ann - Jul 04, 2018

Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corporation has announced to leverage its expertise in hydrogen-powered energy to a much bigger project. Its European arm, Toyota Motor Europe has p

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Toyota and Mazda to jointly build a $1.6 Billion US Assembly Plant

Toyota and Mazda to jointly build a $1.6 Billion US Assembly Plant

By Anna Domanska - Aug 04, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp plan to spend $1.6 billion in a joint venture auto manufacturing plant in the US. The new US assembly plant will boost manufacturing and expa

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5 Flying Car Companies to Soar through the Sky

5 Flying Car Companies to Soar through the Sky

By Carrie Ann - Jul 19, 2017

This decade has proved to be the most progressive one in terms of technology especially in the transportation sector. We are already getting used to the idea of having autonomous c

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