Green Technology

China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

Apr 22, 2018

Global automakers are showcasing their efforts to create electric cars for China's fast-growing but crowded market at their industry's biggest show of the year

Hino, VW partner on hybrids, autonomous drive, technology

Apr 12, 2018

Hino Motors, Toyota's group truck manufacturer, and Volkswagen Truck & Bus of Germany are working together in a partnership on various technologies such as hybrids, electric cars, autonomous driving and connectivity

China sets ambitious growth target, promises steel cuts

Mar 5, 2018

China's top economic official has set a robust growth target of "around 6.5 percent" and promised more market opening and cuts in a bloated steel industry that has inflamed trade tensions with the U.S. and Europe

China's January auto sales growth rebounds to 10.7 percent

Feb 9, 2018

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by strong demand for SUVs

Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s

Dec 18, 2017

Toyota plans to offer more than 10 pure electric-vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to entering that growing technology sector

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

Nov 16, 2017

Toyota is banking on hydrogen fuel cells, a futuristic "electrification" auto technology, as its zero-emissions option

Nissan executive bows to apologize for inspections scandal

Oct 25, 2017

Nissan Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci has bowed deeply at the Nissan booth at the Tokyo Motor Show to apologize for recent illegal inspections at the automaker

Volvo's electric car brand Polestar unveils first model

Oct 17, 2017

Volvo Cars' performance electric car brand, Polestar, has unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model, stepping up competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla

China sets target for electric car quota but delays rollout

Sep 29, 2017

China has raised its first-year target for a quota system that will require all automakers to contribute to electric car development but delayed its rollout to 2019

China plans nationwide ethanol use by 2020

Sep 13, 2017

China plans to expand use of ethanol in gasoline nationwide by 2020, joining the United States, Brazil and other governments that use blended fuel to curb emissions and fossil fuel consumption

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