Joe Biden Sets About Correcting Trump Largesse For ICE Auto Firms

US President Joe Biden’s recent order aimed at making half of all new vehicles sold in the US in 2030 electric is expected to make a dent in the country’s consumption and emission levels, even though it’s a non-binding deal with the country’s biggest automakers. The administration has also proposed new vehicle emissions standards that […]

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New CEO Says Honda Will Make Full Transition to EVs and FCVs by 2040

Japan’s second largest auto-maker Honda Motor Co. revealed on Friday that it plans to fully transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) by 2040. The announcement was made by Toshihiro Mibe, who took on the role of the company’s chief executive and representative director in April this year. The new commitment to […]

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Toyota-Panasonic JV to Begin Production of Prismatic Lithium-ion Batteries

Prime Planet Energy a JV of Toyota and Panasonic, has announced it will begin production of prismatic lithium-ion batteries for hybrid vehicles in Japan Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, a joint venture (JV) company of Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic, has announced that it will begin production of prismatic lithium-ion batteries for hybrid vehicles in […]

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Design Breakthrough can Spur Advances in Solar Lasers and Hydrogen Generation

Scientists in Japan have developed a fully planar device that converts sunlight into a laser beam, which can efficiently power hydrogen fuel generators. Solar-pumped lasers convert sunlight into laser beams, which can be used to produce hydrogen—a clean type of fuel that can help to tackle the current environmental crisis. But, these lasers usually require […]

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Toyota Launches Renewable Venture With Chubu Electric in Japan

Toyota has established Toyota Green Energy with Chubu Electric for the purposes of obtaining and managing renewable energy sources in Japan Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that it has concluded an agreement to establish Toyota Green Energy LLP with Chubu Electric Power and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, for the purposes of obtaining and managing renewable energy […]

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BYD, Toyota Launch Joint Venture to Conduct Battery EV R&D

BYD and Toyota have announced the launch of their JV company to conduct research and development (R&D) of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) BYD Company Ltd and Toyota Motor Corporation have announced that preparations have proceeded since they signed an agreement for the establishment of a joint venture (JV) company to conduct research and development (R&D) […]

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Toyota, Panasonic Form JV Specialising in Prismatic Batteries

Toyota and Panasonic have decided to establish a JV specialising in automotive prismatic batteries with Toyota holding a majority 51 percent stake. Toyota Motor Corporation and the Panasonic Corporation have announced that they have decided to establish Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, a 51:49 joint venture (JV) specialising in automotive prismatic batteries. Toyota owns a […]

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Toyota to Provide Over 3300 Electrified Vehicles for Tokyo 2020

Toyota will provide a full line-up of electrified vehicles to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Toyota Motor Corporation, the worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has announced that it will provide a full line-up of electrified vehicles, including unique versions of certain vehicles as well as vehicles developed specifically to […]

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TKM Meets 87% Energy Needs of Bidadi Plant With Renewable Energy

Through renewable power sourcing during the first three quarters of FY 2018-19, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) contributes more than 51,000 tons of Co2 reduction. Guided by Toyota’s ‘Global Environmental Challenge’ 2050 in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, till January ‘19 [in FY 2018-19], TKM successfully sourced 87% of electricity from the renewable […]

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