Honda goes small with first all-electric car

August 27, 2020
As many automakers bet on sedans and SUVs in the switch to electric vehicles (EV), Japan’s Honda Motor Co Ltd (7267.T) has decided smaller is better for its first-ever all-battery car.

Honda to move some UK production back to Japan in 2021

August 25, 2020
Honda Motor Co (7267.T) is planning to bring back to Japan some auto production from a plant in the United Kingdom that was already set to close, the Nikkei newspaper reported.

Toyota and Mazda to pour additional $830m into new US auto plant

August 14, 2020
Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor will invest an additional $830 million in an auto assembly plant under construction in the U.S. state of Alabama, the companies said Thursday.

BMW lines up 25 electric models

August 14, 2020
German automaker BMW Group announced it plans to offer 25 electrified models by 2023 as part of its commitment to fight climate change and air pollution, while keeping the internal combustion engine as the method for powering hybrid vehicles.

Kyoto University and Toyota test 1,000 km per-charge EV battery

August 13, 2020
A team of researchers from Kyoto University and Toyota Motor is making solid progress developing next-generation battery technology that has the potential to cram far more energy into a small, lightweight package than today's standard lithium-ion, or li-ion, batteries.

China's CATL revs up EV battery production following Tesla deal

July 28, 2020
GUANGZHOU -- China's biggest electric vehicle battery maker, CATL, will invest up to 26 billion yuan ($3.7 billion) to quadruple its production capacity for lithium-ion batteries used in cars and storage systems.
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