Toyota U.S. sales dropped last year, mainly because of the slowed demand for the Camry, the country best-selling sedan. A brand new Camry was revealed earlier this month at the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit and will go on sale this summer, helping the brand restore its positions in America. … [Read more...] about VW overtakes Toyota as world’s best-selling automaker
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Toyota launched its first hybrid vehicle 20 years ago, and the circumstances surrounding environmentally friendly vehicles have since changed dramatically. The growing popularity of the Prius led to the creation of a new customer standard of choosing cars based on their environmental performance. As the number of companies developing and launching hybrid vehicles increased, so a new segment of "hybrid vehicles" was established. In addition, now that customers around the world are opting to purchase hybrid vehicles and other fuel-efficient vehicles, the entire automobile industry has been able to contribute to the solution of global environmental problems. Having passed the 10 million vehicle milestone, Toyota will continue to create ever-better cars for its customers. … [Read more...] about Toyota has sold over 10 million hybrids to date
“While Ford and Volkswagen remain independent and fiercely competitive in the marketplace, teaming up and working with Argo AI on this important technology allows us to deliver unmatched capability, scale and geographic reach,” said Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett. … [Read more...] about VW And Ford Deepen Ties To Work On City And One-Ton Vans
Alex Hitzinger will be the head of the “Artemis” project, reporting directly to Markus Duesmann as of June 1, 2020. Hitzinger was until now Board of Management Member for Technical Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, as well as Senior Vice President of the Volkswagen Group with responsibility for autonomous driving. “I value Alex Hitzinger for his strengths in innovation and implementation. We need both qualities to make major technological advances,” stated Audi CEO Duesmann, who also has overall responsibility for research and development at the Volkswagen Group. “I am also relying on his expertise to integrate future achievements into new products together with the development departments of our major Group brands. In the medium term, I expect ‘Artemis’ to provide a blueprint for a fast and agile development process at the Group, as agile as in a racing team.” … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?
Manhart didn’t make any other changes to the stylish SUV, so the chassis and brakes have been carried over from the regular Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic. The same goes for the posh interior, but the tuner says it’s willing to make changes in these three areas should the owner want to further customize the SUV. … [Read more...] about Range Rover Velar By Manhart Combines Stealthy Look With 600 HP