Tag: Industry

Toyota Settles For $180 Million With U.S. Government Over Delayed Emissions Defect Reports

Toyota has settled with the U.S. Department of Justice for $180 million over a civil lawsuit for violations of the Clean Air Act. The DoJ said that the lawsuit against Toyota was for “systematic, longstanding violations of Clean Air Act emission-related defect reporting requirements, which require manufacturers to report potential defects and recalls affecting vehicle […]

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Renault Debuts New Mobilize Brand With Tiny EZ-1 Electric Two Seater

This is the new Mobilize EZ-1 Prototype, a new concept for shared urban mobility and the first product of Renault Group’s new Mobilize brand. Mobilize will offer purpose-designed vehicles for mobility services, such as EV charging, finance, and subscription, as well as data processing software, maintenance and recycling services for car-sharing fleets. Read More: Renault […]

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Geely Joins Forces With Chinese Search Giant Baidu To Build Intelligent Electric Cars

Geely Holding has officially announced its partnership with Chinese Google rival Baidu to establish a new electric-vehicle brand. The new EV brand will focus on the “joint research and development of connected and intelligent electric vehicles”. The partnership between Geely and Baidu will use the former’s Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) EV platform as the basis […]

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Nissan, Honda Forced To Slow Production Due To A Global Shortage Of Semiconductors

Nissan said it will cut down production of the Note this month as a response to a shortage of semiconductors, following Honda’s announcement that its output in Japan will also be affected. The global shortage of semiconductors is, according to Reuters, caused by consumer demand bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic, causing manufacturing delays for […]

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