Toyota i-Road at the 2015 LA Auto Show

Toyota Adds News In-House EV Team For “Fast-to-Market Products”

Toyota is earnestly starting to believe in the future of plug-in electric vehicles, and is now starting to play catch-up, as rumors of an “in-house” team to develop all-electric cars in a hurry are confirmed. This month, Toyota will establish an in-house venture company – in fact a virtual organization (independent of other internal structural…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 18

As Tesla Announces 2nd Quarter Earnings The Company Looks To New Markets For Future Sales (Photo: Recent Model S Launch In Hong Kong)

Automakers Ask Trump To Ease Emissions Rules, EV Mandates – Get Ready For A War

It didn’t take the “Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers” long to cobble together a lobbying request for President-elect Donald Trump to roll-back emission mandates and “alternative powertrains” (think plug-in electric vehicles) requirements.  Just ~48 hours after Hillary Clinton ceded the election to Trump, the group has put together a eight page letter (PDF here)…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 170