Toyota Motor Corp is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles (EVs) that would hit the market around 2020, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, in what would be a dramatic reversal of strategy for the world's top-selling automaker.
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Toyota Corolla, one of the world's best-selling cars. Since the first model went on sale in Japan on Nov. 5, 1966, some 44.3 million Corollas have been sold globally through the end of September, including the Corolla Fielder station wagon and other variants, the Japanese automaker says. Here are some milestones along the way and where it stands today. CAR FOR THE MASSES In the late 1950s, as Japan's economy recovered from World War Two, automakers…
BERLIN: Volkswagen will launch its first battery-powered van later this month as it shifts to zero-emission vehicles following its diesel cheating scandal, but customers are still skeptical about the benefits of going electric.