World News

Toyota offers supporting services for ride-hailing companies

Toyota offers supporting services for ride-hailing companies

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced the introduction of Total-care Service, a pioneering set of mobility services specially designed for ride-hailing companies. Working with ride-hailing companies, Total-care Service will enable Toyota to leverage onboard telematics data through a shared information platform and provide services such as fleet management, automotive insurance, […]

Green forecast to become more popular colour for cars in coming years

Green forecast to become more popular colour for cars in coming years

“While consumers are often choosing conservative colours for automobiles, such as white or black, green has historically been an incredibly popular colour choice, particularly in the 1990s,” said Jane Harrington, PPG Global Manager, colour styling, automotive OEM coatings. “Beginning in 1999, consumer preferences shifted to more neutral options, shrinking green’s […]

Honda to display new technologies that enhance daily life

Honda to display new technologies that enhance daily life

Returning to CES – the highly popular computer and electronics show held in Las Vegas annually – Honda will showcase a variety of mobility, robotics, energy management, and connected concepts with the potential to create a cleaner, safer, and more convenient world. The company will feature provide a first look at […]

Lexus provides RX SUVs for high-tech road safety project

Lexus provides RX SUVs for high-tech road safety project

Lexus will run a high-tech road safety project in Australia which will use connected-vehicle technology to reduce road trauma. The 2-year trial is being carried out in collaboration with telecom company Telstra and the government of the state of Victoria. The Victorian Government is backing the trial through a grant […]

Best in Class models of Euro NCAP’s 2018 tests

Best in Class models of Euro NCAP’s 2018 tests

Each year, Euro NCAP – the independent organisation that assesses the safety performance of new vehicles sold in Europe – publishes a list of those models that have performed best in their respective categories. Star ratings cannot be compared directly between different categories of vehicles, so a ‘Best in Class’ […]