Struggling Japanese airbag maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in a Tokyo court, following massive recalls of its products around the world. The decision came at a board meeting held today…
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Hyundai Motor today unveiled the latest vehicle in its expanding line-up of stylish SUVs, the Kona compact SUV. With a strong, impactful design and uncompromised individuality, the Kona is designed to appeal..
Starting Friday, all newly registered electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in South Korea must be mounted with light-blue license plates, instead of the previous white (and green for older vehicles)…
DENSO today announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. Starch-derived bio-PCs have higher surface hardness, better optical..
Toshiba today announced the launch of a 4-channel power amplifier IC -TCB502HQ that detects output offset voltage, a factor in speaker burnout. The new IC integrates a newly developed, full-time offset detection..
Mazda Roadster RF (known as MX-5 RF overseas) equipped with a power retractable hardtop roof will go on sale on Dec. 22 at Mazda dealerships throughout Japan. While remaining true to its..
Infiniti to present world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine at 2016 Paris Motor Show
Infiniti will present VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged), the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine and one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever created, on September 29 at the 2016 Paris..
Ford Motor with Jose Cuervo is exploring the use of the tequila producer’s agave plant byproduct to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles. Ford and Jose Cuervo are testing..
Nissan’s new Serena minivan, scheduled to go on sale in Japan in late August will come equipped with Nissan’s ProPILOT autonomous drive technology. The ProPilot will be the first auto-driving system to..