LAS VEGAS — Toyota Motor unveiled a versatile electric concept vehicle for multimodal transportation and announced it was teaming up with Amazon, Didi, Uber and other partners to form a new mobility alliance. On the eve of the annual CES high-tech fair here, Toyota said its e-Palette concept vehicle marks an important step in the Read More..
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), citing â€œan unprecedented level of collaboration,” has released the latest version of its open-source infotainment platform. The community, which has close to 90 member companies including Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota, is promoting the adoption of an open-source standard for car infotainment systems. Read More..
Matsuhiro Tanaka has taken over fromÂ Kenichiro Saruwatari as head of Mazda’s European R&D center in Oberursel, outside Frankfurt. The 55-year-old engineer has worked at the Japanese carmaker since 1984, most recently in vehicle development and testing. Saruwatari, 51, is returning to Mazda headquarters in Japan to become deputy general manager ofÂ the company’s product division. Mazda Read More..
Mazda Motor will start leasing its Demio EV model to local authorities and corporate customers in Japan starting in October. The Japanese carmaker said the electric vehicle, which is a derivative of its combustion-engine-powered Demio model, has an electric driving range of 200km. The EV has the same cabin space and cargo capacity as the Read More..
Mazda Motor has developed an automated anti-collision braking system that will be available on the new CX-5 SUV it will launch this year. The Japanese carmaker said in a press release that its Smart City Brake Support (SCBS) system will use a laser sensor to detect obstacles. The technology will then automatically reduce the extent Read More..
When Mazda shows its new CX-5 at the Los Angeles auto show later this month, the compact crossover SUV will feature a line-fitted navigation system from TomTom, the Dutch navigation systems group said. TomTom said the integration marks the beginning of a new cooperation in North America with the Japanese carmaker. The CX-5 will be Read More..
Mazda will unveil a new CX-5 compact crossover it says will be the first of a new generation of vehicles from the Japanese carmaker. At next week’s Frankfurt auto show (IAA), Mazda will show a CX-5 with a new chassis, body, engine and transmission built around the company’s new “Skyactiv” technology. Mazda is targeting Read More..