|Toyota to expand hybrid system development to further cut emissions - |
By Naomi Tajitsu TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it will expand the development of its gasoline-hybrid technology over the next five years to speed up the introduction of lower-emission engines in the face of stricter global emissions standards. Toyota is also stepping up the development of longer-range battery-electric cars, in a shift from an earlier strategy of promoting hydrogen fuel-cell technology as the future of zero-emission vehicles. "We need to take an aggressive approach to deal with changing regulations," Toshiyuki Mizushima, president of Toyota's powertrain division, told reporters at a briefing.
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|Honda teases electric concept car with AI-powered emotions - |
Honda has teased the first image of what looks to be an ambitious new concept car — an experimental vehicle dubbed the NeuV. Details are vague on what this all means, but Honda describes the emotion engine as a set of technologies that will “enable machines to artificially generate their own emotions.” Will that mean some sort of in-car assistant that’s cheery or grouchy depending on how much fuel there is in the tank? Stay tuned to The Verge in January to find out more about Honda’s plans direct from the CES show floor.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:57:01 -0500
|Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online - |
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:29:13 -0500