It’s the end of the road for Honda diesel cars in Europe inside two years.
The car maker said it will move towards electrically assisted models throughout its range by 2025.
The Volkswagen Group is setting benchmarks in the development, testing and production of cutting-edge battery cell technology in Germany.
In Salzgitter, Lower Saxony alone, over 1,000 jobs will be created by 2023/24 for testing and producing battery cells, while Gigafactory under joint venture with Northvolt will start production at same location in 2023/24 together with a pilot line for battery recycling to begin operating in 2020.
China and the University of California, Berkeley will work together to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight climate change.
They will focus on advancing research on electric and hydrogen cars, other low-carbon transportation technology, climate-smart agriculture, and policy proposals.
America’s Securities and Exchange Commission has reached agreement with Nissan and former chief executive Carlos Ghosn over alleged false disclosures about his compensation and retirement.
Nissan has agreed to pay $15M and Ghosn $1M while former Nissan HR boss Gregory Kelly will pay $100,000, all without admitting or denying offences.