Automakers are making automatic-manual transmissions affordable by simplifying the technology and overcoming the cost disadvantage. AMTs also save money in the price-sensitive India market by offering fuel efficiency equal to, or better than, manual gearboxes....More
Toyota, which collects sales data for the industry, says last month’s slump reflects high volume from a year ago, when government tax incentives were spurring demand. But it notes the country’s ongoing political unrest may affect sales....More
While the fuel is becoming popular as an alternative to gasoline for fleet vehicles, the number of CNG-powered cars on the road remains minuscule, and that’s unlikely to change unless the number of CNG fueling stations increases....More
The automaker’s optimism doesn’t extend to Australia, where Ford is to end vehicle production in 2016 and GM Holden a year later. That will make it “unviable” for Toyota to remain as the country’s sole OEM, Kyoichi Tanada says....More
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