December 2016 – Around the World

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 Industry News
December 2016 – Around the World

Toyota launches TOYOTA NEXT Open Innovation Program in Japan

In Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation has launched the TOYOTA NEXT Open Innovation Program. The program seeks to promote joint development of new services by using new ideas, technologies, and solutions held by various organizations regardless of scale, as well as by businesses that have already launched services, which departs from Toyota’s usual practices of trying to be self-sufficient in terms of development.

Mercedes to launch 10 electric cars by 2025 under EQ sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz recently confirmed plans to produce 10 electric models by 2025 under the new EQ sub-brand. The first of the new electric vehicles is the Generation EQ concept unveiled at the 2016 Paris auto show.