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Coffee company Komeda wants to incentivize Japanese drivers to put down the phone.

US insurance companies may want to adopt this idea.

Report

Assembly Will Stop For A Week

Toyota will suspend all auto production in Japan for a week because of a steel shortage.

Official

OK, now we're really confused. In the US, Toyota has been telling anyone who cares to listen that the future of advanced-powertrain technology is hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, not electric ones. In China, a Toyota joint venture is looking at EVs. Over in Japan? They've just decided to pony up a little more for testing electric-vehicle technology. Maybe something's lost in translation.