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Spark plugs’ days may be numbered

When you think of replacing spark plugs, it’s probably in the context of a routine engine tune-up. But when automotive engineers consider the subject, they’re thinking in terms of replac

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Prius sales spark Toyota hiring

Toyota is hiring 800 contract workers in Japan in its first such job increase in more than a year amid signs of a global recovery led by brisk sales of its Prius hybrid.

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10 billion spark plugs, and counting

The vast majority (eight billion) were manufactured at the Bamberg plant, which was established in 1939, while the remaining units were produced at other plants around the world.