This month's snapshot of industry news includes highlights from Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. We hope you find the information useful.

Automotive Industry Updates

Mazda working toward 50 percent better fuel economy 
The automaker is developing improvements through ignition technology and the exhaust system.

Honda phasing out efforts to develop natural-gas powered vehicles
The company will focus on hybrids and a "new generation of electrified vehicles."

Toyota CEO says new Prius will be unveiled soon 
Many expect a new look and updated handling from the all-new 2016 Prius.

Subaru grapples with a "high quality problem" 
The carmaker's sales and profits are up, but the company is dangerously close to production capacity.

UGN in the News

Building project proposed near site of Ohio UGN plant 
The developer of Park North at Monroe has proposed the largest building ever constructed in Monroe, Ohio.