Japanese carmaker sees EVs reaching 50% of its sales in China and 80% in Europe by the end of the decade.
Ranking will come as a disappointment to the world's top-selling carmaker, which has been hyping its environmental efforts
Toyota and QunaSys will focus on EV batteries. Technique aims to speed up development as conventional supercomputers take months to do simulations.
Battery-powered cars increased their share of total passenger vehicle sales in China to 18.6% from 13.2% in second quarter
Envision plans a big expansion of its 'gigafactory' in northern England. It also plans to spin off its unit that makes batteries for electric vehicles.