Lexus has announced the BMW 4 Series-fighting RC coupe will soon be available with a downsized engine in Europe. Also found under the hood of the IS and the NX, the 2.0-liter turbo four makes 241 horsepower and 258 lb-ft. of torque.
After a very successful Indiegogo campaign for the YotaPhone 2, Yota Devices expected to ship the handset to backers in mid-August. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen production issues, the YotaPhone 2 will not launch in North America.
Hisense is about to increase its presence in the U.S., even if customers don't notice, as the Chinese company will acquire Sharp America in a deal worth $23.7 million that gives it full ownership of all "equity and assets" of Sharp's TV factory.
China-based company Huawei leapfrogged Microsoft in Q2 2015 to become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor, according to Strategy Analytics. The firm gained sales mostly at the expense of Microsoft, which saw weakness in its Lumia business.