Struggling Japanese airbag maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in a Tokyo court, following massive recalls of its products around the world. The decision came at a board meeting held today…
Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium (TARC) has developed a two-seat electric vehicle (EV) with body made by using a 3D printer. The two-seat electric vehicle equipped with a 6.6kWh lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery can..
Hyundai Motor today unveiled the latest vehicle in its expanding line-up of stylish SUVs, the Kona compact SUV. With a strong, impactful design and uncompromised individuality, the Kona is designed to appeal..
Suzuki unveiled the DF350A flagship outboard, which has realized horsepower of 350PS, the maximum output in Suzuki’s lineup of outboards. Suzuki Dual Prop System is adopted for the first time on Suzuki..
Korea develops high-tech driver monitoring system to prevent major car accidents resulting from sleepy bus drivers
The Korea Transport Safety Authority (TS) has developed a high-tech driver monitoring system to prevent major car accidents resulting from sleepy bus drivers. The high-tech driver monitoring system detects abnormal maneuvers and..
DENSO today announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. Starch-derived bio-PCs have higher surface hardness, better optical..
This Lamborghini is on display at Art Fair Tokyo at Tokyo International Forum on Friday. The theme of this year’s fair is Art is Alive: Getting Closer to Art, Art Getting Closer…
Nissan and City of Yokohama announces Car sharing service featuring Nissan’s ultra-compact electric vehicle in Japan
Nissan and the City of Yokohama today introduced a round-trip car sharing service today featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, Choimobi Yokohama, enables users who register..
Mitsubishi Electric announced today that it has developed a working model of an ultra-compact silicon carbide (SiC) inverter for hybrid electrical vehicles (HEVs) that is believed to be the world’s smallest SiC..
Toshiba SIP series of SCiB lithium-ion rechargeable batteries for AGV retains 80% of capacity even after 10 years’ use
Toshiba today announced the latest addition to its SCiB line-up of innovative lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, the SIP series of modules for automated guided vehicles (AGV) and other types of industrial equipment. AGV..