Sanyo announced the upcoming construction of a new facility within its Kasai Plant, for the manufacture of hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. This plant is already a base for the..
Honda’s Insight, billed as the cheapest gas-electric hybrid on the market, ranked as the top-selling vehicle in Japan for April — the first time a hybrid has clinched that spot. Honda sold..
Toyota announced that the Japanese-market version of its third-generation ”Prius” gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle has achieved the best fuel efficiency in the world1 for a mass-produced vehicle, as measured using the 10-15 test..
Sharp has developed a new line-up of ten LED-based outdoor lighting products and will introduce them in succession into the Japanese market over the coming months. In addition to four solar-powered LED..
Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market Residential Solar Power Generation Systems Compatible with “Roofit Design” that adopt a new design system that enables efficient installation of photovoltaic modules on a wide..
Greentomatocars – the leader in green personal transport operations- and the Renault-Nissan Alliance are collaborating in the Partnership for Zero-Emission-Mobility, an initiative bringing electric mobility to the global markets. Through the launch..
The Japan Ministry of the Environment estimates that solar power production in Japan could rise to 55 times the current output by 2030, ministry officials said. By the ministry’s calculations, this could..
Japan has launched a satellite that will be used to observe the concentration distribution of greenhouse gases from space. The launch of the Ibuki satellite (also known by GOSAT – Greenhouse Gases..