Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi jointly established a new company, Nippon Charge Service, LLC, on May 26 to promote the installation of chargers for electric-powered vehicles (PHVs, PHEVs, and EVs). The goal..
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Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle – the e-NV200 in Barcelona. The Nissan plant in Barcelona will be the global production site for this ground-breaking zero-emission vehicle, which..
Toyota to begin testing of wireless battery charging system for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles
Toyota will begin verification testing of its newly developed wireless battery charging system for vehicles with an electrified powertrain, such as plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, in late February in Aichi Prefecture,..
Japanese research team aims for battery-powered airplanes carrying four to six passengers in 5 years
A group including Kyushu University, Yaskawa Electric and Ryokeiso is planning test flights of quiet and environmentally friendly electric airplanes — not the toy radio control type, but aircraft ready to carry..
The theme of the Yamaha Motor booth for the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 is Revs your Heart and it offers a chance for visitors to experience the growing world of personal..
The electric vehicle sharing service Choimobi, which started in Yokohama, Japan for a year-long trial on Oct. 11, is proving a hit. In the first month, the number of people who registered..
Honda today unveiled the MC-β, a new micro-sized short-distance EV commuter developed in consideration of the vehicle categories for micro-sized mobility products that are currently being discussed under the initiative of the..
Today a sketch was released of the Honda FCEV Concept in advance of its debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 20. The concept model expresses a potential styling..
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi to provide financial assistance to installers of charging stations for electric vehicles in Japan
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi have agreed on the details of specific financial assistance they will provide to installers of charging stations for electric vehicles (PHVs, PHEVs, and EVs). Electric vehicles are..
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 100,000th zero-emission car to American graduate student Allison Howard. Howard, who became an owner of Nissan LEAF earlier this month and drives the car to Kennesaw..