The Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, Korea has developed a driverless car. The single-seater electric vehicle can get to destinations without human intervention using sensors, cameras, and the GPS system. The institute..
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Toyota will be testing electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Aichi Prefecture from November 1 until March 15, 2015. The tests will involve standard chargers for use with vehicles such as plug-in hybrid..
Henry Ford’s assembly line famously transformed the automobile industry in the 20th century – and a new company is hoping to bring about a similar revolution in the 21st, with its recently..
Engineers at Honda Motor, Japan are working on an electric vehicle that would drive itself into a home carport, where its battery would be recharged wirelessly. Testing of the autonomous technology got..
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..
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..