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Toyota Etios, The First True Indian Japanese Car

Introduced last December in India in its sedan version as well as in Japan for the press, the Etios is the first Toyota car that has been size made for the Indian market and produced locally. Sure an Indian Toyota Car may not the sexie[...]
Toyota Etios, The First True Indian Japanese Car
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Nissan and 4R Energy Develop new EV Charging System

Nissan and 4R Energy Corporation announced that the two companies have developed a charging system for electric vehicles that combines a solar power generation system with high-capacity lithium-ion batteries. Testing of this new chargi[...]
Nissan and 4R Energy Develop new EV Charging System

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Toyota Prius PHV x Neon Genesis Evangelion

The Toyota Group’s Toyota Marketing Japan in collaboration with Evangelion and the town of Hakone hosted an event in which the former Sengokuhara Middle School in Hakone was made to resemble the Tokyo-3 No. 1 Middle School attend[...]
Toyota Prius PHV x Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Toyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety System

Toyota aims to reduce traffic accidents through the use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), has developed an onboard navigation system compatible with the vehicle-infrastructure cooperative Driving Safety Support System (DSSS) sche[...]
Toyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety System
Toyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety System

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Mitsubishi upgrade its i-MiEV EV car with now improved range

Mitsubishi announced yesterday in Japan that it has now upgraded its i-MiEV EV Car by declining it in two trim with the entry level M announced at 2,6 Million yen and the high-end model the G announced at 3.8 Mil;ion Yen. While both mo[...]
Mitsubishi upgrade its i-MiEV EV car with now improved range
Mitsubishi upgrade its i-MiEV EV car with now improved rangeMitsubishi upgrade its i-MiEV EV car with now improved rangeMitsubishi upgrade its i-MiEV EV car with now improved range

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SANYO and Yokohama hit all-time best record at Pikes Peak

SANYO announced that the EV racing car powered by SANYO Lithium-ion battery system has hit an all-time record for electric vehicles (EV) for the second consecutive year at the hill-climbing motor sports race, “2011 PIKES PEAK INTERNATI[...]
SANYO and Yokohama hit all-time best record at Pikes Peak

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Toyota develops low-priced EV charging stand

Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Media Service showed their jointly developed G-Station, a charging stand for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, at the Smart Grid Exhibition 2011. G-Station verifies and communicates via a non-con[...]
Toyota develops low-priced EV charging stand

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Toyota to Show New GRMN Hybrid Concept at Nürburgring

Toyota will show the “GRMN (GAZOO Racing tuned by MN2) SPORTS HYBRID Concept II”, a convertible mid-ship gasoline-electric hybrid concept, at the 39th Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race to be held near Nürburg, Germany, fro[...]
Toyota to Show New GRMN Hybrid Concept at Nürburgring
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Build-up your Own “JAMAIS CONTENTE” EV Replica just for the fun of it

Schedule to be put on the market within this year at a price yet disclosed this the JEVC or Japan EV Club demonstrated at Tokyo Smart Grid Exhibition a DIY EV replica of the French first super car the “JAMAIS CONTENTE” that was the fir[...]
Build-up your Own “JAMAIS CONTENTE” EV Replica just for the fun of it
Build-up your Own “JAMAIS CONTENTE” EV Replica just for the fun of itBuild-up your Own “JAMAIS CONTENTE” EV Replica just for the fun of itBuild-up your Own “JAMAIS CONTENTE” EV Replica just for the fun of itBuild-up your Own “JAMAIS CONTENTE” EV Replica just for the fun of it

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Waseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid Exhibition

Waseda and Phira Design’s P70T is not a new car per se and has been introduced back in 2009 during the latest Tokyo Motor Show. Still many never heard about this concept and while visit this week Smart Grid Exhibition we could not resi[...]
Waseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid Exhibition
Waseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid ExhibitionWaseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid ExhibitionWaseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid ExhibitionWaseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid ExhibitionWaseda and Phiaro Design P70T Conch land at Tokyo Smart Grid Exhibition

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Honda Releases the Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid

Honda has released the new wagon-style compact car Fit Shuttle, which was delayed due to effects from the Tohoku Earthquake. The gasoline model starts at 1.61 million yen and the hybrid model at 1.81 million yen. The Fit Shuttle Hybrid[...]
Honda Releases the Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid

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Nissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV Charger

Nissan and the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) today announced a joint trial operation of a roadside service vehicle equipped with a charger to assist electric vehicles (EVs) which run out of battery power. The trial service commence[...]
Nissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV Charger
Nissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV ChargerNissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV ChargerNissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV ChargerNissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV ChargerNissan and JAF to Test Roadside Service Vehicle With EV Charger

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Gazoo Racing unleashes race-prepped Lexus CT hybrid at Nürburgring

Sure Lexus’s CT200h is a hell of a hot hatchback, and its Hybrid powertrain is quite sexy, but frankly speaking I have drove “faster” cars in my life, but then again who’s said that Nothing can be improved? And this is exactly what the[...]
Gazoo Racing unleashes race-prepped Lexus CT hybrid at Nürburgring
Gazoo Racing unleashes race-prepped Lexus CT hybrid at NürburgringGazoo Racing unleashes race-prepped Lexus CT hybrid at Nürburgring

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Sanyo and Yokohama Rubber to team up in Pikes Peak race June 26

Today Sanyo announced that its lithium-ion batteries will be used in the Yokohama Rubber electric vehicle (EV) operated by “Team Yokohama EV Challenge” for the upcoming 89th annual hill-climbing motor sports race, the ̶[...]
Sanyo and Yokohama Rubber to team up in Pikes Peak race June 26
Sanyo and Yokohama Rubber to team up in Pikes Peak race June 26

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Pioneer integrates iOS into your automobile with AppRadio

Pioneer recently unveiled its latest innovation, the AppRadio, which they said is the first in-vehicle product designed to utilize the processing power, storage capacity, network connectivity and apps of the iPhone and iPod touch (runn[...]
Pioneer integrates iOS into your automobile with AppRadio
Pioneer integrates iOS into your automobile with AppRadio

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First Video of Nissan Stunning LEAF Nismo RC

This my friends is the EV you always dreamed of driving! Announced by Nissan last April, the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC is the sportier version of your good old LEAF. Capable to reach naught to sixty in 6.82 seconds (0 to 100km/h) the Leaf N[...]
First Video of Nissan Stunning LEAF Nismo RC

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Toyota to Add Wrong-way Driving Alert to Navigation Systems

Toyota announced that it will add a function to its onboard navigation systems that gives on-screen and voice alerts to wrong-way drivers. Jointly developed with Aisin AW Co., Ltd. and Denso Corporation, the function monitors vehicle d[...]
Toyota to Add Wrong-way Driving Alert to Navigation Systems

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SIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EV

Early April SIM-Drive announced that its newly developed SIM-Lei electric car reached 333km of range on a single charge! Also when we learned that the company will be attending an exhibition at Tokyo Bight Sight last week we could not [...]
SIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EV
SIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EVSIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EVSIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EVSIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EVSIM-Drive’s General Manager Masahiro Waragai gives us personal guided tour its Company SIM-Lei EV

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Toyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next year

Barely a month after our first test drive of Toyota’s Prius A prototype, Toyota invited us today to the official launch of its new Seven Seater known overseas Prius V in North America and Prius + In Europe. So what’s new here? Well act[...]
Toyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next year
Toyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next yearToyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next yearToyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next yearToyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next yearToyota launch its new 7 Seater Prius A in Japan today and expect to ship it later next year

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Nissan introduces Nismo Racing Leaf… The Japanese first real Sport EV

The company who gave us the Nissan GT-R is now on the track to release another road monster with this Leaf Nismo RC a racing based version of the actual Leaf EV. Made for stunning performances this Leaf Nismo RC does not comes however [...]
Nissan introduces Nismo Racing Leaf… The Japanese first real Sport EV
Nissan introduces Nismo Racing Leaf… The Japanese first real Sport EV

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Microsoft and Toyota Bringing cloud together to cars

Both the Software Giant Microsoft and the Car Giant Toyota announced yesterday their partnership to invest a Billion Yen in order to bring telematics to futures Toyota cars thanks to Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Platform. This telemat[...]
Microsoft and Toyota Bringing cloud together to cars

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Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept To Make World Debut at 2011 New York International Auto Show

The LF-Gh, which stands for Lexus Future Grand Touring Hybrid, sets out to redefine the premium grand touring sedan, and good lord those teasing pictures seems promising! Through this exercise, the definition of L-Finesse, the marque’s[...]
Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept To Make World Debut at 2011 New York International Auto Show
Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept To Make World Debut at 2011 New York International Auto ShowLexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept To Make World Debut at 2011 New York International Auto Show

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