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Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

Nichicon is planning to begin sales of the Vehicle to Home System “EV Power Station” in July. This system enables the user to draw power from a large-capacity battery in an electric vehicle and use it in the home after bein[...]
Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

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Nissan Adds New Features to the 2012 Leaf in the US

Nissan announced last week in the US its new 2012 Leaf with improved features and, unfortunately a higher price as well. On sales starting from today, your new leaf will pack from standard a cold weather package with a battery warmer a[...]
Nissan Adds New Features to the 2012 Leaf in the US

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Kia unveils its new Naimo Electric Concept at Seoul Motor Show today!

Kia just released this morning at Seout Motor Show its new Electric Concept the Maimo. The Kia Naimo electric concept car combines Korean heritage with innovative modern features. Taking its name from the Korean word “Ne-mo”[...]
Kia unveils its new Naimo Electric Concept at Seoul Motor Show today!
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[EV Expo] EC-03, the Class Zero-Emission Electric Bike

Yamaha’s EC-03 is not the newest kind in town, but it was the first time for us to see this baby in the flash! Introduced for the first time in July 2020, the EC-03 features a new high energy density 50V lithium-ion battery manufacture[...]
[EV Expo] EC-03, the Class Zero-Emission Electric Bike
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Japan Post to Import Italian Electric Bikes for Delivery Routes?

The deadtree Asahi and Nikkei newspapers reported last month on Japan Post’s decision to import Italian-made electric motorcycles to deploy on their postal delivery routes. This follows a 2008 decision and announcement that the r[...]
Japan Post to Import Italian Electric Bikes for Delivery Routes?

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Geeky Electric Hand Warmers: A Mix of Two Japanese Traditions

Japan, famous for electric hand warmers and all things geeky, is home to Takara Tomy Arts, who have come up with electric hand warmers called E-Kairo printed with famous fictional characters from TV, movies, and Japanese pop culture. T[...]
Geeky Electric Hand Warmers: A Mix of Two Japanese Traditions
Geeky Electric Hand Warmers: A Mix of Two Japanese Traditions

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Nissan Leaf launch date announced

Today Nissan hosted a press conference during which they revealed the start of sales’ date for their newest electric sensation, the Leaf. This condensed piece of technology will be available throughout Japan on December 20th, our[...]
Nissan Leaf launch date announced
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Electric Bicycles for Art Festival Visitors

Teshima, a 14.4 square km Kagawa prefecture island with a population of just over 1,000, sees tourists and visitors spike in the late summer with its hosting of an art festival held once every three years since 2000. To combat the traf[...]
Electric Bicycles for Art Festival Visitors

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Suzuki & Sanyo’s New Electric Scooter

Suzuki Motor Corporation announced today the completion of their new concept electric scooter, the e-Let’s, based on their Let’s4 Basket scooter product. The scooter will now enter the testing phase, on public roads, and da[...]
Suzuki & Sanyo’s New Electric Scooter
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Yamaha releases the EC-03, a 50cc License Class Zero-Emission Electric bike

Unveiled at 2009 Tokyo Motor Show as a concept, the EC-03 from Yamaha is now a reality. Our little Electric bike model features a new high energy density 50V lithium-ion battery manufactured by SANYO Electric and can achieves a running[...]
Yamaha releases the EC-03, a 50cc License Class Zero-Emission Electric bike
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SANYO Releases New “eneloop bike” Electric Hybrid Bicycle

Eneloop bikes are not something new over at Sanyo, however, today’s hybrid bicycles sports a pretty impressive enhancement, with a world first in the industry, indeed while before your could only recharge your bicycle battery riding do[...]
SANYO Releases New “eneloop bike” Electric Hybrid Bicycle
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Mitsubishi’s new Upscalling technology turns your HD video into 4K2K wonders

Mitsubishi demonstrated today in Japan its new 4K2K upscaling technology for full HD content. According to Mitsubishi Electric, thanks to a new upscaling algorithm and software, they are now capable of uscaling your Full HD videos into[...]
Mitsubishi’s new Upscalling technology turns your HD video into 4K2K wonders

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Sanyo add 5 new colors to its CY-SPA226A Eneloop Bike

Available for quite some time now, the CY-SPA226A from Sanyo receives today a little upgrade with 5 more colors, and a new luggage carrier capable of supporting up to 22kg. Finally, Sanyo also revised its electric bike engine with 2 ad[...]
Sanyo add 5 new colors to its CY-SPA226A Eneloop Bike
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Mitsubishi Electric’s New 23” Diamondcrystal WIDE

Here’s the RDT231WM-X, Mitsubishi Electric’s latest 23” monitor featuring an IPS panel with a 3.8ms response time (GTG), Full HD resolution (1920×1080), a 5000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and a 300cd/m2 brightness. It ha[...]
Mitsubishi Electric’s New 23” Diamondcrystal WIDE

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Yamaha Leading the Way in EV Vehicles

Toyota is number one and a leader when it comes to hybrid cars and others, including Nissan, are catching up with their EV vehicles… But rest assured, companies that usually get more involved in the two wheel world, like Yamaha, also s[...]
Yamaha Leading the Way in EV Vehicles
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Thanko’s New Always-ready USB Electric Razor

Whatever the situation is, if you’re close to a PC or device capable of recharging things via USB, you can now always be perfectly shaved thanks to Thanko’s latest USB rechargeable electric razor (35 minutes of battery life[...]
Thanko’s New Always-ready USB Electric Razor
Thanko’s New Always-ready USB Electric RazorThanko’s New Always-ready USB Electric Razor

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Better Place Targets Tokyo Taxis for Battery Switch Application.

Better Place which became popular in Japan a couple of months ago with Nissan who announced swappable batteries for EV cars, announced yesterday their plan to offer the same things on 60,000 taxis across Tokyo by January 2010! Very int[...]
Better Place Targets Tokyo Taxis for Battery Switch Application.

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Hitachi’s New Rotary Casanova Electric Shaver…

We rarely talk about electric shavers here at Akihabara News, but the new Hitachi RN-GX10 series, available in both Black and Silver and its unique design… What do you think? 43% Hand Razor 35% Electrical Shaver 7% Axe 6% Don’t S[...]
Hitachi’s New Rotary Casanova Electric Shaver…

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Mitsubishi Electric’s New Full HD Video Projector

Behold the LVP-HC6800, a movie oriented video projector with 1920×1080 video resolution, 1300lm brightness and a 20000:1 contrast ration (Diamond Black Iris). It features a 10 Bit Reon-VX chipset offering what Mitsubishi announced[...]
Mitsubishi Electric’s New Full HD Video Projector
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Kanagawa Prefecture, Isuzu, Toshiba, Tpeco and Keio University Working on the Next EV Bus

It’s about time someone in Japan decided to step forward and begin working on a soon to be released (2012) EV (Electric Vehicle) bus . With a first prototype to be launched and ready to test in 2010, the folks (cited above) are w[...]
Kanagawa Prefecture, Isuzu, Toshiba, Tpeco and Keio University Working on the Next EV Bus

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Carbon Fiber and Folding Bike, Here’s Sanyo’s Latest Eneloop Bike

The Eneloop brand is one Sanyo’s most impressive and again today they are amazed us with two new Eneloop bikes, two world’s first (in consumer electric bikes). The most impressive of both is without a doubt the CY-SPK227, t[...]
Carbon Fiber and Folding Bike, Here’s Sanyo’s Latest Eneloop Bike
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BH-BB01… Panasonic’s Latest Multipurpose Electric Brush

Seriously, this is the ultimate cleaning tool in Japan, the BH-BB01… A 1.13m long electric cleaning brush for bathtubs… or toilets if you’re lazy but don’t expect us to take a bath in your house anytime soon if you it for cleanin[...]
BH-BB01… Panasonic’s Latest Multipurpose Electric Brush
BH-BB01… Panasonic’s Latest Multipurpose Electric Brush

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