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Japan’s Robot Cars: Where’s this Road Going?

Optimus Prime, Hot Rod, and Ultra Magnus. These are all robot cars from the Transformers franchise rooted in early 1980s Japan. Somewhat disappointingly, here in realityland it looks like Japan’s real robot cars will have names like Ni[...]
Japan’s Robot Cars: Where’s this Road Going?

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Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)

The sophistication of car navigation systems in Japan is remarkable and continues to get better, with companies developing better and easier to use units, with additional fun features. Fujitsu group company, Fujitsu Ten, has introduced[...]
Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)
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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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Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Press Briefing – Toyota, Nissan, Honda

Interested in Hi-tech and Car? Wanted to come to Japan for this year Tokyo Motor Show but was stuck at the office? Don’t worry here you are a nice little recap video just for you! This Video is provided to you by DigInfo.tv, Akih[...]
Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Press Briefing – Toyota, Nissan, Honda

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Nissan 2-seat EV gets a test field

Nissan has just obtained green light from the minister’s cabinet to proceed with the open road testing. This testing will be done in Yokohama, where Nissan will try to evaluate the impact of a small 2-seat EV car. Nissan is also [...]
Nissan 2-seat EV gets a test field
Nissan 2-seat EV gets a test field

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Nissan Unveils New Power Supply System Through Nissan LEAF

Nissan today unveiled a system which enables electricity to be supplied from the lithium-ion batteries installed in Nissan LEAF to ordinary households, as part of its comprehensive efforts toward the realization of a zero-emission soci[...]
Nissan Unveils New Power Supply System Through Nissan LEAF
Nissan Unveils New Power Supply System Through Nissan LEAF

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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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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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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
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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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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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Nissan ESFLOW, a real Sport Electric 370Z?

Sure the Nissan Leaf is an exciting little car, but does not strike us a the most exciting way to drive clean, so the good guys at Nissan decided to create the ESFLOW concept, a Nissan 370Z like Leaf built to both save the world and gi[...]
Nissan ESFLOW, a real Sport Electric 370Z?
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[EV Expo] Miluira the Takayanagi EV Retro Car

Introduced last December, the Miluira is Takayanagi first commercial EV Car, and like most Japanese Electric Vehicles, the Miluira was introduced for the first time to the public at this year EV Expo. Now I remember that I have been qu[...]
[EV Expo] Miluira the Takayanagi EV Retro Car
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Takayanagi now accepting orders for its Miluira Retro EV Car in Japan

Announced at 6.3 Million Yen and schedule to be ship as early as March 2011, the Miluira is Takayanagi first commercial 1 person EV car (Electric Vehicle). Only capable to accommodate one person the Miluira comes also in a rather unapp[...]
Takayanagi now accepting orders for its Miluira Retro EV Car in Japan
Takayanagi now accepting orders for its Miluira Retro EV Car in Japan

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The Recap – What you may have missed this Week

Week of November 29 to December 5 2010 It’s winter time. Take a break. Play with your playstation’s move and take the warm mouse. And if you have enough energy, read the week recap. 1.Move with Sony but also with Microsoft&[...]
The Recap – What you may have missed this Week

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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[...]
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Nissan Introduces The One Piece Car

Today I went to a joint press conference by Nissan and Fuji TV in Odaiba, where the two companies unveiled the result of their latest collaboration: the One Piece car, also known as Thousand Serena. The car itself is a typical Nissan m[...]
Nissan Introduces The One Piece Car
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The Recap – What you may have missed this Week

Week of November 1st to 7, 2010 You want to be an Ecolo ? Buy Nissan Zero (coming soon). You are water bro, buy camera photo. Tired of rhyme with o. Read The Recap of AkihabaraNews. Go ! 1.Video via Internet , oops, only for 130ft. 2 Y[...]
The Recap – What you may have missed this Week
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[Hands-On] Konami ROAD FIGHTERS, The Next Gen 3D Arcade cabinet is now waiting for you!

Announced in Japan last September the ROAD FIGHTERS arcade game is Konami first commercial Next generation Arcade Cabinet and Arcade Game using 3D Technology. Strong from their success at AOU 2010 with Metal Gear Arcade 3D, and using t[...]
[Hands-On] Konami ROAD FIGHTERS, The Next Gen 3D Arcade cabinet is now waiting for you!
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Nissan announces new two-seater Concept EV in Japan

The Leaf is yet available to the market that Nissan is already showing off its future EV concept with today’s new “Zero-Emission” Mobility concept. Being a two-seater, the new concept will ideally fit the needs of modern urban citizen [...]
Nissan announces new two-seater Concept EV in Japan
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NEXCO West & Nissan: New Technology Warns Drivers That They’re Driving the Wrong Way

The West Nippon Expressway Company (which manages highways in west Japan) and Nissan Motor Company announced the fruits of their twenty-two-month collaborative project to “develop roadway information provider technologies using I[...]
NEXCO West & Nissan: New Technology Warns Drivers That They’re Driving the Wrong Way
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[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World

Since the past several years, Nissan is the only Japanese car manufacturer to attend and display its latest technology at CEATEC. While this year was not really the best ever for CEATEC or for its exhibitors, NISSAN however introduce a[...]
[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World
[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World

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