Category Archives: EV

NEDO, Sharp, and Toyota Cooperate to Test High-efficiency Solar-power Prius PHV During Late July

published: 2019-07-18 9:30 | editor | category: News
Toyota's plug-in hybrid PHV (photovoltaic hybrid vehicle) might have an upgrade. Recently, Sharp, Toyota and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in Japan worked together on a new Prius PHV project. They upgraded the demo car to 34% ultra-high conversion efficiency PV panels. They plan for the demo car to go on public road trials by late July. ...  more

Akasol to Build a Major Battery Plant in the U.S.

published: 2019-07-09 15:00 | editor | category: News
German battery firm Akasol has announced plans to invest 2 million euros for the construction of a factory near Detroit to produce automotive batteries for electric trucks and buses. The factory’s projected annual capacity is estimated at around 400 MWh.  ...  more

New E-Scooter EC-05 Jointly Developed by Yamaha and Gogoro Will Be for Sale on August 1 With a Price Tag of NT$99,800

published: 2019-07-08 11:18 | editor | category: News
Ever since Gogoro Inc. and Yamaha Motor Taiwan Co. Ltd. announced that they formed a strategic partnership in 2018, consumers in Taiwan have been waiting in eager anticipation to see what sparks of innovation will come from the collaboration between the two companies. After months of speculations, Yamaha finally unveiled the EC-05, its first e-scooter jointly developed with Gogoro, at a press conference on June 27. ...  more