Japan's Island Paradise Expands EV Role in Eco-Tourism

The name Okinawa means “rope in the open sea,” and the island archipelago in southern Japan offers tropical beauty that lassos in more than 5 million tourists annually. Over the past year, the Japanese prefecture has offered a new lure for visitors: Nissan .. more

2012 Mitsubishi i Named #1 on American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Annual "Greenest Vehicles" List

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, (MMC), and the 2012 Mitsubishi i – the all-new North American relative to the i-MiEV 100% electric-powered vehicle (EV) – have taken the top spot on the coveted American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEE.. more

Nissan LEAF Rental Cars Powered by Location Based Services

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced it began providing location information of Nissan LEAF in a tourism campaign for Japanese professional baseball spring training camp in 2012, "Camploo - okinawa! Campaign 2012", organized by JTB Okinawa. With an ICT.. more

The Nissan LEAF Proves Slick in Wintry Test Drives in Northern Japan

Auto journalists put the all-electric Nissan LEAF through its paces on three powdery test courses in Shibetsu, Hokkaido, this week, in the freezing temperatures of northern Japan. Some 230 meters above sea level, media gathered to assess the LEAF’s driving per.. more

Toyota Engineering Society Develop TES-ERA EV Custom Coupe

Toyota Motor Corporation, has showcased a mind-boggling electric concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon. The TES-ERA EV, captivating and attractive at the first glimpse itself, is the culmination of work done by the Toyota Engineering Society, which consists mainly of.. more

MEMC Issues Statement to Clarify Its Solar Plans in Japan

MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.(NYSE: WFR) commented on various news articles and Internet reports regarding SunEdison's involvement in the Japan solar market. The company is aware of certain media reports during the past 24 hours regarding SunEdison'.. more

Nissan e-NV200 Concept Previews Future Affordable, Multi-Usage Zero Emissions Small Van

The innovative Nissan e-NV200 Concept, which makes it world debut at the 2012 North American Auto Show in Detroit, serves as more evidence of Nissan's leadership position in the zero-emission automotive industry. Based on the popular Nissan NV200 multi-usage ve.. more


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