Eco-car electric

Toyota Vitz Hybrid

New Toyota Vitz: Toyota adds hybrid grade for Japan with 34.4km/L

Along with its unveiling of the new Vitz with minor changes on January 12, Toyota also unveiled a hybrid grade.
Autonomous Driving Test Car using the Leaf as a Base (CES 2017)

CES 2017: Next Gen Nissan Leaf to be Shown in Near Future

On 5 January at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nissan made an announcement about the next generation of their Leaf model.


Honda delivers first Clarity Fuel Cell in the U.S.

Honda delivers Clarity Fuel Cell to first customers in the U.S.

On December 19, American Honda delivered its all-new Clarity Fuel Cell to its first customers the U.S.
Blue Energy's EHW5 lithium-ion battery

New and efficient EHW5 lithium-ion battery featured on all-new Honda Freed

The EHW5 lithium-ion battery produced and sold by Blue Energy, a joint venture between GS Yuasa and Honda Motor Company, is featured on the all-new Honda Freed and Freed+ hybrid models.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda offers Clarity Fuel Cell for lease in US for $369 per month

At the end of November, American Honda unveiled the lease pricing in the US for its new fuel cell vehicle, the Clarity Fuel Cell.
Arrival of first Honda Clarity Fuel Cell in Europe

Honda announces arrival of first Clarity Fuel Cell in Europe

On November 29, Honda Motor Europe announced its first Clarity Fuel Cells have arrived in Europe.
Nissan Leaf

Nissan's Europe EV sales total 75,000 in 5 years

On November 8, Nissan reported that its EV sales in Europe have reached a total of 75,000 units.
Mazda3 (2015 US model)

Mazda named most-efficient auto manufacturer for fourth consecutive year

Mazda Motor Corporation announced that for the fourth year in a row, it was named the top automobile manufacturer for adjusted fuel economy according to the Light-Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report for the 2015 model year, released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on November 2.
GS Yuasa's S-95 and K-42 idling stop car-use lead-acid batteries

New Nissan Serena to use GS Yuasa's latest IS lead-acid batteries

GS Yuasa has announced that the new Nissan Serena will use its latest S-95 and K-42 idling stop (IS) lead-acid batteries for car use.
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

New Subaru Hybrid to Hit the American Market

It appears that in the near future Subaru will be introducing a new model hybrid vehicle to the North American market.
New Toyota Prius PHV (Prius Prime in the US)

New Toyota Prius PHV gets top fuel economy in US with 56km/L

At the beginning of October, Toyota Motor Sales USA revealed the fuel economy performance of the new Prius PHV (called the Prius Prime in the US).
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda to release new Clarity Fuel Cell in the US at end of 2016

In early October, American Honda announced it will release the all-new Clarity Fuel Cell in the state of California at the end of 2016.
Nissan Rogue Hybrid

Nissan to establish first hybrid model for 2017 Rogue

Nissan North America has announced that it will establish a hybrid model for its 2017 Nissan Rogue.
EHW5 cell and module

New Honda NSX to use new lithium ion battery by Blue Energy and GS Yuasa

GS Yuasa and Honda subsidiary Blue Energy have announced that their new collaboratively developed and released EHW5 lithium ion battery will be loaded on the new Honda NSX.
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

Subaru discontinues Impreza XV hybrid, first mass market hybrid in US

It has come to light that the Subaru Impreza Hybrid's 2016 US model will be its last. It is called the XV Crosstrek Hybrid in the US and was introduced there in fall, 2013.
Nissan donates e-NV200's to two facilities in Fukushima Prefecture

2016 Paris Motor Show: Nissan CEO Ghosn says EV sales won't surpass diesel in Europe in next 10 years

On September 30, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke to Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche and assembled reporters in Paris about the spread of EV cars. He said that it would take more than ten years for EV sales to surpass diesel in Europe.
Nissan's newest BladeGlider concept

Video: Nissan’s newest BladeGlider electric sports car concept

A video of the Nissan BladeGlider’s latest prototype have been revealed on the Internet. This electric sports car concept was unveiled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 4.
Latest prototype of the Nissan BladeGlider

Nissan BladeGlider EV Powertrain Made By Williams Advanced Engineering

Nissan released their newest prototype, the concept car EV sports car BladeGlider, on 4 August in Brazil. The vehicle utilizes an EV powertrain produced by Williams Advanced Engineering in the UK.
Nissan BladeGlider Prototype

Is The Nissan Sport EV BladeGlider Targeting The Market?

Nissan released their newest prototype, the concept car EV sports car BladeGlider, on 4 August in Brazil. The car is attracting attention for several improved aspects of the vehicle not present on the model shown off 3 years ago that seem to be more attuned to the automotive market.
New Nissan Murano Hybrid

Nissan releases Murano hybrid for US market

In late July, Nissan North America unveiled the Murano Hybrid for the US market. The new Murano Hybrid made its world premiere at the Shanghai Motor Show in April, 2015. The Murano is Nissan's luxury crossover and its 3rd generation model was unveiled at the New York Motor Show in April, 2014. It was developed to set a new standard for the mid-ship engine crossover segment.
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