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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.
The all-new Auris Hybrid

Toyota’s hybrid sales up 44% to over 140,000 units in Europe; 2016 first-half results

On July 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced its 2016 first-half (January to June) sales results for hybrid vehicles in Europe. According to these results, overall sales grew by a significant 44% to 145,160 units.
Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf sales up nearly 60% in January to May

Sales of Nissan's Leaf EV have been particularly favorable in Norway. On June 24, Nissan Europe published its sales figures for January to May 2016 and reported 58.7% year-on year growth with 2,450 units sold.
Nissan Leaf (US model)

Nissan Leaf, the only Japanese EV in demand in the US; May results

The sales results for the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i-MiEV in the US market for May 2016 have been announced by the respective automakers.
Nissan e-NV200

Nissan reduces prices for e-NV200 with entry-level model available from 3,030,000 yen

On June 1, Nissan Motor Company announced that it will reduce its manufacturer’s suggested retail prices for the e-NV200 electric commercial van in Japan.
Toyota Prius

Toyota total hybrids sold hits 9M just one year after hitting 8M

Toyota announced that it has surpassed the 9,000,000 sales mark for its hybrid models worldwide as of the end of April 2016 with a grand total of 9,014,000 hybrids sold.
The 2016 Nissan Leaf

Nissan’s EV sales up 45% to 7,500 units in Europe for fiscal 2015

On January 26, Nissan Europe announced its results of electric vehicle (EV) sales in Europe for the 2015 fiscal year (April 2015 – March 2016). According to these results, overall sales grew by a significant 45% from the previous year to approximately 7,500 units, resulting in a surplus for the fourth consecutive year.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: Developer says next step is to reduce cost

Discussing the new Clarity Fuel Sell FCV, Honda developer Kiyoshi Shimizu said that the next step would be, "to set a price that's easy on the consumer."
Ceremony to commemorate delivery of Lexus' one-millionth hybrid (NX300h)

Lexus delivers its one-millionth hybrid in Italy

On April 12, Lexus announced that it had reached a total of one million hybrid sales and it held a ceremony to commemorate delivery of its one-millionth hybrid.