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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 Prius PHV

Toyota postpones release of new Prius PHV in Japan until this winter

Toyota announced that the new Prius PHV will be released this winter and not this fall as previously planned.
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.
Teaser image of the Mitsubishi Grand Tourer Concept

2016 Paris Motor Show: Mitsubishi to introduce new Grand Tourer Concept

On June 27, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it will unveil the Grand Tourer Concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show to held this September in France.
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.
The new Prius PHV which is slated for a fall release

Smart Community 2016: Attendees swarm around new Toyota Prius PHV

Toyota made the first Japan unveiling of the new Prius PHV at Smart Community Japan 2016. The new Prius is slated for a fall release.
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.
Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

Honda stops production of Accord PHV with total of 238 domestic leases to date

It has come to light that Honda has discontinued manufacture of its sole PHV, the Accord Plugin Hybrid, in March. It began leasing the model in Japan in June 2013 but sales failed to grow and now it is being discontinued.
The new and updated Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV attains 100,000-unit milestone in global sales

On May 19, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that its global sales of the Outlander PHEV have reached the 100,000-unit mark.
Many members of the press gathered at the event at 751D Park

2016 Beijing Motor Show: Toyota to sell Corolla and Levin PHVs in China from 2018

On April 24, the day before the opening of the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, Toyota held a special event at 751D Park outside of Beijing to introduce various new technologies and explain their future car construction to members of the press.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda to offer battery electric and plug-in hybrid options for new Clarity FCV

On April 21 in Detroit, Michigan, Honda Motor Company announced, “The upcoming Clarity Fuel Cell will be joined by two additional variants, the Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, launching in the US in 2017.”
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.
Toyota uBox

Toyota unveils uBox next-gen concept

Toyota Motor Corporation has unveiled the uBox Concept at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress and Exposition, which began on April 12 in Detroit, Michigan.
Canter E-Cell handover event

Germany becomes 2nd country to get Mitsubishi Fuso compact electric truck loan

On April 12, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus (MFTBC) announced that it has given five Canter E-Cell compact electric trucks to the city of Stuttgart and logistics company Hermes to use for one year.
Nissan IDS Concept at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

2016 Beijing Motor Show: Nissan IDS Concept points to its future vision for China

On March 29, Nissan's China subsidiary announced that the IDS Concept will make its China debut at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, which opens its doors April 25.
Nissan e-NV200

Nissan gives Tochigi Prefecture 3-year lease on e-NV200

On March 25, Nissan announce that it will lend an e-NV200 EV to Tochigi Prefecture.
All-new Toyota Prius PHV (American name: Prius Prime)

2016 New York Auto Show: All-new Prius PHV launch, has distinct design & 60km EV mode cruising range

Toyota unveiled the all-new Prius PHV at the 2016 New York Auto Show on March 23, 2016.It is set to be released in the market in 2016 as the Prius Prime in USA, and the all-new Prius PHV in Japan and Europe.
Upcoming Honda CR-V rendered sketch

Next generation Honda CR-V to make a comeback in Japan with a PHEV model

Honda released the latest information and a rendered sketch of the next generation CRV crossover SUV, which is a popular model in North America and Europe. There was a rumor that the current model will be the last to be sold because its facelifted model has not been released in Japan. However, in the latest information, it is said that it is highly probable that the next generation model will be released in Japan.