Electric car

Mitsubishi EV Production to Move Up

December 6, 2011 / No Comments

As far as Mitsubishi  is considered, users of their vehicles shouldn’t be in a dilemma regarding the issue of when will the next cars from Mitsubishi launch. Mitsubishi President, Osamu Masuko said there won’t be any issues as they will be launching the Mirage EV as soon as possible and will be out for sale by 2013. In the course of ...

Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept is Greener and Sports an Aggressive Visage

December 2, 2011 / No Comments

Deciding to conquer hearts, Nissan has come up with a new and improved Leaf Nismo that is basically an eco friendly ride, but with highly equipped interiors and of course an aggressive look. The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC is designed and constructed as a real racing machine, starting with its full carbon fiber monocoque bodywork. The three-piece bodywork includes removable front ...

Mitsubishi Minicab-MiEV in Japan; Joins Hands with Suzuki

November 29, 2011 / No Comments

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is all set to launch their new MINICAB-MiEV minicar-class commercial electric vehicle on December 8th. This would be their second product in its next-generation EV lineup. This all electric car would feature 100-km (62-mile) and 150-km (93-mile) models. These models should be hitting the dealerships in Japan with a price tag ranging between ¥2,400,000 and ¥2,971,000, i.e., a ...

Nissan Boss Expects EV Demand to Touch 500,000 Mark by 2020

November 28, 2011 / No Comments

When it comes to EV demand, it looks like the world will want more of them in the coming years. At5 least, that is what Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn believes. Going by the way the Nissan Leaf has been garnering much support, we need to believe him. It is common knowledge that the sales of the Leaf continue to be constrained ...

BMW Lining Up Mobile Sales Force; Aims at i Brand Success

November 28, 2011 / No Comments

BMW seems to be more strategically planning for their upcoming years. We get to know that they have line up additional props in their existing marketing strategy. Since the sales are determined by the end users, it’s always a matter of concern to apply effectiveness for user's accessibility to support and services. BMW is going to make use of mobile ...

Daimler-BYD Concept Car to be Shown at Auto China 2012

November 23, 2011 / No Comments

Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. Ltd. (BDNT), a joint venture between Daimler and BYD, has announced their plans to introduce a concept car at the Auto China 2012. BDNT plans to launch the production model by 2013.  The first prototypes are already said to be under construction. Though much information is not available about this model, it is sure that ...

Chevy Volt Costs $78,000 in China, to Sell in 8 Cities

November 22, 2011 / No Comments

If any of you out there has thought Chevy Volt is too expensive in the US at $39,145, you need to know what it costs in China. GM’s halo car is ready to hit the market of eight cities in China for an asking price of RMB 498,000 (around $78,276). It almost means that you can buy two Chevy Volts in ...

Volkswagen eT! Concept Electric Delivery Van will Charm You

November 21, 2011 / No Comments

Have you ever imagined operating your car with a joy stick or a touchpad? Well it seems that the days are not far when you would be playing with such things. Wondering what we are talking about? Its about the new sensation eT!, Volkswagen’s latest van concept. They have partnered with the German Post Office and the University of ...

Qualcomm Set For Wireless EV Charging Trial

November 15, 2011 / No Comments

Qualcomm, which has acquired HaloIPT and along with it their famed electric vehicle wireless charging technology, will put to play the Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology in London. HaloIPT is one of the leading providers of wireless charging technology for EVs. Post-acquisition, members of the HaloIPT team have joined Qualcomm’s European Innovation Development group. As a part of the trial, ...

Daihatsu Green Models to Cast a Spell at Tokyo Motor Show

November 14, 2011 / No Comments

As the world waits eagerly for the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show, Daihatsu Motor Co is gearing  themselves up for exhibiting four concept cars and eight production vehicles, along with various technologies. One of their major attractions at the exhibit would be the D-X, a sports make featuring a two-cylinder engine with direct-injection turbo.  This model, which should be offering a driving ...