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 ...

Tokyo Motor Show to Steal Hearts with Suzuki Small Eco-friendly Vehicles

November 10, 2011 / No Comments

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association is gearing up for 42nd Tokyo Motor Show which will take place at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center from December 2 to 11.  Suzuki,, which focuses on meeting contemporary needs, offering new kinds of value, and delivering genuine pleasure to customers, will feature their new line up of automobiles and motorcycles at this ...

Suzuki Going Electric with Every Van

July 18, 2011 / 1 Comment

Suzuki is also thinking of going electric, at last. The idea may have just occurred to Suzuki after the launch of the rival ‘Mitsubishi’s electric Minicab i-MiEV’. Though a bit late, Suzuki’s electric plan is one good sign of things to come. Suzuki, however, doesn’t seem to be in a hurry. They have reportedly started experimenting with the battery-powered Every Van ...

Sanyo Unveils New Factory for Lithium-Ion Batteries for Eco-Friendly Vehicles

August 3, 2010 / No Comments

Sanyo Electric Co has announced the completion of its new factory for the lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries for eco-friendly vehicles in its Kasai Plant in Japan. The effort goes in line with the trend toward conservation of the environment. The Sanyo move is seen as boosting the development of rechargeable batteries for eco-friendly vehicles.

Suzuki Commmits to Environmentally Friendly Cars, Quits World Rally Championship

December 16, 2008 / No Comments

Suzuki Motor Corp of Japan has made a decision between spending upwards of $50 million a year to participate in the World Rally Championships for the sake of name recognition or spend that money on Research & Development to make more environmentally friendly cars. The decision is in favor of producing more environmentally friendly cars! Hats off to Suzuki for taking the ...