In Japan, Tesla Model 3 will go on sale (first deliveries) in the second half of 2019, though some think it might be delayed a bit.
Year 2018 is a record one for the Nissan LEAF in Japan, as the new LEAF is selling like hot cakes. However, demand seems to have stabilized now.
China and Japan strongly support the joint development of a unified next-gen ultra-fast charging standard by CEC and CHAdeMO.
Over the past years, Toshiba developed a new titanium niobium oxide – TiNb2O7 (TNO) composite anode, which could enable it to produce better SCiB batteries
In September 2018, Nissan sold in Japan 2,811 LEAFs (up 1,292% year-over-year). In the first nine months of 2018, sales amounted 21,502.
Nissan is expanding its e-share mobi car sharing service in Japan, which was launched in January 2018 with new LEAF and Note e-POWER.
Mitsubishi Motors launched the 2019 Outlander PHEV in Japan at prices from ¥3,939,840 to ¥5,090,040 (around $35,500 to $48,900), incl. consumption tax.
More than 2,000 Nissan LEAFs were sold In Japan last month, as second-generation attracts 75% more customers than year ago.
A recent report reveals that peak oil is expected to arrive around 2036 - just around the time when electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles are expected to...
In June, Nissan barely increased LEAF sales in Japan, which hopefully is not the early sign of saturation after nine months of the second-generation version...
Automotive industry is carefully watching changes on the market. The expansion of plug-in electric car segment makes new players interested in EV parts.
Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is trying to leverage research on solid-state batteries for electric cars.
There is more than 27,000 public charging spots available, but the sales of all-electric cars is not that high as we would expect.
Mitsubishi dealerships in Japan are gradually installing DENDO Drive Station that combines the CHAdeMO DC fast charger with Vehicle-to-Building (V2B) capability...
Range on the 10 tanks of hydrogen (600 liters working at 70 MPa nominal pressure) is probably comparable to conventional buses.
April is typically a slower month of the year in terms of volume of car sales in Japan, but less than 1,000 Nissan LEAFs sold is a surprise.
Developments of solid-state batteries to be accelerated in Japan through new government-funded program led by Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Evaluation...
Nissan announced that Japan will be the flagship market for the implementation of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision during the M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan.
Nissan LEAF sales in Japan remain strong. In March, 2,997 deliveries translated into 91% growth year-over-year. Almost 100,000 LEAFs have been delivered since 2010.
Nissan found second-life application for the used LEAF batteries that are now coming to the manufacturer in growing volume.
Nissan together with Ecosystem Japan launched special electricity offer for new LEAF owners in the Kanto region of Japan that includes free solar panels.