Jul 8, 2014

Toyota mulling raising prices in emerging markets

Toyota Motor Corp. is considering raising vehicle prices in emerging markets to offset the impact of weakening local currencies, according to a source. Depreciating currencies in Brazil and other growth markets on the back of the tapering of U.S. monetary stimulus are eating into ...

Hitachi devises tablet-controlled one-man EV for elderly

Mar 15, 2013

Hitachi devises tablet-controlled one-man EV for elderly

Hitachi Ltd. has developed a one-seater electric vehicle to aid senior citizens and people with mobility disabilities. The vehicle’s course and transport time can be programmed via map-loaded tablet PC. It can only be used on sidewalks. To detect bumps and uneven sections on ...