Aug 30, 2017

Japan consortium pioneers electric bus system in Malaysia

An experimental electric bus system has been introduced in Malaysia's administrative capital to reduce carbon emissions, in a demonstration project sponsored by a Japanese consortium of public and private partners. The system uses a fleet of eight buses capable of running for 30 kilometers on ...

Toyota to test mini EV-sharing service at Thai university

/ Aug 7, 2017

Toyota to test mini EV-sharing service at Thai university

Toyota Motor Corp. will test a car-sharing service in Thailand using its mini electric vehicle model from December. It is believed to be the first attempt to provide an environmentally friendly transportation solution in an emerging country facing urban air pollution. Ten one-passenger EVs will be ...

/ Aug 3, 2017

NEC mull exit from EV battery business

NEC Corp. might pull out of its lithium-ion battery business for electric vehicles by selling its battery electrode subsidiary to a Chinese investment fund, sources close to the matter said Thursday. The electronics giant is apparently planning to sell NEC Energy Device to Chinese group ...