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ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Jan 27, 2023
India's embrace of electric vehicles spurs expectations of earlier fuel-demand peak
EV sales are picking up and investment in the production of new autos and energy infrastructure is accelerating in the nation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Jan 27, 2023
Lexus chief’s ascension comes at make-or-break moment for Toyota
Toyota surprised the market when it announced that Lexus President Koji Sato will take over from Akio Toyoda, the grandson of the venerable carmaker’s founder, effective April 1.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 20, 2023
Tesla uses profits as weapon in EV price war
Tesla, once one of the auto industry's biggest money losers, has over the past year built a commanding lead over most major rivals in profit per vehicle.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 17, 2023
Nissan and Renault on track to complete deal to revamp alliance
Final negotiations are under way for Renault to reduce its stake in the carmaker, and for Nissan to invest in Renault's planned electric-vehicle carve-out.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jan 14, 2023
‘I feel like I got duped': Tesla price drop angers current owners
The company's more expensive models took the biggest hit, with Model Y base prices down 20% to start at $53,000.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 14, 2023
French carmaker Renault offers concessions to strike Nissan deal
Nissan's independent board directors are due to meet early next week to consider several proposals by Renault, including reassurances on intellectual property concerns.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 14, 2023
Back to the future: Toyota sets sights on old-car upgrades in zero-emissions drive
In an eye-catching bid to show that cars can be clean while appealing to old-school car fans, Toyota has showcased eco-friendly versions of its 1980s sports range.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 13, 2023
Even with the electric car boom, the U.S. need for oil is climbing
U.S. consumption of fossil fuels is heading toward records — even amid the electric-car boom — and plastics are to blame.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 11, 2023
Suzuki looks to partner Toyota to learn how to make small EVs
Suzuki said it is learning EV and other technologies from Toyota with a goal to use that to develop cars that are more in line with its own products.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 5, 2023
Toyota plans to test liquid hydrogen car in 2023 endurance races
Toyota plans to enter a liquid-hydrogen-powered car in 2023 endurance races as part of its effort to produce vehicles powered by the environmentally friendly fuel.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 5, 2023
Sony-Honda EV alliance unveils Afeela brand and Qualcomm partnership
The first model under the Afeela brand is expected to be delivered in 2026 in North America and will be based on a prototype debuted at CES in Las Vegas.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 12, 2022
Toyota to outline three-year EV plan changes to suppliers
The leading Japanese automaker is expected to detail EV plan changes through early 2026.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 9, 2022
Electric minivehicle from Nissan and Mitsubishi named Japan Car of the Year
The micro EV, sold from June as the Sakura from Nissan and the eK X EV from Mitsubishi Motors, marked the first time for a minivehicle to win the award.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 7, 2022
EV battery-makers face emissions challenge, Panasonic unit head says
Customers are now adding carbon footprints as a measurement when assessing batteries, the senior executive said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 6, 2022
China's BYD to start selling EVs in Japan by early 2023
The world's largest EV-maker is stepping up its plan to either sell or make its cars available across major markets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 6, 2022
Nippon Steel and JFE may further boost output of niche steel for electric vehicles
Electrical steels have enhanced magnetic properties and help limit energy loss in EV motors, and are also used in power-generation equipment and mobile phones.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 2, 2022
Nissan CEO wants ‘grace period’ for Biden rules on EV subsidies
The Japanese company and other carmakers have been urging the White House to adopt a more flexible approach to subsidy eligibility in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 1, 2022
A greener ride: West Africans switch on to electric motorbikes
Local authorities also are encouraging the switch to electric in a bid to replace old, highly polluting motorcycles.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 26, 2022
In Washington, Macron to seek relief for Europe Inc. amid China competition
The elephant in the Oval Room will be the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act. Europeans say the massive subsidy package to U.S. manufacturers could deal a lethal blow to their industries.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Nov 24, 2022
In wake of natural disasters, EVs can come to the rescue
Even a rudimentary setup can keep refrigerators cool and power stovetops, lamps, fans and televisions.

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