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ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 10, 2018
Under visionary Shigenobu Nagamori, precision motor-maker Nidec sees EVs driving future profits
Since starting Nidec in 1973 in a tiny Kyoto shed with just three workers, Shigenobu Nagamori has built it into the world's top maker of precision motors and became one of Japan's most venerated business leaders.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 24, 2018
Japan aims to have all new passenger cars be electric by 2050: panel report
By 2050 the central government aims to have all new cars sold in Japan be electric or hybrid vehicles, an economy ministry panel said Tuesday, amid intensifying competition in the global shift to green cars.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 12, 2018
Toyota assists Indonesia in developing eco-friendly vehicles
Toyota Motor Corp. is cooperating with the Indonesian government to develop eco-friendly vehicles by lending Prius hybrid cars and other models to six major universities in the Southeast Asian country.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 27, 2018
Mitsubishi Motors to provide plug-in hybrid technology to Renault
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will provide its plug-in hybrid technology to Renault SA as part of their three-way alliance with Nissan Motor Co., a source said Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 11, 2018
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Toyota's EV parts factory in Hokkaido
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Toyota Motor Corp.'s electric-vehicle parts factory in Hokkaido on Friday, as the government of the world's second-biggest economy looks to promote eco-friendly EVs to curb air pollution.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 24, 2018
Volvo Trucks to share electric battery technology across brands
Volvo Trucks plans to share battery technology across its brands to tame development and production costs for the crucial but expensive component.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 9, 2018
Control of battery resources is key to EV leadership
The rush is on to discover the next generation technology to succeed the lithium-ion battery, and China is scrambling to take the lead.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 9, 2018
The ongoing electric vehicle war
The battle for industry supremacy has just begun.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 25, 2018
Plug wars: leading the charge in the battle for electric car supremacy
German carmakers hope a network of high-power charging stations they are rolling out with Ford will set an industry standard for plugs and protocols that will give them an edge over rival makers of electric vehicles.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 20, 2017
Chinese startup Nio to battle Tesla's Model X with electric SUV
Chinese startup Nio marked its entry last week into the world's biggest market for electric cars with a sport utility vehicle priced cheaper than Tesla Inc.'s Model X.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 13, 2017
Toyota and Panasonic boost alliance to develop batteries for electric vehicles and other green cars
Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. announced Wednesday that they will strengthen their alliance for developing batteries used in environmentally friendly cars, targeting the market for all-electric vehicles.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 28, 2017
Fuel-cell bet finds Toyota the odd carmaker out as electric vehicles surge along with charging infrastructure
Toyota Motor Corp., which has made a big bet on hydrogen-powered cars, is looking more isolated as industry rivals double down on plug-in electric vehicles as the dominant technology in the emerging post-fossil fuel era.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 22, 2017
Subaru to introduce all-electric vehicles in Japan by 2021
Subaru Corp. will introduce a series of all-electric cars in Japan as early as 2021, sources said, as competition intensifies between automakers looking to develop eco-friendly cars in response to stricter global emissions regulations.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 20, 2017
Tesla scares the rest of the auto industry
Most all of the major auto manufacturers have been frightened by Tesla into embracing hybrid and/or electric vehicles. Now Tesla has claimed the all-important speed crown.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 2, 2017
Tesla still in production 'hell' as factory issues delay Model 3: Musk
Tesla Inc. still hasn't figured out how to overcome manufacturing challenges that threaten its viability as an automaker, with glitches on the battery line pushing out production targets for the Model 3 sedan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 24, 2017
What electric vehicles portend for the future
The widespread use of electric vehicles would be good for the environment, but could be bad news for millions of workers in the automotive industry.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 24, 2017
Can EVs sow the seeds of Detroit's comeback?
Can Detroit win the race for future dominance in the e-vehicles market?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 18, 2017
Nissan admits improper safety inspections continued after president's public apology
Nissan Motor says that improper safety inspections performed by unauthorized staff continued at one of its assembly plants even after the scandal came to light last month.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 17, 2017
Tesla's former battery director joins high-tech farming startup Plenty
Tesla Inc.'s former director of battery technology has joined Plenty Inc. to lead the vertical farming startup's plan to build indoor growing rooms around the world.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 16, 2017
A world without exhaust pipes
The growing popularity of electric vehicles is set to curb one of the largest sources of global pollution, but consumption bias continues to impede many buyers' embrace of the technology.

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