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Business Aug 14, 2018

Trucks and buses in Japan going electric

Japanese truck and bus makers are focusing more on the production of electric vehicles as the government pushes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. Hino Motors Ltd., a commercial vehicle arm of Toyota Motor Corp., plans to launch its first model of a large ...

Exports of used electric and hybrid vehicles surging

Business Aug 14, 2018

Exports of used electric and hybrid vehicles surging

Exports of used electric and hybrid vehicles are surging on the back of strong demand for Japanese-made eco-friendly vehicles abroad, partly reflecting growing awareness of environmental protection in emerging countries. But the trend may pose a problem in terms of recycling in Japan as exports ...

Nissan aims to double sales of Leaf EV in Japan

Business May 26, 2018

Nissan aims to double sales of Leaf EV in Japan

Nissan Motor Co. aims to sell some 40,000 units of its Leaf electric vehicle in Japan in the year to March 2019, double the previous year's level, Jiji Press has learned. The cumulative domestic sales of the Leaf, launched in 2010, stood at 100,000 units ...

Nissan to withdraw from diesel vehicle market in Europe

Business / Corporate May 7, 2018

Nissan to withdraw from diesel vehicle market in Europe

Nissan Motor Co. has decided to exit the diesel-powered vehicle market in Europe, according to sources. The Japanese automaker made the decision in light of strict environmental regulations in Europe, and aims to focus its resources on the development of electric vehicles, the sources said ...