Electric Delivery Trucks Hit Streets of Japan

Chiyoda Ward-based automotive research and development company Tokyo R&D is demonstrating its commitment to electric vehicles. As promised last year,

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Tesla Roadster vs. Porsche 911 Carrera – Electric Car Win (Video)

In the midst of a long weekend for many of our U.S. readers, I have one more reason for you to love electric cars. That reason is torque.

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Solar-Electric Blast From the Past – the Toyota 2000GT SEV (Video)

The Tokyo Auto Salon 2012 with NAPAC was held at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture (across the bay from Tokyo) on the auspicious day of Friday the 13th. One of the more fun projects at the show was a solar-electric […]

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Convert Your Truck? Japan Has A Kit For That

The ITOCHU Corporation and the Chiyoda Ward-based automotive research and development company Tokyo R&D Co., Ltd. are teaming up to demonstrate that electric passenger cars and electric trucks have astounding potential. The joint endeavor is supplying lithium ion and solar power generation systems aimed at trucks, which can be used not only as standard delivery vehicles but also as mobile sales centers and emergency power supplies.

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DIY Japan: EV Club Festival in Tsukuba Circuit

The Japanese EV Club (JEVC), an organization of enthusiasts, is holding its seventeenth annual EV Festival in Tsukuba Circuit on November 3rd in Tsukuba Circuit. The idea behind the event mirrors the EVC CON – attendees bring their own DIY conversions to show off and demonstrate.

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EVCCON 2011: The ePorsche

Porsches apparently make good electric cars – there were a number of them in Cape Girardeau last weekend, all silent as ghosts and sexy as hell in both the early afternoon sun and the late afternoon rain. My personal favorite of the bunch was the Cayenne SUV looming in between a 904, a 914, a 911, and a 356A Speedster.

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