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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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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Eight-Wheels All-Electric Bus Tested in Japan, Not Ready for Public Roads…Yet

All manner of electric vehicles are in development – scooters, cars, buses, you name it. Keio University in Tokyo has been playing with electric buses. Their prototype was inspected on March 17th this year, and it’s been out on campus roads since April 20th. It still hasn’t made it to public roads though.

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