Tag: EV

A public recharging station in Nagoya

4 automakers collaborate to expand recharging network in Japan

Motorists today think nothing of driving from Malaysia to England or anywhere around the world because they know that wherever they travel through, there is likely to be some place to refuel their vehicle. The network of refuelling stations, small and big, and the widespread availability of petrol and diesel […]

BMW i3

BMW i3

The wait is over: since February 2011, BMW has been talking about a new sub-brand for its zero-emission model line and tonight, in Beijing (and New York and London), the carmaker has launched the first of its BMW i cars – the i3. This is the forerunner of a range […]

ZEOD RC – world’s fastest all-electric racing car

ZEOD RC – world’s fastest all-electric racing car

While Toyota and Honda have established leadership in hybrid vehicles, Nissan is clearly intent on being the leader in electric vehicles (EVs). It is pushing the envelope in the technological development and one sign of advancement is that the company can now produce running examples of high-performance EVs. Today, Nissan […]

FEN sets up fourth EV recharging station at shopping centre

FEN sets up fourth EV recharging station at shopping centre

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of motoring; using powerplants that run on electricity, they emit no pollutants and are not a drain on fossil fuels (though there is a view that generating electricity still requires fossil fuel).  However, current technology is not advanced enough that an EV can go […]

Venucia aims to be No.1 in EVs in China

Venucia aims to be No.1 in EVs in China

Venucia, Nissan’s brand for the domestic market in China, is aiming to be the leader in electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. As a start, its e30 model will be introduced to Guangzhou and Dalian as public transportation as an EV pilot program. Venucia’s pilot program, which involves rental of […]

eWheelDrive concept revealed

eWheelDrive concept revealed

Ford and its technology partner Schaeffler (a leading German-based automotive component manufacturer and supplier) have revealed a drivetrain concept that could lead to improvements in urban mobility and parking by making possible smaller, more agile cars. The drivetrain is installed in the Fiesta-based eWheelDrive car, a driveable research vehicle that […]

Toyota ME.WE concept

Toyota ME.WE concept

Being based in France, it’s not surprising that Toyota European Design & Development (ED2) has focussed on compact models in its 13 years of operations, its most notable product that made it to the showrooms being the iQ. In July 2011, ED2 has teamed up with Jean-Marie Massaud, a renowned […]

UCSI university students rewarded for creativity

UCSI university students rewarded for creativity

The interest and enthusiasm in the Zero-Emission All-Electric Nissan LEAF paid-off for 10 lucky UCSI University students when they received prizes from Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn. Bhd. (ETCM) recently. They won their prizes in conjunction with a Nissan LEAF Showcase at UCSI University. The UCSI University contest was held […]

Driving impressions of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Driving impressions of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV

By Chips Yap Price: RM136,118.50 without insurance On sale: Now Tech Highlights: Permanent magnet synchronous electric motor driving rear wheels; 49 kW/196 Nm; 3 driving modes, 330V lithium-ion battery, claimed performance: 0 – 100 km/h 15.9 secs; 130 km/h top speed; up to 150 kms range on a single charge, […]

Mitsubishi i-MiEV goes on sale

Mitsubishi i-MiEV goes on sale

After almost two years of testing in local conditions and listening to feedback from different people, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is confident of the suitability of the all-electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV for sale in Malaysia. The model was officially announced for general sale this morning at the first Mitsubishi Electric Vehicle […]