Tag: EV

QNEWS: Mitsubishi PHEV model to be assembled in Malaysia?

QNEWS: Mitsubishi PHEV model to be assembled in Malaysia?

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is keen to take advantage of the incentives offered by the government in the new National Automotive Policy (NAP) and is studying the possibility of assembling the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) in Malaysia. According to MMM’s CEO, Tetsuya Oda, there are ‘serious’ studies going […]

Assembly of i3 at BMW's plant in Leipzig

QNEWS: BMW i3 waiting list stretches to 6 months

Consumer response to electric cars is positive but when it comes to actually buying one, many still hesitate because of ‘range anxiety’. This is the concern relating to the distance that can be driven before recharging is needed, and the limited places to recharge, as well as the time it […]

Formula E racing car has first run

Formula E racing car has first run

The all-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E race car has successfully completed its maiden track test in France, an important new step in the car’s development following its unveiling at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The fully-electric Spark Renault SRT_01E, driven by Lucas di Grassi, completed 40 laps during the 2-day run, the objective […]

First autonomous drive vehicle tested on Japanese highway

First autonomous drive vehicle tested on Japanese highway

Nissan  recently carried out the first public road test of Autonomous Drive on a Japanese highway using a LEAF EV equipped with the technology. The milestone event was done on the Sagami Expressway southwest of Tokyo with the Kanagawa prefecture’s governor, Yuji Kuroiwa, and Nissan Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga, on […]

Nissan at the KL International Motorshow 2013 (KLIMS13)

Nissan at the KL International Motorshow 2013 (KLIMS13)

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) will showcase innovative product offerings at the upcoming Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS’13) in line with the motorshow’s theme of “Efficiency in Motion”. At the Nissan booth, which has been designed with the theme of ‘Innovation that Excites’, the displays will portray ETCM’s automotive […]

Nissan BladeGlider Concept

Nissan BladeGlider Concept

More than a concept, the Nissan BladeGlider is both a proposal for the future direction of Nissan electric vehicle (EV) development and an exploratory prototype of an upcoming production vehicle from the world’s leading EV manufacturer. The BladeGlider was developed with form following function, with unique architecture to give the […]

New world record for electric vehicles set in Norway

New world record for electric vehicles set in Norway

A new world record was set by the Electric Vehicle Union (EVU) and Norwegian EV Association in Norway as 260½ electric vehicles (EVs) –  thanks to Nissan Half LEAF – were united to drive in unison outside of Norway’s capital city, Oslo. Starting from Maridalen in outer Oslo, the world’s […]

TC Euro Cars proves electric cars can go far

TC Euro Cars proves electric cars can go far

‘Range anxiety’ is one of the issues that makes many people hesitant about owning an electric vehicle (EV). This relates to the distance that the EV can travel before the battery pack runs out of electricity and needs to be recharged. Unlike a hybrid vehicle which has a petrol engine […]

New Mitsubishi 4S Centre opens in Selangor

New Mitsubishi 4S Centre opens in Selangor

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) today opened its first 4S (Sales, Service, Spare parts and Spray) Centre in the Klang Valley, as well as the second Mitsubishi Electric Vehicle (EV) centre in Malaysia. Located in Bandar Bukit Puchong, Selangor, the new centre was built with a total investment of RM4 million. […]

Renault Sport’s major role in new Formula E championship

Renault Sport’s major role in new Formula E championship

Besides aiming for a leadership role in electric vehicles (EV), Renault will also be showing off its technical capabilities through the new Formula E Championship. The ten teams racing in the new event, which starts in 2014, will use the Spark-Renault SRT_01E single-seater (shown below), co-designed with Renault Sport. As […]