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Nissan Land Glider Zero Emission Concept Vehicle - VIDEO ENHANCED

Nissan Land Glider Zero Emission Concept Vehicle - VIDEO ENHANCED

AUTO CENTRAL - November 30, 2010: One of the amazing concept cars introduced at last year's Tokyo Motor Show was the Nissan Land Glider, a sleek single-occupant vehicle. Nissan's planning and design team were given a challenge: to explore new forms of zero emission mobility that redefined existing segments. The result ... Continue reading

NSK Showcases Green Auto Products at Tokyo Motor Show

NSK Showcases Green Auto Products at Tokyo Motor Show

Bearings manufacturer exhibits automotive-related technology to illustrate CO2 emissions reductions and improved auto safety ANN ARBOR, MI, Oct. 30 -- NSK's green automotive technology is the centre of attention at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show being held from October 24 to November 4. PHOTO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin ... Continue reading

Japan: We're Ready for 2016 CAFE Standard - TACH Told You Increasing CAFE 10 MPG Was Bull!

Japan: We're Ready for 2016 CAFE Standard - TACH Told You Increasing CAFE 10 MPG Was Bull!

Washington DC October 27, 2009; The AIADA newsletter reported that the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show may have been light on world debuts, but its ecological theme showed that Japanese automakers are taking the global stiffening of fuel economy and emissions regulations seriously. According to Automotive News, hybrid and electr ... Continue reading

Tokyo's 7 Wonderful, Weird Vehicles

Tokyo's 7 Wonderful, Weird Vehicles

Washington DC October 25, 2009; The AIADA newsletter reported that the auto show in Tokyo annually draws the weird and the futuristic. Even with many automakers dropping out of the show because of economic woes, remaining automakers like Honda, Toyota, Nissan, and Hyundai still showed off their strange sides. The Detro ... Continue reading

NISSAN Fairlady Z bags Car of the Year Japan's Most Fun Award

NISSAN Fairlady Z bags Car of the Year Japan's Most Fun Award

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that its much-loved sports car, NISSAN Fairlady Z, has won the Most Fun Award, one of the most coveted categories of Car of the Year Japan 2009-2010. ... Continue reading

The Mitsubishi i MiEV All-Electric City Car Takes the Japanese Car of the Year "Most Advanced Technology" Award

The Mitsubishi i MiEV All-Electric City Car Takes the Japanese Car of the Year "Most Advanced Technology" Award

The Mitsubishi Motors i MiEV city car was announced as the winner of the Japanese Car of the Year "Most Advanced Technology" award yesterday at the 41st Tokyo International Motor Show 2009. ... Continue reading

Japanese Automakers' Hydrogen Car Drive

Japanese Automakers' Hydrogen Car Drive

TOKYO Oct 25, 2009;Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura writing for AFP reported imagine a car that can be refuelled in minutes but emits only water. Sounds like science fiction? In fact it already exists -- Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis has one. So does Honda president Takanobu Ito. Yet while some see them as the ultimate envir ... Continue reading

AutoWeek Editors Honor the Best of the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

AutoWeek Editors Honor the Best of the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

The AutoWeek Editors' Choice Awards recognize Best in Show, Best Concept, Most Significant and Most Fun DETROIT, Oct. 22 -- The AutoWeek editorial staff announced today its 2009 Tokyo motor show Editors' Choice Award winners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090610/DE30482LOGO ) For more than a decade, the ... Continue reading

Infiniti Confirms Plan for a Zero Emissions Vehicle

Infiniti Confirms Plan for a Zero Emissions Vehicle

Mr Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, announced at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show that Infiniti plans to introduce an electric vehicle - one that will be true to the Infiniti brand's promise of "Inspired Performance". ... Continue reading

Mazda in the 41st Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda in the 41st Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed its next-generation engine line-up and automatic transmission at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show. On display is the 'Mazda SKY-G' direct injection gasoline engine, the 'Mazda SKY-D' clean diesel engine and the 'Mazda SKY Drive' high-efficiency automatic transmission. This year's Tokyo M ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Information in the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi Information in the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

On June 5 2009, World Environment Day, Mitsubishi Motors unveiled the i-MiEV zero CO2 emission 1 new-generation electric vehicle, and started delivering the vehicle to customers in July 2009 ... Continue reading

2009 Tokyo Motor Show: Toyota Launches Redesigned 'Mark X'

2009 Tokyo Motor Show: Toyota Launches Redesigned 'Mark X'

Tokyo, Oct 19, 2009; TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces the launch in Japan today of the redesigned "Mark X", which furthers the series' "sporty and luxurious" concept by offering enhanced quality in an authentic rear-wheel-drive sedan.The Mark X features a dynamic low center of gravity that is combined with powe ... Continue reading

2009 Tokyo Motor Show: Toyota Unveils Luxury Hybrid 'SAI'

2009 Tokyo Motor Show: Toyota Unveils Luxury Hybrid 'SAI'

Tokyo, Oct 20, 2009; TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces the unveiling today in Japan of the compact luxury sedan "Sai", which is planned to go on sale in Japan on December 7. The Sai is based on a concept derived from the Japanese word sai - which means "talent" and "coloration" - as a hybrid-only sedan "combinin ... Continue reading

2009 Tokyo Motor Show Opens With Focus on Electric Cars

2009 Tokyo Motor Show Opens With Focus on Electric Cars

Tokyo October 21, 2009; Japan Today reported that the Tokyo Motor Show opened to the press Wednesday as Japanese automakers roll out their new concepts for nifty, fully-electric vehicles in a testament to the imminent arrival of the long-awaited dream car. With no high-profile foreign players present and even domestic ... Continue reading

Caterham Shows Eastern Promise With Tokyo Motor Show Exhibition

Caterham Shows Eastern Promise With Tokyo Motor Show Exhibition

Caterham Cars will be one of just three European manufacturers exhibiting at this month's Tokyo Motor Show (Oct 24-Nov 4). ... Continue reading

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