Compact Commercial Vehicle Makers Share Common Platform for Mini-Van BEV

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Thu, 25 May 2023 21:35:28 +0000

Japanese car makers Daihatsu, Suzuki, and Toyota came together to launch a single platform mini-commercial van battery electric prototypes at the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) exhibit which ran along with the G7 Hiroshima Summit. The G7 Summit followed the ASEAN Summit in Jakarta, where EV and battery production was also one of the main […]

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Toyota — Dead Tech Walking?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2023 06:00:14 +0000

David Waterworth with Dr Paul Wildman Due to the overwhelming and positive interest shown in our first article, we thought to do a second article as another take on the Toyota/Japanese car-manufacturing situation. Is Toyota not circling the drain, after all? Is Toyota dead tech walking? According to Statista, Toyota has consistently produced and sold […]

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Elon Musk’s DC Visit Stirs EV Charging Standardization Pot, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 03:27:16 +0000

ev charging stations electrify americaWith EV charging standardization still up in the air, Tesla CEO Elon Musk goes to Washington.

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Top Kei Car Makers Join Forces to Create Commercial Kei Vans

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 16:45:07 +0000

Suzuki Motor Corporation and Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. are experts in making what is known in Japan as the “kei car.” The kei car is a littler version of the vans, sedans, and hatchbacks you’re familiar with — and they comprise around 31 million of Japan’s nearly 80 million car population, as well as 60% […]

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Suzuki, Jeep, & Volvo May Have Cheated EU Emissions Tests

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:18:33 +0000

The Dutch road authority ruled last Thursday that Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki’s Vitara diesel models broke emissions rules and if they are not fixed, these automakers will be banned from selling vehicles in Europe. The EU isn’t playing

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