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BMW and Nissan partner to deploy dual-standard public fast chargers in USA

| BMW, Car News, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, Nissan, USA | December 27, 2015

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This is what happens there in US, to promote the use of EVs by the vehicle manufactures, while in Sri Lanka we try to establish few DC fast charging stations paying a high tax for owning an EV.

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Volvo Cars work with Microsoft to broach a brighter looking automotive future

| Car News, Emerging Technologies, Volvo | November 29, 2015

Volvo Cars work with Microsoft to broach a brighter looking automotive future

A automobile is no longer such a elementary square of automotive invention these days, as some-more and some-more electronic tools are interwoven with clever element to broach a ultimate pushing – or newcomer experience.

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Toyota steers toward eliminating most gasoline cars off roads by 2050

| Emerging Technologies, Fuel Cell Vehicles, Mirai, New Cars, Toyota | October 26, 2015

Toyota steers toward eliminating most gasoline cars off roads by 2050

Toyota Motor Corp., under ambitious environmental targets, is aiming to sell hardly any regular gasoline vehicles by 2050, only hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, to radically reduce emissions.

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Toyota develops seat that improves access for elderly passengers

| Car Industry, Emerging Technologies, Japan, Toyota | September 25, 2015

Toyota develops seat that improves access for elderly passengers

Toyota Motor Corp., responding to the rapid graying of Japanese society, has developed a front passenger seat designed to help the elderly and infirm get in and out of a vehicle with less hassle, even in a tight parking spot.

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Toyota enters self driving car race

| Concept Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, New Cars, Toyota | September 6, 2015

Toyota enters self driving car race

The Japanese automaker announced it’s dropping $50 million in the next five years to establish research centers with both Stanford and MIT, to work on artificial intelligence and autonomous driving technology.

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UK to trial under-road wireless charging for EVs this year

| Car Industry, Emerging Technologies, EVs, United Kingdom | August 16, 2015

UK to trial under-road wireless charging for EVs this year

Plug-in charging infrastructure like Tesla’s Supercharger network are currently helping drive the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in USA, but the UK government is already looking towards a future option where charging is also possible on the move.

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Are Electric Vehicles the Wave of the Future?

| Electric Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, Sri Lanka | August 10, 2015

Are Electric Vehicles the Wave of the Future?

While they have a modest bunch of practical downsides, one thing that is plain about the electric vehicles is that they are cleaner in every way when compared with a customary, fuel burning car. These vehicles are more proficient, as well as utilizing less dangerous chemicals in their operation. This is genuine notwithstanding when the electric vehicle is recharged using power from fossil-fuel burning plants.

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Next-generation ‘digital cockpits’ for cars just years away

| Emerging Technologies, Japan | August 10, 2015

Next-generation ‘digital cockpits’ for cars just years away

Alps Electric Co., Japan has unveiled a prototype automobile cockpit system that digitally displays information on the windshield, enabling drivers to keep their eyes on the road instead of the dashboard.

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Toyota, Nissan, and Honda Agree on Joint Support for Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

| Emerging Technologies, Honda, Nissan, Toyota | July 1, 2015

Toyota, Nissan, and Honda Agree on Joint Support for Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed on key details regarding a new joint support project for the development of hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan.

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Nissan LEAF battery more reliable than combustion engines !!!

| Emerging Technologies, Green Culture, Nissan | June 5, 2015

Nissan LEAF battery more reliable then combustion engines !!!

Another good news for Nissan Leaf owners !!!
Statistics show that the Nissan LEAF battery is more reliable than an internal combustion engine.

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