Green Technology

Nissan adds range to cheaper Leaf, but new drivers are key

Sep 6, 2017

Nissan's new Leaf goes farther on a charge, but the world's top-selling electric car won't match the driving range of its more expensive competitors

Nissan shows Leaf electric car revamped with more range

Sep 6, 2017

Nissan's new Leaf electric car goes farther on a charge and comes with a new type of drive technology and the possibility of single-pedal driving

Renault-Nissan, China's Dongfeng announce e-car venture

Aug 29, 2017

Automakers Renault and Nissan plan to develop electric cars with a Chinese partner

Toyota's quarterly profit improves on strong sales

Aug 4, 2017

Toyota fiscal first quarter profit up 11 percent on improved sales in U.S., Europe, Japan

US energy chief reassures Japan of commitment to environment

Jun 5, 2017

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry reassured Japan that his country is committed to tackling environmental issues and to promoting clean energy even though it is leaving the Paris climate accord

Toyota, Nissan, others get behind fuel cell push in Japan

May 19, 2017

Japan backs push for pollution-free vehicles that run on hydrogen, plans to build more hydrogen fueling stations and boost number of fuel-cell vehicles on roads to 40,000 by 2020

China tries to reassure foreign companies over industry plan

Mar 11, 2017

China's industry minister has defended a manufacturing development plan and rejected complaints foreign makers of electric cars and other goods might be pressured to hand over technology or forced out of promising markets

Business group: China tech plan threat to foreign firms

Mar 7, 2017

A European business group says China is violating its free-trade pledges by pressing foreign makers of electric cars and other goods to hand over technology under an industry development plan that is likely to shrink access to its markets

Toyota hopes revamped plug-in sells better than first model

Feb 15, 2017

Toyota has revamped its plug-in hybrid with a longer cruise range and quicker charging, including from a regular home plug, hoping it will sell better than the first model from five years ago that officials acknowledged had flopped

Honda, Hitachi Automotive to develop, make electric vehicles

Feb 7, 2017

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. says it has signed a deal with Hitachi Automotive Systems to jointly develop, make and sell motors for electric vehicles

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