Nissan to Adopt Cheaper Lithium-Ion Batteries for Emerging Markets by 2026

Nissan Motor has embarked on an ambitious initiative to manufacture lithium-ion batteries using more cost-effective materials, targeting their integration into electric vehicles (EVs) destined for emerging markets by 2026, according to a report by Nikkei. This strategic move positions Nissan to leverage lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries, which are approximately 20% to 30% less expensive …

Read more

Toyota Renews Commitment to Petrol Engines Amid EV Shift

Toyota, a dominant force in motorsports like Le Mans and the World Rally Championship, has made a significant move by renewing its commitment to petrol engines. This decision comes at a time when the global automotive industry is increasingly shifting towards electric vehicles (EVs). Akio Toyoda, the company chairman and known car enthusiast, announced this …

Read more

Nissan Reveals Ariya NISMO at Tokyo Auto Salon – A JDM-Exclusive Powerhouse

The Tokyo Auto Salon, Japan’s equivalent to the U.S.’s SEMA show, has witnessed the unveiling of Nissan’s latest project, the Ariya NISMO. This new iteration of Nissan’s electric crossover, the Ariya, takes a significant leap from its standard version, stepping firmly into the realm of performance EVs. Starting with the base dual-motor AWD Ariya e-4ORCE, …

Read more

Subaru Increases Sales In America For 17th Consecutive Month

According to a recent report by Inside EVs, Subaru of America has continued its remarkable sales momentum, marking its 17th consecutive month of increased car sales in the United States. In December alone, the company sold 57,764 vehicles, a 1.8% year-over-year increase. Throughout 2023, Subaru’s sales reached a total of 632,083 cars, showcasing a significant …

Read more

Subaru Accelerates into the Electric Future with State-of-the-Art Development Hub

In a bold move to embrace the electric vehicle (EV) revolution, Subaru Corporation recently pulled back the curtain on its advanced development base located in Ota, Gunma Prefecture. This significant reveal comes as the company gears up for the base’s operational debut next month. Strategically constructed within the Subaru plant, this cutting-edge facility is a …

Read more

Nissan’s Electric Ambitions – A Visit from the UK Prime Minister

In a significant move for the UK automotive industry, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt visited Nissan’s Sunderland plant, spotlighting the automaker’s shift towards electric vehicles (EVs). The visit, aligning with recent budget announcements, underscored the economic and industrial strategies amid challenging times in the UK. Nissan, renowned for its popular Qashqai and …

Read more

Mitsubishi Launches New Minicab EV – A Great Example Of Modern JDM Motoring

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s latest foray into the electric vehicle market, the Minicab EV, a kei-car class electric commercial vehicle, is set to hit the Japanese market on December 21. This launch signifies a major leap in the evolution of kei cars, which hold a significant place in the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) car culture and …

Read more