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Japan wants Fukushima to be major hydrogen production center

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Japan's Fukushima prefecture was the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in recent years, but the Japanese government has ambitious plans for the region. Fukushima's name is now associated with the nuclear power plant suffered a major malfunction as a result of damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan.

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Japan's Olympic Hydrogen Push Faces Challenges, Questions

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Japan Infrastructure hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell OlympicsCertain Japanese carmakers are among the most ardent proponents of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, and the Japanese government plans to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to promote hydrogen technology in a wide variety of applications.

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Japan's Ambitious Hydrogen-Vehicle Plans Stumble, With Bureaucracy To Blame

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Japan hydrogen energy policy hydrogen fuel cell transportation policyJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ambitious plans for hydrogen fuel-cell infrastructure are stumbling, thanks to bureaucratic red tape. Abe is a serious supporter of hydrogen fuel-cell cars. He envisions fuel-cell cars as part of a.

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Toyota, Honda, Nissan Set Details Of Hydrogen Network In Japan

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Green Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellIf hydrogen fuel-cell cars are to succeed, region by region, they will need an adequate number of public fueling stations in each area where they're sold.

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Japan may beat U.S. to allowing camera-based side mirrors

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Japan cameras Fuel EconomyThe first Tesla Model X renderings may have shown unobtrusive camera pods in place of side-view mirrors, but production models have conventional mirrors. That's because Tesla couldn't convince U.S. regulators to allow it to replace door-mounted mirrors with cameras. CHECK OUT.

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Buy An Electric Car Online? In Japan, BMW i3 Is Sold On Amazon

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Now the participants in that conversation have a new data point to consider in their debates a piece of electric-car news from Japan. Green Dealership Japan Online Stores dealers plug-in cars sales DON''T MISS: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Mar.

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Nissan introduces series-hybrid powertrain with Note e-POWER in Japan; small pack, small engine, LEAF motor, low price

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In Japan, Nissan Motor introduced its new series-hybrid drive system called e-POWER along with its application in the Note. —Naoki Nakada.

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Honda Hybrid Minivan On Sale In Japan, Using Accord Hybrid System

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Green JDM Japan forbidden fruitIn the U.S., Honda hybrids have essentially gone on hiatus this year. For the 2016 model year, the only hybrid it sells is the aging CR-Z two-seater, which uses the carmaker's old Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system.

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Dual-Carbon Battery: Same Energy Density, Safer, Longer Life Than Lithium-Ion, Says Power Japan Plus

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In the search for better electric-car batteries, lots of lab research has to happen before anything can be announced.

Toyota, Nissan and Honda agree on details of H2 station support in Japan

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have agreed on key details of their joint support project for the development of hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan. and Honda Motor Co.,

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Japan To Spend $385 Million On Hydrogen For 2020 Olympics Deadline

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Japan is also using the Games as an opportunity to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars. ALSO SEE: Japan Eases Laws, Boosts Incentives For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars Tokyo plans to spend 42.5 billion

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Japan's Automakers & Government Move To Dominate Fuel-Cell Vehicles

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Battery-electric, or fuel-cell? Japanese automakers are divided on the subject--Nissan and Mitsubishi brought electric cars to the market early, but Toyota and Honda have dragged their feet, concentrating instead on developing fuel-cell vehicles. The Japanese government is now on their side, as the country announces plans to become the global

Japan researchers develop two new lithium superionic conductors for high-performance solid-state batteries

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This research is partially supported by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Japan (NEDO). Si 1.74 P 1.44 S 11.7

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Australia and Japan developing safety standards for marine transport of liquid hydrogen; KHI building carrier

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Australia and Japan recently signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority ( AMSA ) which will allow liquid hydrogen (LH 2 ) to be shipped in bulk for the first time. Australia Hydrogen Japan Ports and MarineThe IGC code does not currently allow for the transportation of liquid hydrogen.

Ballard and Toyota Tsusho sign distribution agreement for fuel cell products in Japan

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Under the agreement, TTC will act as a distributor of Ballard-powered fuel cell products in Japan. Ballard plans to deploy an ex-patriate sales person in Japan to work with TTC on the execution of a joint sales plan. The initial term of the agreement runs to 31 December 2020. billion) in its latest fiscal year, ended March 2016. Brie

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Nissan e-NV200 Electric Van On Sale In Japan Next Year

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In Japan, that is. After more than a year of testing and previews, the Nissan e-NV200 electric van is finally going on sale.

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EPA tells Mitsubishi to retest fuel economy after Japan errors

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Green EPA EPA Ratings Fuel Economy JapanThe dominos continue to fall as more and more carmakers are investigated for accuracy in their testing of emissions and fuel economy over longer periods of time. Then the Volkswagen.

Toyota, Honda, Nissan To Support Hydrogen Fueling Sites In Japan

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DON''T MISS: Japan Electric-car adoption is being helped by manufacturers spending money to build up charging infrastructure, taking it upon themselves to install charging stations for customers to use.

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Toyota and public and private partners in Japan to trial renewable CO2-free hydrogen supply chain

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In addition, the project will be supported by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment. Use of fuel cell forklifts.

Tesla Sets Up Shop In Japan, Sells First Electric Cars

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The most recent addition is Japan, a notoriously closed market where only one of the three largest makers has any interest at all in electric cars. While Tesla Motors now sells electric cars in North America, parts of Europe, and--perhaps most importantly--China, it continues to expand its sales footprint. That''d be Nissan.)

Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan: Final Design, Price Revealed For Japan

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Toyota has said for many years that it plans to build and sell a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, and now the company has trickled out some more information on that car. Specifically, it provided images of the final production version''s exterior design--little changed from the concept it showed at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2013--along with

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Japan extends ‘green car’ tax breaks

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Japan has extended its tax breaks for ‘green cars’ until 2015, in a effort to support its struggling domestic car industry. Green credentials break emissions green car japan low emission tax

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2017 Nissan Leaf 'EVness,' Tesla In Japan, Triple-Turbo Volvo Engine: Today's Car News

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Designers consider whether less "EVness" will make the 2017 Nissan Leaf more appealing, Tesla Motors sets up shop in Japan, and Chinese-Swedish carmaker Volvo unveils a prototype engine that makes 450 horsepower from just 2.0 We''ve got news from all around the world today. liters. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Recession slashes emissions in Japan

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The sluggish economy worldwide has few bright spots, but Japan can take some consolation with the news that its economic troubles have at least led to some environmental positives. In separate news, the Japan Iron and Steel Federation also reported that the country’s crude steel output dropped by 29.6

Mazda begins production of Mazda CX-5 with SKYACTIV-D diesel engine; Japan and Europe first markets

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Mazda will start introducing the Mazda CX-5 this spring in Japan and Europe, followed by other markets around the world. Diesel Europe Japan

Toyota’s second turbocharged gasoline engine now available in Auris in Japan; 36% thermal efficiency

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Earlier post.) Toyota announced the new engine in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Earlier post.). At 19.4 km/L (46 mpg US, 5.15 Source: Toyota.

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Japan's Fuel-Cell Vehicle Pursuit: Is It Obama's 'All Of The Above' Approach?

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There is method behind Japan''s decision Two Japanese automakers, Toyota and Honda, are putting their weight behind fuel-cell vehicles, rather than battery electric cars, as the alternative-propulsion technology of the future.

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Volkswagen Japan Chief: Fuel-Cell Cars May Struggle Outside Of Japan

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Most major automakers have nailed their colors to their mast when it comes to alternative powertrains for the future. For Volkswagen, that''s electric vehicles at its most extreme. Japanese automaker Toyota has taken a different path, and is hedging its bets on hydrogen fuel cells. Few share Toyota''s vision and VW has just added itself to the lis

Honda releases new Jazz Hybrid in Japan

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Honda has released a new, third generation of its Fit model in Japan (sold as the Jazz over here) including a new hybrid version.

Toyota to launch its fuel cell vehicle in Japan before April 2015, priced around $68,700; reveals exterior

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The car will launch in Japan before April 2015, and preparations are underway for launches in the US and European markets in the summer of 2015.

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Hydrogen cars sales will struggle outside of Japan, warns VW

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Hydrogen-fuelled cars have another voice of doubt; this time from Volkswagen. But those subsidies worth as much as 3 million y[.].

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Japan and Russia to double natural gas project

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The report highlights that Japan is the world’s number one LNG importer and took in roughly 70million tons in 2010. Green credentials Latest news Green cars japan LNG natural gas natural gas project RussiaHowever, following [.].

Nissan Rogue Hybrid Launched In Japan, U.S. Sales Uncertain

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Japan forbidden fruit Infiniti JX Hybrid Pathfinder Hybrid More than four years after launching its Leaf electric car, Nissan is by far the leading maker of electric vehicles globally. In hybrids, however, it was late to the game and has struggled to package products that will prove compelling to North American buyers.

Toyota to launch fuel-cell buses next year for Olympics

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Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Buses Public transport OlympicsIt appears that Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles plans encompass more than just passenger cars. The Japanese automaker plans to begin selling fuel-cell buses in its home country next year, with an eye toward deploying them at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Fuel cell revolution sparks in Japan and South Korea

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Japan and South Korea look set to drive the market for fuel cell vehicles, starting in 2015, new analysis suggests.

Japan 3D map JV beginning process of creating high-def 3-D maps for autonomous vehicles; dynamic mapping

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The result, say the planners, is a “one stop” information source that can provide necessary information for automated driving. Click to enlarge.

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Japan prepares subsidies for first fuel cell cars

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Japan is to boost its subsidies for green vehicles – including fuel cell models – in a bid to advance the market.

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Toyota to start sales of fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017

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Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen JapanHino). The bus also can function as a high-capacity external power supply system. Vehicle. 77 (26+50+1).

Japan researchers proposing novel method for powering on-road EVs

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Their basic concept stems from electric railways, where each car of the train is powered from an overhead wire. Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge.

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2015 Chevy Spark EV In MD, Japan's Hydrogen Plans, 10K Plug-In Cars In Canada: Today's Car News

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In the meantime, we''ve got news that the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car will be sold in Maryland, Japan''s hydrogen plans ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, and Canada gets its We''re on the ground at the 2015 Washington Auto Show today, and so apologize for the slower pace of story publishing.