Free solar installation offered to Nissan Leaf owners in Japan

Nissan is looking to alternative sustainable energy sources to help owners charge their Leaf EVs in Japan. Following Tesla’s playbook, Nissan is aiming to promote these clean energy alternatives. In Japan, Nissan has launched a pilot program that offers free solar panel installation for certain new Leaf owners. The plan however, requires an owner to…

Honda mulling solid-state batteries for future EVs

Honda is looking into bringing solid-state batteries to its range of electric vehicles. They have joined the list of companies that are considering using these new batteries and are developing ways to integrate it into new electric vehicles. “We’ve been researching all solid-state batteries. At the moment we’re not developing them with another auto-maker,” a…

British firm creates a Tesla Model S shooting brake

Just the other day we saw conceptual sketch designs from a Dutch designer of a Tesla Model S shooting brake that is going to be produced. Unveiled today, is another Tesla Model S shooting brake/sports wagon conversion that is actually almost competed. This time the conversion project comes from a British car customizer, Qwest Norfolk. …

Ahead of the Detroit debut Honda previews the 2019 Insight

Honda has released some images previewing the all-new 2019 Insight. This 3rd generation is reviving the nameplate that has now evolved into a spacious five passenger sedan. The size of the new Insight is close to the 10th generation Honda Civic and is slotted below the Honda Clarity. The styling takes cues from Honda’s latest…

Coming in 2019 a Toyota hybrid powered sports coupe

The Toyota targa top electric hybrid powered sports coupe could begin production as soon as 2019, according to several Japanese media reports. It is said that whatever sports coupe is, its going to based on the Toyota GR HV Sports Concept that was shown at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show back in October. However, the…

Toyota sets goal to have entire lineup electrified by 2025

Toyota is ramping up to have its entire model lineup to have electrified powertrains by 2025. By 2030 Toyota expects to sell more than 5.5 million electric vehicles annually around the globe. Out of that 5.5 million in annual global sales Toyota expects 1 million zero-emissions vehicles to be sold. If this goal is met,…