JAPAN

Bad weather casts doubt on Solar Impulse 2 Pacific flight

Solar Impulse 2 was in a holding pattern near Japan on Monday, 1 June, as organisers warned that bad weather in the days ahead could block the aircraft's ambitious bid to cross the Pacific Ocean...

1 Jun 2015

JAPAN

Toyota's fuel cell car will cost $70 000

TOKYO, JAPAN - Japanese car manufacturer Toyota will start selling its first fuel cell sedan in March next year with a price tag of around ¥7m ($70 000).

26 Jun 2014

JAPAN

Nissan new e-NV200 electric car

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN: Nissan has unveiled its second all-electric vehicle, the e-NV200, the Japanese car manufacturer's latest push into the eco-friendly car sector despite disappointing sales.

10 Jun 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Bigger is better says motor industry

Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.

11 Mar 2013

UNITED STATES

Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012