Author: Joel Arellano

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Pennsylvania State Wins Second Year EcoCAR 2 Competition

EcoCAR 2, the government-sponsored competition for a more eco-friendly vehicle, has announced Pennsylvania State University as its second winner of the three-year competition. The announcement was made in San Diego. The 15 participating universities met in late May in Yuma,… Read More
Honda Walking Assist Device harness

Honda Leases Walking Assist Device In Japanese Hospitals

According to Honda, the company was founded on the philosophy of “utilizing technology to help people”. We normally associate such technology to be the company’s automotive division which has given us fuel-efficient and green vehicles like the Honda Insight and… Read More
Ecotality Blink Charger

Ecotality Introduces New Home EV Charging Units

In 2010, electric vehicle (EV) charging company Ecotality first introduced Blink, its line up of Level 2 EV charging units for the home and business. Now the company is offering two new EV chargers through its Blink HQ suite. Both… Read More
Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution II race car prototype

Pikes Peak EV Win In Mitsubishi’s Sights

So near, and yet so far. That’s probably how the crew over at Mitsubishi felt when the team placed second in the Electric Vehicle category at the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). Well, the automaker that gave us… Read More
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Nissan Electric Microvan Set For Road Test

The Nissan e-NV200 is a pure-electric version of the gas-powered NV200 microvan. The automaker has just announced it will start field tests of its e-van this month in Saitama City (Saitama Prefecture) in Japan. The Saitama City tests are among… Read More
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All-Electric Taxi Fleet Launches In Hong Kong

Next time you visit Hong Kong, don’t be surprised if you can’t hear that taxi cab you flagged down as it approaches you. Especially if it’s red. Chinese automaker BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) this month announced the launch of the… Read More
Acura NSX Center sign

Acura NSX Supercar Will Be Made In The USA

Among car enthusiasts, the Acura NSX is “the bomb” (using today’s vernacular), one of a handful of retired supercars along with the Buick Grand National and Toyota Supra. Unlike the others, Honda brought back the NSX as a concept at… Read More