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Introducing Electrifying Prague: Experience a Five-Star Recharge @ Mandarin Oriental Prague

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Mandarin Oriental, Prague and BMW are offering guests an opportunity to recharge and reconnect in the city of a hundred spires. With luxurious accommodation in Prague’s most stylish and environmentally responsible hotel, the two-night Electrifying Prague package provides guests with an opportunity to explore the city and surrounding countryside with complimentary use of a BMW i3, the all-electric car. Guests ...

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV Evolution Scores 2nd Place @ 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Lately, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation completed the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) held in Colorado, United States from August 7 to August 12 with one i-MiEV Evolution (specially-built racecar) and one more Mitsubishi i. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is known as Mitsubishi I in North America. Both cars are 100% electric-powered car.   It is the second oldest motor sports race in America and ...

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Mazda to Lease Demio EV in Japan from October 2012

In Japan, Mazda will be beginning leasing the Demio EV from October 2012. As you may already know, the Mazda Demio is known as Mazda2 outside Japan. [singlepic id=12519 w=620 h= float=] The Mazda Demio EV is using a highly efficient lithium-ion battery and Mazda’s unique electric motor. It achieves an outstanding driving range of 200km (JC08 mode test cycle, measured ...

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Edaran Tan Chong Motor Introduced First Four Nissan LEAF Ambassadors

Precisely on yesterday – 16 July in One Utama, Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) has introduced their first 4 Nissan LEAF ambassadors –Daniel Yap, Jason Goh, Yoong Huey Yee and Rizman Harith Merican for its ‘Journey To Zero Emission’ program, the first program in Malaysia which involves a Nissan electric vehicle (EV).     The ambassadors will be ...

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV showcased at the 25th World Gas Conference 2012

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia is currently showcasing the Mitsubishi 100% electric car at the 25th World Gas Conference (WGC 2012) until 8 June 2012 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The WGC 2012 is hosted by PETRONAS and organised by the International Gas Union (IGU), the conference also and exhibition will seek to address the developments in the energy sector, with ...

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EV Charging Services in Japan under Testing at Gas Stations

As part of the process of introducing the Electric Vehicles (EV) in Japan, 4 Japanese oil wholesalers are currently testing fixed-fee EV charging services.     JX Nippon Oil, Idemitsu Kosan Co, Cosmo Oil Co. and Showa Shell Sekiyu KK are collaborating to test a fixed-fee EV charging service at 27 of their affiliated gas stations in Tokyo and Kanagawa ...

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Hertz and GE Plan to Partner in Offering Electric Vehicles in China

Rental car company Hertz Global Holdings and General Electric plan to partner in offering electric vehicles in China and expanding the charging networks needed to run them.   An agreement signed in Shanghai’s “Auto City” of Anting on Wednesday calls for building hundreds of charging stations in major Chinese cities including Shanghai and Beijing, Hertz executives said.   The plan ...

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Japanese Automakers Halt Production Lines Due To Power Shortages

While Tokyo Electric Power Co. battling a possible meltdown at a nuclear reactor 220km north of Tokyo. To conserve power in Japan, the authority had planned rolling blackouts.     As results, many manufacturer plants are out of production. However, Japan’s automakers may be able to make up for lost output by using excess production capacity at unaffected plants and running ...

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