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[17 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
World’s first scooter with an iPhone dashboard

Terra Motors, a Japanese start-up company that specializes in lightweight electric vehicles, has announced the release of their “e-Scooter A4000i”.  This electric scooter is the world’s first smartphone integrated scooter to  begin mass production.
The A4ooi has a compartment on the dashboard in which an iPhone fits. The  iPhone can display the vehicle’s speed,  mileage data and energy consumption. It has a top speed of 60 miles per hr and can travel about 40 miles per charge. The removable lithium battery can be charged in about 4.5 hrs.

“We took into consideration …

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[25 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
Honda Provides Smart Homes to Japanese City

The people of Saitama City, Japan are in for a treat with the signing of the E-KIZUNA Project Agreement with Honda. According to the agreement Saitama will be the setting to test the urban use of hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles and electric scooters. There are also plans for the testing of Honda’s Smart Home system in spring 2012.
The Smart Home Systems will generate electricity by using solar panels and gas engine cogeneration units. This extra energy, that compliments the commercial grid, can be used to charge EVs and help reduce …

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[2 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Worlds Coolest Golf Cart? Nissan’s New Concept EV

Isn’t this the coolest golf cart you’ve ever seen?

Okay, it’s not a golf cart. This is the ‘NISSAN New Mobility CONCEPT’ an EV (electric vehicle) model proposed yesterday.
Four keywords outline the NISSAN New Mobility CONCEPT:
* Innovative – New two-seater compact mobility for various needs and occasions
* Easy – Size which enables anyone to drive and park easily
* Safe – Maneuverability equivalent to motorbikes with greater safety
* Clean – No emissions while driving
One idea behind using this design is that it would be well suited for the elderly, this is in …