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With consideration for the amount of time, money and resources needed to develop sustainable mobility to help combat rising emissions and continuing to utilize currently available technology, Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced two measures related to its patents and technical knowledge to further promote the widespread use of electrified vehicles. …

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Akio Toyoda

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) have agreed recently to consider collaborating with one another in developing new products using their respective strengths. This means that the collaboration between the two Japanese carmakers will concentrate on Toyota’s strength in electrification technologies and in Suzuki’s strength in developing …

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Soon, passengers of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) would be able to use the hybrid electric train (HET) made by engineers of the Department of Science of Technology (DOST). In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Thursday, February 21, DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said the HET …

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Subaru Forester e-Boxer

Following the all-new, fifth-generation Subaru Forester‘s launch for the ASEAN region in August 2018 in Taiwan–the Japanese carmaker’s biggest market for the nameplate according to regional distributor Motor Image–it’s now its hybrid version’s debut at the ongoing Singapore Motorshow. Dubbed as the Subaru Forester e-Boxer to denote its combined electric …

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A hybrid electric vehicle combines two or more different power sources to make it run. Often, it will use an internal-combustion engine (that uses a typical fossil fuel like gasoline or diesel) with an electric motor to produce energy to power up your vehicle. There are three common types of …

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Hyundai Kia Solar Roof Charging Technology

Sister carmakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors will soon introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology in some of its vehicles after 2019, using solar panels incorporated into the roof or hood that will support internal combustion, hybrid and battery electric vehicles “with additional electrical power, increasing fuel efficiency and range.” The …

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Audi has finally revealed its latest entry into the luxury SUV category. The Audi Q8, Audi’s new flagship crossover coupe is described to combine “the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé with the practical versatility of a large SUV.” Positioned as the more sophisticated sibling of the Audi Q7, the …

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Nissan Leaf

The first ASEAN Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Summit opened its doors yesterday, June 29, 2017, at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Organized by the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI), the Board of Investments (BOI), and the Manila …

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