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Production of Nissan’s 1st EV for China Starts

  • Category:Driving
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Nissan Motor Co. said Monday that the passenger car division of its joint venture in China has begun to produce the first electric vehicle model to be launched in the Chinese market under the major Japanese automaker’s brand.
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RidRoid CanguRo is Kangaroo-inspired Robotic Personal Mobility Vehicle That Never Leaves Rider’s Side

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
Unveiled this week, the RidRoid CanguRo is a new robotic three-wheel personal mobility vehicle developed by Shunji Yamanaka from the University of Tokyo and Takayuki Furuta of the Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo) at Chiba Institute of Technology.
It resembles a kangaroo — “...

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Japan Tries Driverless Buses to Keep Rural Elderly on The Move

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JAPAN TODAY
 
NISHIKATA, Tochigi - As the annual rice harvest begins this month in the Japanese town of Nishikata, the combines that usually putter along the sleepy roads lining its rice fields are giving way to a vehicle residents have never before seen, a driverless shuttle bus.
Japan is starti...

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Japan’s Vaunted Taxi Service To Be Offered To Dogs And Cats With New Pet Taxis

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ROCKET NEWS
 
System allows for pets to ride with their owners or by themselves.
Taxi operations isn’t generally considered to be a “creative” industry, but it’s hard to think of a more apt description for Sanwa Kotsu. Based in Yokohama, but also servicing Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture, Sanwa does...

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Tokyo’s Tea Taxis Will Serve You a Cold Drink While Giving You a Lift This Summer

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Suntory is adding even more hospitality to Japan’s famously classy cabs.
Tokyo has a pretty awesome train and subway system, but there’s still something to be said for getting around town by cab. If you’re heading somewhere a long walk from the nearest station, craving door-to-door ...

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Shiseido SK-II Pitera-rium Dock Beauty Counselor Bus Tours Japan Telling Women the Future of Their Skin

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JAPAN TRENDS
Have you spotted this red bus?
Shiseido is currently running a big SK-II Bihada Pitera-rium Dock campaign where women can see their “future skin” in 20 minute counceling sessions.
A special pop-up store bus is now touring Japan for women to go and get predictions of their skin at spe...

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