|MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV EARNS MAXIMUM 5-STAR RATING IN 2013 EURO NCAP|
| ||Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the company's Outlander PHEV mid-size crossover/SUV featuring MMC's own Plug-in Hybrid EV System has been awarded a maximum 5-star rating in the 2013 Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Program), an overall safety rating system for new models launched in Europe*1. Euro NCAP puts new cars through some of the world's toughest safety tests, including an array of crash tests.
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|VOLVO CARS LAUNCHES THE PURE TENSION PAVILION IN MILAN, ITALY|
|After introducing Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid in Italy, Volvo now launches the 'Pure Tension Pavilion'. The pavilion – a spectacular free-standing tensioned membrane structure – is a rapidly deployable and portable solar charging station for the world-first Diesel Plug-in Hybrid. 'Pure Tension pavilion' is the winning project resulting from a competition for architects and designers held in May and commissioned by Volvo Car Italia. The Pure Tension charging station together with the V60 Plug-in Hyb...[Read more...]|
|INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED RACING CHAMPION GIL DE FERRAN NAMED AS FORMULA E AMBASSADOR|
|FLORIDA (August 12, 2013) – Gil de Ferran, a two-time IndyCar National Champion and Indianapolis 500 race winner, has today joined the FIA Formula E Championship as an Official Ambassador. Debuting in September 2014, Formula E is the world's first fully-electric racing Championship competing in city-centre circuits worldwide.
The 45-year-old Brazilian, who boasts more than two decades of top-level motorsport experience gained both on and off the track in Formula 1, IndyCar and the Am...[Read more...]|
|Vice Mayor Ms Cheng Hong Officially Welcomes Formula E To Beijing As Host City|
|BEIJING (June 1, 2013) - Vice Mayor Ms Cheng Hong today officially welcomed the FIA Formula E Championship to Beijing as one of 10 global cities to host the new fully-electric racing series, beginning in 2014.
In front of more than 400 guests and selected media, the agreement was signed during the prestigious closing ceremony of the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) attended by the Vice Mayor together with Ms Qiu Hong, Assistant Minister of Commerce of China and A...[Read more...]|
|Nissan, New York City Launch Leaf Electric Vehicle Taxi Pilot|
|To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today launched a new electric vehicle taxi pilot with the world's best-selling electric car, Nissan LEAF. This pilot program, which puts six LEAF taxis into service beginning this spring, will help Nissan, the city, the taxi industry and the public understand how zero emission vehicles can be integrated into future taxi fleets.
Joe Castelli, vice president, Nissan Commercial Vehicles said: 'As part of our commitment to z...[Read more...]|