Japan Lands Robots On Asteroid 180 Million Miles Away

Japan Lands Robots On Asteroid 180 Million Miles Away

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has landed a couple of robots on the asteroid Ryugu some 180 million miles from Earth. The cylindrical robots are about 18cm wide and 7cm tall. They made their journey on the Hayabusa2 spacecraft which was launched from the Earth back in December 2014.

Toshiba's New Battery Could Provide 200 Miles Of Range In Six Minutes

Toshiba's New Battery Could Provide 200 Miles Of Range In Six Minutes

Toshiba has announced a new type of lithium-ion battery which it says could provide an EV with almost 200 miles of range with a six-minute charge.

The technology company has implemented titanium niobium oxide into its cells, a new material which reportedly doubles the capacity of the battery anode. This results in extremely rapid charging which could ultimately eliminate any concerns about EVs being too slow to charge.

New Nissan E-nv200 Van Offers Up To 174 Miles Of Zero Emissions

New Nissan e-NV200 Van Offers Up To 174 Miles Of Zero Emissions

Nissan has updated its electric van with a bigger battery pack, giving it a 60 percent increase in driving range to an estimated total of 280km (174 miles).

The new battery pack has a 40kWh capacity but it retains the same dimensions with the previous battery so it doesn’t compromise the load space or payload of the new Nissan e-NV200.

Nissan Leaf's 60 Kwh Battery Option Could Deliver 225+ Miles Of Range

Nissan Leaf's 60 kWh Battery Option Could Deliver 225+ Miles Of Range

When Nissan unveiled the 2018 Leaf many people where surprised the model would have a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of just 150 miles (241 km).

The decision to use such a small battery enabled the automaker to price the model at $29,990 before incentives but it seemed like an odd choice considering its key rivals offer a significantly longer range. In particular, the entry-level Tesla Model 3 can travel up to 220 miles (354 km) on a single charge while the Chevrolet Bolt can go 238 miles (383 km).

1989 Toyota Supra Turbo Wants You To Put Some Miles On It

1989 Toyota Supra Turbo Wants You To Put Some Miles On It

How much do you value the third generation Toyota Supra? Enough to pay around £9,000 ($11,645) at an auction for a good example?

If so, then you should book a hotel room, and a flight, to The Warwickshire Exhibition Center, near Leamington, Spa, UK, for September 23, when this example will go under the hammer at ClassicCarAuctions.

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Starts At $27,100 For 25 Ev Miles And 54 Mpg

2017 Toyota Prius Prime starts at $27,100 for 25 EV miles and 54 MPGWould you want your fourth-gen Toyota Prius to come with 25 miles of electric range and pay about $2,000 less for it? Well, if you have a base-model 2017 Prius and paid at least $4,500 in federal taxes, you could have instead purchased an entry-level 2017 Prius Prime (the one that plugs in, reviewed in full here) and saved $2,085. That's because the new Prime, which goes on sale this fall, will start at $27,100. Two higher trim levels will be available, the Premium for $28,800 and the Advanced for $33,100. All three qualify for up to $4,500 in federal tax credit.