Nissan made a minor change to the “Caravan” gasoline car and started selling it on October 20, 2021. Taking this minor change as an opportunity, the gasoline car name was changed from “NV350 Caravan” to “Caravan”.
For the exterior, the front grille and front bumper have been revamped to create a more dynamic, powerful and strong design. Three new body colors have been added: “Pure White Pearl” reminiscent of a snowy field, “Midnight Black” with the image of a jet-black night sky, and “Stealth Gray” with a strong presence in the outdoor scene. Line up. The special paint color is blended with a newly developed special highly elastic resin, and a scratch shield of paint is used to prevent deterioration of the paint surface such as scratches that occur in daily use. The scratch shield is not easily scratched, and even if it does, it will be restored to a state close to that before it was scratched over time.
The interior is based on black, creating a calm atmosphere. The meter uses a new fine vision meter (with a 5-inch TFT display) that is advanced and has significantly improved visibility and operability. The steering uses a new shape D-shaped steering, and the seat trim has been redesigned with a new fabric, greatly improving the texture. All models are equipped as standard with a “seat with spinal support function” that maintains a neutral posture and reduces fatigue during long-term driving, which has been well received by wagons.
On October 14, 2021, Mitsubishi Motors unveiled the design of the new “Outlander” plug-in hybrid model (PHEV) scheduled to be released in mid-December of the same year.
The new Outlander adopts a new concept “BOLD STRIDE” based on Mitsubishi’s original SUV design that strongly expresses the functions. It is said that the whole body expresses the dignified appearance, the strength to step on the ground, and the reliability to take a new step.
On October 8, 2021, Toyota Motor partially improved the pickup truck “Hilux” and added a sports conversion model “Z” GR Sport “” and started selling it on the same day.
The Japan Automobile Dealers Association (Japan Automobile Dealers Association) and Zenkoku Keijikyo (National Federation of Light Vehicle Associations) announced on October 6, 2021 and September 2021 that the number of vehicles sold by passenger car name and new vehicles by popular name of light four-wheeled vehicles. Announced sales bulletin. Among mini vehicles, Honda N-BOX ranked first with 11,805 units. Among passenger cars, Toyota Yaris ranked first with 12,696 units. It is also the number one in all car sales.
Mitsubishi Motors announced on October 1, 2021 that it will adopt the more advanced vehicle motion integrated control system “S-AWC” in the plug-in hybrid model (PHEV) of the new “Outlander” scheduled to be released this winter.
Toyota Motor released the standing-type three-wheel electric mobility “C + walkT” on October 1st. Positioned as a small electric vehicle (EV), it is expected to be used in parks and private roads as well as in airports and shopping malls. In the future, we plan to release a sitting type. We will explore in what situations EVs, which have issues such as long charging time and short cruising range, can play an active role.
The “C + walkT” is a standing type with a height of 121 cm. By making the total length 70 cm, which is about the stride length, the feeling of oppression to the surroundings was suppressed. The height of the step on which you put your foot while driving is 15 cm, making it easy to get on and off. It is expected that it will be used in airports and malls to reduce the burden of movement and security, and to be used for tours in parks. Continue reading