Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima, holder of the pre-paved Pikes Peak Hill Climb record, and the ex-head of Pininfarina are involved, too.
As if we needed more evidence that the days of internal combustion are almost over, Japan's second-largest oil company will start selling an electric car later this year. Idemitsu Kosan forecasts an irreversible decline in gasoline usage in the coming years, and is developing the car as a way to keep its 6,400 gas stations across Japan in business.
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  • Originally published February 16, 2021