Feb. 01, 2006
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu) announced that the Hijet Cargo Hybrid, a mini commercial vehicle it launched in Japan in September 2005 has received the Chairman's Award in the 2005 Energy Conservation Grand Prize from the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ). The Hijet Cargo Hybrid's excellent environmental performance and high level of utility, exemplified by fuel efficiency of 20km per liter (in the 10-15 Japanese test cycle, measured by the Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transport), were highly appraised.
|Overall length/Overall width/Overall height||3,395/1,475/1,875 mm|
|Kerb weight||1,010 kg|
(Under the 10-15 Japanese test cycle, as certified by Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport)
|Electric Motor||Type||Synchronous AC motor|
|Maximum Output||6.0 kW/2,000 ~ 4,000rpm|
|Transmission||Type||Electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission|
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan was established with the objective of promoting the efficient use of energy, helping protect against global warming, and ensuring sustainable development. The Energy Conservation Grand Prize is awarded to encourage initiatives aimed at reducing the emission of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, and building an energy-efficient society. The prize is designed to promote the development and widespread adoption of consumer energy devices, materials, and energy-utilization systems that exhibit excellent energy- and resource-conserving characteristics by widely soliciting entries, identifying, and recognizing such products.
Note: Product described in this press release is for Japanese market only.