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A Yamaha to haul your Yamahas and three friends

2017 Yamaha Cross Hub Concept

Yamaha is well known for building fun stuff like motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, outboard engines for boats, and even the occasional musical instrument or two. Now, the Japanese mega-corporation is toying with entering the compact pickup market with this, the Cross Hub Concept. It’s unique in just about every way, from its seating configuration to its cargo bed. Sadly, the project seems a bit too “concept” to make production anytime soon.

Yamaha Cross Hub Exterior

The Cross Hub Concept made its debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show and is billed as a lifestyle car for those splitting time between city life and the great outdoors. Yamaha says it’s “just the right size” and is designed for on-road and off-road maneuverability while still having room for “other Yamaha recreational products.” So far, this is the furthest Yamaha has gotten [...]

Mitsubishi Unveils e-Evolution EV Concept SUV at 2017 Tokyo Motorshow

There's certainly no lack of electric and hybrid concepts at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, but one of the more significant ones could turn out to be the e-Evolution Concept from Mitsubishi.

It certainly appears that all-electric SUVs are a growing trend, at least in concept form anyway, which is probably down to Tesla and its impressive Model X. But the high price tag on the Model X puts it out of reach of many and that could be giving other manufacturers ideas. There’s certainly no lack of electric and hybrid concepts at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, but one of the more significant ones could turn out to be the e-Evolution Concept from Mitsubishi.
Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept.
The E-Evolution Concept is described by the Japanese automaker as “a technical prototype to illustrate the strategic directions of a renewed MMC brand.” But for the more casual observer it’s an all-electric performance SUV that looks as though it could transform the fortunes of the brand. Of course, that’s [...]

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