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Posts Tagged: Nissan EVs

Nissan unveils prototype production facility for solid-state batteries

Nissan has unveiled a prototype production facility for laminated all-solid-state battery cells, which the company aims to bring to market in 2028. This prototype facility, within the Nissan Research Center in Kanagawa Prefecture, is designed to promote the development of solid-state-batteries. Nissan plans to establish a pilot production line at its Yokohama Plant in 2024,… Read more »

Nissan to build two new EV models at Mississippi assembly plant

Nissan says its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Mississippi will become a center for US EV production. The company is updating the plant with EV manufacturing technology to support production of two all-new EVs. Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant, which opened in 2003, currently builds the Nissan Altima, Frontier and Titan. Nissan plans to invest $500… Read more »

Nissan to end development of new gas engines—except for the US market

For a decade, automakers have been talking about going “all in” on an “electric future” (usually with a mention of “grandchildren” thrown in). But the true measure of commitment to a new product is for a company to stop investing its money in old products. Hyundai’s recent announcement that it would end development of new… Read more »

Nissan announces $18 billion in new e-mobility investment, including solid-state batteries and 15 new EVs

Nissan, an early EV pioneer that later seemed to lose interest, has become the latest automaker to announce a new electrification plan. The company’s Nissan Ambition 2030 strategy calls for investments of 2 trillion yen (around $17.6 billion) over the next five years. “With Nissan Ambition 2030, we will drive the new age of electrification,… Read more »

Nissan replaces e-NV200 with new Townstar EV, a modified Renault Kangoo

Nissan has introduced the Townstar, a new commercial that will replace its e-NV200 in European markets. Actually, the Townstar isn’t new—Nissan neglected to tell us (but InsideEVs helpfully did) that it’s a rebadged and slightly modified 2021 Renault Kangoo that will be available with either a gas or electric powertrain. The Nissan Townstar EV, like… Read more »

Nissan and Waseda University announce recycling process for rare-earth compounds

Nissan and Waseda University are testing a jointly developed recycling process that recovers high-purity rare-earth compounds from EV motor magnets.  Since 2010, Nissan has been working from the design stage to reduce the amount of heavy rare-earth elements (REEs) in motor magnets. Nissan is also recycling REEs by removing magnets from motors that do not… Read more »

In-Charge Energy to supply charging systems to 500 US Nissan dealerships

In-Charge Energy, a provider of turnkey fleet EV infrastructure solutions, is working with Nissan North America to install charging hardware and software at more than 500 dealerships across the US. The upgraded chargers are part of the automaker’s preparations for the new 2022 Ariya electric crossover, which is scheduled to go on sale later this… Read more »

Electric utility EDF launches V2G offering for Nissan fleet customers in the UK

Electric utility EDF, in partnership with Nissan, has launched a new commercial charging service using vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology in the UK. The V2G technology developed by DREEV, a joint venture between EDF and V2G technology specialist Nuvve, allows bidirectional energy flow in order to recharge an EV’s battery at times of low energy demand and… Read more »