Posts Tagged: Nissan LEAF

Nissan installs Europe’s 1,000th CHAdeMO charger

Is there still time to avoid a war in Europe? Even as EVSE manufacturers like ABB are trying to defuse the brewing battle of the fast-charging standards by offering dual-standard chargers, Nissan, the backer of the CHAdeMO standard, seems determined to create facts on the ground. The Japanese EV maker recently installed Europe’s 1,000th CHAdeMO… Read more »

Nissan e-NV200 begins real world tests in Washington DC

FedEx Express will begin testing Nissan’s e-NV200 electric cargo vehicle under real-world conditions in Washington DC. The companies have conducted similar e-NV200 tests with fleets in Japan, Singapore, the UK and Brazil, but this test will be the e-NV200’s North American debut. The front-wheel drive e-NV200 has a powertrain based on the LEAF, and the… Read more »

Nissan sells 100,000th LEAF, still planning electric sports car

The Nissan LEAF silently cruised past a milestone as global sales reached 100,000. The electric hatchback, which is now available in 35 countries, remains the best-selling EV in history, with a 45% market share. “I have chosen my Nissan LEAF because I am very interested in its running costs,” said UK dentist Dr. Brett Garner,… Read more »

Nissan carries out vehicle-to-building field test

Nissan has completed a successful early field test of a system designed to allow companies to use employee EVs to regulate and reduce their electricity bills. Vehicle-To-Building technology allows up to six LEAFs to be connected to a building’s power supply. At peak hours, the building draws power from the cars, then, during off-peak hours… Read more »

Nissan to lead UK fast charger project

Nissan is getting behind fast charging in a big way. Shortly after unveiling a new incentive program for installers of CHAdeMO-compatible chargers in the US, the Japanese EV-maker has announced that it will help to build a network of rapid chargers throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Rapid Charge Network (RCN) will include 74… Read more »

Nissan: Get a fast charger installed fast, get some fast cash

Nissan is redoubling its efforts to expand the US network of DC fast charging stations with a generous new incentive program. Nissan’s EV Advantage program offers $10,000 to businesses or other groups that deploy CHAdeMO-compatible public charging stations, with an additional bonus of $5,000 if the station is up and running by the end of… Read more »

Nissan e-NV200 electric van in final development phase

Nissan is in the final development phase of its second global EV, the e-NV200 compact van, which is scheduled for launch in 2014. The e-NV200 is based on Nissan’s multipurpose commercial van, the NV200, and uses the same powertrain as the LEAF. It has been undergoing real-world testing with several large commercial fleets since 2011,… Read more »