Nissan has become the latest automaker to announce a regional phase-out of gas-only cars (Honda recently announced it would sell only hybrids and EVs in Europe after 2022). Now Nissan says all models sold in China will be either electric or hybrid by 2025. The Japanese automaker will introduce nine electrified (EV or hybrid) models… Read more »
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The New Energy Industrial Technology and Development Organization (NEDO), a Japanese R&D organization, has partnered with Nissan and the Kanematsu Corporation to perform a study of EV use patterns in Northern California. With the help of the California state government, and charging network operator NRG eVgo, the companies will install quick chargers at suitable locations… Read more »
With a longer range and a lower price, the 2013 Nissan LEAF screams upgrade, but it’s only one small aspect of the company’s aggressive EV strategy. Proprietary, localized manufacturing and improved infrastructure also play key roles in Nissan’s plan for world domination electrification. Sometime back in the 60s, Mr or Mrs Ghosn must have put… Read more »
The e-NV200 is based on Nissan’s popular multipurpose commercial van, the NV200, and shares a powertrain with the LEAF.
The LEAF made history in April by taking the number two spot in overall auto sales in Norway, second only to the immensely popular VW Golf. Nissan’s electric hatchback has been a smash since it went on sale in the Nordic country 18 months ago – it has sold over 4,500 units, making it #13… Read more »
The future of the battery swapping concept looks dim, which is bad news for the pioneering firm Better Place. In an interview with Danish news outlet Energi Watch, Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn seemed to say that Renault’s Fluence ZE will probably be the first and last production vehicle to offer battery swapping capability. “When you… Read more »
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is an EV champion, encouraging a massive rollout of public chargers, and setting a goal of electrifying a third of the city’s taxis by 2020.