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Plug-in electric car sales for August: Volt sells at twice Leaf rate

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vehicle sales last month are expected to fall overall as data rolls in, August has traditionally been a very good month for sales of plug-in electric cars. The Chevrolet Volt, for one, kept up its pace this year, with August sales of 2,081, for an eight-month total of 14,295 Volts delivered so far this year.

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Stretch Nissan Leaf Electric Limo For Sale On eBay: What Would You Pay?

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Want a Nissan Leaf but disappointed that you can't take more of your friends along for the ride? Or don't have space for champagne flutes? The Nissan Leaf limo for sale on eBay could be just the thing to meet your needs. Built by Imperial Coach Builders

Discontinued 2011 Think City Electric Cars For Sale: $22,500

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In retrospect, it may be that a 10-year-old design for a plastic-bodied two-seat electric minicar was not what the U.S. Especially at a list price of $35,495, higher than that of a brand-new 2011 Nissan Leaf, which had twice as many seats, twice as many doors, a longer range, and a known brand name. market wanted.

Nissan begins leasing fuel cell vehicle

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Fans of fuel cell technology can rejoice – despite being in the shadow of electric cars over the last 12 months, there is still life in this new technology. Nissan North America is now leasing its X-TRAIL Fuel Cell Vehicle to the Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Company.  times the power output.

Report: Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Available For Sale In 2012

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Furthermore, even with all the hoopla surrounding electric vehicles at the moment, especially concerning the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan The Smart brand has enjoyed modest success in the U.S.

Nissan trialing eNV200 in Portland

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Nissan is working in collaboration with Portland (Oregon) General Electric (PGE) on a six-week trial to help determine the viability of an electric commercial vehicle in the US market. Oregon has been a top five market for Nissan LEAF sales in the U.S. Brief

Nissan develops new quick charger for electric vehicles

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Nissan Motor Co., Nissan is also proactively seeking partner companies for sales. Click to enlarge. Compatibility. Heater.

Five Top Accessories and Modifications For Your 2011 Nissan Leaf

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The 2011 Nissan Leaf has now been for sale in certain U.S. markets for nine months -- just long enough for the accessories and aftermarket market to catch up and offer everything from custom wheels to body kits for Nissan’s first all-electric hatchback.

Ford begins production of 2012 Focus Electric at Michigan Assembly, C-MAX models on deck

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Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant is starting production of the 2012 Focus Electric ( earlier post )—a five-passenger, battery-electric car Ford expects will achieve more than a 100 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) fuel economy rating. which also will assemble battery packs for Ford’s hybrid and electric vehicles.

Nissan begins Japan sales of new quick charger for EVs; targeting sales of 5K units by March 2016

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Nissan Motor Co., has begun selling its new quick charger at Nissan parts companies throughout Japan. The newly-developed quick charging unit retains the high performance of the current quick charger manufactured by Nissan, but is nearly half the size (by volume). Earlier post.) Brief

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Nissan Canada commits 500 Nissan LEAFs for sale to Toronto Atmospheric Fund FleetWise EV300 Partners

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Nissan Canada and the Toronto Atmospheric Fund (TAF) announced a Letter of Agreement to ensure the Nissan LEAF will be an important part of TAF’s FleetWise EV300 program. Nissan has committed the availability of 500 Nissan LEAFs for sale to TAF partners with initial deliveries beginning in the second half of 2011.

Nissan in China

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Nissan Motor Co.’s ’s Chinese venture partner, have formed a partnership to promote electric car transport in the city of Guangzhou. The Renault-Nissan Alliance, which will start marketing electric cars in the U.S. Renault-Nissan inks electric car deal for China city. Nissan Motor Co.’s

Will Nissan Have a Smaller Electric Car For Sale After the Leaf?

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Rumors are flying that Nissan is preparing a subcompact electric vehicle to compete directly with cars like the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and it may even be made in China. The rumors are unconfirmed: word of mouth from inside a partner company of Nissan.

Study finds testing the technology the strongest initial motivation for fleet managers adopting EVs

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Factors that influenced fleet managers’ initial adoption of electric vehicles. Organizations expand their EV fleets for firm-specific reasons.

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Nissan Promises EV for 2010

Revenge of the Electric Car

Nissan is a first tier OEM building a pure EV in the U.S. - for sale to regular folks. Regardless, once the $7,500 tax credit is accounted for, and the much lower maintenance costs, these should be about the same as buying a gas car, only the fuel will be less than a dollar a gallon equivalent.

Nissan introduces hybrid version of Murano to China first

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Nissan announced that the all-new Murano, including the hybrid version ( earlier post ), is officially available for sale from its joint venture in China, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger vehicle company (DFL-PV). As a key market in Nissan’s global business, China is the first market to introduce the hybrid version of Murano.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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The USPS will be using the vans for a variety of duties at locations around the country – including daily home delivery. Postal Service.

Nissan To Sell All-Electric Seven-Seat Minivan In Europe

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Except for the 2012 Tesla Model S, there are no seven-seat all-electric vehicles for sale on the market today. Earlier this week, however, Nissan confirmed that it plans to sell a seven-seat minivan variant of the e-NV200 all-electric van in Europe when it enters production next year.

Nissan outlines EV expansion plans for Europe

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This is a big year for the Nissan LEAF in Europe and we are committed to creating an environment for electric mobility to thrive across the continent. —Paul Willcox, Nissan’s Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing in Europe. By 2013, the Nissan LEAF will be available for sale in 24 European markets.

Nissan LEAF going on sale in South Africa next year

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On Tuesday, Nissan announced the LEAF will become the first electric car for sale in South Africa in the Spring of 2014.

Who is winning the green car race? Part II. The Green Piece

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It is also working on production of the Model S saloon car, which is planned for release in 2011 and has already received 1,500 pre-orders.

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Nissan leads with transfer of California ZEV credits out for year ending 30 Sep 2014

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Nissan led with California ZEV credit transfers out during the last report period. NEV = Neighborhood Electric Vehicle. Click to enlarge.

Nissan Leases First Fuel Cell Vehicle in North America

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Nissan North America, Inc. Nissan, which began development of fuel cell vehicle technology in 1996, has previously used FCVs in demonstration fleets in Japan and in California through the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP), but this is Nissan’s first commercial FCV lease in North America. The Coca-Cola FCV. Earlier post.)

Renault-Nissan Alliance, CEA and FSI to Form Joint Venture to Develop and Manufacture Batteries for Electric Vehicles

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The joint venture between Renault, Nissan, CEA and FSI would focus on advanced research, manufacturing and the recycling of electric vehicle batteries.

smart USA and Nissan to Collaborate on New Gasoline-Powered B-Segment Vehicle for the US Market

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has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nissan Motor Co., for collaboration on a new vehicle for sale in the United States.

Tennessee, Nissan and TVA forge a path for electric car | | The Tennessean

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See instructions for fixing the problem. Tennessee, Nissan and TVA forge a path for electric car By G. Phil Bredesen spent part of Earth Day last week test-driving a Nissan prototype all-electric vehicle at the automakers U.S. The car Bredesen and others drove at Nissans U.S. roadways? Contact G.

Tesla leads with transfer of ZEV credits for year ending 30 Sep 2013

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credits; Nissan only transferred 25 credits, and those generated from its PZEVs—not from the LEAF EV. delivered for sale in California.

San Diego Region To Get 2500 Charging Stations

All Cars Electric

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has announced it will work with Electric Transportation Engineering Corp. The group's goal is to prepare for sales of the compact 2011 Nissan Leaf electric

Conference confirms plug-in fever

Plugs and Cars

All the wind farms and solar panels in the world won’t do anything to lower the outflow of hundreds billions of dollars annually or decrease our pump-fueled funding of Islamic fundamentalism unless we build cars that can use that cleaner electricity. wish I knew what’s holding Gore back from full-throated support for plug-in cars.

Hertz adds smart fortwo EVs to rental fleet, partners with Starwood Hotels on Hertz Global EV program

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are partnering to bring smart fortwo electric drive vehicles to Connect by Hertz car sharing and Hertz Rent A Car locations in New York; Washington, DC; and San Francisco. The smart fortwo electric drive will be available for rent through Connect by Hertz car sharing in New York City beginning 15 December. —Mark P.

ICCT report highlights importance of California ZEV mandate for EV policies worldwide, recommends steps forward

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California’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate ( earlier post ) remains an indispensable driver of electric vehicle policies worldwide, unique in its ability to foster technology-neutral research and development, according to a new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Policy

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog -

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Ted Kulongoski behind the wheel of Nissan’s prototype electric vehicle. electric car race with i MiEV in Oregon? In the U.S.

DOE Closes $465M Loan to Tesla Motors

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for construction of a manufacturing facility in southern California on the Model S electric sedan and a power-train manufacturing facility in Palo Alto, California. It will help build a customer base and begin laying the foundation for American leadership in the growing electric vehicles industry. Earlier post.).

China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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Making electric vehicles affordable will be critical for them to have an impact on the environment, as vehicle ownership continues to rise quickly.

PIP Declares Victory

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We concluded as a community that there were three key reasons for Austin to take the lead in this national program. First, were economics.

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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We got to spend about 15 minutes in the car with John Myers, who works for Chryslers ENVI and was project lead on the Dodge Circuit EV. Network.

Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

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You need to prepare someone for a shock like that!” Right now, here in 2008 the cat is on the roof for global warming. understand.

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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Why hes banking on an obscure Chinese electric car company and a CEO who - no joke - drinks his own battery fluid. BYDs breakthrough all-electric E6, photographed at this years Detroit auto show. More from Fortune No party for Citis owners: You and me Is it time to buy American Express? " As for accumulating wealth?

Interview with Chris Paine in the Whole Life Times

Revenge of the Electric Car

The Whole Life Times just published an Interview with Chris : The Electric Car Returns (and This Time It’s Personal). Filmmaker Chris Paine, director of Who Killed the Electric Car? and its forthcoming sequel, talks to us about the fate of GM, the downfall of hydrogen and why electric cars truly are making a comeback By Siel.

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The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

Creative Greenius

That ain’t nothing compared to what’s on tap for you next. Too many of you were counting your money and shopping for crap.