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Nissan and Renault together now up to 340,000 electric cars built

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Alliance partners Nissan and Renault have reached yet another electric-car milestone. The pair of Japanese and French carmakers have together built 340,000 electric cars since the launch of the Nissan Leaf in December 2010. Renault plug-in cars Renault-Nissan Car Sales Renault Zoe

2017 Nissan Leaf preview

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the 2017 Nissan Leaf carries on virtually unchanged from the previous model year. Six years after the current-generation of the first high-volume modern battery-electric car went on sale in the U.S., The Leaf remains the best-selling electric car in history, although its sales have slowed recently—perhaps due to the design's age and.

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Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

More Than 500 Nissan Electric Cars In Taxi Service Now

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Taxis make up a large part of the traffic in cities, and in the same way it's proved popular with individual owners, the Nissan Leaf electric car appears to have the favor of cabbies. taxi plug-in cars fleet Nissan Leaf Taxi Nissan e-NV200On any given city street, only a portion of the vehicles are private passenger cars.

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Very cheap, low-range electric cars key for China, India: Nissan CEO Ghosn

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Carlos Ghosn, who runs automakers Nissan and Renault, is one of the few auto executives who'll regularly take questions from a roomful of more than 100 journalists. At last week's New York Auto Show, many of the questions concerned plans by the Renault Nissan Alliance for more and higher-volume electric cars.

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Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

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Back in November 2009, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said 20 percent of his company's sales would be electric cars by 2020--and that electric cars would make up 10 percent of global sales. But Ghosn was widely pillored for his projections just a few years later, when Nissan Leaf sales proved slower than expected after its December 2010 launch.

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Avis Builds Largest Electric-Vehicle Lease Fleet In Europe With Latest Nissan Order

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Denmark is about to gain the largest fleet of electric cars available for lease in Europe, thanks to a deal between Nissan and Avis. The rental company will purchase 401 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans, and 60 Nissan Leaf electric cars. Denmark fleet sales plug-in cars Avis Nissan e-NV200

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Nissan LEAF celebrates UK birthday

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Nissan’s LEAF is celebrating its first birthday in the UK today. Nissan Editor Pick It is exa[.].

Nissan BladeGlider arrives in Europe

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Nissan’s innovative BladeGlider concept has made its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show this week. Electric cars Nissan Editor Pick

Next Nissan Leaf: ProPilot self-driving included, 200-mile range or more confirmed

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn today confirmed that a second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car is coming "in the near future," though he didn't specify a date or model year. The new Leaf will come with Nissan's ProPilot technology, which permits the car to drive itself autonomously within a highway under certain circumstances.

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Hybrid Nissan Pathfinder

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Many years ago, the Nissan Pathfinder was one of America’s favorite SUVs. Nissan Pathfinder Under the hood, a supercharged 2.5L

Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf Ready Second Acts

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The Nissan Leaf electric car and Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid went on sale within days of each other back in December 2010.

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Nissan emergency truck concept: electric-car battery for rescue power

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At the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, Nissan demonstrated an alternative use for the lithium-ion battery cells that comprise electric-car battery packs. The Nissan Navara EnGuard concept does not have an electric powertrain, but it does have two onboard battery packs.

Nissan celebrates 1,000% LEAF sales surge

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Electric cars Nissan The electric family car saw sales surge a staggering 1,000 per cent last month in the UK, compared wit[.].

Nissan engineers create new LEAF pick-up

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Ah to be a Nissan engineer. Nissan Editor Pick What fun. team from the plant have been toying with the fully electric LEAF to creat[.].

Nissan home energy-storage battery: another front against Tesla?

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The Nissan Leaf electric car doesn't compete directly with any of the luxury models from Tesla Motors, but Nissan is now targeting Tesla in a different arena. The Japanese carmaker will offer standalone battery packs for home energy storage. Batteries plug-in cars energy storage

Nissan reveals new Pathfinder hybrid

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Nissan has unveiled its new Pathfinder at the Moscow Motor Show, including a new hybrid model. Hybrid cars Nissan Editor Pick

Nissan To Launch Range-Extended Electric Vehicle In 2016: Report

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The Nissan Leaf is now firmly established as the bestselling electric car in history. Nissan expects to deliver its 200,000th Leaf sometime next month. And Nissan managed to achieve that without offering a gasoline range extender, as some other makers do with their battery-electric models.

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Nissan LEAF still EV king in the UK as sales surpass 2013’s result

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Nissan e-Power series hybrid builds on electric-car expertise

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This morning, in Japan, Nissan unveiled what its lineup has long been missing: strong hybrid technology. series hybrid youtube e-Power

Green Hero: Nissan

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Nissan Green Hero Editor Pick It was one year ago this month that we officially began our Green Heroes feature here at

2014 24

Driverless Nissan LEAF electric car tested on Japanese highway

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A Nissan LEAF electric car has become the first car to test autonomous driving on a stretch of Japanese motorway. Nissan

Nissan begins its hybrid car revolution

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Nissan and Renault to share common electric-car platform in future

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance currently leads all other makers in total global sales of electric cars. The Nissan Leaf remains the best-selling electric car in history, while the Renault Zoe is the best-selling electric car in Europe at the moment.

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Will Nissan Leaf Offer Autonomous Driving Just Like A Tesla?

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With the IDS Concept that Nissan showed at the recent Tokyo Motor Show, the automaker hinted that Nissan may be readying a suite of autonomous technologies—and a language through which the car will communicate with the driver and with its surroundings. Tesla Motors Autonomous cars Tesla Autopilot Nissan IDS Concept

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Nissan moves to take control of Mitsubishi

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Nissan confirmed on Thursday it will acquire 34 percent of Mitsubishi in a deal worth 237 billion yen (approximately $2.17 The deal, which still requires shareholder approval, will make Nissan the single largest shareholder in Mitsubishi and provide it with control of the company. billion).

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Range-extended electric Nissan Note to launch in November?

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Nissan is known for its all-electric Leaf, but the Japanese automaker may also begin offering electric cars with gasoline-powered range extenders. Late last year, a report indicated that Nissan was preparing to launched a range-extended electric car that was distinct from the Leaf. Japan subcompact plug-in cars Range Extending

50,000th Nissan Leaf electric car built in U.K. plant

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The Nissan Leaf, by far the world's best-selling electric car, is built in three countries. Outside Nissan's home market of Japan, Leafs are assembled in both Smyrna, Tennessee, and at Nissan's Sunderland plant in the U.K. The U.K. Europe sales Production UK plug-in cars assembly plants

Nissan introduces series-hybrid powertrain with Note e-POWER in Japan; small pack, small engine, LEAF motor, low price

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In Japan, Nissan Motor introduced its new series-hybrid drive system called e-POWER along with its application in the Note. —Naoki Nakada.

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Nissan will continue to build Qashqai in Sunderland post-Brexit, and the next X-Trail too

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In the first major decision for the car industry since Brexit, Nissan has announced it will continue to build models at its Sunderland plant, securing.

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Nissan's Tokyo Autonomous Concept: Next Leaf Electric Car--Or Not?

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One from late last week was a shadowy image issued by Nissan of an autonomous electric concept car, which is scheduled to debut Tuesday night at 8 pm Eastern (or 9 am the next day in Tokyo). Tokyo Motor Show Future Cars Autonomous cars plug-in cars 2017 Nissan LeafAt least one report suggests the concept will.

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Minivan Production Starts In Spain (VIDEO)

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Nissan officially started production of its second electric vehicle, the Nissan e-NV200 small van, at its assembly plant in Barcelona, Spain.

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News in brief: Nissan reveals new electric car

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British Gas commits to electric vans with Nissan e-NV200 order

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British Gas has ordered 100 of Nissan''s all-electric NV200 after the panel van proved it could handle the British winter during a six month trial.

Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn Welcomes Bolt EV, More Electric-Car Competitors

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Five years ago, Nissan was the first carmaker to launch a modern, mass-market electric car--and it's become the world's leading maker of battery-electric cars. The Nissan Leaf is the bestselling electric car in history, with around 200,000 sold globally. Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

Nissan launches new Pathfinder Hybrid

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Nissan’s new Pathfinder Hybrid has gone on sale in the US- the carmaker’s first production hybrid SUV. Nissan First unveiled at th[.].


Nissan debuts fifth generation Altima

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The New York International Auto Show has lived up to its reputation as a showcase of the vehicles of tomorrow: with Nissan unveiling its fifth generation Altima (pictured) at the event. The 2013 version of the Nissan Altima includes a four-cylinder, 2.5litre engine with a targeted fuel economy of 31mpg combined. In fact there is [.].

2013 24

Sunderland Nissan LEAF production begins today

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After four years preparation at the plant and an investment of £420million by Nissan, the new LEAF will begin production with more than [.].

2013 24

Nissan Suggests 'Five Most Breathtaking Electric Drives' In Europe (Video)

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So if you're still planning a summer vacation, Nissan Europe has a few. Europe Videos plug-in cars Great Drives tourism

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Nissan reveals electric car charging plans

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