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. The Nissan Leaf, on the. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While U.S.

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. If you think the concept of a Nissan Leaf electric limo sounds familiar, then you'd be correct. Built by Imperial Coach Builders

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Which electric car will sell best during 2018? Poll results

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Next year should be a record year for sales of plug-in electric cars. A new crop of affordable electric cars with 200 miles of range or more will be available, joining this year's Chevrolet Bolt EV, including the next-generation Nissan Leaf and the mass-market Tesla Model 3. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Polls

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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.

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. since its launch here back in 2007 but with a lack of any new models or updates, the oddly-designed minicar brand has fallen largely off the radar of late.

Electric-Car Price War Heats Up: Chevy Volt $5,000 Cash Back

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Last month, the Nissan Leaf passed the Chevrolet Volt to take this year''s top spot among plug-in electric cars for sale. It announced that it will offer $5,000 cash back on remaining 2012 Volt range-extended electric cars, and $4,000 on 2013 models, according to Chevrolet spokespeople quoted yesterday. Now Chevy is fighting back.

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. This year, Nissan is deploying two e-NV200 prototypes with companies such as PGE and FedEx in top US EV markets including California, Georgia, Oregon and Washington, DC to determine how businesses could use an all-electric cargo van to meet their day-to-day requirements.

Nissan develops new quick charger for electric vehicles

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Nissan Motor Co., revealed its new quick charger and plans to begin sales of the technology in November 2011 at Nissan parts companies throughout Japan. Nissan is also proactively seeking partner companies for sales. New quick charger, standard specification.

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.

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). The new quick charger offers many safety features for safe charging, such as monitoring against a potential short circuit when the charging unit is interfacing with the EV.

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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. By comparison, the Nissan LEAF carries a 99 MPGe (combined) EPA rating, while the smaller i-MiEV carries a 112 MPGe (combined) rating. (1 A new, efficient cooling system that enables higher speeds in electric drive.

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. —Gerry Pietschmann, Director of Fleet Services for the City of Toronto.

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. and Japan next year, has signed more than 30 agreements with cities, counties, states and governments to promote zero-emission electric cars and establish the charging infrastructure for the batteries. 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. But given the number of pre-launch reservations for the 2011 Nissan Leaf EV--combined with Nissan's

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

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A new study of factors influencing fleet managers’ adoption of electric vehicles has found that testing new technologies was the strongest driver of initial EV adoption, followed by lowering environmental impacts; government grants; and improving the organization’s public image.

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Nissan Promises EV for 2010

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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. Check out the article: Nissan to launch electric car in Tennessee. By Mike Pare for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. A top Nissan official in the U.S.

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. The new Murano hybrid is equipped with the new supercharged QR25DER gasoline engine and an electric motor with a compact lithium-ion battery.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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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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With the Nissan LEAF entering European production in 2013, Nissan outlined the measures that it will take to prepare the market for this step up in production volumes.The plans focus on improving the environment for electric vehicles and, during fiscal year 2012, will see the Nissan LEAF sold in more markets, by more dealers, with a significantly improved quick charging network. 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. Its South African debut will come in October 2013 at the Johannesburg International Motor Show, and it

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. Between 1 October 2013 and 30 September 2014, Nissan transferred out 663.6 Mercedes-Benz was the leading automaker for acquiring ZEV credits (transfer in), followed by Honda.

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

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In last week’s edition of The Green Piece Column, we looked at the leaders in the green car race including the likes of Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen and Nissan.

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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 Sacramento Coca-Cola lease is for one year, with an option for two additional years. The Coca-Cola FCV. Click to enlarge.

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. Renault, Nissan and the CEA would bring technical expertise and infrastructure support in addition to an equity investment.

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. The new vehicle is expected to be available for retail sale in the fourth quarter of 2011. stake in Nissan.


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. Facebook Digg Reddit Newsvine Twitter Tennessee may be getting a jump-start on preparations for the electric car, but how quickly Americans take to it and how enthusiastically power companies support it remain key questions as the government and automakers push for more alternative-fuel vehicles. The car Bredesen and others drove at Nissans U.S.

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

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Between 1 October 2012 and 30 September 2013, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors transferred out 1,311.520 ZEV (zero emission vehicle) credits, according to the latest report by the California Air Resources Board (ARB)—by far, the largest of any automaker in the state.

San Diego Region To Get 2500 Charging Stations

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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 eTec) and others on the roll-out of 1,500 public and commercial and 1000 home base charging points across the county, starting in four to six months.

Conference confirms plug-in fever

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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. I wish I knew what’s holding Gore back from full-throated support for plug-in cars. Representatives of GM stoked the clamor for the Volt, and a Saturn Vue plug-in hybrid sat on the show floor.


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 vehicle placements are part of the Hertz Global EV program, which will offer a variety of 100% electric and plug-in hybrids to car sharing and rental customers worldwide. The smart fortwo electric drive will be available for rent through Connect by Hertz car sharing in New York City beginning 15 December.

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). The Vehicle Electrification Policy Study is a five-part analysis of public policies aimed at encouraging battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) worldwide.

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

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Ted Kulongoski behind the wheel of Nissan’s prototype electric vehicle. Mr. Kulongoski wants to make Oregon the go-to state for electric vehicle production. According to Nissan, the company plans to introduce its upcoming electric car in Oregon in late 2010.

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. The Palo Alto facility will assemble electric vehicle battery packs, electric motors, and related electric vehicle control equipment, both for Tesla’s own electric vehicles and for sale to other automobile manufacturers.

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

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Some of the new and updated models, such as a battery-powered version of Geelys Panda hatchback, may hit the market as early as October, and in some cases they might carry price tags low enough for farmers and other rural residents with limited financial means. | ?? |

PIP Declares Victory

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The Plug-In Partners national campaign was a natural fit for the Austin community, which has a long history of achievement on the energy and environmental fronts. We concluded as a community that there were three key reasons for Austin to take the lead in this national program.

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. It will be a long, long time before the thrill of driving an all-electric vehicle wears off. fully electric car.

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

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Here’s the version I remember hearing in New Jersey: A man goes on vacation and his brother agrees to housesit for him — feeding the cat, picking up the newspapers and mail, watering the plants, etc. You need to prepare someone for a shock like that!”

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? " 0:00 / 3:23 Buffett eyes electric cars Coming from Munger, that meant a lot. Last fall Berkshire Hathaway bought 10% of BYD for $230 million.


Interview with Chris Paine in the Whole Life Times

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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. What happens to an electric car deferred? Ask Chris Paine, director of the documentary film Who Killed the Electric Car?

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