Nissan delivers 300,000th Nissan LEAF

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Nissan has sold its 300,000th Nissan LEAF globally since the model first went on sale in 2010. Nissan launched a fully redesigned version of the LEAF in September 2017. The new Nissan LEAF is slated for deliveries in January in the US, Canada and Europe and will be sold in more than 60 markets worldwide. These numbers prove that the Nissan LEAF remains the most advanced car in the world, with the widest reach and the greatest availability.

Nissan and NASA extend research into autonomous mobility services

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Nissan North America announced an agreement with NASA Ames Research Center to collaborate on research and technology development for future autonomous mobility services, including a working demonstration in Silicon Valley.

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Production of 2018 Nissan LEAF now underway in Smyrna

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Production for the 2018 Nissan LEAF EV is officially underway at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The Nissan LEAF will be available at dealerships nationwide in the US starting next month. Nissan Oppama Plant in Yokosuka, Japan, and Nissan Motor Manufacturing Ltd.

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2018 Nissan Leaf preview

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car represents the second generation and a thorough redesign and update of the highest-selling electric car in the world. Although we still await the last details of pricing, features, and options, we know largely what to expect from Nissan's new electric car when it goes on sale in early 2018.

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Hybrid Nissan Pathfinder

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Many years ago, the Nissan Pathfinder was one of America’s favorite SUVs. Lugging the kids to soccer practice or the mall didn’t require 4-wheel drive, so Nissan wisely decided to turn the 4th generation Pathfinder into a car-based crossover. Nissan Pathfinder

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. Called the Nissan IDS Concept, it includes wireless inductive charging, a suite of. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

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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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Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault all to 'target' electric cars in 2020, CEO Ghosn says

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The CEO of the Renault Nissan Alliance that now includes Mitsubishi predicted the rise of electric cars nearly a decade ago, and oversaw the first-generation Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe. Renault Future Cars Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanCarlos Ghosn has been an advocate of electric cars for years, but after initial disappointment, he's ready to take on the segment with even greater focus.

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Nissan releases new refreshed Micra

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Nissan has given its Micra supermini a mid-life refresh that goes well beyond the expectations of a regular facelift, the carmaker claims. Nissan

Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

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The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Renault Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanDespite a battery capacity increase in 2016 and a quarter of a million in sales since its 2010 launch, the Leaf has been in dire need of a proper trip back to the drawing board. Especially in recent.

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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. China India Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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2018 Nissan Leaf teaser: electric car will 'amaze your senses'

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With the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car due to be unveiled to the world in Japan on September 6, the company continues to release bits and pieces of teaser information. Yesterday, Nissan issued a video promoting a list of the new model's features.

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Nissan to sell electric-car battery unit AESC to Chinese company: report

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With the second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car due to break cover sometime in the next few months, one open question concerns the source of its battery cells. To date, Automotive Electric Supply Corporation—a joint venture between Nissan and Japanese electronics giant NEC—has supplied lithium-ion cells for every Nissan Leaf built. Batteries Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan LG Chem

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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

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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 The unique fully electric sports car with its jet-fighter like profile was first unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show back in November.

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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. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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-NV200That will supplement an existing contingent of Leaf electric cars, and bring the total number of electric vehicles.

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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. sales New car sales Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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300,000th Nissan Leaf electric car delivered as new version kicks off

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Nissan, the first automaker in the world to launch a mass-priced electric car, has a reason to celebrate this week. The automaker said on Monday it delivered the 300,000th example of its electric hatchback, the Nissan Leaf—though it did not detail whether it was one of the new second-generation cars or a remaining first-generation model. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan

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Nissan celebrates 1,000% LEAF sales surge

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With the news of a 25 per cent increase in the registrations of alternative fuel vehicle sales last month, Nissan reveals its fully electric LEAF was one of the major winners of the growing market. Electric cars Nissan

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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. The most significant upgrade to the Nissan Leaf will be a choice of battery-pack sizes, meaning more range than the

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Nissan engineers create new LEAF pick-up

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Ah to be a Nissan engineer. Nissan Editor Pick What fun. You can play with the firm’s existing range and create your own vehicles to suit your needs. At least that’s engineers at the carmaker’s Technical Center in Stanfield, Arizona do.

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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. The new hybrid model will become the first petrol-electric model to go into mass production in Russia, where Nissan is expanding its investment. Hybrid cars Nissan Editor Pick

More details emerge on low-cost electric car from Renault-Nissan for 2020

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance's plans for future electric cars are beginning to come into focus. The two automakers have dominated global battery-electric car sales with the Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe, as well as lower-volume models like the Nissan e-NV200 and Renault Kangoo ZE electric vans. Renault plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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Nissan begins its hybrid car revolution

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Keep your eye on Nissan in the near future, as the Japanese carmaker prepares to introduce several new hybrid models: and its revolution has begun with the arrival of the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid (pictured).

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

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Despite new competition on the market, Nissans fully electric LEAF model is having its best year yet in the UK, with sales in 2014 already ahead of sales for the full year of 2013. Nissan Electric vehicles Editor Pick

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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

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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 TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk.

Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault to launch 12 new electric cars by 2022

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This morning, the Renault Nissan Alliance (now including Mitsubishi as well) released a new six-year plan laying out its business goal through 2022. Future Cars Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanSome car companies release their business plans and goals publicly, others don't. Among the most significant: The group said it will launch 12 separate battery-electric vehicles globally by 2022.

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Nissan electric subcompact below Leaf in future electric-car lineup?

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The 2011 Nissan Leaf was the first mass-priced modern electric car when it launched in December 2010. Nissan has since sold close to a quarter of a million Leafs, and together with its alliance partner Renault it has now sold more than 350,000 all-electric vehicles. Future Cars subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault Zoe

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Mitsubishi electric cars to use Nissan-Renault platforms: report

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Now that it has officially taken control of Mitsubishi Motors, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is integrating the smaller automaker's green-car projects with its own. Renault-Nissan announced plans to acquire a 34-percent stake in Mitsubishi in May, shortly after the company admitted to cheating on fuel-economy tests for many years in its home country. Future Cars plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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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. DON'T MISS: Five Years After Launch, 200,000th Nissan Leaf.

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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. This marks the first availability of e-POWER technology for consumers, marking a milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan Intelligent Mobility.

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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. Available for pre-order in September, the xStorage line of battery packs was developed in concert with. Batteries plug-in cars energy storage

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Nissan begins production of its second BEV; e-NV200 in Barcelona

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Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle—the e-NV200—which will be available as both a passenger vehicle and light commercial van. The Nissan plant in Barcelona will be the global production site for this vehicle, which will be available as a light commercial van, passenger vehicle and electric taxi. Barcelona is the only Nissan plant in the world producing the electric version of e-NV200; exports will start in June.

With Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan is world's largest maker of all-electric cars

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The controlling interest in carmaker Mitsubishi it acquired last year has helped the Renault-Nissan Alliance to solidify its position as the global leader in sales of battery-electric cars. The Nissan Leaf is the best-selling all-electric car in history, while the Renault Zoe has achieved consistent strong sales in Europe. Renault sales New car sales plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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Nissan Leaf electric car platform to spawn more models, SUV included: report

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf apparently won't be the brand's lone electric car for much longer, if a new report with details on plans to expand the electric car's underpinnings to additional models proves accurate. Following the introduction of the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf, the electric car's platform will spawn multiple models, and an electric. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan

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News in brief: Nissan reveals new electric car

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Not content with the success of the Nissan LEAF electric car, the Japanese carmaker has now launched another electric vehicle concept: as revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan China electric cars green cars Nissan LEAF Nissan VIWA VENUCIA EV

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 and ENEL announce V2G system, launch smart grid trials in Europe

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At the 21 st UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris this week, Nissan announced the development of a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) system which will allow drivers to operate as individual energy hubs with the ability to store, use or return electricity to the grid.