Nissan using second-life LEAF batteries in factory AGVs

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Nissan has begun using second-life battery modules from first-generation LEAF electric vehicles as the power supply for automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in its plants. At Nissan’s Oppama plant, south of Tokyo, there are more than 700 AGVs.

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Nissan Leaf Motor torque

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I am looking to use a Nissan Leaf motor for my swap. Hello all! First post! I will not be using the reduction gears, so I was wondering if someone knew what was the torque number is before reduction. Thank you! Electric Motors

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Nissan introduces all-new Note e-POWER AWD in Japan

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Nissan launched the all-new Note e-POWER AWD compact car, with dual electric motors that give the driver enhanced control and acceleration. The introduction of the all-wheel-drive model follows last month’s launch of the two-wheel-drive Nissan Note.

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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.

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Report: Nissan planning small electric crossover below Ariya

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Nissan may launch a small electric crossover slotting below the Ariya, Auto Express reported Thursday.

Nissan reaches 50% thermal efficiency with next-generation e-POWER system; STARC

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Nissan announced a breakthrough in engine efficiency, reaching 50% thermal efficiency with its in-development, next-generation e-POWER system. Nissan’s e-POWER system utilizes an on-board gasoline engine to provide electrical energy to the e-powertrain battery pack. In pursuit of carbon neutrality across our product lifecycle by 2050, Nissan aims to electrify all new models launched in major markets by the early 2030s. The Nissan e-POWER System.

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Football Pro, Eden Hazard Joins Nissan’s #ElectrifyTheWorld Movement to Spark Positive Change

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Nissan global ambassador shares his electric journey to help spark the switching conversation Eden joins Nissan in a bid to strengthen electric mobility education and highlight the smarter, cleaner and fun-to-drive EV experience PARIS – Belgium international and Real Madrid C.F.

2021 Nissan Leaf gets no major changes

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Having just marked 10 years on sale, the 2021 Nissan Leaf enters the new model year with no major changes, and a very slight price increase.

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Nissan LEAF helps power company’s NA facilities with V2G; Nissan Energy

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Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) systems company, Nissan North America is launching a new pilot program under the Nissan Energy Share initiative which leverages bi?directional Bi-directional charging technology means not only charging the Nissan LEAF, but also pulling energy stored in the LEAF's battery pack to partially power external electrical loads, such as buildings and homes. Nissan Energy Home.

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Sales of Nissan e-POWER electrified vehicles in Japan surpasses 500,000-unit cumulative milestone

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Nissan announced that cumulative sales of vehicles with its e-POWER electrified powertrain ( earlier post ) surpassed 500,000 units at the end of March. Nissan has set the goal to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations and the life cycle of its products by 2050.

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Nissan electric ambulance curbs the tailpipe emissions

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Working with the Tokyo Fire Department, Nissan converted an ambulance to electric power. It's not the first electric ambulance, but Nissan claims it is.

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US: Nissan LEAF Sales Improved Almost 50% In Q1 2021


Nissan general sales are also improving

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Nissan Ariya electric crossover is being tuned for each global market

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The Nissan Ariya is expected to start deliveries later this year, but in the meantime Nissan has released a short video highlighting chassis tuning for the 300-mile electric crossover.

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Nissan to be carbon-neutral by 2050; 100? of new vehicle offerings in key markets to be electrified by early 2030s

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Nissan Motor Co., As part of this effort, by the early 2030s every all-new Nissan vehicle offering in key markets—Japan, China, the US and Europe—will be electrified.

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Nissan LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

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The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. Introduced in 2010 as the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in making the excitement and convenience of electric driving accessible to non-luxury buyers. In launching the first-generation LEAF, Nissan pledged to become a global leader in producing and promoting vehicles with zero tailpipe emissions. The Nissan LEAF is available in more than 50 markets globally.

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Nissan Note e-POWER orders more than double the monthly target

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Orders for the all-new Nissan Note e-POWER have surpassed 20,000—more than double the compact car’s monthly sales target—since it was released in Japan in late December. Equipped with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain, the fully refreshed Note went on sale on 23 December with a monthly sales target of 8,000 vehicles. As of 1 February, Nissan has received orders for 20,044.

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Nissan and Sunwoda jointly to study battery development for e-POWER vehicles

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Nissan Motor Co., will begin studying joint development of next-generation vehicle batteries for Nissan’s e-POWER vehicles. Nissan and Sunwoda aim to conclude a final agreement by the end of this year, based on the specific content and conditions of the study.

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Nissan launches all-new Note in Japan, exclusively with second-generation e-POWER electrified powertrain

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Nissan launched the all-new Note compact car in Japan, with sales planned to begin 23 December. The new Note will come exclusively with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain ( earlier post ). 2020 Nissan Note e-POWER (Japan Market).

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Smaller Nissan EV, Toyota Teammate, Polestar 2 review: Today’s Car News

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Nissan could be readying a compact EV next. Nissan is reportedly planning a smaller electric crossover to slot. Toyota and Lexus have an assisted-driving system, but it’s being pitched very differently than Tesla Navigate on Autopilot.

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Keeping your Nissan LEAF?

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First Generation Nissan LEAF. My first generation (Gen1) 2011 Nissan LEAF was almost 10 years old when I began to wonder if I should sell it. Replacing the battery pack on a decade-old EV By Stanton Zeff : Member, North Texas ELECTRIC AUTO ASSOCIATION.

Nissan and Uber partner in London: 2,000 LEAFs

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Nissan and Uber have signed a deal to support the introduction of 2,000 all-electric Nissan LEAFs for drivers who use the Uber app. Nissan will provide Uber with a dedicated EV education program, transaction price and marketing plan to drive uptake of the zero emission vehicles.

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How Nissan hopes to market its future electric cars

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The Nissan Leaf with a roughly 60-kilowatt-hour battery was expected to make its public debut at the LA Auto Show earlier this month. DON'T MISS: Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto. Advertising Marketing nissan leafIt didn’t. That car is expected to appear “very soon,” perhaps at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show to be held in Las Vegas a month hence.

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2022 Nissan Ariya: 10 geeky details in 300-mile, $40,000 electric crossover

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The production-bound Ariya electric crossover that Nissan revealed Wednesday morning in Japan represents a bucketload of firsts for the brand.

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2021 Nissan Rogue company’s 1st global model built using closed-loop recycling system for aluminum parts

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The 2021 Nissan Rogue is the company’s first global model built using a “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminum parts. To support the process, Nissan has collaborated with Kobe Steel, Ltd. The separation ensures that Nissan can return high-quality scrap to suppliers.

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Nissan unveils IMQ concept with next-gen e-Power system

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Nissan unveiled the all-new IMQ concept vehicle at the Geneva International Motor Show. e-POWER borrows from the EV technology in the Nissan LEAF. The IMW e-POWER system has been further developed from the e-POWER technology currently available in the best-selling Nissan Note and Serena models in Japan. The IMQ offers additional insights into Nissan’s technology vision.

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Nissan, Mitsubishi opt for Toshiba SCiB rechargeable battery for hybrid kei cars

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In 2019, Nissan and Mitsubishi announced they would introduce new kei cars as their collaboration expanded. Nissan ROOX (left) and Mitsubishi eK space (right).

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Nissan releases update of Ariya electric crossover testing ahead of production


Nissan has released an update with new footage of the Ariya electric crossover test program ahead of the start of production later this year. more… The post Nissan releases update of Ariya electric crossover testing ahead of production appeared first on Electrek.

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Nissan cuts carbon footprint with closed-loop aluminum recycling

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Nissan reported last week that its Rogue crossover is the first global model from the automaker to use a new “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminum that helps reduce carbon dioxide emissions due to manufacturing.

The vanlife electric: Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper concept

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The Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper concept shows how an electric van can be converted into a home away from home. If you're going to build a camper van, why not make it electric?

Nissan in final development stages of e-FORCE electric all-wheel drive system

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Currently in final development stages, Nissan’s e-4ORCE all-wheel control technology for electric vehicles ( earlier post ) strikes a balance between performance and control—delivering excitement at the push of the accelerator while still ensuring comfort for everyone in the car. Until now, Nissan EVs have all used a single electric motor, typically for front-wheel drive.

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Nissan unveils electric crossover Ariya; on sale in US in 2021 starting at $40,000

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Nissan introduced the all-new Nissan Ariya, an electric crossover SUV that lets customers travel up to approximately 300 miles per charge (preliminary Nissan estimate for long-range 2WD model). Nissan Ariya Key Specifications.

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Dongfeng Nissan begins production of LEAF-based Sylphy EV

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The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, the first Nissan electric car made for China ( earlier post ), has begun rolling off the production line. The start of production by Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Co. Dongfeng Nissan), Nissan’s joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co., It’s being built at Dongfeng Nissan’s Huadu plant. Growth in the Chinese market is a critical part of Nissan’s midterm plan, Nissan M.O.V.E.

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New Nissan Qashqai in Europe to offer 12V MHEV and upgraded e-POWER powertrains

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Supporting Nissan’s goal of achieving 50% electrified sales in Europe by 2024, the new Nissan Qashqai will not only be available with a 1.3 —Marco Fioravanti, Vice President, Product Planning, Nissan Automotive Europe.

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Nissan launches Note e-POWER NISMO S in Japan

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The Nissan Note e-POWER NISMO S has gone on sale in Japan, offering buyers of the country’s best-selling car more power and sportiness. With a maximum power of 100 kW and 320 N·m of torque, the model is a higher-spec version of the Nissan Note e-POWER NISMO, released in December 2016. The Nissan e-POWER powertrain is driven by an electric motor that’s powered by a gasoline engine—i.e, Nissan introduced the NISMO brand to its mainstream model lineup in 2013.

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Nissan completes 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors; Mitsubishi joins Renault-Nissan Alliance

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Nissan Motor Co., As indicated in May, when Nissan outlined the deal, MMC is also becoming part of the global Alliance with Nissan and Renault. Nissan was the one which first brought the discrepancies in minicar testing to light; MMC produces minicar models for Nissan in Japan. The combination of Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors and Renault will create a new force in global car-making.

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See Nissan Ariya At Proving Ground In Hokkaido, Japan


Nissan's engineering teams optimize Ariya's performance ahead of the market launch

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Nissan unveils LEAF e+ with additional power and range

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan LEAF e+, further broadening the appeal of the world’s best-selling electric car by offering a new powertrain with additional power and range. Thanks to an available new 70 kW (100 kW peak) Quick Charging system, the 2019 Nissan LEAF e+ can charge more efficiently. More than 380,000 Nissan LEAF vehicles have been sold globally since the 100% electric model first went on sale in 2010.

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Nissan LEAF drivers pass 850M kilometers driven

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The collective electric distance driven by the Nissan LEAF EV worldwide now stands at more than 850 million kilometers (528 million miles), which translates to more than 150,000 tons of CO 2 emissions reduced. Nissan estimates that the billion-kilometer (621 million miles) mark will be passed by January 2015. Rising sales and a rapidly expanding quick charge network mean the target might be beaten even earlier, Nissan suggested.

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Electric-car pioneer Nissan sets conservative targets, CO2-neutral goal for 2050

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A decade ago, Nissan helped kick off the modern era of electric cars with the first-generation Leaf. A Nissan press release said the automaker aims to achieve carbon neutrality for its operations and vehicle life cycles by 2050. To achieve that goal, Nissan will

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Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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Nikkei: Nissan will sell only electric and hybrid cars in China by 2025

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The Nikkei reports that Nissan will switch all models sold in China to either electric or hybrid vehicles by 2025. Nissan will introduce nine models in China by 2025 that will either be fully electric or hybrid. Nissan will release an e-Power system model in China next year. Nissan is expanding its production capacity in China; new plants will start operations in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, this year, and in Wuhan, Hubei Province, next year.

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Nissan LEAF pricing reduced making all models eligible for the plug-in car grant

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Nissan has confirmed price reductions of both 40kWh and 62kWh versions of its award-winning LEAF electric vehicle, effective from April. The post Nissan LEAF pricing reduced making all models eligible for the plug-in car grant appeared first on driveEV. Article New cars Nissan

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Longer-range Nissan LEAF PLUS starts at $36,550 in US with up to 226 miles of range

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The new Nissan LEAF PLUS pricing starts at $36,550 and goes on sale at Nissan retailers across the US this month. The new Nissan LEAF S PLUS powertrain adds to the car’s range by approximately 50% with an EPA range of up to 226 miles (versus the standard 2019 Nissan LEAF 150 mile range). The Nissan 40kWh battery LEAF with up to 150 miles of range is available at a starting price of under $30,000.

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