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Nissan-Renault Alliance Sells 1 Lakh EVs

July 25, 2013 / No Comments

The alliance between of Japanese car maker Nissan and French company Renault has reached a new milestone by selling 100,000 electric vehicles on a global level. As you all know, Nissan and Renault are part of an alliance that shares management, resources and technology. More than 70,000 people worldwide have bought Nissan Leaf, making it the world’s best-selling electric car, ...

Nissan to Build a Network of More than 100 Fast Charging Stations in the US Market

July 17, 2013 / 1 Comment

It looks like Nissan is looking to build a network of fast charging stations across the US. Reportedly, the company will soon deploy quick chargers at more than 100 dealerships across 21 US markets. The charging stations will use the CHAdeMO standard so that they can deliver up to 62.5 kW of high-voltage direct current. It is said that this voltage ...

Nissan Leaf Sales Touch 25,000 in the US

May 20, 2013 / No Comments

Nissan can be excused for sitting on the glory of their name and relaxing a bit. The Leaf needs to be thanked for that. The automaker has sold 25,000 units of its electric vehicle Nissan Leaf in the US already. An increase in demand in markets like Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago on the West Coast helped to cross 25,000 number in ...

Nissan to Recall 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti SUV Over Faulty Brakes

April 23, 2013 / No Comments

Nissan’s crossover SUVs - Pathfinder and Infinite JX – which have been built between December 2012 and January 2013 at the Smyrna manufacturing plant have reported faulty brakes. A field report has clarified that there indeed is a defect with the front brake torque member casting.  The reported has been forwarded by Nissan to the National Highway Traffic Safety department, ...

Nissan UK Introduces Battery Leasing Plans on LEAF Models

April 16, 2013 / No Comments

The 2013 version of Nissan LEAF has undergone some notable overhauls, thanks to the recommendations posted by LEAF owners in the Nissan community. The Japanese automakers have also introduced affordable leasing plans on the battery pack for their LEAF options to make consumers around the world to think a little more enthusiastic on EV adoption. The LEAF models are continuing to ...

Nissan 1947 Tama EV, the first Electric Vehicle in Post-War Japan

April 4, 2013 / No Comments

It has been rightly said that necessity is the mother of invention, at least it is true when we consider the first electric vehicle by Nissan. A new video posted by the automaker explains the situations that led to the manufacturing of their first electric vehicle. Nissan’s Tama EV, the first electric model, was built in 1947. During that time Japan ...

Nissan Hybrid Versions to Number 15 by 2016

January 30, 2013 / No Comments

Japanese auto giant Nissan will launch as many as 15 hybrid powertrains by 2016. The strategy seems to be in line with Toyota’s approach to go for hybrid versions. The Nissan Resonance concept will go into quite a few production vehicles. Andy Palmer, Nissan executive vice president, confirmed that the hybrid power train will be used in the Altima sedan, the ...

Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept Goes into Production

January 25, 2013 / No Comments

Those who have been waiting for the next electric car from Nissan can smile. The company has now confirmed that a production version of its Leaf Nismo Concept is up and ready to roll. What we get to hear is that the version of the model is all geared up to go into production this summer at its Japanese plant. According to ...

Nissan Unveils Electric Nissan e-NV200

September 25, 2012 / No Comments

Nissan has unveiled its all-new electric Panel Van version e-NV200 concept at the Commercial Vehicle International Motor Show in Hanover, Germany. Nissan has been working with FedEx Express to make e-NV200 the next FedEx delivery van.   Electric vehicles are ideal for urban transportation as it features both efficiency and zero emission technology. Nissan and FedEx have started working together by co-testing ...

Nissan Launches Serena S-Hybrid in Japan

August 6, 2012 / No Comments

Nissan has launched the hybrid variant of its minivan (vehicle with three rows of seats) Serena in Japan. Dubbed as the Serena S-Hybrid, it has started the sales this week. This green variant comes in two-wheel as well as four-wheel-drive versions. It gets 15.2 kilometers per liter in two-wheel-drive mode. This is almost equal to 36 miles per gallon as estimated ...