Carlos Ghosn

Nissan And Fuel Cells: 'Not In A Hurry' Because 'Too Early,' CEO Ghosn Says

Nissan And Fuel Cells: 'Not In A Hurry' Because 'Too Early,' CEO Ghosn Says

Nissan has sold more battery-electric cars than any other automaker by roughly a factor of two. But while Japanese rivals Honda and Toyota bet heavily on hydrogen fuel cells, Nissan still appears reticent about the technology. Now, the company's boss says Nissan is developing a fuel-cell car, but... read more

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Carlos Ghosn

Nissan CEO Ghosn: Climate Change Must Be Corporate Humanitarian Cause

There are many reasons that automakers sell electric cars. Cars that plug in to travel on batteries charged from the electric grid respond to perceived customer demand for... read more December 1, 2014 by 

2015 Nissan Leaf

Ghosn: Nissan Not Tied To Its Own Electric-Car Batteries, Will Seek Other Suppliers Pragmatically

Batteries are the key component in building practical electric cars. And for its first all-electric Leaf in 2011, Nissan developed its own proprietary lithium-ion battery... read more October 7, 2014 by 

2014 Nissan Leaf

Nissan On Track To Beat 2020 Electric Car Sales Target?

Nissan and its French partner Renault could be on track for selling 1.5 million electric vehicles before 2020, according to the company's latest estimates. The two companies... read more March 15, 2014 by 

Tshering Tobgay, prime minister of Bhutan, with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Nissan Leaf electric car

Nissan To Work With Bhutan Toward 'Electric-Car Nation' Goal

The small Asian nation of Bhutan has a very big goal: It hopes to convert the country's vehicles to almost all electric power. Today, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and... read more February 21, 2014 by 

2014 Nissan Leaf

With Demand Soaring, Nissan Leaf U.S. Production Could Double This Year

With the 2014 Nissan Leaf going on sale this week and next, Nissan is poised to expand production and dramatically boost sales of its U.S.-built battery-electric hatchback... read more January 9, 2014 by 

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan's Ghosn: We'll Miss 2016's 1.5M Electric Car Sales Target

Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has admitted the companies will miss out on his original electric car sales targets...and by quite some margin. Ghosn has previously said... read more November 14, 2013 by 

Venucia E30 (Chinese version of Nissan Leaf electric car), Guangzhou Auto Show [photo: ChinaAutoWeb]

Future Of Electric Cars Depends On China, Says Nissan CEO Ghosn

China is the future of the electric car. At least, that's what Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn believes. Speaking to the Associated Press at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, he... read more September 23, 2013 by 

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan CEO Talks Electric Car Sales And Chinese Production

Carlos Ghosn is a busy man. In charge of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, his remit includes the diverse product lines of each company and most recently, each carmaker's electric... read more March 26, 2013 by  9

2012 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf To Get Better Battery, No News On Capacity Loss

When it launched back in 2010, the Nissan Leaf electric hatchback was criticized for its high sticker price, due in part to its expensive battery pack. Now Nissan CEO Carlos... read more September 17, 2012 by  10

Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Hall in an ad for the 2012 Nissan Leaf

Nissan CEO On Leaf Sales: Take The Long View, It Will Happen

It's the kind of question that makes every CEO roll his eyes. In effect, it translated to: Your sales of one model last month were lousy, so is that car a failure in the... read more April 4, 2012 by  30

Nissan LEAFs arrive in the U.K.

Nissan Leaf Electric Car Was Top Priority For CEO After Japanese Earthquake

The devastating earthquakes that hit Japan earlier this year may have severely affected the production of cars worldwide, but according to Nissan Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn... read more November 21, 2011 by  1

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan Building Plug-in Hybrid For 2015, 1.5 Million Electric Cars By 2017

It might be celebrating a global total of 15,000 all-electric Nissan Leafs since the model was launched last year, but Nissan isn’t planning to keep its plug-in... read more October 24, 2011 by  2

Carlos Ghosn

How Much Has Nissan Spent on Electric Cars? $5.6 Billion...And Counting

Bringing a new car to market costs a lot of money -- around $1-2 billion per platform on a new volume vehicle. As any auto industry insider will tell you, it isn’t just... read more September 7, 2011 by  5

Carlos Ghosn

Renault-Nissan Gets Geeky, Sets Up Silicon Valley Research Center

Google’s head offices in Mountain View, California has just got some new neighbors, but unlike most of the other companies in the fabled silicon valley it isn’t a... read more June 20, 2011 by  0

GM EV1 Anti-Crush Protests,  Screenshot, Who Killed The Electric Car?

'Who Killed The Electric Car?' Sequel Premieres Tonight (Video)

It's taken as gospel by many of the people who have seen it since its 2006 release, and there's no denying its influence. "Who Killed the Electric?" seemingly stung General... read more April 22, 2011 by  0


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