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Nissan Electric Cars Will Be For Mass Market: CEO Ghosn

Nissan Electric Cars Will Be For Mass Market: CEO Ghosn

The success of the Tesla Model S has automakers--particularly German automakers--scrambling to build pricey luxury plug-in electric cars to compete with the upstart from Silicon Valley. But the automaker that's sold more electric cars than anyone else plans to continue in a different direction. The... read more

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Nissan prototype 60-kWh battery pack  -  Nissan Technical Center, October 2015

Nissan's 60-kWh, 200-Mile Battery Pack: What We Know So Far

Will the next-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf offer an option that could provide 200 miles or more of real-world driving range? Based on the concept car and prototype battery... read more November 5, 2015 by 

Carlos Ghosn

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... read more November 3, 2015 by 

Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

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... read more October 29, 2015 by 

Nissan electric car concept debuting at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan's Tokyo Autonomous Concept: Next Leaf Electric Car--Or Not?

As we head out to the Tokyo Motor Show, the teaser photos and previews are starting to come in thick and fast. One from late last week was a shadowy image issued by Nissan of... read more October 26, 2015 by 

Nissan Leaf 'Advanced R&D Electric Vehicle' shown at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

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... read more October 23, 2015 by 

2016 Nissan Leaf

U.K. Reviews Of 2016 Nissan Leaf: More Range, Higher Price, No More Panache Than Before

The 2016 Nissan Leaf electric car gets a few notable changes, chief among them a larger battery pack that provides a longer travel range. That optional 30-kilowatt-hour pack... read more October 20, 2015 by 

2012 Infiniti LE Concept

Infiniti Sees No Demand For Luxury Electric Cars Before 2020

The Renault Nissan Alliance has sold more electric cars globally than any other company, more than a quarter million as of June. But Nissan's Infiniti luxury division has not... read more October 8, 2015 by 

2016 Nissan Leaf

2016 Nissan Leaf: How Does It Compare To 2012 Model On Price, Equipment, Range?

The 2016 Nissan Leaf gets a few updates, most notably an optional 30-kilowatt-hour battery pack that allows for a 107-mile range. That's a substantial increase over the 84... read more September 25, 2015 by 

Nissan Gripz concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Nissan Gripz Concept Previews 'Pure Drive' Hybrid System

Nissan offered a hint at a new hybrid powertrain as part of a concept car it unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The Nissan Gripz is a heavily-stylized crossover that... read more September 16, 2015 by 

2016 Nissan Leaf range quoting at 250 km (155 miles) in Europe, Frankfurt Auto Show, Sep 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. That would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe. The... read more September 16, 2015 by 

First Nissan NV200 New York "Taxi of Tomorrow" rolls off the line in Mexico

NYC Mandates Non-Hybrid Nissan 'Taxi Of Tomorrow': Good Thing Or Bad?

After a series of court challenges, New York City finally has a new standard yellow taxi cab. It's not a hybrid, and it's not electric. It's also not particularly fast. But... read more September 11, 2015 by 

2016 Nissan Leaf

2016 Nissan Leaf Offers 107-Mile Range With 30-kWh Battery; Leaf S Unchanged

The 2016 Nissan Leaf electric car will offer a choice of two different battery sizes, with a new larger 30-kilowatt-hour pack giving an EPA-rated range of 107 miles on the... read more September 10, 2015 by 

2013 Nissan Leaf

Electric-Car Driver To Plant Trees In 48 States On Cross-Country Trip

Despite its name, National Drive Electric Week is actually an international awareness event for plug-in electric cars. And in concert with this year's event, one driver is... read more August 26, 2015 by 

2015 Nissan Leaf

2016 Nissan Leaf's Two Batteries: 84 Miles Base, 110 Miles For Top Trims, Dealer Says

With many 2016 model details already released by other makers, the specs of the 2016 Nissan Leaf electric car remain conspicuously absent as the U.S. heads toward its Labor... read more August 17, 2015 by 

Nissan Leaf electric-car sharing in rural Japan

Japanese Hot Springs Maintain Serenity With Nissan Leaf Electric Cars

The Nissan Leaf electric car has become part of a novel tourism promotion in its home market of Japan. A car-sharing service is being set up in rural Japan to help tourists... read more August 13, 2015 by 


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