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The Nissan e-NV200 Zips To 60 MPH in… (video)

Over the years we have published a lot of reports on plug-in car performance results…but never on a van. Check out Nissan’s all-electric van - the e-NV200, which went on sale this month in Japan as it zips to 60 mph.  Ok, perhaps ‘zips’ isn’t the best adjective, but considering it…

4 days ago by Jay Cole 8

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Double Greenfleet Win For All-electric Nissan e-NV200

Nissan happily announced two wins in the Greenfleet Awards 2014 in Warwickshire for the e-NV200 electric van. The first one was the Industry Innovation of the Year. The second one – the Outstanding Achievement award – was for the partnership between Nissan, British Gas and Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 6

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Koshiki Islands in Japan To Get Large-Scale Power Storage Facilities

Satsumasendai City in Japan and Sumitomo Corporation announced a large-scale project for reused batteries from electric vehicles. Two power storage facilities will be installed at the Koshiki Islands next year to strengthen local grid and promote renewable energy. “For small-scale electric power grids on remote islands, an introduction of intermittent…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 6

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Nissan LEAF Nismo Acceleration Test – Video

The Nissan LEAF Nismo is a performance version of the LEAF – which unfortunately is only available in Japan at the moment. The Nismo package brings mostly a new, more aggressive aero package (that we kinda like), but also a reprogrammed/sport tuned VCM (Vehicle Control Module). Cost for a full conversion?  About…

7 days ago by Jay Cole 13

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Nissan e-NV200 Completes £2 Challenge

Nissan launched in the UK ‘£2 Challenge’ (some $3.20) to present how low energy costs are to use all-electric cars. One of the companies that accepted the challenge is the Ergro group of companies, which put the e-NV200 into service within its air conditioning division. As it turns out, one…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

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Dealer Compares Nissan LEAF To Chevy Volt – Video

Some dealerships seem willing to go to extremes to knock on the competition.  That’s true of Nissan of Bowie, creator of this video. The dealership, in trying to emphasize the LEAF’s strong points as compared to the Chevy Volt, really messes it up. The LEAF’s “useful cruising range” of 84 miles…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 13