Posts Tagged Nissan

Nissan e-NV200 is Europe’s Best-Selling Electric Van

The Nissan e-NV200, with 4,319 sales in 2016 (up 7%), has become the best-selling electric van for Europe.  The plug-in Nissan utility offering is currently available in 17 countries. Top three markets for the e-NV200 are: UK Norway France Depending on version, the e-NV200 (24 kWh only) is rated at 163-170…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 20

BMW ChargeNow EVgo Expansion Underway In U.S.

BMW continues to make news with regards to electric vehicle infrastructure and customer charging programs. Coming off yesterday’s Nissan partnership news, today BMW has announced the expansion of their ChargeNow by EVgo program. The ChargeNow by EVgo program was initiated by BMW in November of 2015, and was active in…

3 weeks ago by Tom Moloughney 10

Nissan LEAF Sets Sales Record In Japan For 2016

Despite sales of the Nissan LEAF waffling (or just straight out falling) around most of the world, 2016 was the most successful to date for the LEAF at home in Japan; perhaps one of the reasons that has caused Nissan to drag its feet showing the “next” LEAF – which according…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 28

Lithium-Ion Battery Shortage Looming?

Now that several automakers are setting goals for larger-scale EV production, many are facing a lithium-ion battery shortage. This is a good problem, because it further establishes the exponential growth of the segment, but not so good for the future of EVs, if the problem can’t be solved quickly and economically….

1 month ago by Steven Loveday 178

Hyperdrive Innovation To Offer Nissan (LEAF) Batteries For Various Applications

Six years after the LEAF’s introduction, and also launching own its own lithium-ion battery production (together with NEC), Nissan has now become a battery supplier itself. British Hyperdrive Innovation has announced the launch of battery products using Nissan’s lithium-ion cells via the automakers’s Sunderland plant in the UK. Hyperdrive’s plan is to offer batteries…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 28