A recent report reveals that peak oil is expected to arrive around 2036 - just around the time when electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles are expected to...
In June, Nissan barely increased LEAF sales in Japan, which hopefully is not the early sign of saturation after nine months of the second-generation version...
Automotive industry is carefully watching changes on the market. The expansion of plug-in electric car segment makes new players interested in EV parts.
Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is trying to leverage research on solid-state batteries for electric cars.
There is more than 27,000 public charging spots available, but the sales of all-electric cars is not that high as we would expect.
Mitsubishi dealerships in Japan are gradually installing DENDO Drive Station that combines the CHAdeMO DC fast charger with Vehicle-to-Building (V2B) capability...
Range on the 10 tanks of hydrogen (600 liters working at 70 MPa nominal pressure) is probably comparable to conventional buses.
April is typically a slower month of the year in terms of volume of car sales in Japan, but less than 1,000 Nissan LEAFs sold is a surprise.
Developments of solid-state batteries to be accelerated in Japan through new government-funded program led by Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Evaluation...
Nissan announced that Japan will be the flagship market for the implementation of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision during the M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan.
Nissan LEAF sales in Japan remain strong. In March, 2,997 deliveries translated into 91% growth year-over-year. Almost 100,000 LEAFs have been delivered since 2010.
Nissan found second-life application for the used LEAF batteries that are now coming to the manufacturer in growing volume.
Nissan together with Ecosystem Japan launched special electricity offer for new LEAF owners in the Kanto region of Japan that includes free solar panels.
Nissan is finally launching an exchange program for Nissan LEAF batteries in Japan that enables LEAF owners to trade in old batteries for refabricated ones
For a second month, Nissan managed to deliver more than 3,700 new LEAFs to customers in Japan (nearly 7,500 so far this year).
Almost every second plug-in electric car sold in 2017 was produced by Chinese brands. Germany and U.S. were 2nd and 3rd behind China.
The new Nissan LEAF is very well received in Japan as another monthly record was smashed in January - 3,768 deliveries makes LEAF the #19 best selling model.
Nissan LEAF batteries, motors and inverters will be used in fa ull-size electric bus “Yoka ECO Bus” developed by the Kumamoto University.
Nissan is launching in Japan an all-new car sharing service called e-share mobi, with next generation LEAF and series-hybrid Note e-POWER.
Thanks to the introduction of the new Nissan LEAF and Toyota Prius Prime (early in 2017), the Japanese plug-in market revives itself and grows toward 1% market share
Fully Charged's Jonny Smith took the opportunity to check out the new Nissan LEAF in Yokohama, Japan and shares his impressions.