Articles about Nissan

  • 2012 electric vehicle preview: EVs are accelerating

    There’s a lot to look forward to in the coming year, not the least of which will be the arrival of a brace of new pure-electric cars in the UK. But the electrification of our motoring world isn’t just about pure-electrics – watch out for the arrival of advanced plug-in hybrids, as well as diesel/electric hybrids from the likes of Volvo and Peugeot.
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    By Gavin Conway December 31, 2011 10:00 AM
  • 2012 Detroit Auto Show electric vehicle preview

    Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will also be flooded with hybrids from the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Acura, Honda and Volkswagen. That’s all taking us in the right direction, but unless it comes with a plug, we’re not going to spend too much time dwelling on it here. We’ve prepared a little pre-show teaser of some of the EVs coming to Detroit to whet your appetite.
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    By Gavin Conway December 28, 2011 5:14 PM
  • Best of Robert Llewellyn… Meeting Carlos Ghosn

    Robert Llewellyn is perhaps best known as Kryten from the hit BBC comedy Red Dwarf. But as well as a career as a comedian, actor, presenter and author, Robert has also been a columnist for for nearly a year now. We’ve selected some of his best columns for your delectation.
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    By Gavin Conway December 26, 2011 10:30 AM
  • FedEx trials Nissan pure-electric van in London

    Nissan has supplied FedEx a pure electric NV200 van for a two-month trial in London. The idea is to see whether the prototype EV can handle the mean streets of the capital. It’s part of a larger global FedEx trial involving 43 pure-electric vehicles operating in Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Memphis.
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    By Gavin Conway December 19, 2011 12:31 PM
  • Hot Nissan LEAF raises the sport stakes

    Nissan’s performance division Nismo revealed a new hot version of the pure-electric LEAF at the Tokyo Motor Show.
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    By John Silcox December 9, 2011 2:59 PM