Articles about Nissan

  • The Conway Column: an unlikely electric car convert

    Steve Sutcliffe, Autocar’s handiest wheelman, falls for Vauxhall Ampera.


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    By Gavin Conway May 30, 2012 2:39 PM
  • YouTues: Tesla’s Elon Musk is Iron Man

    It’s been a long time coming, but Chris Paine’s 2011 feature documentary film Revenge of the Electric Car, a fascinating behind the scenes peek at Tesla, Nissan and Chevrolet as they race to launch ground-breaking plug-in cars, is finally coming to screens in the UK. And to mark the occasion, YouTues this week has a clip from the film showing how Tesla’s Elon Musk is “as close as you can get to a real life Tony Stark” (a.k.a. ‘Iron Man’).
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    By Will Dron May 29, 2012 2:37 PM
  • Dutch electric car drivers “will never be stranded”

    Nissan has taken the wraps off the first of 400 new rapid chargers for electric cars to be installed across Europe, with a view to thousands being rolled out over the next few years. Detroit News reports that initially, forty units will be installed in Holland, with France also getting forty chargers.
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    By Gavin Conway May 28, 2012 1:06 PM
  • Nissan LEAF winner amazed by car at handover

    The winner of’s competition to win a pure-electric Nissan LEAF demonstrated that many people still don't realise just how good modern day electric cars are, expressing real surprise at the official handover.
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    By Will Dron May 24, 2012 11:06 AM
  • Nissan LEAFs deployed in four Scottish authorities

    Four local authorities in Scotland have invested in 12 Nissan LEAFs with the help of a grant from Transport Scotland. They include NHS Tayside, Dundee City Council, Perth & Kinross Council and Dumfries and Galloway Council.
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    By Gavin Conway May 23, 2012 10:30 AM