Articles about Nissan

  • ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ out now on DVD

    Chris Paine’s stellar documentary ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ is available to buy on DVD from today. The bad news is, they’re all Region 1 (USA) format discs, so those of us this side of The Pond will either need a ‘region free’ player or we’re in for a bit more of a wait.
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    By Will Dron January 24, 2012 6:13 PM
  • Best of Robert Llewellyn… all fired up about nothing

    If there’s one thing that gets electric vehicle-haters hot under the collar, it's stories about how EVs are prone to bursting into flames for no reason at all. And the anti-brigade piled in boots first when the Chevy Volt got fingered as the villain in a piece about flaming batteries.
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    By Gavin Conway January 23, 2012 6:50 PM
  • The Conway Column: Hydrogen… place your bets, gentlemen

    With the launch of the UK Government’s UKH2Mobility initiative, the car industry faces biggest gamble in a 100 years.
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    By Gavin Conway January 21, 2012 11:26 AM
  • Best of Robert Llewellyn… going solar, just in time

    You might have noticed Robert Llewellyn's not been around for a while as he's mid-filming a new series of Red Dwarf. But just to remind you what we’ve all been missing, we’ve selected some of his best columns for your delectation. We thought this one about Robert’s solar installation adventure would be particularly topical – just last month, the government halved the ‘feed-in tariff’ for people generating power from solar panel installations.
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    By Gavin Conway January 9, 2012 1:33 PM
  • UK pure-electric car sales up 684% in 2011

    Nearly eight times more pure-electric cars were purchased in 2011 compared with 2010. Figures from the SMMT also indicate that the vast majority of those cars were eligible for the Plug-in Car Grant, which is some reassurance that the subsidy is working to attract more electric vehicle (EV) buyers.
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    By Gavin Conway January 6, 2012 2:22 PM