31
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Ireland goes electric with major EV incentives

Ireland goes electric with major EV incentives

The Cork is out of the EV bottle. The Irish Government has started a major drive to promote the use of electric vehicles in the country, with a progressive pilot scheme launched in the city of Cork in the south west of the island.

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30
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan LEAF sets annual U.S. electric vehicle sales record - again

Nissan LEAF sets annual U.S. electric vehicle sales record - again

With more than two months remaining, Nissan LEAF has shattered the record for the most U.S. electric vehicle sales in a single calendar year, surpassing the previous record of 22,610 that it set in 2013.

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29
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Presentation of the Duster Oroch show car in Sao Paulo

Presentation of the Duster Oroch show car in Sao Paulo
Renault is set to unveil the Duster Oroch show car in a world premiere at the 28th Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil (October 30-November 9). Brazil is the Renault's second-largest market after France, and is among the top ten markets for the Alliance.
 
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28
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Fifth anniversary for Sustainable Mobility site

Fifth anniversary for Sustainable Mobility site

The www.sustainable-mobility.org website, launched by Renault in 2009 under its wide-reaching electric-vehicle initiative, is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year.

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27
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan delivers first all-electric taxis to Barcelona and Madrid

Nissan delivers first all-electric taxis to Barcelona and Madrid

The era of the 100% electric taxi has arrived to Spain's two largest cities, as Nissan delivered its first 100% electric taxis to Madrid and Barcelona. The introduction the Nissan electric vehicles - the Nissan LEAF to Madrid's taxi fleet, and the e-NV200 taxi for Barcelona - brings the option of quiet, zero-emission travel to these bustling city centres.

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24
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

New EU regulations set to boost European charging network

New EU regulations set to boost European charging network

EU Member States have committed to strengthening EV charging networks and adopting a common plug across Europe. This new agreement, which forms part of an EU directive for clean fuels, is set to offer a significant boost to zero-emission transport in Europe.

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23
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

EVs no longer niche in Norway

EVs no longer niche in Norway

Norway, rich in petroleum, is also a global leader in renewable energy use, at 98%, and cleaner, more inexpensive electricity is helping to drive the push of electric vehicles into the mainstream market.

Roughly one in six cars sold in Norway is an EV, a whopping 15% share.

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22
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Vermont: top of the US energy efficiency league table

Vermont: top of the US energy efficiency league table

Hold your head high, people of Vermont and New York!

A new survey conducted by internet-based personal finance resource Wallet Hub has looked at the way Americans use their energy to create a state-by-state league table.

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Research program aims to find out how driverless cars will enrich our lives

While the Alliance develops autonomous cars based on the all-electric Renault ZOE and the best-selling Nissan LEAF – expect them to come to market by 2020 – scientists in America are investigating what real world benefits driverless cars will provide.

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20
OCT
2014
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Production begins at Nissan's fourth plant in China

Production begins at Nissan's fourth plant in China

Nissan’s joint venture in China with Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company, today began production at its latest plant located in Dalian City. The Dalian plant in northeast China is Nissan’s fourth plant in the country. Nissan’s other production bases are in Huadu in Guangzhou, Xiangyang and Zhengzhou.

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