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26/11/2014
• Renault-Nissan EVs have driven 4 billion kilometers and enjoy 58% of zero-emission global market share • Nissan LEAF remains best-selling EV ever; Renault led in Europe last month • Alliance launches monthly video series...
Nissan introduces all new generation taxi: NV200 taxi in Japan in June 2015

The new generation taxi will start operations soon in Japan. Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has announced the full-scale launch of the NV200 Taxi throughout Japan beginning in June 2015.

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26
NOV
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Chris Beers: Portrait of an EV owner

Chris Beers: Portrait of an EV owner

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 200,000th electric vehicle – by far more than all other major automakers combined. The milestone was reached earlier this month and comes four years after the launch of the Nissan LEAF, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle. Nissan LEAF remains the best-selling electric vehicle in history.

To capture what the first 200,000 consumers love about their electric vehicles, the Alliance has launched a series of videos featuring EV owners on three continents. “I Made the Switch” tells why people bought their electric vehicles and how switching to a zero-emission vehicle has changed their lives.

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Nissan receives perfect score in Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for second consecutive year

Nissan earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index for the second year in a row. In 2013, Nissan was among the fastest risers in the history of the index with a 70-point increase in just two years.

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Putrajaya Formula E Grand Prix: Malaysian round delivers great performances and on-track action

Spectacular fightbacks, fiercely-contested racing and a host of popular attractions combined to create a fantastic atmosphere at this Saturday’s Putrajaya ePrix. The second ever race in the history of the FIA Formula E Championship served to confirm the growing enthusiasm for the new racing category. In the heart of the “World's First Intelligent Garden City”, the 20 Spark-Renault SRT01_E drivers once again put on a very high quality sporting spectacle.

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Infiniti enters "SYNAPTIQ" in 11th Annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge

Infiniti has entered the 11th annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge with SYNAPTIQ, a unique answer to this year's theme of "Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact With Us In 2029?"

Participating for the first time in the Design Challenge, Infiniti designers from its San Diego studio looked toward the future in which augmented reality, 3D hologram and wearable technologies may be a part of the everyday driving experience, creating a seamless interaction between man and machine.

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19
NOV
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Electric van gets tails wagging at doggy day care

Electric van gets tails wagging at doggy day care

Pooches at a Midlothian doggy day care centre have gone barking mad for the smooth and silent ride of the all-electric Nissan e-NV200.

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19
NOV
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan offers free public charging for new LEAF buyers in Chicago

Nissan offers free public charging for new LEAF buyers in Chicago
Chicagoans can now add free public charging to the long list of benefits of buying an all-electric Nissan LEAF. Nissan recently launched its "No Charge to Charge" promotion that provides two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new LEAF from Nissan dealers in the Chicago market. This includes complimentary access to fast chargers that can charge a LEAF battery pack from zero to 80 percent in about 30 minutes.
 
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Nissan LEAF participating in vehicle-to-grid project at Los Angeles Air Force Base

With more than 147,000 all-electric Nissan LEAF vehicles on roads around the world, Nissan is researching ways to put some of the 3.6 million kilowatt hours of available battery storage to work in ways other than driving, adding more value for LEAF owners.

As part of a milestone project introduced today by the U.S. Air Force and the California Energy Commission at Los Angeles Air Force Base, the U.S. Department of Defense is deploying 13 Nissan LEAFs in a vehicle-to-grid program, the first such program in the United States to include LEAF. Nissan LEAF will also be included in similar projects at other U.S. bases.

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Nissan LEAF chosen for world's largest island-based electric car sharing scheme
The world's largest island-based electric car-sharing scheme launched on November 6, powered by Nissan. A pool of 65 Nissan LEAF has been established on Terschelling, one of the Dutch Frisian islands. And plans are already in hand to increase the fleet to 100 vehicles to cope with expected demand from residents and visitors.
 
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13
NOV
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault leads European manufacturers in low CO2 emissions

Renault leads European manufacturers in low CO2 emissions

Car and van manufacturers in Europe are meeting CO2 emission targets ahead of deadlines, with Renault leading the way. A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms that most manufacturers have already reduced emission rates to standards that will be legally enforced in the next few years – even if there are significant variations between manufacturers and countries.

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