21
AUG
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Ireland debuts expanded charge point network

Ireland debuts expanded charge point network

Own an electric car in Ireland, or thinking of getting one? There’s reason to celebrate, for Electricity Supply Board (ESB), Ireland’s sole electricity operator, has finished installing a network of charging points throughout the country.

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19
AUG
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan LEAF owners closing in on 1 billion kilometers

Nissan LEAF owners closing in on 1 billion kilometers

Drivers of the Nissan LEAF – the world's best-selling electric car – are racing towards the 1 billion kilometer mark.

Thanks to Nissan LEAF's innovative CarWings telemetry, an accurate log of the total distance covered by every car has been recorded since the LEAF was launched in 2010.

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14
AUG
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

China announces favorable pricing system for EV charging

China announces favorable pricing system for EV charging

The Chinese government is introducing new preferential pricing directives for electric vehicles in order to encourage the adoption of such vehicles in the country.

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12
AUG
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

New R-Link apps help drivers connect and learn

New R-Link apps help drivers connect and learn

Even when they're behind the wheel, drivers can keep up with their social network or learn a language, thanks to two new apps in the Renault R-Link store. By downloading the apps, drivers will optimize their journey time and offer their vehicle a whole new level of connectivity.

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Dongfeng Nissan to build Venucia design center and advanced engineering tech center

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company, Nissan’s joint venture in China, will invest a total of RMB 500 million to set up a Venucia design center, an advanced engineering technology center and a corporate university in Huadu, China. The groundbreaking ceremony for the three business units was held yesterday with the first phase of the main construction expected to be completed in 2015.

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Know how to boost sales of EVs? There's money available for great ideas…

Do you live in America and have a great scheme that will boost the take up of electric vehicles? Then you could be in line for a grant of up to $4.5 million to help develop the idea.

The offer comes from the US Department of Energy which is looking for "highly innovative approaches to increase the acceptance and deployment of Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs)."

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04
AUG
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Staying safe with Nissan Note

Staying safe with Nissan Note

You’re driving along the motorway, heading for a much needed holiday in the sun. It’s been a long day and you’re tired after working so hard for the past few months.

You close your eyes momentarily… or at least that’s what you think. In fact, you’ve been ‘asleep’ for a few seconds and when you wake with a jerk you realize the car is no longer safely in its lane but drifting across the motorway towards the central barrier. An accident is avoided – but only just.

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01
AUG
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

World EV sales hit half a million

World EV sales hit half a million

The charge of the Electric Vehicle Brigade is well and truly underway. According to figures gathered by the University of California, Davis – one of the world’s leading research institutions – at least half a million EVs have been sold globally in the ‘modern’ era.

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31
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Carlos Ghosn shares insights into his business leadership

Carlos Ghosn shares insights into his business leadership

During a talk to students at Stanford Graduate School of Business earlier this year, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn shared some secrets of his success – offering key insights into his brand of leadership, as well as rich advice for the future generation.

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30
JUL
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Workplace charging is the key to EV growth

Workplace charging is the key to EV growth

Blue chip companies including Coca Cola, Cisco Systems and Google are helping to promote a switch to electric vehicles by providing EV charging stations at their offices and HQs.

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