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 that 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
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

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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Nissan begins testing energy supply & demand management system using LEAF EVs and "LEAF to Home" power system

Nissan Motor Corporation has begun testing a system to use electric vehicle technology to help power grids cope with peaks in demand. The energy management system has the potential to help ensure continuity of supply during natural disasters. It could also make electricity from renewable sources, like the wind or sun, more viable by storing power to be used during periods of high demand. Nissan is using Nissan LEAF electric vehicles (EV) and the "LEAF to Home" power supply system in the field tests.

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17
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

The Renault-Nissan Alliance & Daimler: A growing partnership

The Renault-Nissan Alliance & Daimler: A growing partnership
Carlos Ghosn and Dieter Zetsche

Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, briefed the media about their companies' expanding partnership at a press event on Oct. 3 during the Paris Motor Show.

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Nissan scores a perfect "100A" in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2014

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. scored a perfect "100A" in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2014, making it two years in a row that it has been nominated as a CDP global leader. This accomplishment recognizes Nissan for its eco-friendly corporate policies and transparent information disclosure about its environmental performance.

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15
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault chooses Fortum Charge & Drive charging solution for Norway

Renault chooses Fortum Charge & Drive charging solution for Norway
Fortum and Renault have entered into a cooperation agreement regarding charging infrastructure in Norway, thus expanding the Charge & Drive network to around 500 smart charging stations in the Nordic countries in the coming nine months. By choosing Charge & Drive, the leading smart charging system, Renault will provide its customers with an easy and convenient solution for electric vehicles (EVs). Every Renault ZOE also comes with a 12-month charge-for-free offer.
 
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14
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

First electric Nissan LEAF taxi arrives in Rome

First electric Nissan LEAF taxi arrives in Rome

Nissan and the taxi company Unione Radiotaxi of Rome are making electric vehicle history in Italy. For the first time in Italy two zero-emission, Nissan LEAF electric vehicles will operate in Rome as part of the Taxi 3570 fleet. The taxis will be supported by a unique mobile quick charging station, developed in conjunction with Nissan to provide ultimate flexibility.

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13
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Carlos Ghosn at Paris Motor Show: A day in the life of a CEO

Carlos Ghosn at Paris Motor Show: A day in the life of a CEO

Here's a look at a typical global auto show press day for a CEO: Lots of walking and lots of talking, all in front of a lot of cameras. It's how Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn spent the press day at the 2014 Paris Motor Show (4-19 October): showing off our new models, answering journalists' questions, congratulating our best dealers and seeing what the competition is up to ... it all made for a fast-paced day.

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