07
MAY
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

EV sales set to soar as London gets tougher on emissions

EV sales set to soar as London gets tougher on emissions

The case for Londoners to switch to a pure electric vehicle has become even more compelling as even tougher emission restrictions come into force. 

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06
MAY
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

China looks to the wind for its power

China looks to the wind for its power

China is turning to natural resources to generate electricity. In 2012, the country’s wind farms generated more electricity than nuclear power plants for the first time. And while the difference – two per cent – was small, it is likely the gap will widen dramatically over the next few years as wind surges ahead.

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EV taxis drive infrastructure transformation in Mexico, Latin America

The fully electric Nissan LEAF has been zooming across the country of Mexico for months now. So far, only taxi drivers and government officials in Mexico City and in Aguascalientes are driving them. But soon those in Mexico who want to drive a 100 percent pure electric car will be able to buy the Nissan LEAF. That is why the company is working hard to get more electric vehicle charging infrastructure in place.

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02
MAY
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan LEAF is the green option for Microsoft UK

Nissan LEAF is the green option for Microsoft UK

Two Nissan LEAFs have been delivered to Microsoft UK, becoming the first 100% electric cars to join its staff company car scheme. Keen to look for ways to reduce its vehicle fleet carbon footprint, Microsoft UK ran five weeks of competitive internal trials with other electric car manufacturers. The trial involved inviting 500 Microsoft UK staff members ranging from engineers and senio

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30
APR
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault ZOE serving employees of Lyon City Hall

Renault ZOE serving employees of Lyon City Hall

In 2010, the city of Lyon adopted an equitable and sustainable approach to urban management through its territorial climate and energy plan (PCET). Further reflecting its environmental aims, the city acquired a pool of ten Renault ZOE vehicles in March 2013.

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2013
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Nissan aiming to be EV number one in China

Nissan aiming to be EV number one in China

Venucia VIWA… remember the name – for it might just be one of the most significant cars unveiled at the recent Shanghai Motor Show in China.

VIWA is a distinctively styled four-door city car concept with a mission. Thanks to its advanced zero-emission all-electric powertrain, VIWA is designed to help China improve the poor air quality in its towns and cities.

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29
APR
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Meet Twizy's F1-inspired evil elder brother

Meet Twizy's F1-inspired evil elder brother

Ever imagined what would happen if a Renault-powered F1 car and a Renault Twizy were locked in the same garage for the night? Well, the result could look something like this…

It’s the Twizy Renault Sport F1, a fun concept produced to show just how radical the little electric vehicle could become with a little bit of out-of-the-box thinking. Fitted with slick racing tyres from a Formula Renault 2.0 single seater, the racy Twizy has been fitted with F1-inspired features such as side-pods, a carbon splitter and rear wing.
 
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Next generation European compact car from Nissan to be manufactured by Renault in Europe

Nissan Motor Co.,Ltd. today announced that the replacement for the current Nissan Micra compact car will be manufactured at a Renault plant in Europe. Due to start production in 2016, the vehicle will be exported across Europe’s left-hand drive markets.

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26
APR
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault will produce 82,000 Nissan Micra in Flins plant

Renault will produce 82,000 Nissan Micra in Flins plant

The Renault Flins plant, located near Paris, France, was selected by Renault to produce the next-generation Nissan Micra. Production will begin in 2016 at an estimated annual volume of 82,000 vehicles.

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25
APR
2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan LEAF is KBB.com's best green car of 2013

Nissan LEAF is KBB.com's best green car of 2013

Yet another award for Nissan LEAF. The revamped 2013 model was named to the top spot on Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com’s list of 10 Best Green Cars of 2013 in the US.  After driving and testing every significant “green” vehicle currently on the market, the experts at KBB.com determined the newly redesigned LEAF offers the best value, range, refinement and value for eco-conscious consumers looking for the greenest car available.

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