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AddCarnegie-Mellon students learn about electric vehicles with Nissan

2011 Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddWard's: Nissan Leaf is a multi-billion dollar gamble that faces risky odds

Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddNissan and AeroVironment show off prototype $2,200 Leaf home charger

Nissan's partner to make home-charging for electric vehicles (EVs) a reality is AeroVironment (AV), a leading producer of EV charging units. The partnership is putting the finishing touches on a Nissan-branded home charging unit marketed at buyers of the Leaf all-electric car, but the charger is not model-specific. As AeroVironment's vice president of EV solutions Kristen Hensel remarked:

AddInfiniti EV to be built on Leaf platform utilizing shared technologies, release scheduled for 2014

Infiniti Essence concept - click above for high-res image gallery

AddNissan and Japanese post office to sell electric vehicle history stamps

For those of you that like to collect memorabilia related to electric vehicles or simply like to collect stamps, Nissan and the Japanese post office have a deal for you. Starting February 1, a limited edition sheet of postage stamps chronicling the history of Nissan's electric vehicle development from 1947 until today will be available at 954 post offices around Japan. The sheet of 10 ¥80 stamps will run ¥1,200 (about $13.34 U.S. as this is written).

AddREPORT: Electric Infiniti will be a performance-oriented ZEV

Infiniti Essence concept - click above for high-res image gallery

AddNissan ready to make 500,000 batteries a year when demand is there

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddTokyo 2009: Nissan confirms three EVs for production, including Infiniti

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddNissan to lease LEAF battery for $150/month

2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddNissan and Showa Shell partner to test solar quick charge system

2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddAt Witz' End: Turning over a new (Nissan) LEAF

Had lunch the other day with Nissan North America Product Planning Vice President Larry Dominique. He is the point man for communicating Nissan's green-vehicle vision, beginning with its soon-to-come LEAF battery electric car. A few minutes earlier, he had presented exactly that to a large roomful of automaker and supplier representatives, industry analysts, consultants and media.

AddNissan LEAF's "100% Torque" advertising line meant to push driving heritage (and don't forget 367 mpg)

Nissan isn't being shy about introducing a slightly new wrinkle into the public awareness of electric vehicles with its "100% Torque" tagline for the new Nissan LEAF. We asked Mark Perry, director of product planning and advanced technology strategy for Nissan NA, about the line and he said that it's pretty simple. Nissan has a long history of the building cars that provide a memorable driving experiences, Perry said, and in order to set itself apart from the coming EV rush – at least in c

AddIs Nissan making a mistake with an overly optimistic range estimate for the LEAF?

2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res image gallery

AddNew Nissan-ZeroEmission micro-site provides teaser of new EV

Nissan has launched a micro-site dedicated to its new electric car. At this point, there isn't any useful information posted but the site does give the first concrete hints of what the new car will look like (much better than this drawing). The as yet un-named EV will be debuting this Sunday in Japan as the automaker officially opens its new world headquarters.

AddNissan looking at UK, Portugal for two new battery plants

Nissan EV-02 - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddNissan wants to bring its EVs to China in 2011

Nissan EV-02 prototype - click above for high res image gallery

AddNissan: EVs a viable business model in 2012

Nissan EV-02 - Click above for a high-res image gallery

AddNissan to unveil new electric car in Japan August 2

Nissan EV-02 prototype - click above for high res image gallery

AddREPORT: Nissan considering building EVs and batteries in the U.S.

Nissan EV-02 prototype - click above for high res image gallery

AddNissan to build EVs at its Oppama assembly plant in Japan

As Nissan gets ever closer to Job 1 for its new dedicated battery electric vehicle, the question arises: Where does it get built? That question has now been answered with the announcement that its Oppama factory near Kanagawa will be the initial source of its EVs. Production will start in the fall of 2010 with low volumes that will initially go to various commercial and government fleet customers. Over the following two years, production will be ramped up toward full retail availability in 2012.

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