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Toyota, Honda Readying First Production Fuel Cell Vehicles

Company CEO Ghosn says its leadership in electric vehicles reduces a sense of hydrogen urgency.


Tesla Ends Flat $100 Ranger Service Fee

Tesla customers respond to increased mobile technician fees. Nissan fuel cell car is coming in "like four to five years," says Ghosn. Georgia EV incentives end, hurting Leaf sales.


This Isn't The Second-Gen Leaf, Is It?

Nissan introduces Intelligent Drive autonomous tech at the 2015 Tokyo Show with the IDS Concept, an all-electric vehicle with a big 60-kWh battery pack.


Renault-Nissan Alliance boss Carlos Ghosn wants to reduce the French government's control in his company. To make that happens, he's proposing a plan that would give the Nissan side far more power in the partnership.


Questions Remain About Full Autonomy By 2020

Some Nissan drivers in Japan will get a suite of self-driving features by the end of 2016.


Renault-Nissan CEO Says Regulations Could Limit Rollout Of Self-Driving Cars

According to Nissan, government regulations, not technology, will be the limiting factor in adopting autonomous self-driving cars.


Electric Vehicle's 'Interim' Version May Have 120-Mile Single-Charge Range

An upgrade to the Nissan Leaf's single-charge range thanks to improved battery technology could happen as soon as August.


Shareholders Meeting Gives Clues

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn hints to shareholders at an electric vehicle with a 250-mile range in the near future.


Stop-And-Go Driving Autonomy May Be Available Next Year

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn writes about improving technologies for autonomous-driving capability.


Better Charging Infrastructure Necessary For Higher Sales

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn says company could sell 50,000 Leaf EVs a year in the US.


Mercedes could partner with Nissan to develop the German brand's midsize pickup. However, there's no decision yet, according to Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.


Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said that he welcomes Apple entering the EV market during his Mobile World Congress keynote because more acceptance of the models helps every automaker in the segment. He also updated suggested a slightly longer timeline to get autonomous vehicles on the road.


Carlos Ghosn expects that by the time he retires, the Renault-Nissan Alliance will be among the top three automakers in the world. So Toyota, Volkswagen and GM had better watch out.


Renault-Nissan CEO Says Regulations Will Keeps EVs Coming

People will keep on buying EVs since various emissions regulations will mean automakers will continue to build them, no matter what happens to gas prices.


With the punishing set of responsibilities that come with command of three automakers, 60-year-old Carlos Ghosn is arguably the hardest working man in the auto industry. While his capabilities can hardly be doubted, it's quite clear that he can't do this job forever. And that's probably going to be bad news for the Renault-Nissan Alliance he so successfully helms.


"Why can't we have competition? Why did the city think there had to be exclusivity?" – Taxi Association


Says EVs 'Remain The Most Practical And Affordable Zero-Emission Option'

That's a nice little dig at hydrogen fuel cell technology, Mr. Ghosn. The Nissan chief, long a champion and heavy-duty investor of electric-vehicle technology, wrote an essay on his LinkedIn Influencer page on why EVs are the theoretical wave of the future. It's obviously not an unbiased opinion, but he makes his points clearly.


The Tesla Model S might be the headline-grabber of the electric vehicle world, but the Nissan Leaf is the segment's secret star. With over 130,000 sold worldwide since its introduction and record US sales in 2014, the little hatchback has helped its parents at the Renault-Nissan Alliance to sell over 200,000 EVs since 2010.


Daimler, Renault-Nissan Expand Alliance

Daimler and Renault-Nissan said Friday the automakers have expanded their four-year-old alliance to include putting a Renault diesel in the Mercedes C-Class, a Mercedes gasoline engine in an Infiniti and possibly will involve automated driving technologies in the near future. At a joint Paris Motor Show press conference dubbed 'The Carlos and Dieter Show' by European media, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said the alliance between the automakers is running strong a


CEO Says The Tide Is Turning

After 19 months in a row of record sales in the US, the money picture for the Nissan Leaf is steadily improving. To date (well, until the end of September), Nissan has sold 63,944 Leaf EVs in the US and a total of around 140,000 globally. The company produces the electric vehicle in three countries: Japan, the UK and the US and has sold more standard passenger EVs than any other automaker. Add all that up and you get to an EV that is just about to be profitable.


But A Switch To LG Chem May Be Under Discussion

The big news on the electric vehicle front today is that Nissan is considering slowing down EV battery production in the US and UK and source all of Nissan's big packs come from Japan. Nissan may also buy some batteries from the Korean company LG Chem. This is apparently causing dissent within Nissan, but it follows what Alliance partner Renault is doing in the hunt for 180-mile EVs.

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