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7Renault-Nissan will research electric vehicles with city of Cordoba, Argentina

The Renault-Nissan alliance has inked various deals related to electric vehicles (EVs) with countries, cities and other organizations across the globe. To date, the Alliance has signed at least 60 agreements aimed at promoting "zero emissions" vehicles, but cracking into South America has proven difficult. Renault-Nissan's only previous EV-related deal with a South American city was signed with Sao Paulo back in April, but now the Alliance has added the Argentinean city of Cordoba to its ever-ex

5Nissan inks zero-emissions partnership with government of Jordan

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4Renault-Nissan headed to Taiwan with EV promotion plan

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4Carnegie-Mellon students learn about electric vehicles with Nissan

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55Know what you want and need, or you may not get to buy a Nissan Leaf

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90Ward's: Nissan Leaf is a multi-billion dollar gamble that faces risky odds

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35Nissan 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:

11Infiniti EV to be built on Leaf platform utilizing shared technologies, release scheduled for 2014

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3Nissan 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).

9REPORT: Electric Infiniti will be a performance-oriented ZEV

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12Nissan ready to make 500,000 batteries a year when demand is there

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7Tokyo 2009: Nissan confirms three EVs for production, including Infiniti

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17Tokyo 2009: Nissan confirms three EVs for production, including Infiniti

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62Nissan to lease LEAF battery for $150/month

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21Nissan and Showa Shell partner to test solar quick charge system

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39At 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.

20Nissan 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

16Nissan to begin retail sales of Leaf EV next year in five major U.S. markets

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41Nissan to begin retail sales of 5,000 Leaf EVs next year in major U.S. markets

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7The past and the future of Nissan's electric cars: from 1947 to iPhone apps

Nissan has made a big splash in the electric car world with its recent Leaf unveiling, but let's not forget that the company has a long, long history with engine-free motoring. A new press release put out by the Japanese automaker quotes Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park novel (seriously) for extra cred while looking back at the first all-electric vehicle in the corporate history book: the 1947 Tama Electric Car (pictured). That EV used lead acid batteries to go an easy 22 mph and had an astonis

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