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AddNissan thinking of fourth electric vehicle model; what would you choose?

Despite three months of downward-trending Leaf sales, Nissan is still bullish on rolling out more electric vehicles. We know that Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has said he wants to bring at least three and more likely four Nissan EVs to market in the U.S. in the next few years. Automotive News has an article about what these four vehicles may be. Actually, the question is about what the fourth one will be, since we already know that the Leaf will be joined by an Infiniti luxury electric vehicl

AddReport: First Nissan Leaf delivery to a U.S. customer happening very soon

In mid-November, we received confirmation from Nissan spokeswoman Katherine Zachary that the automaker's battery-powered Leaf will head to the U.S. in two separate shipments, both of which are scheduled to hit our shores by month's end. Just days ago, Zachary provided the folks over at Nissan-Leaf with some additional info that narrows down the Leaf's delivery date.

AddRenault-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

AddNissan inks zero-emissions partnership with government of Jordan

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

AddRenault-Nissan headed to Taiwan with EV promotion plan

2012 Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddCarnegie-Mellon students learn about electric vehicles with Nissan

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

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

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).

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

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

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

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 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.

27Nissan's plan for electric cars: buy the vehicle, lease the battery

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan Nuvu concept

8Nissan debuts its own hybrid and EV

Click above for high-res gallery of Nissan's new green cars

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