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    Tokyo: Nissan e-NV200 EV charges into Tokyo
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    Nissan has already shown its e-NV200 in Detroit and Frankfurt in conceptual form, now its home market is getting an up-close look at the production all-electric compact van at the Tokyo Motor Show. While it doesn't sound like the e-NV200 will be making its way to the US anytime soon, it will go ...

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    Official: Nissan shows off Le Mans Prototype, says it's world's fastest electric racer [w/video]
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    Nissan has announced plans and details around its upcoming all-electric racing car, the ZEOD RC. The Zero Emission On Demand Racing car is said to be capable of a top speed in excess of 300 kilometers per hour (186.4 miles per hour), is shaped a bit like the closed-cockpit version of the ...

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    Official: Nissan shows off Pivo 3's new angles, considering quirky EV for production [w/video]
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    Sometimes, even concept cars evolve. Take the Nissan Pivo, an ungainly, all-electric bubble-on-wheels that first appeared in 2005 at the Tokyo Motor Show. The first version was pretty round, but the Pivo 2 somehow managed to add extra curves around the wheels. For the Pivo 3, unveiled today in ...

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    Nissan Esflow concept is a sporty RWD Leaf [w/video]
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    Nissan Esflow concept rendering– Click above to watch the video after the break
    Nissan has just announced it's bringing a new sports car concept called the Esflow to the Geneva Motor Show next month. The released images show a vehicle with classic sporty proportions, but we're advised its ...

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    Report: Nissan, Mitsubishi will work together on small, possibly electric, cars
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    Following reports that Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will open a new, efficient global small car plant in Thailand, rumors that MMC and Nissan are talking about a 50-50 joint company in 2011 are a lot more interesting. Automotive News is reporting that the two Japanese automakers could ...

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    Video: 2011 Nissan Leaf assembly process detailed
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    2011 Nissan Leaf assembly – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Earlier this week, we rolled out a time-lapse video of the assembly of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. In that video, General Motors took us inside its Detroit-Hamtramck plant to watch its plug-in hybrid undergo a transformation ...

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    Rumormill: Nissan considering Leaf-based EV sportscar
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    Nissan is reportedly considering building a sports car based on the electric drive hardware from its new Leaf EV. From a business perspective, it would likely make sense for Nissan to follow the same path set forth by Toyota/Lexus with premium hybrid models, and indeed, the Leaf is already pegged ...

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    Apple demos Nissan Leaf ad on iPhone 4 with exclusive contest
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    Nissan Leaf iAd on 4th generation iPhone – Click above for high-res image gallery
    One or two of you may have noticed that Apple CEO Steve Jobs "officially" revealed the new fourth-generation iPhone today at the Apple World Wide Developers Conference. What you may not know is that the Nissan ...

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    Officially Official: Nissan sending out Leaf registration emails, will take money Tuesday
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    We found an email in our inbox today that should make a lot of long-term plug-in vehicle fans happy. For the first time in about forever, a major OEM is taking orders on an all-electric passenger vehicle. Yes, Nissan is about ready to take your money in exchange for a purchase or a lease on the ...

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    REPORT: Nissan may offer optional higher-capacity batteries at premium
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It looks like Tesla probably won't be alone in offering different-sized battery packs in its future electric vehicles. At a U.S. launch event for the Leaf electric car on Friday, Nissan product planner Mark Perry told Paul Eisenstein of ...

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    REPORT: Nissan's Ghosn rules out hybrid-only models like Toyota Prius, Honda Insight
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    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Quick, think of a hybrid automobile. Got it? Are you thinking of the Toyota Prius? Pretty much everyone instantly recognizes the well-known profile of the Prius, and it's by far the most popular fuel miser on the ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Nissan confirms three EVs for production, including Infiniti
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    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're here at the Tokyo Motor Show, where CEO Carlos Ghosn has just confirmed that Nissan, Renault's Japanese alliance partner, will boast a lineup of at least three electric vehicles in the next few years – and a ...

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    Nissan to begin retail sales of Leaf EV next year in five major U.S. markets
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res image gallery
    Nissan is wasting little time planning for the release of its Leaf electric car. Perhaps the details of the car's U.S. launch were so slim at launch is because Nissan was waiting for the official announcement of the Obama administration's ...

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    New Nissan-ZeroEmission micro-site provides teaser of new EV
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    Nissan has launched a micro-site dedicated to its new electric car, and although it doesn't provide any technical information yet, Nissan has given us our first glimpse of the unnamed EV before its unveiling this Sunday at Nissan's headquarters in Japan.The site's animation rotates around the front ...

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    Nissan shows off new Versa-based electric vehicle prototype
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    Nissan EV-11 prototype - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A week before it shows the world what its new dedicated electric vehicle will look like, Nissan is showing off its latest-generation prototype. The company's previous iteration was based on the original Cube, but the new test units ...

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    REPORT: Nissan considering building EVs and batteries in the U.S.
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    Nissan EV-02 prototype - click above for high res image gallery
    Earlier this year, Nissan applied for low interest loans under the Department of Energy Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Incentive Program. In order to qualify for those loans, Nissan would have to use the government funds to ...

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    Nissan EV could come to US in 2010, two years earlier than expected
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    Nissan appears to feel the electricity in the air, and has said it is open to selling its EV to retail consumers two years ahead of schedule. That doesn't mean it will go on sale everywhere -- said a Nissan rep, "if a market is ready for it, we'll go ahead earlier." When it does arrive, it will be ...

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    Nissan and San Diego utility partner to build EV charging infrastructure
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    Out in San Diego today, the Renault-Nissan Alliance officially brought its electric vehicle world domination plan project to California. Renault-Nissan will work with local utility company San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) in a partnership "to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the ...

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    Nissan's plan for electric cars: buy the vehicle, lease the battery
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan Nuvu concept
    Remember when you were a kid and wanted that shiny new radio-controlled car from Toys 'R Us? The fine print at the bottom of the package almost always read, "Batteries Not Included." If Nissan's current plans go forward, that little ...

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    Nissan debuts its own hybrid and EV
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    Click above for high-res gallery of Nissan's new green carsNissan has been selling a hybrid version of its Altima sedan in select U.S. states for the last two years that uses a licensed version of Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive. At the same time it's been working on its own hybrid and all-electric ...

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