Feb 5, 2015 - 09:25 am

Nissan, EV market shares, EU, USA, Mahindra Reva, Bosch.

Nissan-Maxima-2016Nissan Maxima photos: The Japanese manufacturer first featured its all-new sedan in a Super Bowl ad and has now delivered more pictures. The 2016 Maxima is set to debut at the New York Motor Show in April and is believed to come with a hybrid drive too, but this has yet to be confirmed.
autoevolution.com, motoring.com.au

European EV sales are rising as their market share reached 0.49 percent last year, according to Automotive Industry Data (AID). Translated into numbers, 58,582 EVs were sold, an increase of 51.7 percent. In the U.S., 82,130 electric cars were bought, resulting in a market share of 0.5 percent
forbes.com

Real world emissions: The EU plans to introduce new regulations forcing carmakers to test emissions under real world conditions from 2017, the Guardian reports. A European Commission spokesperson is quoted saying that a proposal to introduce a new emissions testing procedure is being finalised.
theguardian.com

Higher incentives in the US? The White House is again attempting to increase EV tax incentives. Instead of 7,500 dollars, buyers could get up to 10,000 dollars. Furthermore, the incentives could to be transformed from the current tax credit into a point-of-sale rebate – but nothing has been decided yet.
greencarreports.com, detroitnews.com

New Mahindra Reva CEO: The chief of the Indian electric vehicle manufacturer, Chetan Maini, will move to a new role within Mahindra Group. He will be replaced by Arvind Mathew as CEO of Mahindra’s EV subsidiary by May 1, 2015.
thehindu.com

Bosch recall: Bosch eBike Systems has started a replacement program due to problems with its 1st gen Classic+ Line systems. The malfunction manifests itself in “clicking noises or as disruptions affecting the freewheel function”, the company said in a statement sent to retailers. Bosch bears all costs of replacement and extends the warranty period.
bike-eu.com

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