Tag: Nissan

May 13, 2020 - 09:52 pm

UK: Stealthy police use electric cars to hunt poachers

The Gloucestershire Constabulary is putting the country’s largest police fleet of electric cars to new tactical use. On Twitter, they described their latest ops against illegal poachers with the electric vehicles being central to their strategy.

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May 7, 2020 - 03:01 pm

Nissan Europe adds Voltia electric van to its range

The fully-electric van is a version of the e-NV200 with a larger load floor. Until now, the model has been marketed by the e-mobility specialist under its own management but from now on, the model will be sold by Nissan in Europe as the Nissan e-NV200 XL Voltia.

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May 4, 2020 - 07:48 pm

Nissan could withdraw from Europe

Nissan reportedly wants to withdraw from Europe and instead focus more on its main markets: the USA, China and Japan. The news comes through sources of Reuters and also includes repercussions on the alliance’s e-mobility offering.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 04:05 pm

Oxford City Council begins fleet electrification

In England, Oxford City Council has received the first six electric vehicles ordered as part of its Energy Superhub Oxford project. A further 27 battery-electric vehicles, including cars, a street sweeper, an excavator and mix of different sized vans, should be delivered over the next 3-4 months.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Another Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi EV alliance?

A Japanese news site claims that Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi have a plan that will expand their alliance. In May, the three companies plan to start jointly developing electric vehicles and automated driving technologies.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 01:57 pm

Nissan to electrify all product lines in Japan

Nissan is gearing up to electrify all new and redesigned models to hit the Japanese market starting in the fiscal year 2020 under tighter emissions rules, local media has learned. There is also news on the upcoming models.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 04:57 pm

VoltAero launches hybrid aircraft prototype (video)

The French startup VoltAero launched the maiden flight of its first hybrid aircraft. The prototype, called Cassio 1, is based on a Cessna 337 Skymaster and comes equipped with two electric motors from Safran and a thrust propeller with combustion engine from Nissan.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 03:09 pm

Nissan UK launches Leaf e+ N-TEC Limited Edition

Nissan UK is launching an N-TEC edition of the Leaf e+ with a 62-kWh battery, limited to 1,000 units.  The limited-edition will join the cross-car line N-TEC versions of Micra, Qashqai and X-trail that were launched in January.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 10:40 am

Nissan records a lullaby

It isn’t unknown for parents to take sleep-resistant babies for a spin in the car. The constant noise of the engine works as white noise, helping put the kid to sleep. As EVs are too quiet for this, Nissan developed the “world’s first emission-free lullaby”.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 02:30 pm

DPD grow British EV fleet with 300 Nissan e-vans

DPD has ordered 300 electric vans for use in the UK. Nissan is to deliver its e-NV200 by May 2020. DPD is thus expanding its electric fleet in the UK to 450 vehicles and aims to reach the 500 e-vehicle mark by the end of 2020.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 04:59 pm

Juicar EV-by-subscription launched in Germany & Italy

The Swiss energy group Alpiq is now launching its electric mobility subscription service Juicar in Germany and Italy. Juicar has been on the market in Switzerland since August 2018. In Germany the subscription is now available nationwide in cooperation with the fleet operator Arval.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 01:07 pm

Bevan Group to offer Nissan electric vans in the UK

The Bevan Group has signed a “landmark partnership agreement” with conversion specialist Voltia, under which it has been awarded a license to assemble and market Nissan’s eNV-200 electric van in the converted form in Great Britain and Ireland.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 03:18 pm

Breakthrough in sorting used batteries for second life

The University of Warwick has developed a procedure for Nissan that allows a quick assessment of the suitability of used electric car batteries for use in stationary energy storage. The classification works at the battery pack and battery module level.

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Jan 17, 2020 - 05:56 pm

UK funds wireless charging trial for electric cabs

The British government announces an investment of 3.4 million pounds for tests on wireless charging of electric taxis. Specifically, ten e-taxis from Nissan and LEVC are to be equipped with appropriate hardware and inductively charged in Nottingham for six months.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 03:24 pm

Honda & Moixa launch their first V2G project in London

Honda and Moixa have teamed up to launch the first fruit of their pan-European cooperation. Smart chargers with vehicle-to-grid technology have been installed in London’s borough Islington and foretell a future of bi-directional charging via CCS.

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Jan 12, 2020 - 05:35 pm

USA: Prices are out for the 2020 Nissan Leaf

Nissan has announced the U.S. American pricing for the 2020 Leaf electric car. The 2020 Nissan Leaf S, which uses a 40 kWh battery, starts at $31,600. The 2020 Nissan Leaf Plus S, which features a larger 62 kWh battery, has an MSRP of $38,200.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 12:38 pm

Nissan presents AW electric drive control

Nissan is presenting its e-4ORCE four-wheel-drive control technology for twin-engine electric cars at the CES in Las Vegas. The technology uses both the front and rear engine for recuperation and is designed to provide high-precision engine and brake control.

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Dec 23, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Futuristic Christmas carol

Nissan North America has used the Leaf’s pedestrian warning system to create a new Christmas tune, now available via streaming services to celebrate National Go Caroling Day in the USA.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 05:13 pm

Charging park GOFAST fights fake news

Gotthard FASTcharge (GOFAST) recently opened one of Switzerland’s largest fast-charging parks at a service station, using eight Nissan Leaf batteries as a buffer. “Fake news” of a diesel generator being used circulated so stubbornly on social media, however, that GOFAST now took counteraction.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Nissan presents rolling X-mas tree

For the running Christmas season, Nissan has decided to turn a Leaf into a rolling holiday decoration with electric candles and plenty of tinsel. The lights are powered with energy from the regenerative brakes.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 04:38 pm

Amsterdam stadium integrates bi-directional charging

As of today, visitors to the Johan Cruijff Arena (JCA) in Amsterdam can actively contribute to the power supply of the arena with their electric cars by integrating them into the stadium’s power grid. The first of 15 bidirectional charging stations in the JCA is now officially in operation.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/05/18/nissan-presents-electric-ambulance-based-on-nv400/
18.05.2020 15:35