Tag: Nissan

Mar 13, 2023 - 10:08 am

Nissan Ariya production behind schedule

Nissan cannot churn out its new electric car as quickly as planned. According to media reports, the output is at least one-third below plan due to chips, components and paint issues. But the carmaker is working on ramping up production capacity.

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Mar 9, 2023 - 01:27 pm

Nissan streamlines EV and E-Power drive development

Nissan is taking a new approach to powertrain development that integrates zero-emission and hybrid technology. The ‘X in 1’ program sees engineers utilising the same components for both EV and E-Power drives for cost-saving effects.

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Mar 8, 2023 - 04:51 pm

Nissan Ariya recall due to loose screw

Nissan has issued a recall for about a thousand Ariya EVs in the USA. The reason is a loose or even missing bolt holding the steering wheel. The issue was not a manufacturing error but a technician screw up.

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Feb 27, 2023 - 10:08 am

Nissan to launch 19 EVs by 2030

Nissan is further accelerating its electrification strategy. The Japanese automaker will launch 27 new electrified models by fiscal 2030, including 19 purely electric ones. That is four more pure electric vehicles than announced with the last strategic plan in November 2021.

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Feb 20, 2023 - 09:39 am

Nissan cuts prices of Ariya in China

Japanese carmaker Nissan is selling its Ariya at a discount in China. It took off 60,000 yuan (around 8,200 euros) of its initial price, saying this was a limited-time offer. Nissan is not the first EV maker to drop prices to spur demand in China.

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Feb 3, 2023 - 09:38 am

Nissan limits supply of all-electric Ariya in the US

Due to high battery material costs, Nissan informed US dealerships that they will only be able to sell a limited number of Ariya models this year. Nissan declined to say exactly how many units will be available, but an insider told news outlets that about 6,000 were allocated to the US for fiscal 2022.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 11:42 am

Nissan to acquire stake in Renault’s Ampere

Nissan will acquire a stake in Ampere, the future independent electric car division of Renault Group. This is the result of an agreement between the two companies, which is still subject to the approval of the respective supervisory boards.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 01:35 pm

Nissan invests in electric drive production in the USA

Nissan is planning a US$250 million investment in its Decherd engine plant in the US state of Tennessee to support the electrification of its product range, according to its CEO Makoto Uchida. This is apparently to increase the production of electric drives in the US.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 02:05 pm

Review Nissan Ariya: Well meant but not always well done

The Nissan Leaf was once among the e-mobility pioneers but fell behind in recent times. The long-announced Ariya was supposed to help Nissan catch up again and target the growing majority of EV adopters. Yet, the new platform and concept do not deliver throughout, as our driving test shows.

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Dec 12, 2022 - 02:46 pm

UK: Envision AESC lays foundation for Sunderland gigafactory

Envision AESC has begun the building works for its battery factory near the Nissan plant in Sunderland, UK. It will be the second UK facility for the EV battery specialist from Japan. Envision AESC also announced new details regarding capacities after reports had varied.

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Dec 1, 2022 - 02:50 pm

Jaguar & Nissan present Formula E race cars

Following Porsche, Jaguar and Nissan have now also presented their new Formula E racing cars. The new Jaguar I-Type 6 for the 2023 season is expected to bring the British company big success after the runner-up title with Mitch Evans in the previous season. But the first thing that catches the eye is the Jaguar’s […]

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Nov 17, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Nissan with new customer care initiative at LA Auto Show

Nissan USA has announced plans to make switching to an electric vehicle simpler with the launch of their new customer care initiative ‘EV Carefree+’ at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The initiative provides Nissan Ariya and Leaf buyers with an all-inclusive package, including charging and maintenance benefits.

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Nov 2, 2022 - 11:13 am

Nissan arrives in Las Vegas with two retro concepts

Nissan unveiled two interesting electric car concepts at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, both in partnership with South Carolina-based Tommy Pike Customs. Both the Leaf and the Ariya were converted into classically-inspired looks from the past.

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Nov 1, 2022 - 04:52 pm

Hitachi Astemo to supply Nissan with electric motors

Hitachi Astemo has been selected to supply electric motors and inverters for Nissan’s future electric and hybrid vehicles. The automotive supplier will supply the components to Jatco, a systems integrator majority-owned by Nissan.

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Oct 13, 2022 - 04:31 pm

Wireless charging electric taxi trial goes live in Nottingham

The ‘Wireless Charging of Electric Taxis’ (WiCET) project funded by the British government started a few days ago. At a taxi rank in Nottingham, nine converted electric and hybrid taxis now charge via induction pads with 10 kW. The trial is the first of its kind in the UK and has taken some time.

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Oct 11, 2022 - 03:46 pm

Nissan & Renault negotiate future of alliance

Nissan and Renault are currently negotiating the future of the alliance and, more specifically, the Japanese carmaker’s participation in Renault’s planned electric car division. The announcement was made by both manufacturers in a short joint statement, without disclosing further details.

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Sep 15, 2022 - 11:01 am

Nissan launches production of the Townstar EV

Nissan has started series production of the Townstar EV for the European markets. The successor to the e-NV200 is based on the CMF-C platform developed with alliance partner Renault and is now being manufactured in Maubeuge, France.

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Sep 8, 2022 - 03:49 pm

Nissan approves first V2G charger in the USA

Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid services provider, Nissan has approved the first-ever bi-directional charger for the Nissan Leaf in the US. Fermata’s FE-15 charger has passed essential requirements from Nissan and is UL 9741 certified.

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Sep 7, 2022 - 11:19 am

Nissan is acquiring stakes in Vehicle Energy Japan

Nissan is acquiring a stake in battery manufacturer Vehicle Energy Japan. Following the transaction, the company will become a subsidiary of Nissan, in which existing shareholders Maxell and Hitachi Astemo will also have a stake.

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Sep 6, 2022 - 05:09 pm

Nissan introduces the 4th-gen X-Trail in Europe

Nissan presents the X-Trail in its fourth model generation. It is the second Nissan model in Europe after the Qashqai. The hybrid X-Trail, available as a 5- or 7-seater, also comes with a stronger-than-usual e-Power drive as an option.

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