Tag Archive for 'zero emission'

Barcelona to use Nissan’s electric NV200 taxi & goods delivery vehicle

September 17th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

Barcelona City Hall and Nissan have signed an agreement to promote the use of the 100% electric Nissan e-NV200 as taxis and as delivery vehicles in Barcelona. Barcelona will lead the global roll-out of the new e-NV200 100% electric taxi, which will also be introduced to other large cities around the world. Production of the […]

Nissan and Ecotricity expand UK charging network for electric cars

September 15th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

Electric vehicles are perfect for Guernsey because of the limited driving range required each day. Electric vehicles produce no emissions at the tailpipe and they make less noise than most fossil-fuelled powered vehicles so they do less harm to Guernsey’s quality of life. The electric Nissan LEAF has been available at Freelance Motors on Braye […]

GM and Honda cooperate to create next generation fuel cell vehicles

July 12th, 2013 by Honda (UK)

General Motors and Honda have agreed to co-develop next-generation fuel cell system and hydrogen storage technologies, aiming for the 2020 time frame. The collaboration expects to succeed by sharing expertise, economies of scale and common sourcing strategies. GM and Honda plan to work together with stakeholders to further advance refuelling infrastructure, which is critical for […]

Renault announces Twizy Cargo electric delivery vehicle

June 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Renault have done a clever thing by replacing the backseat of their electric Twizy with a lockable boot and calling the vehicle Twizy Cargo. The lockable boot has a storage capacity of 180 litres and can hold 75 kgs. of merchandise or goods. The rear seat of the Renault Twizy was a little awkward to […]

UK built Nissan Leaf electric car to go on sale in June 2013

June 17th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

Nissan announced at the end of May 2013 that a nurse from Paris had become the 10,000th Nissan Leaf customer in Europe. Nissan has sold over 50,000 Leaf’s globally, confirming the ground-breaking zero emission car’s status as the best-selling electric vehicle of all time. The nurse will be driving the Nissan Leaf on visits to […]

Mexico City receives fleet of electric Nissan Leaf taxis

October 1st, 2011 by Thomson Reuters

Mexico City has received a fleet of electric Nissan Leaf taxis, which can travel about 160 kilometres per charge. The first phase of the taxi programme delivered 100 all-electric Nissan leaf taxis.  This will be followed by a delivery of a further 500 electric vehicles. Nissan has provided a charging point in the city centre, […]