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Nissan Leaf gets Wi-Fi hotspot and blind spot assist

Nissan Leaf gets Wi-Fi hotspot and blind spot assist

The Nissan Leaf is undergoing some upgrades for the new model year. The Leaf MY20 christened version has been in production since mid-November and will be rolling into dealerships "very soon" according to the Japanese. Prices for the Nissan Stromer continue to start from €29,233.95.

Leaf supplies Christmas trees with electricity

Leaf supplies Christmas trees with electricity

Nissan is using its Leaf to power Christmas trees at a number of shopping malls in the Philippines in the run-up to Christmas, a move the Japanese manufacturer hopes will demonstrate its electric model's bidirectional charging technology. nissannews.com

Our look ahead - These electric cars are coming in 2021

Our look ahead - These electric cars are coming in 2021

Which new electric cars will be launched in 2021? In the price range between 30,000 and 50,000 euros, the choice is growing. In addition to the compacts, an armada of heavyweight E-SUVs is rolling towards us. Christoph M. Schwarzer looks for us at the electric offerings of the new year!

Spanish police order 50 E-cars

Spanish police order 50 E-cars

The General Directorate of the Spanish Police Guardia Civil is procuring a total of 50 electric cars. The first five of these electric cars recently entered service in the Balearic Islands, where they will be used to patrol ports and airports.

Analysis of savings potentials of V2G technology

Analysis of savings potentials of V2G technology

In a joint white paper, Nissan, E.On Drive and London's Imperial College have analysed the CO2 savings potential and economic benefits of vehicle-to-grid charging technology - and backed them up with concrete figures.

Nissan gives details of the Qashqai e-Power

Nissan gives details of the Qashqai e-Power

Less than two months after the announcement, Nissan has now revealed the first technical data on the Qashqai e-Power. The system combines a 140 kW electric motor with a 1.5-litre petrol engine that powers the electricity generator to charge the battery.

Nissan shows e-NV200 as winter camper - but only as a study

Nissan shows e-NV200 as winter camper - but only as a study

Nissan has unveiled the e-NV200 Winter Camper Concept, a concept vehicle optimised for off-road conditions based on the familiar e-transporter. The off-road-ready one-off is designed to inspire a "sustainable sense of adventure".

Nissan: In future 100% E-cars in core markets / New China strategy

Nissan: In future 100% E-cars in core markets / New China strategy

Nissan has announced plans to electrify every new model in Japan, China, the U.S. and Europe starting in the early 2030s, and the automaker also plans to accelerate the introduction of electric and hybrid cars in China under its main brand and its Chinese brand Venucia.

Nissan brings special model of the Leaf for the anniversary

Nissan brings special model of the Leaf for the anniversary

Nissan has launched a special edition of its Leaf electric model to mark its 10th anniversary. The Nissan Leaf10 is distinguished by its looks and a few tech gimmicks, but the powertrain and battery remain unchanged.

Nissan and Repsol plan fast charging network in Spain

Nissan and Repsol plan fast charging network in Spain

Nissan and the oil company Repsol are cooperating in Spain. 15 fast-charging points are to be installed at Repsol filling stations as a first step, and this fast-charging network will later be extended to the whole of Spain. Owners of a Nissan electric car will benefit from discounts as part of the cooperation.

Nissan announces new van generation

Nissan announces new van generation

Nissan has confirmed plans for its next generation of vans in Europe. The new series will also be launched with a purely electric drive. The model name or even technical data, however, the Japanese do not yet call.

Nissan presents third generation of the Qashqai

Nissan presents third generation of the Qashqai

Nissan has unveiled the third generation of the Qashqai compact SUV. The new edition of the best-seller is the first Nissan model in Europe to come with an optional e-Power hybrid drive system, in which the petrol engine is used exclusively to generate electricity, while the electric motor alone is responsible for driving the wheels.

Nissan extends Formula E commitment until 2026

Nissan extends Formula E commitment until 2026

Japanese carmaker Nissan has extended its commitment to the electric racing series Formula E up to and including the 2025/2026 season, making it the third manufacturer after DS Automobiles and Mahindra to field one of the new "Gen3" cars.

Nissan offers further wallbox version via dealers

Nissan offers further wallbox version via dealers

Nissan is now offering another wallbox model for home charging of electric cars through its dealers. The new entry-level Pulsar Plus model from the Spanish manufacturer Wallbox Chargers is cheaper at €869 gross than the previous variant for €1,060 gross.

Nissan shows new X-Trail with e-Power Hybrid

Nissan shows new X-Trail with e-Power Hybrid

Nissan has presented the fourth generation of its SUV model X-Trail at Auto Shanghai, which will also be available in Europe from the summer of 2022. Like the Qashqai, the new Nissan X-Trail is based on the CMF-C platform and will also be launched with the e-Power hybrid drive - but not in Europe until the summer of 2022.

Mercedes shows Concept EQT as a "small" electric van

Mercedes shows Concept EQT as a "small" electric van

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Concept EQT, a near-production preview of the upcoming T-Class and the EQT electric model. The smaller van below the EQV is being developed in collaboration with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, but clearly towers over its platform brother Renault Kangoo. No details on the EQT's powertrain were given at the presentation of the design study.

Nissan postpones Ariya premiere due to chip shortage

Nissan postpones Ariya premiere due to chip shortage

Nissan is postponing the launch of its new Ariya electric model by a few months due to the ongoing chip shortage, with plans to serve the Japanese domestic market first - export to Europe in 2021 seems unlikely.

Nissan shows teaser of new e-crossover

Nissan shows teaser of new e-crossover

Nissan has shown the first teaser images of its new all-electric crossover model based on the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance's CMF EV platform, the model that will be built at its Sunderland plant in the UK.

British health service procures 500 Nissan Leaf

British health service procures 500 Nissan Leaf

The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has ordered 500 Nissan Leafs through its offshoot NHS Fleet Solutions. The electric cars will be made available to healthcare staff and other public sector workers under a leasing scheme via deferred compensation.

Norway: 11,811 new electric cars in August

Norway: 11,811 new electric cars in August

Norway registered 11,811 new electric cars in August, with e-cars accounting for 71.9 percent of new car registrations last month. Norway's most successful model across all powertrain types in August was the Tesla Model Y, with 1,308 new registrations.

Start of the pre-sale phase for Nissan Ariya in Norway

Start of the pre-sale phase for Nissan Ariya in Norway

Nissan is opening the order books for its all-electric Ariya crossover model in Norway on September 9, with all other countries in Europe to follow "in the coming months," with deliveries scheduled to start in the summer of 2022.

Barcelona: Great Wall could move into ex-Nissan plant

Barcelona: Great Wall could move into ex-Nissan plant

Spanish authorities and Nissan have begun talks with Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motors over a possible takeover of Nissan's Barcelona plant. Great Wall could move into the largest of the three plants in Barcelona, but negotiations are said to be explicitly non-exclusive at this stage.

Nissan: New e-crossover to succeed the Leaf

Nissan: New e-crossover to succeed the Leaf

The all-electric crossover model based on the Alliance CMF-EV platform announced by Nissan in the summer is to replace the Nissan Leaf from around 2025, and will be built at the Japanese company's plant in Sunderland, England.

Scotland: GlasGo Cabs orders 360 Nissan Leafs

Scotland: GlasGo Cabs orders 360 Nissan Leafs

Glasgow-based taxi and hire car company GlasGo Cabs has ordered 360 Nissan Leafs to replace existing internal combustion models with its e-fleet. The 360 electric cars are to be delivered over a three-year period, with the first eleven to be delivered this year.

Nissan plans 15 battery electric cars by 2030

Nissan plans 15 battery electric cars by 2030

Nissan is accelerating its electrification plans with an investment of two trillion yen over the next five years as part of its Ambition 2030 strategic plan, which has now been unveiled.The Japanese automaker plans to introduce 23 new electrified models by 2030, including 15 pure electric models.

Nissan to build charging points at over 600 dealers in Europe

Nissan to build charging points at over 600 dealers in Europe

Japanese carmaker Nissan will significantly expand the charging infrastructure at its dealerships in Europe through two collaborations. Allego will install DC chargers at Nissan dealerships in 16 countries for this purpose, but Nissan sales companies in Germany and the UK are going their own ways.

Nissan Ariya available to order in the UK

Nissan Ariya available to order in the UK

Nissan has now opened pre-orders for its all-electric Ariya crossover model in the UK, revealing pricing for the UK market where the Ariya is due to be delivered from summer 2022.

Nissan stops production in Barcelona / Farewell to the e-NV200

Nissan stops production in Barcelona / Farewell to the e-NV200

As announced, Nissan has now ended production at its plant in Barcelona, meaning that the electric Nissan e-NV200 van is also history. However, Nissan already presented the successor to the NV200 and its e-variant e-NV200, the Townstar, in September.

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance plans billion-dollar investment in e-mobility

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance plans billion-dollar investment in e-mobility

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi are apparently planning to tighten their electric course, with the alliance of manufacturers expected to announce a plan next Thursday to invest more than 20 billion euros in electric vehicle development over the next five years, according to an agency report.

Nissan probably largely stops combustion engine development - in favour of eMobility projects

Nissan probably largely stops combustion engine development - in favour of eMobility projects

Nissan is apparently suspending development of new internal combustion engines in almost all of its main markets, according to a Japanese media report, in a bid to free up resources for electric mobility.

Nissan invests in US plant for e-car production

Nissan invests in US plant for e-car production

Japanese automaker Nissan has announced plans to invest $500 million in its Canton assembly plant in the U.S. state of Mississippi, where it plans to produce two electric models for Nissan and Infiniti, as well as battery packs for them, starting in 2025. Nissan also plans to build a battery cell factory in the U.S.

Nissan Leaf gets styling update

Nissan Leaf gets styling update

Nissan has given its first mass-produced electric vehicle a facelift. The Japanese company is now unveiling the new model year, the Leaf 2022. Among other things, the vehicle comes with new colors and rims and will be available in Germany from April 1 at prices starting at 29,990 euros.

Nissan brings only electrified models in Europe

Nissan brings only electrified models in Europe

Japanese carmaker Nissan has announced it will forgo investment in Euro 7-compliant internal combustion-only cars, instead introducing new passenger cars in Europe only with partial or full electric powertrains from 2023.

Nissan accepts Ariya reservations in Germany

Nissan accepts Ariya reservations in Germany

Nissan has opened pre-orders for its all-electric Ariya in Germany, and the base model with 160 kW of power and 63-kWh battery can now be reserved for delivery in summer 2022, starting at a list price of €47,490.

McLaren relies on Formula E powertrains from Nissan

McLaren relies on Formula E powertrains from Nissan

Following McLaren Racing's recent announcement of its entry into Formula E for the upcoming season, McLaren Racing has now entered into a long-term partnership with Nissan, which will see Nissan supply the e-drives for the entire Gen3 era of Formula E to the British team.

Nissan unlocks configurator for Ariya

Nissan unlocks configurator for Ariya

Nissan has now released the configurator for the all-electric Ariya in Germany, with list prices starting at €47,490 as announced at the pre-sale launch. In addition, ADAC has added the Ariya to its private leasing program.

Production start for Nissan Townstar EV

Production start for Nissan 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.