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BREAKING Twitter News: Nissan to unveil new electric-vehicle on August 2

Nissan is using social media giant Twitter to spread news about a new electric-vehicle it will unveil on August 2. “Nissan will unveil our all-new electric vehicle for the first time on August 2, at the opening of our new global headquarters in Yokohama,” NissanEVs Twitter status said. The Japanese automaker received $1.6 billion from […]

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Ford, Nissan and Tesla to receive U.S. DOE loans

The Department of Energy is expected to lend money to FoMoCo, Nissan Motor Co. and Tesla Motors Inc. from a $25 billion fund to develop environmentally-friendly cars. Sources said today that Energy Secretary Steven Chu is scheduled to announce the loan funding for the three automakers. Ford has asked to receive a total of $5 […]

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Nissan to build lithium-ion batteries and electric-vehicles in the U.S.

According to a report by Nikkei business daily, Nissan plans on launching production of its electric-vehicles and batteries in the United States and is looking into low-interest loans for its green initiatives. The report said that Nissan’s total investment is estimated at 50 billion yen ($516.4 million USD) and may even raise to 100 billion […]

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Nissan doesn’t want to compete with the Toyota Prius or Honda Insight, focusing on EVs instead

Speaking at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show, Nissan’s Senior Vice President Andy Palmer said that Nissan has no interest in competing with Honda and Toyota in the gasoline-electric hybrid small car segment. Palmer said that Nissan plans to focus on all-electric zero-emission vehicles instead. “We think it’s a more persuasive technology,” Palmer told Automotive News. […]

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Renault-Nissan alliance to promote electric-vehicle charging network in Phoenix

The Renault-Nissan alliance has announced that Nissan and Maricopa Association of Governments (otherwise known as MAG), which represents the Phoenix metropolitan region, are forming a partnership to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the development of an electric-vehicle charging network To make the Phoenix Metro Area EV-ready, ECOtality will also join Nissan and MAG to promote […]

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First Drive: Nissan Cube EV Prototype, 100 miles of pure-electricity

The big news out of the Dodgers stadium yesterday didn’t have anything to do with the win over the Giants, instead it was our Electric Vehicle future as envisioned by the power that be at Nissan. I’ll spare you the many baseball analogies circling the bases of my mind and just get to it.  The […]

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