November 2013

Test drive of the BMW i3

November 24, 2013
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Perhaps the model for the EV of the future And people call the LEAF ugly? To call the BMW i3’s looks different is to be kind. With its extremely short snout and bizarre rear door window design BMW is boldly inviting critical commentary. They found it here. And that’s just the front and the side. […]

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Nissan e-NV200 to launch in Japan first

November 17, 2013
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Launch set for FY 2014 Based on the Nissan LEAF powertrain, the e-NV200 light commercial vehicle (LCV) will mark the second Nissan electric vehicle global launch. Production will begin in Barcelona, Spain in mid-2014. We have written many articles about the long-running testing process that Nissan has used to develop the e-NV200 (found here, here, […]

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One possible Nissan EV future

November 10, 2013
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Nissan BladeGlider to debut at Tokyo Motor Show Normally, when we see a prototype, we know that it may have little to do with the future of the automobile. These exercises in extravagance often provide us with the sort of eye candy that keeps designers and leather makers happy, but have little basis in any […]

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Nissan in reach of LEAF yearly sales goal

November 2, 2013
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2,002 LEAFs sold in October With the Nissan LEAF monthly sales averaging around 2,000 units for the past several months, and a sales goal of 20,000 units this year, Nissan seems to be within reach of making their goal. Year-to-date US sales for Nissan’s electric car amount to 18,078 with two months to go. With […]

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