Tag: Nissan Leaf

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan Abandons Pledge to Make SUV in UK, Citing Brexit

February 4, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Nissan Motor Co. abandoned a plan to make the X-Trail sport-utility vehicle at the U.K.’s biggest auto factory, saying uncertainty over Brexit isn’t helping on future investment. “We appreciate this will be disappointing for our U.K. team and partners,” Nissan […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan Leaf approved for vehicle-to-grid use in Germany

October 23, 2018

Via: Reuters

So called vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is a connection between the EV and the grid through which power can flow from the grid to the vehicle and vice-versa, potentially enabling car owners to sell energy to the network. This would allow […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan LEAF & the Economics of Automotive

February 26, 2018

Via: MFRTech

Nissan’s Chris Reed has a title as long as an NBA player’s arm: Vice President, Components Engineering, Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan North America, Inc. Oh, and let’s not leave out the other part: Overseas Chief Vehicle Engineer (OCVE) […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

New Nissan Leaf pitched as high-tech showcase with 150-mile range

September 6, 2017

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO – Nissan’s Leaf may be the world’s best-selling electric vehicle. But the automaker is pitching the second generation as all that and much more. The redesigned Leaf starts by boosting the range some 40 percent to 150 miles to […]