Nissan Pushes The Ariya To The Limits, Gets Decent e-POWER Series Hybrid Sales

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 19:15:30 +0000

In some recent press releases, Nissan shared some punishing testing and challenges it has put the Ariya through. While probably not directly related, the company also got some great sales results from some of its other electrified models. Nissan’s Punishing Testing For The Ariya Over the course of three years, Nissan has rigorously tested the […]

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UK’s EV Share Hits 40% In December — Tesla Model Y Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 07:03:15 +0000

The UK’s auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 39.4% share of new sales in December, a new record, up from 33.2% year on year. Full electrics alone took almost a third of the market. Overall auto volumes were up 18% year on year in December, but still down compared to pre-2020 norms. The Tesla […]

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Saying Goodbye To Betty

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 02:58:38 +0000

My dad always said that a car is good for getting you from point A to point B. And by saying that, he was imparting the wisdom that historically cars aren’t an investment, but just a modern necessity for many to take them around safely to work, home, around town, and on the occasional trip. […]

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Nissan’s Electric Travel Guide Shows The Possibilities & Gaps In Sustainable Vacationing

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2022 13:00:51 +0000

electric travelDesigned to help global travelers enjoy more conscious holidays, the Nissan Electric Travel Guide curates a mix of culture, cuisine, and nature while connecting must-see spots along picturesque routes. It’s too bad there aren’t more sites where sustainability takes center stage.

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Kia EV6, Tesla Model 3, & Nissan LEAF Most Reliable EVs — New Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2022 23:28:48 +0000

Electric vehicles are a relatively new product compared to the gas cars made by some century-old legacy automakers. While some consumers and critics doubt their reliability, a new study shows that Tesla and Nissan’s EVs are the most dependable options in the electric category, despite the overall sector leaving some room for improvement. Data compiled […]

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Nissan Sakura Wins 2022-2023 Japan Car Of The Year Award & Kei Car Of The Year Award

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2022 16:45:29 +0000

Nissan SakuraThe Japanese EV market has been quite slow compared to other markets such as Europe and China. This is despite Nissan being the early leader in the market when it produced a mass market electric car, the Nissan Leaf. The Leaf was the first electric vehicle to get to 500,000 sales. It took about 10 […]

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UK Plugin EVs Take 27.7% Share — Tesla Model Y Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 18:45:06 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 27.7% share in November, down from 28.1% year on year. Full electric share grew YoY, but was outweighed by plugin hybrids’ decline. Overall auto volumes were up over 23% YoY, to 142,889 units, though still almost 9% down on 2019 seasonal levels. The Tesla Model Y […]

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Nissan Picks JATCO & Hitachi Astemo For EV Drivetrains — Are Manufacturers Treating Drive Units Like Transmissions?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 22:00:56 +0000

Nissan recently chose JATCO and Hitachi Astemo to provide something very important for future cars: the drivetrain. After I cover the basics, I want to place this in historical perspective and industry trends and then explain why it shows something new, too. The Nissan/Jatco/Hitachi Astemo Deal The short version of this story: Hitachi Astemo, known […]

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UK BEV Volume Up YoY Despite Tesla Mid-Quarter Restocking

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 18:22:14 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% share in October, with growing year on year volumes. Despite volume gain, YoY plugin share saw a slight dip (from 23.1%), against greater YoY gains in overall auto volume, up 26% to 134,344 units (from a record low baseline). October market volume was still at […]

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Nissan LEAF Awarded WhichEV “Lifetime Achievement Award”

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2022 03:55:42 +0000

The Independent UK-based publication WhichEV has announced that the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for popularising electrification in vehicles goes to none other than the Nissan LEAF. The Nissan LEAF is well deserving of this honor after coming to the market more than a decade ago. The LEAF not only set the standard for the entire vehicle […]

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