Night of delight caps a great year for Nissan DeltaWing

Posted on December 5, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Night of delight caps a great year for Nissan DeltaWing

THE 2012 Autosport Awards, the motorsport industry’s ‘Oscars’ held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane, provided a night of delight for Nissan when the Nissan DeltaWing received the award for Pioneering and Innovation. The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company [...]

Pull up on someone's drive and charge your EV in the capital!

Posted on December 3, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Pull up on someone's drive and charge your EV in the capital!

ELECTRIC vehicle (EV) drivers visiting the capital can now reserve a charging space in advance for the first time. The new initiative comes as a result of an innovative partnership between ParkatmyHouse.com, energy company SSE, Source London (TfL) through the Plugged in Places funding initiative, and leading electric vehicle charge point manufacturer, Chargemaster. London homeowners [...]

EV safety impresses UK drivers, according to research

Posted on November 29, 2012 by in Uncategorized

EV safety impresses UK drivers, according to research

NEARLY half of drivers (45 per cent) believe that electric cars are as safe as fossil fuel vehicles while a further 39 per cent believe they are actually safer. A poll for TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk revealed that just a tiny minority thought electric cars were less safe (10 per cent) with just six per cent saying they [...]

A line-up of LEAFs … and an impressive new world record for Nissan

Posted on November 28, 2012 by in Uncategorized

A line-up of LEAFs … and an impressive new world record for Nissan

FRESH from breaking a reversing world record back in July, Nissan is at it again – and this time Pure-driving gave a helping hand. Smashing the record for longest convoy of electric vehicles – previously at 218 – the attempt took place at the iconic Silverstone race circuit near Northampton, where Nissan managed to squeeze [...]

The all-electric LEAF records remarkable sales success in Norway

Posted on April 27, 2012 by in Uncategorized

The all-electric LEAF records remarkable sales success in Norway

NISSAN in Norway has hit 1,000 sales of the Nissan LEAF in just six months, taking almost two per cent of the total car market in February this year. The government support and charging opportunities have helped the LEAF become the second best selling Nissan in Norway and the ninth best selling passenger car overall [...]

Andy's all set to take charge of Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

Posted on March 14, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Andy's all set to take charge of Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

ANDY Eastlake has been appointed the new managing director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP). The partnership is the organisation established to support the Government’s Climate Change Strategy by delivering greenhouse gas reductions from the road transport sector. Andy has a strong background in mechanical engineering, spending most of his career to date at [...]

VIDEO: Fleet of green taxis takes to the streets of Amsterdam

Posted on March 9, 2012 by in EVs, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

VIDEO: Fleet of green taxis takes to the streets of Amsterdam

IN THE capital city estimated to have more bicycles than people, Amsterdam’s zero-emission push is finding a 21st Century foothold: electric taxis. Last November, private company TAXI-E began service of a green fleet of 10 Nissan LEAFs in the city called ‘The Venice of the North’. Each one of Amsterdam’s 3,000 taxis normally emits up [...]

Recharging firms will be joining exhibitors at Low CO2 Show

Posted on March 8, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Recharging firms will be joining exhibitors at Low CO2 Show

REPRESENTATIVES of the electric vehicle recharging sector will line up alongside motor manufacturers and leasing companies at the EV & Low CO2 Fleet Show at Silverstone on April 18. Four of the recharging industry’s major players – ABB, Ecar Connectors, ENSTO and Rolec Services – have taken space in the event’s indoor exhibition area in [...]

VIDEO: Cold weather is snow problem at all for the electric LEAF

Posted on February 1, 2012 by in Latest News, Uncategorized

VIDEO: Cold weather is snow problem at all for the electric LEAF

WITH a blast of wintry weather currently hitting Britain, you might be interested to know how Nissan’s all-electric LEAF performs in the cold. Icy conditions and snow tend to concentrate the mind of a driver to stay mobile and safe in what can be difficult driving conditions. And the message from Nissan is that if you [...]

Energy Saving Trust named as headline sponsor of low-carbon show

Posted on January 27, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Energy Saving Trust named as headline sponsor of low-carbon show

THE Energy Saving Trust (EST) has been announced as the headline sponsor of the EV & Low CO2 Fleet Show – a unique one-day event providing fleet decision makers and other fleet industry executives with all the latest information, advice and guidance on low-carbon strategies, including electric vehicles (EVs). The low-carbon show takes place on [...]