For the 2016 model year, LEAF adds a number of significant enhancements – beginning with a new 30 kWh battery for LEAF SV and LEAF SL models that delivers an EPA-estimated driving range of 107 miles* on a fully charged battery. The range of a LEAF S model is 84 miles, giving buyers a choice in affordability and range.

Nissan continues to push Li-ion battery technology

Nissan develops silicon monoxide model that could help boost Li-ion battery capacity Researchers from Nissan and its materials research subsidiary Nissan Arc have developed a heterostructure model of the atomic structure of silicon monoxide (SiO), which explains the distinctive structure and properties of the promising material that will aid in boosting the performance of lithium-ion batteries,…


Visit West Berkshire EV-ENT to see EVs from Audi, BMW, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault, Tesla and VW

Our Showcase of Electric and Hybrid Cars (EVs) takes place this Saturday (28th May,  10:00am to 4:30pm in Northbrook Street, Newbury) Plans are going well and we’re delighted to have 10 cars from 7 manufacturers (Audi, BMW, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault, Tesla and VW). We also will have a WBGE booth where we will advise people generically on…


How to boost production ramp up?

Tesla have a problem with how to ramp production of the Model 3. Since the first showing on March 31st this year Tesla has been swamped with orders that may well be over 500,000 by now. In order to bring production in line with market demand Tesla have hired Audi manufacturing guru Peter Hocholdinger. According…


European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) publishes electric car and plug in sales data

We uncovered a new and relatively informative website. The European Commissions view of alternative vehicles statistics at the European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) website. The site details sales of BEV and PHEV that Battery and Plug-In Hybrid electric cars by country by year and seems to be updated monthly. The site is an European…

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