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Carlos Ghosn, through his role as Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO, finds himself at the head of the company that has sold the most electric vehicles in the last few years. Last month, the Renault-Nissan Alliance sold its 200,000th zero-emission car. The Alliance’s Nissan Leaf, which was launched four years ago, is by far the top-selling electric […]

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Executives look pleased with the result of the collaboration between Renault-Nissan and Daimler. Or at least they say they are. Both automotive powerhouses have been working in partnership since 2010. The scope of the original collaboration in 2010 was limited to three projects primarily in Europe. The combined portfolio shared between Renault-Nissan and Daimler has […]

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Nissan says it intends to make autonomous drive systems commercially viable by 2020. Carlos Ghosn, president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced yesterday the Japanese carmaker’s launch timetable for the latest vehicle automation technologies aimed at accelerating consumer adoption of Autonomous Drive systems. The Nissan CEO said new technologies including automated lane controls […]

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After months of development, design and construction, Nissan’s Nissan ZEOD RC electric race car was unveiled Oct. 17 at the headquarters of Nissan’s performance arm, NISMO, in Yokohama. The Zero Emissions on Demand racer (ZEOD) has been built in 33 weeks after Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced in February Nissan’s goal of returning […]

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan’s leadership in China’s emerging electric car market. Ghosn said so while speaking at the Kansai University amid a gathering of Nissan Leaf owners and students. He also told the Global Media Center that with China’s 2 million electric car goal for […]

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Yesterday, news agency Reuters published an article exploring the idea that electric cars could be “running out of juice again?” The article was spurred by comments done by industry insiders and by the 2012 hard sales data released during January. The authors are wondering – given that automotive executives across the world are seriously considering […]

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