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Many articles have been published about slower than expected plug-in electrified vehicles’ market acceptance this decade, but these tend to highlight only a few aspects of a very complicated picture. Looked at from a broad overview, one could alternately say it’s a wonder plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles (PEVs) have done as well as they […]

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While the Nissan GT-R just underwent a refresh for 2017, the next version could be the recipient of a full redesign – one that might include a hybrid powertrain. According to Nissan’s chief creative officer, Shiro Nakamura who spoke recently with Automotive News, in addition to new styling and improved fuel economy from the twin-turbo […]

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A front-wheel drive Nissan Leaf is not normally the kind of car that gets adrenalines addicts to think about drifting, but Nissan found a way at the British Drift Championships. Filed under the Anything For Publicity category, Nissan provided Autocar with an otherwise stock Leaf – right-hand drive, of course, being in the UK – […]

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Nissan Motor is in talks with Mitsubishi Motors to settle a 30-percent stake in the automaker now under investigation for a widening mpg cheating scandal. According to an exclusive report in the Nikkei Asian Review, Nissan will meet Thursday with the Mitsubishi board to settle a proposed $1.84 billion (200 billion yen) commitment to help […]

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In a move meant to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Leaf EV, Nissan has been at work on a project involving the broadcast of thoughts and emotions of EV drivers. What Nissan did is produce a movie showing a special Leaf that projects the driver’s experience and thoughts behind the wheel. The drivers themselves […]

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Given the amount of reservations that consumers made for the Tesla Model 3, it might seem logical that other car companies will be worried about its success. At least one key executive has taken the opposite view. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has said he welcomes the competition from Tesla. Instead of worrying about the Model […]

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It seems like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may have spoiled a secret for Nissan. The U.S. government body has released official fuel economy ratings for the 2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid in both all-wheel drive and front-wheel drive form, nearly confirming that Nissan will be selling the electrified crossover in the U.S. Powering the Murano […]

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Rumblings from deep-pocketed tech companies have inspired many to postulate it’s just a matter of time before electric cars from companies like Apple arrive, but the CEO of Nissan and protagonist for the Leaf says he has no worries. “I don’t think we’re headed this way,” he said this week at the New York auto […]

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Consumer Reports is telling used-car buyers to largely steer clear of some otherwise popular pre-owned electric cars. Reliability is the big reason. For example, Consumer Reports lists the 2014 BMW i3 as a vehicle to avoid due to reliability concerns. The 2013 Nissan Leaf gets the same treatment, although the 2014 and 2015 versions are […]

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Nissan wants to remind car owners that cats love hiding in cars. At first glance, you might think that the Japanese automaker is just appealing to the Internet’s love for cats, but the video actually serves a purpose as a public service announcement. You see, our feline friends tend to use cars as shelter during […]

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