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This last weekend’s Punta del Este ePrix saw a series of new marks in the FIA Formula E Championship for the fastest pole position lap, race lap and average speed. The Uruguayan circuit provided the drivers with what Formula E (FE) called a formidable challenge, combining an uneven, dusty and narrow track with the usual […]

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance announced it has sold its 200,000th electric vehicle and has a 58 percent market share for zero-emission cars. Combined, Renault and Nissan’s electric vehicles have driven approximately 2.5 billion zero-emission miles (4 billion kilometers) says the company – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times. Renault-Nissan’s EVs represent 53 million gallons (200 […]

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has scored a perfect “100A” in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2014. This is the second year in a row that it has been nominated as a CDP global leader. The company said this accomplishment recognizes Nissan for its eco-friendly corporate policies and transparent information disclosure about its environmental […]

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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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After a full assault on the electric-vehicle market with the Leaf, it looks like Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be making some seriously tough decisions about how the company, and its French partner Renault, will build or source its batteries. According to a report in Reuters, Ghosn “is preparing to cut battery manufacturing…in a new […]

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BMW, Nissan, Renault and VW have entered a partnership of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) manufacturers to strengthen EV infrastructure. The four manufacturers’ joint project is through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, and aims to create a multi-standard and interoperable EV charging network through the United Kingdom and Ireland. The consortium said it’s […]

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The Alliance Renault-Nissan’s French side is joining forces with Bolloré to promote electric vehicles as part of three agreements relating to industrial cooperation, the founding of a joint-venture to sell EV carsharing solutions and a feasibility study on the development of a specific new vehicle for carsharing plans. These agreements are the results of the […]

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance will supply major telecom provider Orange with a fleet of 200 electric vehicles for its needs in France. Renault-Nissan said it will provide the 200 electric vehicles to Orange by 2015. Orange added it will use the electric vehicles mostly for car-sharing purposes between its buildings and installations in France. Orange said […]

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In the fourth and last session of July Formula E pre-season testing, E.dams-Renault’s Sebastien Buemi set once again the fastest time at Donington Park with a lap of 1:31.083s to finish two-tenths clear at the top of the timesheets for the second day in succession. This marks the third session out of a total of […]

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Audi Sport Abt’s Lucas di Grassi led the second official test for the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park. di Grassi set his best time in the afternoon session to outpace day one leader, Sebastien Buemi of team e.dams-Renault. Belgian racer Jerome d’Ambrosio, testing for China Racing, topped the morning timesheets with a […]

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