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Nissan LEAF: Beyond Zero Emissions

The all-electric car goes beyond zero emissions to ensure sustainability, as around 25% of the Nissan LEAF is made from recycled materials.

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Le Mans 24 Hours: Countdown to Saturday at la Sarthe

The sound of speed echoes through qualifying sessions at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe, as the countdown to the 24 Hours of Le Mans has begun.

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A New EV Charge for Ultraman

Japanese superhero Ultraman uses solar power to fight galactic monsters, but his earthly team will use a new zero-emission power source for mobility - electric vehicles.

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Venucia Charges Ahead

Venucia aims to increase sales by 50% this year in China, and launch sales of the all-electric e30 by September.

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All-electric e-NV200 Production Begins in Spain

Nissan began production of its second all-electric vehicle - the e-NV200 - with a Barcelona ceremony attended by Spanish officials and Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer.

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Harvesting A Solar Farm

The manmade island of Yumeshima in Osaka is now home to the world’s first large-scale energy storage system, a project that also highlights the potential to reuse electric vehicle batteries.

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Nissan ZEOD Team Shaping Up for Le Mans

Nissan’s ZEOD RC prototype will feature two past winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, as Belgian driver Wolfgang Reip joins team.

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The 100,000th Nissan LEAF Owner

British dentist Dr. Brett Garner is the 100,000th customer for the 100%-electric Nissan LEAF.

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Reflection from a Temple: A First Owner of Nissan LEAF

Anyo-in Temple's Chief Priest Wasei Hirai was one of the first persons in Japan to take home a Nissan LEAF electric car, and reflects on EV ownership as global sales reach 100,000.

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The New Face of London Taxi

Nissan unveiled the new face of its Taxi for London, re-designed to make it instantly recognizable as one of the capital’s iconic black cabs.

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Local Sourcing for LEAF Brings Costs Down, Supports Product Development

Nissan is finding more and more ways to localize LEAF production in the U.S.

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Autonomous Highway Star

Nissan's Autonomous Drive makes a first on Japan's highways.

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Talk of the Future: CEO Ghosn

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center about the appeal of Nissan’s new concept cars, the electrification of the industry, and the iconic GT-R, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013.

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Prime Minister Goes Public with Autonomous Drive Car

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides in Nissan's Autonomous Drive Car in First Public Road Test.

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ZEOD's A-Tire for Le Mans

Nissan ZEOD's Garage 56 Status at Le Mans creates a tech laboratory for both the automaker and tire developer Michelin.

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Rain Shortens Fuji Speedway WEC

Heavy rain shortens the World Endurance Championship finale at Fuji Speedway.

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ZEOD RC Makes Fuji Speedway Debut

Nissan ZEOD RC made its Fuji Speedway debut with former GT1 Champ Michael Krumm at the wheel.

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ZEOD RC Makes Nismo Pitstop

Nissan ZEOD RC was unveiled at Nismo headquarters, after eight months of development, design and construction, the first step in bringing EVs to the track.

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Mobility EV-olution

Using a smartphone to book one-way passage, rental car pick up and drop off will be available at up to 70 sites in Yokohama using Nissan Mobility Concept EVs.

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CEO at Autonomous Drive Wheel

CEO Carlos Ghosn tested Nissan's latest Autonomous Drive car prototype ahead of CEATEC JAPAN 2013.

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Brand on the Run: Nissan

Nissan moves higher in Interbrand rankings of top global brands.

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Nissan LEAF Soars, as 100,000th EV for Renault-Nissan Alliance Sold

Nissan's all-electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, is selling at historic rates in new markets throughout the U.S., with Alliance EV sales now surpassing 100,000 units.

Silicon Valley Techies Envision Safer Roads with Autonomous Vehi

Silicon Valley Techies See Safer Roads with Autonomous Vehicles

The Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley aims to stay ahead of trends shaping the way people interact with their cars.

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ZEOD RC Makes Le Mans Debut

Nissan unveiled the ZEOD RC, the world’s fastest electric racing car that will reach speeds of more than 300km/h with electric technology at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

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At the Wheel: Driver Keiko Ihara

Nissan signs partnership agreement Keiko Ihara, the only Japanese female driver in the World Endurance Championship, to promote electric vehicles.

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Nissan CEO on Results, Yen, EVs, China and Power 88

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks with the Global Media Center on financial results, the yen, EVs, China and Power 88.

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Venucia's EV Dream

Venucia's electric VIWA concept car at the Shanghai Auto Show hopes to ride on the Chinese government’s plan to popularize zero-emissions technology.

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Nissan, New York City Launch LEAF Electric Vehicle Taxi Pilot

To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a new EV taxi pilot with Nissan LEAF.

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Nissan Americas Sales & Marketing Chief Looks at the Road Ahead

José Muñoz, senior vice president for sales and marketing in Nissan's Americas region, took his new role in late March, after driving a 34-month run of success in Mexico.

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Tama EV's Aerodynamic Heritage

The Nissan restoration team's Masahiko Isobe explains the unique characteristics of the Tama electric vehicle, which helped to pave the way for Nissan's lineup of zero-emission vehicles.

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Taxi of Tomorrow Today

NV200 Mobility Taxi made its New York International Auto Show debut, a wheelchair accessible version of the Nissan NV200 Taxi, available as part of Nissan's "Taxi of Tomorrow" program this fall.

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Hamaichi Elementary: A Strong Foundation

Hamaichi Elementary School has been closed since disaster struck Japan two years ago, but reopened for one more day to remember the landmark and its role in saving local residents.

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LEAF's Open Road

LEAF owners shared their experiences in Osaka, paving the way for discussion of new EV developments, from new markets to new technologies.

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The View from Miyagi

Miyagi Prefectural Assemblyman Takashi Abe updates on the state of recovery in Higashi-Matsushima and all of Japan's Tohoku region two years after disaster hit.

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Growing the Grid – Evernote's Workplace Charging to Support EV Car Perk

Imagine you can cut your commute time to work in half, increase productivity at home and in your job, with a car that is almost free to lease. This now is reality for employees at Evernote.

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Notes from Geneva

The 83rd Geneva Motor Show opened its doors to international media Tuesday, with a slew of car debuts going some way to turn attention away from weak sales in Europe.

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Moms on the Move

Nissan's New Mobility Concept vehicle - a 100%-electric two-seater - comes a step closer to being on Japan's roads with a trial in Yokohama.

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Sydneysiders

The City of Sydney has taken delivery of 10 Nissan LEAFs, the single largest order of EVs in Australia.

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Key Supporting Role

Supporting the 67th Mainichi Film Awards, Nissan gave its own prize to award-winning actor Isao Natsuyagi: a 100% electric LEAF.

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Amp’D Up

The all-electric Nissan LEAF is quiet on the outside, but in concert on the inside with the first custom-designed Bose® Energy Efficient Series sound system availability.

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Nissan, Daimler, Ford Forge Fuel Cell EV Pact

The age of mass-market, affordable fuel cell EV will soon be here thanks to a unique, three-way agreement between Nissan, Daimler and Ford.

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Mileage of Note

An Eco-Drive caravan of the all-new Nissan Note drove from Yokohama to Nagoya and back, proving that the supercharger engine under the hood is Note-worthy for exceptional fuel-economy.

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Nissan CEO Gives 2013 Outlook

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on the yen, Japan-China ties, and the outlook for 2013.

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Best of 2012 - Technology & Design

2012 has been yet another innovation-packed year for Nissan. Here are some highlights of the technology and design related stories we have covered.

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Plugging into the Future

The Best and Greenest were on display at the 14th Eco-Products event in Tokyo, as school kids in particular paved the road to the future.

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Powering Up

Nissan celebrated two years of LEAF sales with launch of the largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in the US.

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October Sales Fall on China, Europe

Slower sales and increased competition in markets such as China, Russia and Europe put a strain on October results, says EVP of Global Sales Takao Katagiri

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Nissan Unveils Updated LEAF in Japan

Nissan unveiled an updated version of the LEAF in Japan, with a variety of enhancements, and more sales outlets in the country with quick chargers for the world's No. 1 electric vehicle.

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EV-ergreen in Yokohama

Yokohama is pushing the future of electric transportation in Japan with a new zero-emission vehicle.

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Nissan LEAF Gives Options after Superstorm Sandy

East Coast vehicle owners have struggled to find gasoline since super storm Sandy hit, but EVs like the Nissan LEAF have found the going easier.

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World's Carmakers in Paris

Few cities in the motor show calendar can match the glitz and glamour of Paris. The 2012 Mondial de l'Automobile promises to be spectacular.

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Charged Up

EV owners across the U.S. enjoyed the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday. with the Nissan LEAF leading the charge.

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Tech Talk: What's in the Orchard

Research and Development Executive Vice President Mitsuhiko Yamashita shares the latest in auto industry technology with the Global Media Center.

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LEAF Limo Stretches Zero-Emission Ride

The Embassy suites hotel in Nashville, Tennessee needed a new way to shuttle guests, committed to luxury and going green, so they helped create a Nissan LEAF limo.

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LEAF Unlocks Power Grid

Another summer of tight energy supplies is sparking plans for power-saving measures in western Japan, and the Nissan LEAF has become part of the solution with 250 Nissan available free for public and private use in Osaka.

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In the Winner's Circle

Jerry Hardcastle, Global Chief Marketability Engineer, explains the techs and specs of the Juke NISMO in its debut at Le Mans, as well as the Nissan Juke-R, Nissan DeltaWing, and Nissan Leaf NISMO RC, all on display at the 24-hour endurance race.

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Nissan to Produce 100% Electric Van in Barcelona

The all-electric e-NV200 will be produced at Nissan's Barcelona facility from 2013, creating 700 new jobs and giving a timely boost to the Spanish economy.

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Great Minds Think Electric

The 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles (EVS26) is a show completely dedicated to electric vehicles in the newest shapes, colors, and sizes.

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Nissan, Infiniti Dealerships Open in Historic San Francisco

Nissan and Infiniti have expanded into a key-sales market known for a strong interest in leading-edge technology and environmentally-smart products with two new dealerships in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

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