Silicon Valley is a crossroads of technological innovation, academic research, start up investment - and home to the Renault-Nissan Research Center.
Some 20 years after disaster struck Kobe, the wheels of recovery are still turning, with creation of the nation's first "EV Mountain", an electric vehicle car-sharing program.
The Prince of Wales toured Nissan’s Sunderland plant, a visit highlighting the factory's leading role in EV manufacturing as well as in youth training.
The partnership between Nissan and the Formula One Infiniti Red Bull Racing team is now electric, with the addition of the e-NV200.
Norway, rich in petroleum, is also a global leader in renewable energy,and cleaner, more inexpensive electricity is helping to drive EVs into the mainstream market.
Nissan jumped nine places in Interbrand's Best Global Brands Study for 2014, ranking 56.
Nissan showcased its new challenger to the C-segment at the Paris Motor Show, the Nissan Pulsar 5-door hatchback, and debuted its formidable Pulsar Nismo Concept.
Nissan made history again with the first Nissan LEAF delivery on Puerto Rico. The customer? A family-owned business dedicated to renewable energy projects.
The all-electric car goes beyond zero emissions to ensure sustainability, as around 25% of the Nissan LEAF is made from recycled materials.
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.
It's fitting that another major milestone for the Nissan LEAF was created by a family – with the last name "Bolt" – that decided to drive electric.
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.
Bhutan, the remote Himalayan country, renowned for championing “Gross National Happiness,” has taken first steps towards becoming a leading global electric-vehicle nation.
British dentist Dr. Brett Garner is the 100,000th customer for the 100%-electric 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.
2013 was a year of expansion for Nissan with new plants, increased production capacity and new products.
Nissan shared its vision of Autonomous Drive vehicles on the road by 2020 at Nissan 360. The technology has since gone on to win an award and has also been test driven on public roads.
Nissan is finding more and more ways to localize LEAF production in the U.S.
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.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides in Nissan's Autonomous Drive Car in First Public Road Test.
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.
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.
Nissan debuts its Autonomous Drive vehicle in Japan at CEATEC 2013, and wins top prize at the CEATEC Innovation Awards.
CEO Carlos Ghosn tested Nissan's latest Autonomous Drive car prototype ahead of CEATEC JAPAN 2013.
Nissan EVP Andy Palmer says Autonomous Drive vehicles will come to global markets by 2020.
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.
The Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley aims to stay ahead of trends shaping the way people interact with their cars.
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.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks with the Global Media Center on financial results, the yen, EVs, China and Power 88.
To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a new EV taxi pilot with Nissan LEAF.
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.
In a wide-ranging interview at the New York International Auto Show, CEO Carlos Ghosn backed the company's EV strategy and said 'smart discipline' is key to Nissan's success.
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.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron was among the guests as Nissan began production of the Nissan LEAF electric vehicle at its Sunderland plant.
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.
LEAF owners shared their experiences in Osaka, paving the way for discussion of new EV developments, from new markets to new technologies.
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.
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.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn explains the new Nismo strategy, including plans for GT-R Nismo, the "Lion in the Jungle".
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.
The City of Sydney has taken delivery of 10 Nissan LEAFs, the single largest order of EVs in Australia.
About 70 taxi drivers in Mexico have been driving fully electric Nissan LEAFs for more than a year now as part of pilot program to test zero-emission vehicles for mass transit.
Supporting the 67th Mainichi Film Awards, Nissan gave its own prize to award-winning actor Isao Natsuyagi: a 100% electric LEAF.
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.
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.
The Global Media Center takes a look at production behind the scenes at Nissan's Oppama Plant, where everyday the Nissan Juke, Cube, Sylphy and 100%-electric LEAF roll off the lines and onto roads.
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.
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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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.
Nissan celebrated two years of LEAF sales with launch of the largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in the US.
The latest version of Nissan LEAF, introduced in Japan recently, has a new electric motor using 40% less of the rare-earth mineral dysprosium - without affecting performance.
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
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.
Yokohama is pushing the future of electric transportation in Japan with a new zero-emission vehicle.
The Nissan Note held off rival Japanese automakers to be crowned 2013 Car of the Year by a leading panel of automotive journalists and researchers.
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.
Nissan's test track south of its Yokohama headquarters is home to some of the latest advanced technology - the kind of things that could be in your next car.
EV owners across the U.S. enjoyed the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday. with the Nissan LEAF leading the charge.
Research and Development Executive Vice President Mitsuhiko Yamashita shares the latest in auto industry technology with the Global Media Center.
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.
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.
A Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors-led consortium met in Tokyo this week to put a spark into their CHAdeMo high-speed charging roll out plans, with global customers updating on infrastructure.
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.
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.
At the 2012 SAE World Congress, about 12,000 engineers from around the globe were in Detroit to talk about where the auto industry is going and how it is getting connected.
Working with Adopt a Charger to accelerate the widespread acceptance of electric vehicles to address environmental concerns, Nissan North America has “adopted” 15 electric vehicle chargers in California.
British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Nissan’s headquarters Tuesday as production of a new hatchback at the company’s Sunderland factory in 2014 is confirmed.
Amsterdam’s newest taxi company, TAXI-E, has the polluting industry turning over new LEAFs with its sustainable business.
The Nissan LEAF breaks new ground in Tennesse, bringing music to one of the largest underground caves in the U.S. while keeping the unique natural environment intact.
Okinawa sees EVs as integral to its plans for greater sustainability, building one of the deeper eco-infrastructures in Japan.
Nissan LEAF rent-a-cars in Okinawa create unique experiences in island eco-tourism while helping to build up local EV infrastructure.
Entertainer Penn Jillette makes a bet on Nissan LEAF in his hometown, making CO2 emissions magically disappear.
Sustainable mobility takes to the open water, as Nissan launches its first energy-efficient, coastal car carrier, the Nichioh Maru.
Japan journalists brave Hokkaido snow and freezing temperatures to test drive the Nissan LEAF.
Executive Vice President Andy Palmer spoke with the Global Media Center at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, discussing the importance of storytelling, electric vehicles and the new Pathfinder Concept.