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Nissan launches home energy system

Nissan has launched an all-in-one energy system called Nissan Energy Solar, which packages together residential solar panels with the company's energy storage system - which makes use of second-life EV batteries. Designed to reduce homeowners' energy...

Infiniti announces electric plans

Infiniti has announced that it will introduce new models with electrified powertrains from 2021, with pure-electric and e-Power technologies set to be used. Considering Infiniti is Nissan's luxury arm - and the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance is...

UK warned 60% of new cars in 2030 need to be electric

The government has been told that electric cars will need to make up 60% of sales by 2030 in order to help the UK meet its environmental targets. That's according to a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Electric vans will need to make...

ULEVs could save UK firms thousands each year

Small and medium sized businesses could save almost £1,500 a vehicle if they switched to electric models according to Go Ultra Low. The combined total could save UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) £625 million, thanks to the lower whole-life...

CES 2018 round-up

The first big motor show of the year has traditionally been Detroit, but that title is being pinched by a US event further west - CES. The Consumer Electronics Show might be about tech, but since the lines between the two industries are becoming increasingly...

Plug-in car registrations break records in December

Registrations of plug-in cars have reached a record market share for December 2017. Electric vehicles accounted for 2.9% of all cars registered during the month according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In total,...

Kia to preview EV concept at CES

Kia is set to reveal a new EV concept at CES next week. Due for its world debut on 8th January, the all-electric concept will wrap up the company's visions for future mobility and the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Kia - and sister company Hyundai...

New Nissan LEAF prices announced

Nissan has revealed specification and pricing details for the new LEAF, with customer deliveries set to start in February. The new 40kWh model will be available from £21,990, including the £4,500 Category 1 Plug-in Car Grant. Following the Visia as...

New zero-emission London taxi rules come into effect

All newly registered London taxis and private hire vehicles must now meet strict emissions regulations, with new rules coming into force on 1st January 2018. Going forward, all taxis presented for licensing for the first time will need to be zero-emission...

New Nissan LEAF production starts in Sunderland

Nissan has started production of the new LEAF 40kWh at its Sunderland plant, which will manufacturer all of the company's best-selling EVs heading to European customers. First models of the second-generation LEAF are rolling down the production line,...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:18th Jan 2018