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    Official: Nissan starts building e-NV200 in Spain [w/video]

    It doesn't look all that much like a Nissan Leaf, but the new e-NV200 that started production in Barcelona, Spain today shares its powertrain and lithium-ion battery with the world's most popular electric vehicle. The production version of the electric cargo van was unveiled late last year and ...

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    Report: Nissan e-NV200 electric van in 'final development phase'

    Nissan is ready to duplicate the success of its all-electric Leaf with its zero-emissions e-NV200 electric compact van, and the company is on schedule to start selling it to the public next year. The Japanese automaker is now in the "final development phase" for the e-NV200 after trying it out ...

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    Report: NYC says taxi drivers can choose hybrids over Nissan 'Taxi of Tomorrow'

    Right about now, Nissan must be wishing it had a baked-in a shorter development time for its NV200 hybrid. Nissan started production on the taxi version of the NV200 about a year ago and has previously stated it will offer a hybrid version out by 2015. But that's late enough that the Japanese ...

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    Official: Nissan 7-seat electric minivan, based on e-NV200, coming next year

    Nissan will start producing a seven-passenger minivan version of the e-NV200 panel van in Europe next year. Reportedly called the Nissan Evalia Electric, the minivan will have the same powertrain as the Nissan Leaf, whose electric motor delivers 80 kw from its 24-kWh battery. Nissan hasn't given ...

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    Official: Nissan FedEx e-NV200 electric concept van delivers in Germany

    It looks like Nissan made a special delivery at the Commercial Vehicle International Motor Show in Hanover, Germany, this week: a special concept version of the battery-electric e-NV200 panel van that it's been testing with FedEx since late last year. The Japanese automaker, whose EV e-NV200 has ...

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    Official: FedEx expands Nissan e-van testing to Yokohama

    FedEx will expand testing of the all-electric Nissan e-NV200 utility van to Japan's Yokohama region this month. The delivery company will test the Nissan for about a month. Nissan's already tested the EV in Japan with AEON Retail Co. The agreement marks a continuation of the road-testing ...

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    Official: Nissan announces production of funky e-NV200 electric van

    There are two ways automakers can go when producing a vehicle with electric propulsion – be it a hybrid or an outright EV: make it look the same as any other car, or make it stand out. Like Toyota (for example) did with the Prius, Nissan made the Leaf look (for better or worse) unlike a ...

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    Nissan to test NV200 electric van in Japan

    Nissan has announced that it will begin testing an electrified version of the compact NV200 van in Japan by the end of July. For the first phase of testing, the Japan Post Service will use one battery-powered NV200 for postal collection and delivery tasks for approximately two months in the ...

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    Official: Nissan will test Leaf as part of New York City "Taxi of Tomorrow" deal for NV200

    The new New York City "Taxi of Tomorrow" has been decided. The announcement that the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission has awarded Nissan a 10-year contract to make the new taxis – based on the NV200 – came out this week, with the additional information that the automaker and ...

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    Nissan releases official sketch of NV200-based electric commercial vehicle

    Nissan Light Commercial Electric Vehicle sketch - Click above to enlarge
    Nissan has electricity on the brain. The Japanese automaker is readying its opening salvo in the alternative propulsion wars in the form of the Leaf compact hatchback. Carlos Ghosn, though, announced at the Tokyo Motor Show ...

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    Nissan Japan says green car orders jumped 30 percent in May

    Following the lead of many other countries, the Japanese government recently decided to try and boost sales of green cars with a tax reduction. While the definition of a green car varies, the idea behind the tax rewrite was to promote cars that consume less fuel. In Nissan's case, it also ...


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