Edinburgh dealership helps school towards eco award

June 30, 2014 • EV • Views: 1466

EDINBURGH Nissan dealership Alex F Noble and Son has helped Lasswade Primary School with its bid for a fourth Green Flag Award by lending it an all-electric, zero-emission Nissan LEAF for a week. Deputy head Jill Doyle said: “The Green Flag Award is presented to schools that strive to be

Nissan shows the way with electric vehicles

June 26, 2014 • EV • Views: 1349

NISSAN has been showing the world just how strong its commitment is to combating air and noise pollution. It co-hosted a conference entitled “The Liveable City”  in Brussels yesterday that showed how electric vehicles will play a key role in creating sustainable and liveable

Nissan Liverpool promotion proves to be animal magic

June 17, 2014 • Dealer News, EV • Views: 1430

POTENTIAL customers went wild for Nissan Liverpool’s latest innovative promotion . . . free entry to a local safari park.  The Sefton Street dealership teamed up with Knowsley Safari Park – one of the country’s top zoological attractions – to offer free passes on a first-come, first-served

Gateshead salesman holds LEAF sales record

June 17, 2014 • Dealer News, EV • Views: 2149

A CAR SALESMAN from the north-east of England is playing a starring role in the UK’s electric vehicle revolution after becoming the first in the country to sell 200 pure-electric Nissan LEAFs. Gareth Chandler of Benfield Nissan in Stoneygate Close, Gateshead, is singlehandedly outselling entire

ZEOD makes Le Mans history

June 16, 2014 • EV • Views: 1472

Nissan made history at Le Mans on Saturday with the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of the revered circuit. GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip was at the wheel as the ZEOD RC completed an entire 8.5-mile lap powered by a pair of 110 kW electric motors rotating at

Journalists get behind the wheel of all-electric e-NV200

June 12, 2014 • Cars, EV • Views: 1728

SOME of the UK’s top motoring journalists have been getting acquainted with the brand new Nissan e-NV200. The Japanese company hosted the launch of the 100 per cent LCV in Mercabarna Flor – a flower market located just outside of Spain’s capital city, Barcelona. The venue was

Nissan EVs: History in the making

June 12, 2014 • Cars, EV • Views: 1061

ALTHOUGH Nissan can trace its EV lineage back nearly 70 years to the Tama EV of 1947, it is in the past 20 years that the company has really cemented its claim to global EV leadership. The build up to the company’s current position started in 1992 when work started not just on developing a

Nissan LEAF takes pride of place at SMMT headquarters

June 11, 2014 • EV • Views: 1108

THE Nissan LEAF has taken pride of place in a new display at the headquarters of the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) in London. A Rolls-Royce Phantom and a BTCC liveried Honda Civic join the 100 per cent electric model in the ‘British-built’ display, showcasing the very best models built