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Nissan LEAF roars into safari service

July 14, 2014 • EV, News • Views: 1858

ONE of the UK’s leading zoological attractions has tamed its fuel costs and moved further towards its sustainability objectives by adding a 100% electric Nissan LEAF to its fleet. The award-winning model is being used by the Learning and Discovery Team at Knowsley Safari near Liverpool as they

Welsh hoteliers open Brecon Beacons to electric car drivers

July 9, 2014 • EV, News • Views: 2961

AN AWARD-WINNING restaurant and hotel chain has opened the beauty of the Brecon Beacons to drivers of electric vehicles by installing the region’s first dedicated charging points. Taste Inn Wales has fitted charging stations at its four properties – Peterstone Court, The Nantyffin Cider Mill,

Oldham Council turns to LEAF to improve air quality

July 8, 2014 • Dealer News, EV • Views: 1801

OLDHAM Council has taken delivery of seven Nissan LEAFs that will soon be in service across the borough. Supplied by West Way Nissan in the town, the 100% electric vehicles will underline the local authority’s green credentials and value-for-money approach. The deal has been done in

Edinburgh dealership helps school towards eco award

June 30, 2014 • EV • Views: 1833

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: 1620

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: 1732

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: 2569

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: 1730

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