Nissan and Renault, long partners who share the same CEO, is finally combining its research and development as well as some of its manufacturing lines in Europe and Asia. So does this mean that Renault vehicles might come to the U.S.? Read more at Torque News
We dug deep a couple of weeks ago, making predictions about the Sport Sedan Concept and were.. well, in the general ballpark. Sort of. Here’s what it really is. Read more at TorqueNews.
Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn sat down for a video interview in which he detailed the company’s plans for 2014. Here’s a rundown of the highlights as well as the full video interview. Read more at TorqueNews.com.
The LEAF is the world’s best-selling battery electric car with more on the road than any other mass produced EV in history. Yet it has one huge Achilles Heel that holds it back perhaps as much as inventory problems did a year ago. Read more about it at Torque News.
The LEAF is the number one selling battery electric vehicle in the world, but with the new Annual Energy Outlook report for 2014 predicting that EVs will only be a fraction of the automotive market by 2040, where does that leave Nissan’s flagship electric? Read more at TorqueNews.com.
The maximum range for any electric vehicle is to be had at around a 60-75 degree Fahrenheit “Goldilocks zone,” data from a Canadian fleet management company suggests. Outside of that, range degradation begins to seriously impact performance in an EV. Read more at TorqueNews.com.