|HYBRID TECHNOLOGY IN THE LMP1 PORSCHE 919 HYBRID|
| ||• FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Technology|
Atlanta, Georgia. This weekend, the Le Mans Prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid has its only 2016 appearance in Germany. At the six-hour race to be held on the Grand Prix circuit of the Nürburgring, the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship(WEC), the series' leader fights to defend its title. At the same time its mission is to revolutionize the technology of future sports cars.
With the 919 Hybrid, Porsche has dev...[Read more...]
|NISSAN'S BEST-SELLING LEAF CELEBRATES ITS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND REACHING 200,000 SALES|
|NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan is celebrating five years at the forefront of the electric vehicle (EV) market with the record-breaking 100-percent electric vehicle Nissan LEAF. Having transformed the performance, practicality and public perception of EVs around the world since its launch in 2010, Nissan remains the undisputed leader in EV technology.
Five years of ground-breaking success
The Nissan LEAF is as advanced and innovative today as it was five years ago. No other manufac...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN OFFERS FREE CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN LOS ANGELES|
|LOS ANGELES – There are many attractive reasons for Angelenos to own the all-electric Nissan LEAF: single-occupant access to high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; an available California state tax rebate of $2,500; much lower operating costs than a gas-powered car and now, free public charging.
Nissan announced today that it is adding Los Angeles to its 'No Charge to Charge' promotion, a program that will offer two years of no-cost public charging at hundreds of stations with the purchas...[Read more...]|
|TESLA MODEL S ACHIEVES BEST SAFETY RATING OF ANY CAR EVER TESTED|
| ||Monday, August 19, 2013 Palo Alto, CA — Independent testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating, not just overall, but in every subcategory without exception. Approximately one percent of all cars tested by the federal government achieve 5 stars across the board. NHTSA does not publish a star rating above 5, however safety levels better than 5 stars are captured in the overall Vehicle Safety Score (VSS) provide...[Read more...]|
|Nissan, New York City Launch Leaf Electric Vehicle Taxi Pilot|
|To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today launched a new electric vehicle taxi pilot with the world's best-selling electric car, Nissan LEAF. This pilot program, which puts six LEAF taxis into service beginning this spring, will help Nissan, the city, the taxi industry and the public understand how zero emission vehicles can be integrated into future taxi fleets.
Joe Castelli, vice president, Nissan Commercial Vehicles said: 'As part of our commitment to z...[Read more...]|