|NISSAN ZEOD RC MAKES HISTORY AT LE MANS WITH ALL ELECTRIC LAP|
|LE MANS, France – Nissan made history at Le Mans this morning with the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of Le Mans.
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 40,000 rpm during the morning warm-up.
The Nissan ZEOD RC previously hit its first target during Thursday evening qualifying when it topped 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight on elec...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN ZEOD RC HITS 300 KM/H ON MULSANNE STRAIGHT AT LE MANS|
|◾Satoshi Motoyama hits fastest ever electric speed at Circuit de la Sarthe
LE MANS, France – The revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC has recorded the highest ever speed by an electric vehicle at Le Mans with Japanese ace Satoshi Motoyama reaching 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Motoyama reached the speed on his electric run, achieving one the key goals of the unique prototype which features a dual electric/internal combustion engine powertrain featuring a ...[Read more...]|
|TAKE A LOOK UNDER THE SKIN OF THE NISSAN ZEOD RC|
|◾Unique look at the revolutionary electric prototype
◾Crash test video revealed
◾Electric lap of Le Mans up next on test day
LONDON – It features thousands of parts, brand new technology, has taken countless hours of design, engineering, construction and testing and now Nissan has revealed what is under the skin of the revolutionary prototype.
With every single component on the car down to the smallest nut and bolt modeled in computer aided design (CAD) technology, Nissan has released a ...[Read more...]|
|NEW MODULAR ECOTEC ENGINES ARE MORE ADAPTABLE, EFFICIENT|
|◾Modular architecture streamlines powertrain portfolio, reduces manufacturing complexity
◾Global design and manufacturing processes enhance adaptability, with 11 engine variants ranging from 1.0L to 1.5L
◾Up to 2.5 million annual production at five global plants by 2017
DETROIT – A new generation of Ecotec small-displacement engines streamlines General Motors' global powertrain portfolio with a modular architecture that broadens its adaptability to global markets and reduces manufact...[Read more...]|
|THE NEW POLO - A PARADE OF PREMIERES AT GENEVA|
|Polo BlueMotion, Polo Blue GT and CrossPolo in top form
New efficiency TSI: For the first time, Polo BlueMotion with petrol engine (4.1 I/100 km)
Even more charisma: Polo BlueGT now with 150 PS, CrossPolo perfected
Ten key facts on the world premiere of the new Polo TSI BlueMotion, Polo TDI BlueMotion, Polo BlueGT and CrossPolo:
1.The world's most fuel-efficient five-seater with a petrol engine: The new Polo TSI BlueMotion consumes just 4.1 l/100 km.
2.The world's most fuel-efficient ...[Read more...]|