Nissan LEAF

Type: Product
Name: Nissan LEAF
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Stanford researchers boost battery efficiency

Researchers at Stanford University have for the first time designed a stable pure lithium anode that could significantly extend the range of electric vehicles.By providing a protective layer around the anode, the battery was found to be much more efficient ... [Published Automotive Engineer Plus - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Anode, Battery, Lithium
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Networking event of the year

AS summer sizzles so does Salisbury & District Chamber of Commerce and to prove it they will be hosting a barbecue at the Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, on August 6 from 6pm.Organisers say it is the networking event of the year and one not to be missed.The ... [Published Salisbury Journal - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

IIHS small overlap front crash testing finds mixed small car results; Volt wins 2014 Top Safety Pick+ award

The Mini Cooper Countryman was the only small car to earn a good rating among the latest group of 12 cars subjected to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) small overlap front crash test. Two battery- electric models and a hybrid also ... [Published Green Car Congress - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

Small cars don’t hold up in new crash test

DETROIT — The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of ‘‘good’’ in new frontal crash tests.The Nissan Leaf, Nissan Juke, Fiat 500L, and Mazda5 wagon fared worst in the tests, performed by the Insurance Institute ... [Published Boston Globe - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Infiniti LE Electric Vehicle Due For Launch In 2017: Report

Infiniti’s compact electric vehicle concept, the LE sedan, could be back on the production schedule if reports this week prove accurate.Revealed in early 2012 as a premium cousin to the Nissan Leaf, the LE later found itself on the backburner when former ... [Published Motor Report - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

2014 Chevrolet Volt Named Top Safety Pick + in Latest IIHS Group Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) small front-overlap crash test remains a seriously tough nut to crack for many automakers. Results from the most recent round of testing on small cars are in, and only the 2014 Chevrolet Volt received ... [Published Automobile Magazine - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 11 reports

Four cars rated as poor in IIHS crash tests

Mini Cooper fared best in IIHS crash tests. / IIHS by Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY by Chris Woodyard, USA TODAYFiled UnderSmall cars had a tough time in passing crash tests, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports.It crash-tested 12 mostly ... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Driverless cars could be on UK roads by 2015

The Government is set to announce a raft of new measures to allow driverless cars to be tested on UK roads for the first time from 2015.Vince Cable is expected to reveal a number of changes to road rules in order to allow autonomous vehicles to be tested ... [Published AutoExpress - Jul 30 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Recharge Wrap-Up: Georgia lawyers love the Nissan Leaf, 2B vehicles by 2035

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Nissan , Tesla Motors , Legislation and Policy , North America , USA Loads of lawyers at a firm in Georgia are taking advantage of the state's EV tax credit. Georgia offers a tax credit on leases and purchases ... [Published Autoblog Green - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

2015 Nissan LEAF Pricing And Specs Revealed

Originally posted on CleanTechnicaWell its officially official; Nissan has revealed the latest features and prices for the 2015 Nissan LEAF, which now enters its fourth model year. Don’t expect any groundbreaking improvements right now, though all the ... [Published Gas 2 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf

The buzz surrounding electric cars is increasing all the time. More new models than ever are being launched, while lots of brave buyers are taking the plunge. So it’s no surprise that BMW has jumped on the eco-friendly bandwagon with its bold i3 hatc ... [Published AutoExpress - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Evatran’s wireless charging technology available for Cadillac ELR; two more premium model announcements expected

Evatran Group, Inc. announced that its Plugless wireless charging technology ( earlier post ) will soon be available on the Cadillac ELR. Evatran currently has systems that are compatible with the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt. The Cadillac ELR is the ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 29 2014]

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"It is very lightweight and it has the highest energy density. You get more power per volume and weight, leading to lighter, smaller batteries with more power."
"Our path forward includes a new generation of electromotive technologies, including expanded application of our two-motor hybrid system" said the Honda official
...from NHTSA and its IIHS Top Safety Pick rating in all previous years since the car's release," the company said in an e-mail sent to AutoblogGreen. "As for the performance of the 2014 Leaf in the 'small overlap frontal test,' Nissan will continue to review these and other results from the IIHS 'small overlap frontal test' as we seek opportunities for improvement."
"The Countryman's safety cage held up reasonably well," says Joe Nolan, the Institute's senior vice president for vehicle research. "The safety belts and airbags worked together to control the test dummy's movement, and injury measures indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a real-world crash this severe."

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Small Cars Drive Through Struggle City in Lates... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 24 mins ago]
Source: Thinkstock The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently completed crash testing on small cars, and the results are not good. In fact, the only vehicle tested that earned a positive rating out of 12 was the Mini Cooper Countryman. The ...
IIHS small overlap front crash testing finds mi... [Published Green Car Congress - 5 hours ago]
The Mini Cooper Countryman was the only small car to earn a good rating among the latest group of 12 cars subjected to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) small overlap front crash test. Two battery- electric models and a hybrid also ...
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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chevrolet , Nissan , USA Ford C-Max Hybrid also scored "acceptable" rating. With US Nissan Leaf sales up almost 30 percent during the first half of the year, the only thing that might be able to stop the battery-electric ...
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Filed under: Budget , Safety , Videos , Hatchback , Mazda , Mini Competitors in the small-car segment didn't do nearly as well. Four vehicles earned "poor" grades. Only one small car out of 12 tested earned a good grade in the latest round ...
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