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Global automakers split on 'green car' strategy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2014

 In a contest reminiscent of the scrap for pre-eminence in the home video market, which pitched Betamax against VHS, huge auto firms are going all out for very different technologies.

Toyota, which is ending a battery deal with US electric car leader Tesla, is...

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Mahindra-Nissan To Tie Up For Electric Vehicles?

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2014

Electric vehicle technology is in the mainstream now. Whether its something as primal as an engine start stop mechanism, a proper fuel cell hybrid or a full fledged electric vehicle that runs on nothing, but battery power. We got to witness the widest...

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Subject Tags: Nissan

Company aims to keep costs low and increase fuel economy over Toyota and Honda

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2010

Nissan Motor Co. plans to double the mileage (in comparison with gasoline engines) on its most recent mass-market hybrid vehicle, the gasoline-electric Infiniti M sedan (also known as the Nissan Fuga), expected to be released later this year.

While Nissan is a little...

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Nissan will sell electric car for close to $25,000

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 31, 2010

Nissan’s new electric car will cost just over $25,000 when it goes on sale in the U.S. in December, aiming to bring gasoline-free technology within reach of mainstream drivers.

The Leaf, a four-door hatchback, will have a base price of $32,780, but it’s eligible for a...

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Subject Tags: Nissan , Technology

US closes $1.4 billion electric car loan with Nissan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2010

The US government closed a $1.4 billon loan agreement with Nissan to help retool a factory in Tennessee to build up to 150,000 all-electric automobiles a year and the battery packs to power them, the Energy Department said on Thursday.

"This is an investment in our...

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