Nissan announces ‘hundreds’ of job losses in UK

The move will affect its Sunderland factory where the firm employs 7,000 people

Nissan aims to sell a million EVs a year by 2022

It aims to launch eight new electric vehicles, including four models for China

Nissan finishes UK battery plant

Nissan and a number of project partners have completed the development of a new battery manufacturing process in Sunderland. The plant will now begin production of high density 40kWh battery cells for both electric vehicle and stationary energy storage systems. The High Energy Density Battery (HEDB) project, which also features Zero Carbon Futures, Hyperdrive Innovation […]

Nissan targets 1,000 vehicle-to-grid installations

Nissan has announced the vehicle-to-grid (V2G) demonstrator project it’s leading, which received £9.8 million in government funding, aims to target 1,000 installations across the UK. The technology and car company says the chargers will collect data to understand the technical characteristics of vehicle to grid charging and see what pressure this places on both the […]

Nissan unveils solar storage offering

Nissan has announced a combined solar panel and energy storage system for UK households to slash their carbon footprint and reduce energy bills by as much as 66%. The carmaker and technology firm says it aims to make domestic renewable energy usage simpler and more affordable for UK residents by allowing them to store excess […]

Nissan gives energy access electric boost

Nissan has announced three new projects to improve energy access, boost low carbon mobility and help disaster relief efforts. The carmaker says it aims to use electric batteries to create a cleaner, safer, fairer future for the 1.3 billion people around the world living in communities where power generation and access to electricity is heavily […]

Nissan launches long range LEAF

Nissan has launched a longer-range version of its best-selling electric vehicle (EV). The new Nissan LEAF is claimed to be the world’s most advanced mass-market EV. It has a driving range of 378km on a single charge, almost 50% more than its predecessor. Other updates include a one-pedal driving mode for both accelerating and braking […]

Four more carmakers launch UK scrappage schemes

Four more carmakers have launched scrappage schemes in the UK. Kia, Nissan, Renault and Volkswagen have announced deals through which owners of cars registered before 2010 could save money by trading in their older vehicles for a new model. Those wishing to buy low emissions cars from Kia, Nissan and Renault could save up to […]

Renault-Nissan sign Chinese EV partnership

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has teamed up with a Chinese car manufacturer to sell electric vehicles (EVs). The new joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group is called eGT New Energy Automotive Co and will operate in China, the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. Renault and Nissan will each hold 25% of the joint venture with […]

Nissan-Northern Powergrid aim to drive innovation

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nissan and Northern Powergrid have joined forces to explore a range of innovative projects over the next six years. The two organisations, through a new Memorandum of Understanding, will look at how EVs, batteries and other technologies can support energy networks. The projects will include exploring how new technologies can enhance […]