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In 1996, Nissan unveiled an all-electric version of its Prairie people-mover. It was the result of decades of research and the first electric car with a lithium-ion battery – a high-capacity, low-weight solution that would become the standard solution for myriad electric vehicles (EVs). Nissan subsequently capitalised on its experience with the launch of the Continue reading Nissan charges ahead with new EVs, tech

Nissan has collaborated with British camper trailer manufacturer Opus to create a “smart camping concept” that uses second-life batteries from Nissan’s first-generation Leaf electric car to power “off-grid adventures”. The concept integrates a portable, self-contained and weatherproof ‘Roam’ powerpack produced by Nissan Energy that can power 230v and 12v appliances. Nissan Energy claims the Roam’s Continue reading EV batteries go camping

Sanden fined for price fixing in US

Numerous car parts suppliers implicated in rigging racket The US Justice Department’s ongoing investigation into price fixing and bid rigging in the automotive parts industry intensified last year with the Japanese supplier Sanden Corporation fined $US3.2 million ($A4.7m) for conspiring to fix the prices of air-conditioning compressors sold to Nissan.  According to the department, Sanden Continue reading Sanden fined for price fixing in US