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Nissan on track to sell 1.5 million electric vehicles before 2020


Japanese carmaker Nissan may sell more electric vehicles that the company initially thought, after more and more countries in the world are embracing fossil-fuel alternatives - Nissan's global electric-vehicle business vice president Billy Hayes told WSJ. Since the introduction in 2010 of its Leaf model, Nissan sold more than 100,000 units globally – and the automaker will start selling the Leaf ...
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Survey shows although sales lag, Americans like EVs
According to a new survey, although they may not be ready to buy one, but Americans, on the whole have a positive view of electric vehicles. The survey, conducted by the ...
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Nissan’s Leaf joins EV World Record attempt
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UK’s Liberal Democrats plan a ban for petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040
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