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Nissan begins deliveries of new extended-range e-NV200

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Made in Barcelona, Nissan’s upgraded e-NV200 is now being shipped to customers, with demand at record levels for the 100% electric van. Built for global markets in Nissan’s Barcelona plant, the upgraded model goes farther than ever on a single charge thanks to a new 40kWh battery, combining the features of the ...

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Dana inaugurates new facility to support automakers with thermal-management and new-energy solutions in Yancheng, China

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Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) today inaugurated a facility in Yancheng, China, that will manufacture thermal-management products for conventional and new-energy vehicles. Dana repurposed an 8,000 square-meter (86,000 square-foot) plant with an investment of CNY105 million(US$16.7 million), making it the company’s 16th facility in China and the second in Yancheng. Using automated production processes, advanced ...

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Scania: Commercial transport can be fossil-free by 2050

A fossil-free commercial transport system in the timeframe of the Paris Agreement target is not only possible, but also financially attractive from a societal perspective. This is the key conclusion of a study initiated by Scania. “Reaching zero CO2 emissions in our sector in the timeframe of the Paris Agreement ...

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Ricardo’s real-world driving emissions database surpasses 250,000 vehicles

Following an extensive programme of on-road vehicle emissions measurement, Ricardo can today announce that it has measured its 250,000th vehicle – making the Ricardo database the largest UK resource of its type, and providing an unrivalled insight into real-world driving emissions. Over a period of 12 months, Ricardo’s vehicle emissions ...

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Nissan underlines commitment to EV era at KAIDA forum in Seoul

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 Nissan is committed to making electric vehicles more accessible to more customers as the future of mobility fast approaches, Nissan’s head of Asia and Oceania Yutaka Sanada recently told a forum in South Korea. The forum – “The Future of Mobility: Is EV era closer?” – was organized by the ...

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NOx technology breakthrough or media stunt to halt diesel’s demise?

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Bosch recently announced, with great fanfare, a breakthrough in the automotive world: A new technology that would solve once and for all the nitrogen oxide (NOx) problem of diesel engines. Being the engine geek that I am, I ran to read the technical paper in which Bosch’s engineers describe the new technology in ...

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Vauxhall announces powertrain for new Corsa GSi

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After releasing first pictures of the new Corsa GSi in March, Vauxhall can now confirm its powertrain and performance stats ahead of order books opening in July, and first cars arriving in UK showrooms this autumn. Built on a Corsa VXR chassis, the new GSi is powered by a punchy ...

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