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Infiniti Q Concept EV

Infiniti vehicles to be electric from 2021

  Infiniti Motor Company will introduce new vehicles with electrified powertrains from 2021. According to Nissan chief executive officer Hiroto Saikawa, customers can expect beautifully designed vehicles like the Q Inspiration concept, which made its debut in Detroit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The vehicle was awarded Best Concept Vehicle andRead Full Story

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When ProPILOT drive mode is selected, the system stows the steering wheel inside the dashboard and reclines all seats, giving the driver more space and allowing the vehicle's occupants to relax and enjoy their commute.

Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan has unveiled its IMx all-electric crossover concept vehicle at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The IMx offers fully autonomous operation and a driving range of more than 600 kilometres. At the core of the IMx’s technological features is a future version of ProPILOT autonomous technology. When ProPILOT drive mode is selected, the system stowsRead Full Story

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Tofino electric sport coupe from Electra Meccanica.

Vancouver’s Electra Meccanica files application for NASDAQ listing

Vancouver-based Electra Meccanica, manufacturer of the all-electric Solo commuter car, SoloR race variant, and Tofino sport coupe, has filed an application to have its shares of common stock listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market. “Elevating the listing of our common stock to the NASDAQ Capital Market will provide access to a larger pool of capital,Read Full Story

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Artist Ian Cook used the tires of the Nissan LEAF to drive glow-in-the-dark paint across the surface of the canvas

Nissan LEAF used to create largest glow-in-the-dark painting

Nissan has broken the Guiness World Records title for the Largest Glow-in-the-Dark Painting by using the Glow-in-the-Dark Nissan LEAF to paint a 207.68m2 self-portrait of the 100-per cent electric car. The painting, depicting the front of a Nissan LEAF, was created by maverick motoring artist, Ian Cook of Popbangcolour. Usually seen working with radio-controlled cars,Read Full Story

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Nissan LEAF.

BC Clean Energy Vehicle Program benefits sales of electric vehicles

The Government of British Columbia has announced a BC Clean Energy Vehicle Program, which provides incentives for British Columbia residents who purchase an electric vehicle. When the BC Clean Energy Vehicle Program goes into effect on April 1, 2015, Nissan’s all-electric LEAF will be eligible for the full $5,000 incentive in British Columbia. In addition,Read Full Story

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2015 Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle.

Ever wondered how a fuel cell vehicle works?

Fuel cell vehicles are powered by amazing technology, generating electricity from hydrogen through an electrochemical process within a fuel cell stack. Vehicles that use this technology combine the best attributes of gasoline and battery-powered cars, resulting in a clean, long-range vehicle with fast refuelling times. Earlier this summer, Hyundai leased its first mass-produced Tucson FuelRead Full Story

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Toyota BC’s HybridLand addresses traffic, tolls and cost of gas in Metro Vancouver

Toyota BC has launched, a website that poses provocative questions about how British Columbians live and move in Metro Vancouver. How can we afford commuting from Langley to Downtown Vancouver with the increasing price of gas and the cost of toll bridges? Will the price of gas ever decrease? These are some of theRead Full Story

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Nissan e-NV200

Nissan’s second EV starts global production in Barcelona

Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle—the e-NV200—which will be available as both a passenger vehicle and light commercial van. The Nissan plant in Barcelona will be the global production site for this zero-emission vehicle, which will be available as a light commercial van, passenger vehicle and electric taxi. Barcelona will beRead Full Story

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Honda Accord Hybrid.

Honda Accord Hybrid wins 2014 Canadian Green Car Award

A panel of top Canadian automotive journalists has selected the Honda Accord Hybrid from among five other category winners as the vehicle that best combines environmental benefits and mass-market appeal. The Accord had won the Hybrid category, in a tie with Volkswagen’s Jetta Turbo Hybrid, in an earlier selection round, after extensive testing and assessmentsRead Full Story

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St. Regis Hotel, 602 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC

EV drivers enjoy free parking and charging at Vancouver’s St. Regis Hotel

With its compact layout and short distances, Vancouver is an ideal place for electric vehicles, and there’s no better place for electric vehicle (EV) drivers to stay in Vancouver than the St. Regis Hotel. Located in the centre of downtown Vancouver, the St. Regis is offering EV drivers free charging from two newly installed high-speedRead Full Story

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