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Nissan Leaf electric car powers buildings with vehicle-to-grid technology
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27th Mar 2020
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Nissan Leaf electric car powers buildings with vehicle-to-grid technology

Nissan has once again experimented with vehicle-to-energy-grid technology – a system that allows buildings to draw power from an electric car's battery pack – by powering 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan, according to a report in Elektrek. While most Nissan electric vehicles are only capable of drawing energy from a power outlet into their battery, vehicle-to-grid technology allows a building to draw power from a vehicle.
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Liam Murphy
Dacia aims to sell Europe's cheapest EV from 2021
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6th Mar 2020
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Dacia aims to sell Europe's cheapest EV from 2021

Renault's low-cost subsidiary brand, Dacia, says it is going to launch "Europe's most affordable all-electric" vehicle in early 2021. Dacia is the same brand that sells the rugged little Duster 4x4, and which has nabbed a claimed 5.8 million sales in Europe since it relaunched in 2004. The company showed the production-ready concept, called Spring Electric, earlier this week. It's a high-riding compact hatchback designed to bring EV tech to a new audience.
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Mike Costello
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance present united front
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31st Jan 2020
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance present united front

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has outlined the basics of a plan to “reinforce its business model” after a year beset with internal and external strife following the ousting and arrest of chief Carlos Ghosn. It was ratified at an alliance of the operating board in Yokohama this week.
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Mike Costello
Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA
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8th Jan 2020
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Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA

In a two-and-a-half-hour press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, has given a full-throated defence against the charges he was facing in Japan. Starting with an hour-long monologue to a packed conference room, Ghosn said he was detained in an "inhumane system of hostage justice" with a 99.4 per cent conviction rate.
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Derek Fung