Tag: EV

New US regulation will require hybrids/EVs to make noise

New US regulation will require hybrids/EVs to make noise

Noise from motor vehicles is something we have all come to accept and though undesirable, there is a safety ‘benefit’ to noise being generated – it alerts pedestrians of the presence of vehicles near them. However, with hybrid and electric vehicles running so quietly, it is now a concern that […]

Nissan Electric Cafe opened in Paris

Nissan Electric Cafe opened in Paris

Estimates from Nissan’s Global Data Centre show that the collective total distance travelled by all the owners of its LEAF model worldwide (over 275,000) has exceeded 3 billion kilometres since the electric vehicle (EV) went on sale in December 2010. And the amount of carbon dioxide emissions saved by all […]