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Renault-Nissan Electric Cars Eschew Petrol, Thanks To Coal Fired Power

Renault-Nissan Electric Cars Eschew Petrol, Thanks To Coal Fired Power The Renault-Nissan Alliance is cranking up its campaign of disinformation about the cleanliness of its electric vehicles. Today in the Wall Street Journal Europe, Renault-Nissan has a full page advert proclaiming that the future of the electric car is now. “The Renault-Nissan Alliance is launching […]

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Electric Car Sales Forecast Slashed Nearly In Half

Europe’s Faltering Economy, Engine Improvements Undermine Case Bad News For Renault-Nissan And Its $5.6 Billion Investment “The critical nature of the government credit problems plaguing Europe poses a material threat to the necessary government support for EVs which we had previously taken for granted” Investment bank Morgan Stanley came up with a nasty new Year […]

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Prius Plug-In Promises Great Economy, No Range Anxiety

Leaf’s Battery-Only Case So Weak, It Threatens Edsel-Like Debacle Derision From Top Gear, Sunday Times Story Will Make Buyers Wary “The Prius and the Volt don’t promise a perfect solution to the problems of emissions, but they provide a sensible, practical compromise”. I’ve been driving the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid, a new high-technology fuel-efficient car […]

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Volt Versus Leaf; No-Contest, But Time Will Tell

Volt Versus Leaf; No-Contest, But Time Will Tell “Wouldn’t it make more sense for battery-only vehicles to be much less ambitious – cheap and cheerful little golf-cart like vehicles used for a quick jaunt down to the shops?” “surprising thing is that battery-only projects survived after the Volt, and improved plug-in hybrids appeared I wonder […]

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Nissan Leaf – European Car Of The Year 2011

First Winner To Be Unreliable, Probably Dangerous, Unaffordable Hybrids, Plug-Ins The Way Forward Not Batteries “only exists to please politicians who see advantages to their careers from appearing to be green without bothering to check out the facts” The Nissan Leaf, the battery-powered vehicle named European Car of the Year for 2011, is the first […]

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