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Nissan Launches New xStorage Battery Pack

Look out, Tesla! Nissan has developed a brand-new energy-storage device and they’re looking to take over the market with it, leaving Tesla’s Powerwall system out in the cold. The incoming unit, xStorage, is said to be more affordable than Tesla’s available energy-storage device and will make its initial debut in the UK before possibly heading to the U.S. in the near future.

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Nissan Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

For the fourth consecutive year, Nissan has been recognized for its achievements in sustainability. Improving energy management and reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been a key focus of Nissan’s business plan for many years, and the automaker continues to come up with new ways to further its commitment to improving the environment.

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Nissan LEAF Honored with ‘Tried & Tested’ Recommendation from Good Housekeeping Research Institute

The November issue of Good Housekeeping's buyer's guide has just been released, and in the issue the GHI has named the 2014 Nissan LEAF SL as the Institute's top "roomy electric" car recommendation. The LEAF was among eight other vehicles, who were awarded the "Tried & Tested" recommendation from the GHI based upon their street performance, track performance, ergonomics and tech features.


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Nissan Donates $1.6 Million to Habitat for Humanity

Over the past nine years Nissan has worked with the amazing folks at Habitat for Humanity by helping the non-profit organization fund and build beautiful homes for those in need.

Since that time, Nissan has donated over $10 million dollars to Habitat for Humanity, and they're not done yet, as the automaker just announced that they will be donating another $1.6 million to the organization.


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New Survey Shows Lighter Cars are the Green Wave of the Future

A new survey just released from Wards Auto and DuPont revealed that automotive designers and engineers are beginning to laser-focus their attention to lighter weight materials for their future car designs.

Study after study has concluded that one of the best ways to reduce fuel emissions and increase fuel economy is to reduce the weight of automobiles by at least 15 percent.


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