One of the United Kingdom's
leading zoological attractions has tamed its fuel costs and moved
further towards its sustainability objectives by adding a 100% electric Nissan LEAF to its fleet. The award-winning model is being used by the Learning and Discovery Team at Knowsley Safari near Liverpool as they deliver a conservation and sustainability message to schools across England.
team's two full-time educators clock up around 10,000 miles a year
Nissan has joined senses with a world-renowned master perfumer to create an aromatic blueprint of what the world could smell like in a zero emissions (ZE) future.
Nissan commissioned Master Perfumer and Aroma Academy Scientist Dr. George Dodd to use his expert nose and concoct a scent that not only represents a zero-emissions future – a world where vehicles like the best-selling Nissan LEAF electric vehicle populate the roads – but is also scientifically proven to induce a positive sense of well-being to the sniffer.
With inspiration gained from long walks amongst the Scottish Highlands, Dodd has concocted Nissan's "future…
Tom Wood Automotive is helping the City of Indianapolis stay on the cutting edge of green vehicle adoption after the introduction of a new mandate
for an oil-free vehicle fleet. An Executive Order signed by Mayor Greg
Ballard yesterday mandates that Indianapolis replace its current fleet
of city-owned sedans with electric and other non-oil burning vehicles by
2025. Mayor Ballard hopes that introducing electric and other
alternative fuel powered vehicles will reduce and eventually eliminate
our dependence on foreign oil, thus saving lives and strengthening our
foreign policy leverage.
Sunday is National Plug-In Day! What is National Plug-In Day, you may ask? National Plug-In Day is the nation's largest grassroots Electric Vehicle (EV) event. Over 50 cities will participate with EV celebrations: ride-and-drives, awards, city proclamations, charging infrastructure spotlights, press conferences, community and business leader presentations, informational tables, and more.
Tom Wood's own Rick Steiner is the Indianapolis National Plug-In Day City Captain! He will be on hand with two TH!NK...
Nissan is attempting to set a Guinness World Record this weekend- by driving in reverse! At the UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed, which starts today, the 100% electric Nissan LEAF
will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb course
as fast as possible... but in reverse, setting a new Guinness World
Record for the fastest time over a distance of one mile in reverse.
With direct drive from the electric motor to its wheels, the Nissan LEAF
going backwards should be able to hit the same top speed it manages
going forwards. With its batteries located under…