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Celebrate National Drive Electric Week with the Nissan LEAF

More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have "kicked gas" and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.



National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The...
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Nissan LEAF Helps Spread Sustainability Message

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.



The team's two full-time educators clock up around 10,000 miles a year working...
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Nissan Creates Scent of the Future

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…
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Tom Wood Automotive Presents the Indianapolis Sustainability Awards 2013

In furthering our commitment to the environment, and to our local community, Tom Wood Automotive was a proud presenting sponsor of the 2013 Indianapolis Sustainability Awards Luncheon, held last month at the J.W. Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.  The day started with a 'Project Village' in the lobby that showcased local businesses and their green initiatives. Presenters included battery recyclers Quemetco, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Wishard-Eskenazi Health, Monarch Beverage, Roche Diagnostics, Eli Lilly and Company...
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The Nissan LEAF as a Race Car? Meet the LEAF NISMO RC.

The Nissan LEAF is going racing! Nissan debuted the LEAF NISMO RC at the New York International Auto Show in 2011, and since then has made a series of special demonstration appearances at various motorsports venues, including the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It had its competition debut in September 2012 in a 50 km EV race in Japan, and finished a very respectable second.



On the cutting edge of zero emission vehicle technology, Nissan and...
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Tom Wood Automotive Sponsors Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Clay Terrace

As part of the Tom Wood Goes Green initiative, Tom Wood Automotive is extremely proud to be a part of the new state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging station at Clay Terrace in Carmel. Tom Wood is proud to sponsor the project and the group, that includes Duke Energy, Simon Property Group, Toshiba, ITOCHU and ESN, that worked together to make the charging system installation possible.

 

The system, which is the most sophisticated integrated energy storage and...
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Tom Wood Shows Electric Vehicles at Mayor's Green Fleet Announcement

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.



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Tom Wood President Jeff Wood Speaks at Alternative Fuel Event

Tom Wood Automotive President Jeff Wood was a featured speaker at the 2012 National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey national kickoff event held on October 18th at White River State Park.  Coordinated by Greater Indiana Clean Cities and the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium at West Virginia University, and sponsored by Toyota and Honda, this informative and family-friendly outdoor event aimed to educate consumers and businesses on alternative fuels and technologies. 

 

In addition to test...
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Sunday is National Plug-In Day!

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...
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