Manchester Metropolitan University is charging ahead with the electrisation of its fleet of vehicles. Under the guidance and stewardship of self-confessed electric car nut (at West Way we prefer car connoisseur) Jason Smith, the University has introduced a car pool scheme consisting of 5 all electric Nissan LEAF’s, 1 Nissan LEAF being used by the site security team and 4 all electric Nissan e-NV200’s being used for mail, security and reprographics. However, he admits ‘this is just the beginning’ and ‘expansions are being considered for the next financial year [August 2018]’. Continue Reading
RISING prices could be in store for the nation’s online shoppers as proposed new regulations hit the parcel delivery sector. With 2.5 billion package deliveries every year in the UK*, most delivered by petrol or diesel vans, now is the time for forward-thinking van operators to cut their costs by switching to an electric van. Nissan’s new, longer range, e-NV200 has a 705kg payload, enough cargo space for two Euro pallets and is capable of travelling 124 miles between charges (WLTP combined cycle) – comfortably more than the 55 miles a day covered by the average van in the UK**.
NISSAN’S versatile range of vehicles has proved to be the perfect fit for Stoke-on-Trent City Council, as it seeks to maintain its clean and tidy environment.
The council has chosen Nissan to form the part of its large fleet dealing with its Streetcare and Greenspace policies.
THE acceleration of electrification was the key theme at the Nissan stand during this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
Taking centre stage was the world premiere of the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship race car, seen in its concept livery for the first time. The car will make its city circuit debut at the start of the 2018/19 season
later this year.
NISSAN employees have travelled the length and breadth of the country to learn about the all-new Nissan LEAF and eNV200 at the Millbrook Proving Ground.