17. June 2015

New Springer publication: E-Mobility in Europe – Trends and Good Practice

Focusing on technical, policy and social/societal practices and innovations for electrified...

17. March 2015

One step at a time: A complexity perspective for the next generation of EV policy

A Dutch team of E-Mobility NSR colleagues produced a compact draft in which recent developments of...

17. February 2015

New book: Global perspectives on EV Business Models

E-Mobility NSR project team members, Dr Richard Kotter and Prof Ghanim Putrus, Northumbria...

Nissan Leaf production starts at Northeast England plant

02. April 2013

Close to the city of Newcastle, car maker Nissan has officially started up production of the new electric model “Leaf” in the city of Sunderland. Here, Nissan now begins to build the new model of the fully electric vehicle for the European market. More than 100 updates compared to the previous edition, the Leaf uses advanced lithium-ion batteries which are being manufactured in the company’s own UK battery plant next to the factory.

It is reported that together, the battery plant and Leaf production are supporting jobs for more than 2,000 people in the UK car industry, including more than 500 directly at Nissan.

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