18 Apr '11, 2pm

"Nissan Leaf Gets Racing Makeover With NISMO RC" and related posts: GoodCleanTechThe Nissan Leaf may be designed...

"Nissan Leaf Gets Racing Makeover With NISMO RC" and related posts: GoodCleanTechThe Nissan Leaf may be designed...

The Nissan Leaf may be designed with the environment in mind, but that doesn't mean it doesn't want to race. Nissan has announced that a racing version of the much-touted electric vehicle will be unveiled later this month at the New York Auto Show.The NISMO RC, as it's being called, will feature a carbon fibre body, rear-wheel drive, and a shorter wheel base than the standard Leaf. "Combining the talents of NISMO, Nissan's world renowned motorsports group, and engineers behind some of the company's Super GT and FIA GT1 race teams, the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC will serve as a rolling laboratory for the accelerated development of EV and aerodynamic systems, as well as a platform for the development of new green motorsports series," Carlos Tavares, chairman of Nissan Americas, said. The car will officially debut on April 20 and is expected to participate in a number of unannounce...

Full article: http://www.goodcleantech.com/2011/04/nissan_leaf_gets_rac...

Tweets

Nissan LEAF Is 2011 World Car of the Year; Chev...

ens-newswire.com 22 Apr '11, 3pm

Environment News Service (ENS)

Nissan launches service campaign for Leaf start-up issue [w/video]

Nissan launches service campaign for Leaf start...

green.autoblog.com 16 Apr '11, 12am

Nissan EVP Andy Palmer spoke with the Nissan Media Center to update on developments with the Nissan Leaf. Q1. What's the l...

Nissan Leaf named 2011 World Car of the Year

energysavingtrust.org.uk 28 Apr '11, 8am

The Nissan Leaf has been named as the World Car of the Year for 2011, further projecting electric vehicles to the top of t...

Badass Electric Motorcycle Gets 185 Miles on a ...

treehugger.com 18 Apr '11, 7pm

An energy storing, integrated charge management system. Ride for up to 300 km on a single charge thanks to the top-of-the-...

Badass Electric Motorcycle Gets 185 Miles on a ...

treehugger.com 18 Apr '11, 7pm

An energy storing, integrated charge management system. Ride for up to 300 km on a single charge thanks to the top-of-the-...