Electric Vehicles

Nissan e-NV200

Could active thermal battery management in Nissan e-NV200 foreshadow future LEAFs?

The Nissan LEAF is notable for spurning active cooling and heating systems in favor of passive thermal management for its battery pack, which has its pros and cons. The company’s all-electric e-NV200 commercial van manages battery temperatures differently, but might future LEAFs do the same?

New Jersey will allow Tesla to sell direct, but eventually it might not matter

Nearly two months after Tesla was forced to halt sales at its two New Jersey stores, the state assembly has passed a bill permitting direct sales for zero-emission vehicle manufacturers. The big question is whether or not Tesla will eventually change its business model.

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