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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

DEI - IMechE Lecture: Nissan Leaf - A New Approach to Zero Emission Mobility

23rd March 2011, 18:30 to 19:30, Kingsley Barratt Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre, DH1 3LE, Mark Ellis, Materials Design & Test, Nissan Technical Centre Europe

This presentation summarises Nissan's development of an all electrically powered, family sized, passenger car. Topics such as the key motivators to develop this vehicle, the establishment of the strategic partnerships to create the necessary infrastructures, and the technological developments to introduce the Leaf will be presented. The factors that lead to the Nissan Leaf being awarded the European Car of the Year Award in 2011 will also be explained.

The car will be on display.

Members and non-members are welcome.  Light refreshments are available from 18:00.

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