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Nissan to make all new cars sold in Europe fully electric by 2030

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People won't be buying any of these in the UK, electric cars have turned out to be a big let down.

One guy took his car in due to battery issues and was quoted £42000 pound for replacement of battery and parts.

Jesus christ, I could buy 2 nice sports cars for the price of this battery ( not Nissan by the way ).

Range of travel is also too limited with these cars in their current form.

The UK government are about to shelve plans to make all cars electric by 2030.

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The problem is, no one wants to buy Nissan Automobiles.

The UK’s best-selling cars 2023

Ford Puma

Vauxhall Corsa

Tesla Model Y

Nissan Qashqai

Hyundai Tucson

Kia Sportage

Nissan Juke

Vauxhall Mokka

MINI

Ford Fiesta

No. 4 and No. 7 is not bad. No Toyota in the top 10. The Qashqai was sold briefly in Japan as the "Dualis". Its a smallish crossover SUV, a car that every manufacturer makes, but seems to hit some goldielocks "not too big, not too small" type spot for British people.

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falseflagsteveToday 02:54 pm JST

I've never owned a car or driven, I'm environmentally friendly. These electric cars are also bad for the environment, the technology falls short of making them a viable option at present.

Nonsense, the carbon footprint goes under a ICE within two years of being driven.

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All those companies stubbornly still riding that dead horse is very strange, isn't it?

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No Toyota in the top 10. 

True, but overall, Toyota sells more cars than Nissan in the UK. In 2022, Toyota was placed 5th (102,181 cars) and Nissan 10th (76,711 cars).

https://www.best-selling-cars.com/britain-uk/2022-full-year-britain-best-selling-car-brands-in-the-uk/

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Politics aside for a minute, I have had several Nissan vehicles over the years from sports to practical, and their package has been fine so far.

And yes, I’ve had various Toyota, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi and Subaru which I’ve enjoyed equally, in their own different ways.

With their pioneering Leaf adventures, Nissan should have plenty of experience as to what the people need and want. Good luck to them!

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The only reason people bought EV's was the subsidies where the European governments pumped Tesla full of money.

If you want to support the environment use a damn bike. And not those $5000 electric ones, a normal one.

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public transport needs to be available and affordable for all.

Public transport is available to everyone. Hence the public bit.

In Japan it's as cheap as chips too.

Public transport needs to be electrified. That's what public transport needs, ain't it.

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Nissan chasing profits abroad meanwhile back in Japan the ICE is still king!

Which is smart because Smart companies change their products to suit local tastes.

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The problem is, no one wants to buy Nissan Automobiles.

Really?

Nissan reports surging profit amid strong sales,

https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14906249

Please explain your comment,

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The pace of technological change is truly amazing. Let us hope that it is not too late.

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Take a good look at the used EV market. They get traded in within 2 years on average by weathly owners and companies(lease returns) and then spend a LONG time unsold because the prices are still higher than the prices of comparable ICE cars.

The reality is that the less wealthy cannot (or refuse to) buy an EV for a number of well-known practical issues(impractical range, charging times, etc) as well as the fact that the less wealthy are also far less likely to have off-street parking suitable for charging from home.

The used classic car market on the other hand has been growing due to the strong demand.

With the surging cost of electricity outpacing gasoline/diesel, the cost of charging isn't advantageous.

Nissan (and Toyota, etc.) are making a huge mistake.

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Europeans always made bad car purchases. Preferring design and mileage to reliability.

Typical European 'engineering achievements' are turbo-charged direct injection 3-cylinder engines with particle filters and double clutch automatic transmissions.

A few years ago Toyota was still selling non-turbo non-direct-injection non-filtered CVT hybrid vehicles that still achieved way better mileage than any VW group car (except on the Autobahn maybe) and had a much much better reliability record, yet Europeans prefer their own stuff.

It only makes you understand how uninformed the consumer is.

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Nissan chasing profits abroad meanwhile back in Japan the ICE is still king!

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The problem is, no one wants to buy Nissan Automobiles. Especially in European countries where more upscale sporty automobiles are locally created and designed with flair and savvy-ness. But, good job on Nissan to still give it a go!

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Elvis

Not easily vailable in rural areas and not cheap their either like the cities

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I’ll never buy a Nissan as the company has shown its business practices to be duplicitous.

Also, the company will no doubt hark on about green credentials in Europe but in Japan the models will still be running on fossil fuels.

The bottom line only….

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I've never owned a car or driven, I'm environmentally friendly. These electric cars are also bad for the environment, the technology falls short of making them a viable option at present.

People should be encouraged to walk and cycle more and worldwide public transport needs to be available and affordable for all.

Money should be spent on public transport first rather than these eco friendly cars etc.

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