A rep’s comment from 2014 is hardly evidence in 2019 that would make such a 
criticism fair.  

- Mark

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> On May 17, 2019, at 6:57 PM, brucedp5 via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote:
> % In 2014, at the Silicon Valley NDEW EVent, nissan had an e-nv200 EV on
> display
> http://brucedp14.altervista.org/eaasvr14/
> (scroll a down 1/3 of the page)
> http://brucedp14.altervista.org/eaasvr14/eaasvr14-20140920-brucedp-008-l.jpg
> The nissan rep there, said nissan is not interested in selling the e-nv200
> in N. America. He didn't know their e-nv200 sells well in Europe and is for
> sale in Asia. Nor did he know that e-nv200 vans were in use as taxis in NYC
> (see below).
> I liked the e-nv200, but it just barely fit my needs (to be able carry an
> e-mobility cart in the rear of a cargo trim). If nissan sold & supported the
> larger e-nv300
> https://www.google.com/search?q=nissan+nv300+electric
> that would a better fit for my needs.
> But where nissan is missing a business opportunity, later other EV companies
> will step in and sell me either an e-van or e-truck that will fit my needs.
> Below are links to stories showing Nisan is ok with good pr, but not with
> follow-through to sell their e-van in N.America. Nissan sells where the
> market is profitable. nissan must not think the u.s. e-van market is worth
> their effort/trouble.
> %
> https://www.adventure-journal.com/2018/07/theres-another-electric-camper-van-no-not-coming-united-states/
> Here’s Another Electric Camper Van That’s Not Coming to the United States
> Jul 31, 2018 - First VW teased, and now Nissan, which has announced two new
> ... The e-NV200 and NV300 made their debut last month at the Madrid Motor
> ...
> https://www.adventure-journal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/nissan-camper-vans-in-spain-photo-01-1200x675.jpg
> http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/EVLN-3-EVs-U-S-A-Can-t-Have-gt-Zoe-env200-Bluesummer-td4676605.html
> EVLN: 3 EVs U.S.A. Can’t Have> Zoe,env200,Bluesummer
> Jul 03, 2015  
> http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/EVLN-Nissan-s-e-NV200-electric-vans-being-used-as-NYC-taxicabs-tp4655363.html
> EVLN: Nissan’s e-NV200 electric vans being used as NYC taxicabs
> A Nissan e-NV200 van ] If Nissan’s new electric taxicabs are to pass muster
> with the city of New York, officials will have to settle a couple of
> controversial issues first. One has to do with charging standards and
> whether the Big Apple will end up using...
> Jun 04, 2012
> http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/EVLN-NV-200-NYC-Taxi-of-Tomorrow-Program-video-tp4661711.html
> EVLN: NV-200 NYC Taxi of Tomorrow Program (video)
> ... tested prior to its Fall 2013 launch. The NYC Taxi of Tomorrow program
> has taken a big step closer to fruition with a prototype Nissan NV-200 based
> taxi now in operation on New York City streets. The Taxi of Tomorrow program
> is NY City's attempt to re-envision the taxicab and the whole taxi...
> Mar 07, 2013
> https://www.mail-archive.com/ev@lists.evdl.org/msg15410.html
> EVLN: Leaf& e-NV200 EV Taxis Pass The Three Million Mile Mark In UK (v)
> 23 Jan 2016  
> https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/12/nyregion/nissan-taxi-requirement-reversed.html
> It Was Billed as the ‘Taxi of Tomorrow.’ Tomorrow Didn’t Last Long
> June 12, 2018 ... “There hasn’t been a worse car for the taxi industry than
> the NV200,” he said. “It’s not easy for older people to get into.
> Mechanically it’s one of the worst made cars I’ve ever owned.” ...
> https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/06/13/nyregion/13taxi-02/merlin_139288551_c5edfd2a-8c2b-4ee7-88b8-7b840030f7e3-jumbo.jpg
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