It was another blazingly hot week in EV world, led by rock star Tesla (and its Model 3) but also backed up by a strong performance from sidekick Nissan (and its new LEAF). Some original pieces from some of our thoughtful writers caught a lot of eyeballs, as did several exciting and surprising news stories. Show More Summary
Nissan’s new Leaf is the updated version of one of the pioneers of the modern all-electric consumer car, and the change is a promising one. The new vehicle offers 150 miles of range based on EPA estimates, which is a lot more than its predecessor at 107 miles (if off a bit when compared to other modern EVs like the Chevrolet Bolt). Show More Summary
After the presentation of the new Nissan LEAF, we realized it wasn't really a new generation, but more a deep workout of the current one, leaving the real "LEAF II" to Why Nissan Has A Trick Up Its Sleeve With The New LEAF was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
The recent release of the new Nissan LEAF 2 has put the range discussion front and center again. How much range should an electric car have How Much Range Is Enough? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Electric cars are starting to have their moment. The Tesla Model 3 has begun deliveries, and its main rival, the Chevy Bolt, has been on the market since last October. The vehicles have base prices of $35,000 and about $37,000, respectively,...Show More Summary
I experienced my first tornado at the age of 5, and my first hurricane (category 3) at the age of 22. I am fortunate -- never hurt or compromised. The water (everywhere) and the wind clearing out the atmosphere is refreshing (if houses remain and people are fine). Show More Summary
It's within a few hundred dollars of the Hyundai Ionic and new Nissan Leaf. Continue reading 2018 VW e-Golf pricing revealed, and it comes in close to the Nissan Leaf 2018 VW e-Golf pricing revealed, and it comes in close to the Nissan Leaf originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
A week after the unveiling of the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf, we know for sure that value, value, value! is the upgraded model’s strongest selling point. No longer offering a paltry 107 miles of range, the new Leaf sports a just-good-enough...Show More Summary
Get on it, Nissan! Continue reading Want a Nismo next-gen Nissan Leaf? Here's what it could be like Want a Nismo next-gen Nissan Leaf? Here's what it could be like originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
We drove the Alfa Romeo Giulia and the BMW M550i. Continue reading Nissan Leaf and the future of auto shows | Autoblog Podcast #525 Nissan Leaf and the future of auto shows | Autoblog Podcast #525 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:56:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Later in 2017, production will expand to the US and England, too.
The new Leaf accelerates faster, rides more quietly, and looks better inside and out than the last one. It also has more usable range than before. We take one for a spin. The post 2018 Nissan Leaf EV First Drive: 150 Miles, Pro Pilot Assist Highway Driving appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Plus, the House advances a self-driving car bill.
You can forget the GM EV1 and the Toyota RAV4 EV. The car that truly attempted to bring electric cars into the mainstream was the 2011 Nissan Leaf. It didn’t. U.S. Leaf sales, never reaching any great heights, plunged after its fourth full model year, falling by more than half between 2014 and 2016. Show More Summary
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The new EV is a different kind of challenge to Tesla's Model 3 and Chevy's Bolt EV.
The 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car has been significantly updated with a more powerful electric motor, a longer-lasting battery pack that promises 150 miles of driving range, new driver-assist fea...
The biggest addition to the Nissan Leaf isn't that it can drive 150 miles on a single charge. It's the tech that will help drivers out as they do it. Nissan on Tuesday unveiled its 2018 Leaf to relatively little fanfare. Starting at $29,990, the Leaf comes with a 40-kWh battery providing 150-mile range. Show More Summary
The 2018 Nissan Leaf was unveiled at a media event in Las Vegas yesterday (September 6th) at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Las Vegas appearance followed the vehicle’s global launch earlier in Tokyo, Japan. The 2018 Leaf underscores Nissan’s commitment to clean and efficient transportation. “When we launched Leaf in 2010, it instantly became the most affordable, mass market […]
Like it or not, the current darling of the EV industry is the Tesla Model 3. While the new Nissan Leaf looks like a formidable entry into the green car segment and the Chevy Bolt continues to make waves on its own, the full production rollout of the Model 3 still dominates the interest of many EV aficionados. Show More Summary