With the just-released February numbers, we discover that cumulative sales for the Nissan Leaf are 74,590 and the Chevy Volt has 74,592 since 2010. Continue reading Since 2010, Chevy Volt has outsold Nissan Leaf by just two units Since...Show More Summary
In the same way that consecutive games without a point draw attention to the fact that Sidney Crosby previously achieved a 25-game point streak, the Nissan’s Leaf slight decline in the lowest-volume month on the calendar shines a light on what was a 23-month streak of year-over-year improvements. Show More Summary
Nissan is testing an innovative new luminescent paint on their Leaf EV that's powered by nothing more than sunlight. The durable, organic Starpath coating absorbs UV radiation from sunlight, allowing the car's paint to glow for up to ten hours after sundown.
Nissan’s success to date with regard to electric vehicles, and the LEAF in particular, has been notable, and has put the company at the vanguard of the industry. Such a position has its downsides, though, including the fact that theShow More Summary
We're not sure why any car needs glow-in-the-dark paint, but Nissan's European division decided to give it a go on the Leaf EV. Working with inventor Hamish Scott, whose Starpath technology enables glow-in-the-dark walkways, Nissan developed paint for the Leaf...
Wanting to know if the Nissan Leaf will look more conventional in its second iteration? Power and range more your concern? Can you wait until this summer? Autoblog reports news of the next-gen Leaf will likely come this summer, despite...Show More Summary
Nissan in Europe is showcasing a new paint job on its LEAF car that absorbs UV energy to glow in the dark for eight to ten hours after sundown. The car’s color, which is being shown off to highlight the connection between the all-electric vehicle and home solar conversions, is made of a “secret formula” […]
YouTube Link Nissan has recently revealed a version of their electric car, the Leaf, that is painted with a glow-in-the-dark paint. The coating, called "Starpath," promises 8-10 hours of glow and a finish lasting 25 years. The paint is also unusual in that is is completely organic. Show More Summary
One-off car created to draw attention to solar-powered recharging.
Living in Northern California, electric cars are a common sight – all you have to do is look in the left lane. There are numerous Tesla Model S’s, Nissan Leafs, and the occasional Ford Focus or Chevrolet Spark EV. Plug-in hybrids like...Show More Summary
Nissan is getting really creative in promoting its electric car. In Sept. 2014, the company created a custom pickup variant of the car, a one-of-a-kind affair And this week the company showed off a Leaf with glow-in-the-dark paint The...Show More Summary
In an attempt to make its homely LEAF electric car a bit more interesting, Nissan Europe gave one a factory glow-in-the-dark paintjob – which we think would look even better on a Lambo. Sadly, there are no plans to put it into production.
What’s the worst part of winter? Some winter-weary northerners might say all the snow we’ve gotten in the past month is almost intolerable, but for me nothing is worse than seeing my car covered in slush and road salt. One day, though,...Show More Summary
Nissan Europe tries out a paint coating that allows an all-electric Leaf to glow in the dark for as long as 10 hours. Continue reading This Leaf glows in the dark This Leaf glows in the dark originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Have you ever thought to yourself "Man, I wish my car was more visible at night!"? Well, Nissan may have you covered as they've managed to coat a Leaf with glow-in-the-dark paint. The resulting look is illuminating to say the least. By snagging UV light during the day the paint gets charged up to glow when it gets dark. The idea behind the car is...
Nissan has received lots of good press for its Leaf electric car, but the reviews for one in particular are glowing. The car has been given a paint job that appears normal in the light, but glows green in the dark. The glow-in-the-dark paint is said to be made up of entirely organic materials. .. Show More Summary
Nissan has created a very unique version of the Leaf electric vehicle that glows in the dark. Nissan has applied a unique glow-in-the-dark paint that absorbs UV light during the day so that it can glow for eight to ten hours after the sun goes down. Nissan
Nissan demonstrates a new glow-in-the-dark auto paint in this ghostly video of a Leaf driving through the night. From a Nissan press release: The manufacturer worked with inventor, Hamish Scott, creator of STARPATH, which is a spray-applied coating that absorbs UV energy during the day so that it glows for between eight and 10 hours when the sun goes down. Read the rest
Oh, Nissan, you tease. The company has just coated a Leaf EV with some custom-made glow-in-dark paint, which can apparently last for up to 25 years -- but it has no plans (not yet, anyway) to make it available for purchase. Nissan has partnered with...