Police cars in America have traditionally been big sedans with big engines and little regard to fuel economy, but those days are long gone. Now, many police cars use V6 engines instead of V8s, and an increasing number even have plugs. Show More Summary
Sales of the Nissan Leaf and other electric cars have dipped thus far in 2015, and automakers have resorted to price cuts to boost interest in plug-ins.
The company sold 30,000 units in 2014, but sales are now down by more than 20 percent for the first three months of the year.
Time for another “top 10? rundown. As the title indicates, these were the most popular CleanTechnica articles published in the past week… US Electric Car Sales: No Surprises. Tesla Model S, Nissan LEAF, & BMW i3 On Top Again Elon Musk:...Show More Summary
Nissan recently released the results of a five year study that found 99.99 percent of its battery packs are still operating as warrantied
Electric cars, or EVs, are a great alternative to traditional gasoline burning engines, and are quickly becoming the go-to cars for the environmentally conscious. Unfortunately, there is a catch — the range. The Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S are the two most popular electric cars. Show More Summary
Nissan, the Japanese automaker behind the LEAF electric vehicle (EV), amongst other things, will soon be testing out a new vehicle based on the Renault Twizy chassis as part of a new public carsharing program in Yokohama, Japan. TheShow More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. I was just thinking about writing yet another article about compliance cars — basically, I was going to pose a question about when we can expect to see most car manufacturers actually aim to sell...Show More Summary
Plug-in electric vehicles are powered completely or in part by rechargeable batteries. PEVs include battery electric vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf, which need to be recharged through external power, and plug-in hybrid vehicles such as the Chevy Volt, which contain both a battery and a gasoline-powered engine. read more
The Nissan LEAF has begun to face stiffer competition — with regard to growing electric vehicle (EV) sales from other manufacturers — as the market has continued developing. No longer can you more or less simply assume that Nissan’sShow More Summary
Chevy's Volt has had the sales lead for years, but Nissan's all-electric car has taken over.
Atlanta is the nation's largest market for the Nissan Leaf — but state lawmakers just voted to revoke a generous tax rebate on electric vehicles and replace it with a $200 tax on their purchase.
After many years of trailing the Chevy Volt, the Nissan Leaf has finally secured the sales total lead. Until the next-gen Volt arrives in the second half of 2015, anyway. Continue reading Nissan Leaf is now the best-selling plug-in vehicle...Show More Summary
British artist Ian Cook employed Nissan Europe’s new glowing LEAF electric car to create the Guinness Records certified world’s largest glow-in-the dark painting. The glowing painting itself depicts the front of a Nissan LEAF, created by spreading splattered paint across the canvas with the car’s wheels. Cook’s work traditionally uses far smaller radio controlled vehicles […]
Nissan commissioned artist Ian Cook to create a massive 2200 sq. ft. piece of art, which combined the artist’s brushstrokes and splatters with the tread marks of a Nissan LEAF, creating a glowing self-portrait of the compact EV.
For our first review of an EV, we spent two weeks with Nissan's 2015 Leaf SL.
One of the “boogeymen” that anti-EV idiots like to mention is the high cost of replacing a broken battery. It’s true, EV batteries aren’t cheap; a replacement pack for the Nissan LEAF costs $5,500 plus the old battery. But do LEAF batteries...Show More Summary
Nissan Europe captured some stunning video as it took its newly unveiled glow-in-the-dark LEAF electric car for a spin on the Smart Highway, a Dutch roadway accented by glowing road markings. As Nissan notes, the setting was fitting for more than just visual reasons–the car company also saw a 313% increase in electric car sales […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Like a Matchbox car come to life, the glow-in-the-dark Nissan LEAF painted with Strontium Aluminate-laced paint absolutely appeals to my inner child. More than just a cool idea though, glow-in-the-dark...Show More Summary