Originally published on EV Obsession. Sales figures for electric vehicles (all-electrics + plug-in hybrids) in France during the month of May 2016 were recently released (estimates anyways) by the EV Sales blog. So, what do they show?...Show More Summary
nissan is going all-out with its next-generation leaf to ensure the all-electric vehicle can match it with the industry’s best for maximum range, according to reports out of europe. due in 2018, the next-gen leaf could be offered with a choice of battery packs giving owners up to 540km of range. Show More Summary
I once again realize there is fast charging and then there is much faster Tesla ludicrous fast charging. Although fast charging for the Nissan Leaf is not nearly as swift as Tesla superfast charging, it is a huge differential in my life and in my day when I find a fast charger that is not blocked. Show More Summary
I appreciate the central west coast and southwest coast of Florida and the cities here with adequate EV charging stations available for public use — allowing me to live with a Nissan LEAF and no home charging or second car. Along with...Show More Summary
Electric vehicle manufacturers are eager to give their cars another selling point by using them to put electricity back into the home and grid, not just pull it out. Tesla has the Powerwall and Nissan Leafs have been used in car-to-grid programs in the US and UK. Show More Summary
Nissan’s next-generation Leaf all-electric hatchback could be capable of driving well over 500km on a single charge, if indications on a recent concept car shown at the Tokyo Motor Show and an interview with Nissan’s electric vehicle boss are any evidence. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. The Nissan LEAF is a pretty good car. It has all the features that people like about electric cars. It’s roomy, comfortable, reliable, fun, and economical. It is the best-selling electric car in the history of the world. Show More Summary
Nissan confirms its 200-mile EV: the 2018 Nissan Leaf. It arrives late this year with a 60-kWh battery. Cost-conscious buyers should be able to get 100-mile Leafs with small battery packs.
If Britons vote for a Brexit this week, then cars made in the UK could be hit by a 10 percent levy when they are exported to the rest of Europe. Continue reading Will Brexit add 10% cost to Nissan Leaf throughout Europe? Will Brexit add 10% cost to Nissan Leaf throughout Europe? originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:28:00 EDT. Show More Summary
REDUCING RANGE ANXIETY: Nissan confirms next-gen Leaf will have over 200-mile range. When I test-drove the Leaf range anxiety was a real issue, though it was exacerbated by the control-panel design, which put the fast-dropping “estimated range” number front and center in big type.
Nissan doesn’t want its aging Leaf electric hatchback to be left in the dust when the long-legged Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3 hit the market. To counter the threat, Nissan will double the size of the Leaf’s battery, giving it a range of more than 200 miles, the automaker’s green chief told Autoblog. Show More Summary
That will put it right up against two very hotly anticipated forthcoming EVs: the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3.
Nissan is planning to improve its Leaf EV.
The future generations of Nissan’s SUV models such as the Qashqai and Juke are set to offer full-electric powertrain options, according to a new report out of the UK. With the company having already outlined its plans for ‘Intelligent Mobility’ – which foresees a connected network of zero-emissions vehicles that power and communicate with our […]
At EVS29, Nissan finally admits that it is working on a next-gen Leaf with a 60-kWh battery pack that will be able to go over 200 miles on a charge. Continue reading Nissan confirms next-gen Leaf will have over 200-mile range Nissan confirms next-gen Leaf will have over 200-mile range originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:00:00 EDT. Show More Summary
When driving an electric car, the two most common questions you get from people fairly new (or completely new) to the technology are: “How long does it take to charge?” And “How far can you drive before you have to charge again?” The...Show More Summary
Batteries wear out. If you are an electric vehicle enthusiast, it’s a certainty that at some time in your not-too-distant future there will be a point at which your vehicle’s batteries have reached the end of their lives and will need to be replaced. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: About this time last year, one of our electric vehicle enthusiasts and occasional writers began planning an ambitious challenge for his 2013 Nissan Leaf. Brian Kent hoped to travel to all 48 contiguous states and their...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. A new 4.75 megawatt solar energy installation was recently brought online by Nissan outside of the company’s Sunderland production plant in the UK, according to reports. The new solar photovoltaic...Show More Summary