Though Nissan has sold over 77,000 Leafs since 2010, the automaker has plans for when the federal credits end with the 200,000th unit of the popular EV. According to Ward’s Auto, Nissan North America product planning chief Pierre Loing...Show More Summary
BMW takes a giant leap into the electric-vehicle game with this little city car. Here's a quick reference guide: Snapshot Starting price: $43,350, including a destination fee Competes with: Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, Kia Soul EV On sale: Now What...
The LEAF’s vaunted manufacturer, Nissan Motors, is partnering with NASA (yes, that NASA) to develop a fleet of zero-emissions autonomous cars, as per recent reports. Said partnership is structured as a 5-year program intended to develop and show off proof-of-concept remote operation of autonomous transport vehicles. Show More Summary
Not that it actually is an issue for most LEAF owners — despite popular myths about electric vehicles (EVs) — but it looks as though “range anxiety” will soon be a thing of the past for Nissan’s potential EV buyers, based on recent statements from one of the company’s executives. Show More Summary
The Leaf will get new batteries with higher power density to help keep ahead of the competition.
Nissan appears more than ready to take on a possible challenge to the success of the Leaf by a production version of the Chevrolet Volt Concept. The Japanese brand is reportedly developing a high-output version of its future EV hatch that could drive 200 miles or more. Show More Summary
In 2014, the Nissan LEAF has set a record of becoming the first plug-in vehicle to sell more than 30,000 units in a single year. In US last year, 30,200 LEAFs were sold, a 33.6 percent increase over the number sold in 2013. The worldwide...Show More Summary
Chevrolet unveiled its Bolt EV concept car at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, a car that promises a 200-mile range and a price "around" $30,000. The automaker didn't say much more about it — like...
Looks like: Chevy Spark EV meets Nissan Leaf Defining characteristics: Compact all-electric car with a range of 200 miles and a price around $30,000 Ridiculous features: The automatic park-and-retrieval system; the driver can exit the vehicle and tell the Bolt...
Competes with: Toyota Prius Plug-In, Nissan Leaf, Audi A3 e-tron, Ford C-Max Energi Looks like: A little last-gen Volt, a little current-gen Honda Civic Drivetrain: Two-motor electric-drive unit; 101-hp, 1.5-liter gasoline range extender; 18.4-kwh lithium-ion battery pack; front-wheel drive Hits...
The Japanese car giant is teaching its vehicles to deal with the most challenging road hazards of all—such as those pesky pedestrians. Ordinarily, the most notable thing about Nissan's Leaf hatchback is that it's the world's most popular all-electric car. Show More Summary
Originally published on Sustainnovate. In Europe, at least, drivers of the 100%-electric Nissan LEAF actually drive about 50% more than average drivers of petrol- and diesel-powered cars. This helps to bust the myth that electric cars are inadequate for the average driver, and that electric car drivers don’t drive very much. Show More Summary
Led by Nissan's Leaf, electric vehicle sales rose 23% last year to 119,710, according to research firm InsideEVs Though Tesla's Model S gets more media attention, the Leaf had a commanding sales lead of 30,200 units for the year. Second on the list was Chevy's Volt at 18,805. Show More Summary
The Nissan LEAF set yet another sales record in 2014, as per the most recent numbers — becoming the first plug-in vehicle ever to see sales of more than 30,000 units in a single year. To be precise, there were 30,200 LEAFs sold lastShow More Summary
Nissan sold more than 30,000 Leafs in the U.S. last year. The post Nissan Leaf Set An Electric Car Sales Record In 2014 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Nissan is pursuing a rather strange (maybe that’s not the best word) sales strategy in Japan — one that will see up to 2,000 potential buyers “given” a LEAF electric car free of charge for a couple of months. As per the sales program,...Show More Summary
Well somebody has gone ahead and dissected a Nissan LEAF in the same manner, only in this case the “victim” is still alive, in a sense. Nissan LEAF Dissected, Pinned To Pegboard, Still Runs! was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
For the first time in the history of the automobile, we are entering an era of increasingly mainstream propulsion beyond the traditional internal combustion engine (ICE). Choose petrol or diesel, or gas or an ethanol blend, leave the engine unassisted or put a turbocharger or supercharger on it – these have been your options for [...]
At some point in 2015, most likely in the first three months, cumulative sales of the Nissan Leaf will finally reach a higher number than those for the Chevy Volt. Continue reading It won't be long now before Nissan Leaf finally overtakes...Show More Summary