One man sold his Aston Martin to buy 2 LEAFs!
Plug a new electric Nissan Leaf into a charging station, and it’s easy to feel good that the vehicle’s environmental and climate impacts may be small compared to all the cars on the road running on gasoline. But driving an electric car could be worse for both the climate and public health if the...
Originally published on RMI. By Peter Bronski When I last wrote about electric vehicles (EVs), I focused on range anxiety—and more specifically, my lack thereof—and why it should be a non-issue for many drivers who fall into a particular demographic sweet spot. Show More Summary
Pictured: The Electric Tesla Roadster. Mike tests drive one: Listen here. The next generation of electric vehicles is here with the plug-in hybrids Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster hitting showrooms for the coming year. More traditional hybrids have been available for years but they don’t require the infrastructure plug-in hybrids would need to recharge […]
Not so very long after Chevy announced that its hybrid Volts had driven over one billion miles, Nissan came out with a similar notice, but it is about one billion kilometers driven by LEAFs. (Approximately 180 million kilograms of CO?...Show More Summary
Along with Zero Emissions, the Nissan LEAF’s exquisite ability to repel any liquid that spills on it incites video fun with hidden cameras setting off a social media campaign (Candid camera style). Hidden cameras catch people walking by as fake workers pull the passersby into the “accidental” action of paint spills. Show More Summary
With 22 months of record Leaf sales under its zero-emission belt, Nissan has started two big ad campaigns for the battery-powered Leaf. On TV, there's the Kick Gas campaign (it's a popular name) and on social media, Nissan is promoting the EV as the "world's cleanest car" (it's a paint thing). Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. To no one’s surprise, the Nissan LEAF led US electric car sales in November, with a total of 2,687 sales. It commanded ? of the electric car market in November (excluding Tesla, of course, since we don’t have Tesla numbers and “estimating” them is now just a big guessing game). Show More Summary
The next Leaf will benefit from recent advances in battery technology.
"Nissan Paint Prank" campaign showcases UltraTech's hydrophobic nano-paint technology.
The Nissan Leaf that is. That’s because the EPA’s tests estimate say the Nissan Leaf can travel 73 miles on a fully charged battery and will cost $561 a year in electricity. Wow, a whole 73 miles before you need to plug in? Where can I sign up? Is that the best the Nissan brand can do? [...]
The Tesla Model S might be the headline-grabber of the electric vehicle world, but the Nissan Leaf is the segment's secret star. With over 130,000 sold worldwide since its introduction and record US sales in 2014, the little hatchback...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. The Nissan LEAF is the top-selling electric car in the world. It’s also the top-selling electric car in the US. However, from estimates of European EV sales, it’s not the top-selling electric car (if you include PHEVs) in Europe. Show More Summary
Kelley Blue Book (KBB) has awarded the Chevy Volt the “best buy of 2015? designation in the electric/hybrid car category. That’s an impressive designation in a category that includes the BMW i3, Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S, and Toyota Prius. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s CEO has been said to be a unique combination Walt Disney, Steve Jobs and Thomas Edison, as Cory Johnson cited a “brilliant guy”, but the firm’s share price is similar to a grasshopper movement pattern. Ahead of the financials the company lost almost $8 a share or 3.33% of its price, […]
EV Obsession. Time for another electric car sales report. As you can see in the charts and table below, the Nissan LEAF again led electric car sales in the United States. The Chevy Volt took its routine second position, and the BMW i3 came in third… from available electric car sales data. Show More Summary
VW's e-Golf is the car maker's first EV to hit the U.S market. But how does it stack up against other electric vehicles like Ford Fusion Electric, Nissan Leaf and Fiat 500e?
The Nissan LEAF has just set a new electric car sales record, yet again — this time for the most US electric vehicles sold in the period of a single calendar year. The new record eclipses the one set in 2013 — also by the Nissan LEAF — of 22,610 units sold. Show More Summary
Year-to-date Leaf sales have already beat 2013 record, with two more months remaining.
Nissan has sold more pure EVs in the US this year than any other automaker, ever. And there are still two selling months left. Last year, Nissan sold a record 22,610 Leaf electric vehicles in the US. This year, through the end of September,...Show More Summary