Nissan's electric car, the Leaf, has been around since the auto-manufacturer launched their 2011 model in December 2010. While there have been hints of a second generation Leaf, comments by Nissan Europe's Electric Vehicle Director suggest...Show More Summary
When it comes to electric cars, the biggest turn off is the low range associated with most models. The Nissan Leaf, for instance, comes standard with a 24 kWh battery pack that offers just 84 miles of range between charges. Of course,...Show More Summary
The 30-kWh variant will move forward as the only battery capacity, with a higher base price.
Suppose an automaker improved a terrible-selling vehicle but didn’t bother to tell anyone about it. Chances are they didn’t just forget, so there has to be some fundamental reasoning behind that choice. This is the mystery Nissan has left us with after silently and suddenly replacing the battery in their base model Leaf with a larger one. Show More Summary
New minimum price: $32,450. Continue reading RIP: Nissan Leaf with a 24-kWh battery pack RIP: Nissan Leaf with a 24-kWh battery pack originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:32:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Nissan's Leaf gets bigger and Lincoln looks to begin some production in China.
The larger, 30 kWh battery found on the costlier Nissan Leaf models has now found its way to the cheapest one, too.
The figure beats segment rivals including the Tesla Model S, Nissan Leaf, VW e-Golf, and BMW i3, among others.
While everyone else with morals and reason was asleep, unknown vandals forkjacked a forklift and went on a rampage in Brooklyn Bridge Park this past weekend. One Nissan Leaf was tragically lost in the incident, may it forever RIP In Peace. Read more...
I offer many test drives and rides in my oh-so-appreciated Nissan Leaf. The Nissan Leaf often leaves a roomy, comfortable experience in the rider’s memory. That’s why I came back for it. The top comments I get from passengers are: “Smooth.”...Show More Summary
CHANGED: Nissan Leaf finally sees sales increase, but Chevy Volt still crushing it: For September, the Leaf is up 5.5 percent, while the Volt was up 76 percent. I haven’t seen the inside of a Volt, but the somewhat cheap-looking interior of the Leaf I reviewed was a real turnoff to the Insta-Wife and -Daughter, […]
Nissan Leaf EV sales were up slightly to help offset impact of a poor sales month from Honda and BMW. Continue reading September 2016 Green Car Sales: More EVs Than Ever Edition September 2016 Green Car Sales: More EVs Than Ever Edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
No, really, when's that second-gen Leaf coming? Continue reading Nissan Leaf finally sees sales increase, but Chevy Volt still crushing it Nissan Leaf finally sees sales increase, but Chevy Volt still crushing it originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:42:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The company has narrowed its focus on practical EVs, with no immediate plans to build an electric sports car.
The Nissan Zoe, of something quite similar, could become real. Continue reading Nissan exec talks about smaller Leaf, and maybe a CUV EV as well Nissan exec talks about smaller Leaf, and maybe a CUV EV as well originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:07:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The ultimate Honda CB550 cafe racer, a Suzuki Savage with Nissan Leaf power, and a gorgeous BMW R100 GS sidecar rig. Meet the bikes that revved our engines this week. Honda CX500 by BBCR Engineering There is no denying the rise in popularity of the Honda CX500 in the custom world. Show More Summary
The first electric car from a major maker is an easy driver, but it needs more range.
This very naked bike isn’t ashamed of its new electric heart. Based on a 2003 Suzuki Savage, it has a 40hp Enertrac electric hub motor and batteries from a Nissan Leaf. It’s currently tuned to go 100mi per charge.
Strong hints of a future Nissan Leaf on display (Picture: Bertel Schmitt) Nothing symbolized Japan’s economic heydays more than Tokyo’s Ginza with its luxury department stores, designer boutiques and hostess bars, where a cocktail and some small talk could cost you big money. Ginza’s bustling 4-chome intersection is what Times Square [...]
In early 2015, Chevrolet unveiled the Bolt EV Concept and promised it would become the first affordable electric car with more than 200 miles of range. Less than two years have passed since then and its seems that GM will keep its promise and deliver a production Bolt with an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles. Show More Summary