Tag: Nissan LEAF

The DNA of the Nissan LEAF goes back to 1947 (w/VIDEO)

The DNA of the Nissan LEAF goes back to 1947 (w/VIDEO)

The Nissan LEAF is the most widely sold electrically-powered vehicle (EV) today, with over 300,000 units sold worldwide since being launched 7 years ago. Early this year, deliveries of the much improved second generation began in North America, Japan and Europe and Nissan expects to extend its leadership in this […]

The 2018 World Car of the Year winners

The 2018 World Car of the Year winners

When the list of finalists was announced for the 2018 World Car of the Year (WCOTY), it was clearly a sign of the times as all three models were SUVs. These days, that’s the hottest category in the market and it’s been growing since the 1990s. Every carmaker must have […]

Nissan Europe releases internal data on EV battery reliability

Nissan Europe releases internal data on EV battery reliability

After 5 years and with more than 35,000 cars sold in Europe, Nissan’s proprietary data on the batteries of its LEAF EV shows that 99.99% have provided long-term reliability. It is the first time that the carmaker is releasing its data which should silence those who, in 2010, claimed that […]

Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold over 200,000 electric vehicles

Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold over 200,000 electric vehicles

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has now sold more than 200,000 electric vehicles (EVs) and has a leading 58% market share for zero-emission cars. In comparison to vehicles with internal combustion engines, 200,000 units is not significant but when the benefits to the environment are considered, then there are some impressive statistics: […]

FEN sets up fourth EV recharging station at shopping centre

FEN sets up fourth EV recharging station at shopping centre

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of motoring; using powerplants that run on electricity, they emit no pollutants and are not a drain on fossil fuels (though there is a view that generating electricity still requires fossil fuel).  However, current technology is not advanced enough that an EV can go […]

FIRST DRIVE: 2013 NISSAN LEAF

FIRST DRIVE: 2013 NISSAN LEAF

NISSAN is on a bit of a roll. While some manufacturers are still working on their first electric cars Nissan is rolling out the second generation Leaf, with less weight, more range and a design more closely tailored to real-world demands. The biggest input into the new car has come […]