If you love the experience of cruising a luxurious electric car that won’t stretch your budget at all and still meet your taste, then this article is a must-read for you. Over time, EVs (electric cars) have outperformed the often noisy gasoline and diesel vehicles. They are not only environmentally friendly, but also help you […]
According to recent reports, the all-new Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe will share the same platform, meaning that they will come with rather the same electric drivetrain. Before both models will arrive on the market somewhere in 2020, the Nissan Japanese carmaker is reportedly building a facelift version by 2018, which will preview the new […]
The lovely Nissan Leaf has been around on the market for some time, yet the gorgeous city car hasn’t received a lot of upgrades since its first unveiling on the market in December 2010. Recently, the carmaker decided to add a high-end version, called the Black Edition, which is said to be a standout variant […]
The recently unveiled Nissan Leaf is now heading to the United Kingdom wearing the special trim level Accent+, which is based on the Lead Acenta version, bringing about a lot of interesting features, all for just 29,740 GBP. The Nissan Leaf Acenta+ will sport the 17-inch alloy wheels with blue accents as well as other […]
In the Japanese culture, specifically cartoons and TV series, big robots, or meccha, are quite the common sight. In fact, their obsession with giant robots is so big, rumors have risen they are actually building a combat ready mega robot. But that is not what we want to talk about. We want to speak about […]
While the more renowned tuners deal in powerful, luxurious and imposing cars, from time to time, it is a nice break to see a fun project rolling out a workshop. Nissan’s Nismo division chose the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle to improve, and the result is worthy of some attention. They designed an aerodynamic kit with […]
Nissan officially reveals the 2013 model year Leaf, the well-known electric vehicle which receives some significant improvements after two years on the market. Under the hood we find a new electric motor and new components which are significantly lighter. To be more specific, the new powertrain is 80 kilograms lighter which, without doubt, improves the […]
We know that this is not something mind-boggling but however we have to mention it. Nissan Leaf managed to win yet another prize, this time the electric model has been awarded with the Japanese Car of the Year trophy. The Japanese company sold more than 20,000 units this year but also won the World Car […]
As you probably know, the best-selling electric model in North America is not available nationwide, only certain regions benefiting from Nissan Leaf. Today, the Japanese manufacturer announced that the EV is going to hit the dealerships from Chicago later this year, most probably this fall. “Chicagoland consumers want a transportation solution that uses no gas […]
I really don’t if the customers pay too much attention on safety when talking about an electric vehicle but today we get once again the proof that the eco-friendly vehicles are one of the safest cars you can get. The Japanese model from Nissan is one of the best-selling in its segment in a big […]
The Japanese electric model proves once again that even it is an environmental friendly vehicle, it can provide a high level of safety for the customers. The European people from Euro NCAP along IIHS from the United States already tested the Nissan Leaf, giving the model the maximum safety rating, a very important fact which […]
Nissan officially announced that the fully electric Leaf will enter the 89th edition of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb which takes place in Colorado, U.S., on June 26. By entering the eco-friendly model into this hill climb competition where you need power rather than zero emissions, Nissan wants to prove that an electric model […]
Here is yet another World Car of The Year winner that the majority doesn’t agree with, because it’s the 2011 Nissan Leaf. I’m not one of the people that thinks the Nissan Leaf EV is that good a car but I don’t think it’s bad either and that means I may be a good person […]
I would’ve imagined that given the original expenses of development and the low volume sales of the Leaf, Nissan might go under the radar for a while. They did just the opposite, not only did they engage in reprogramming troublesome Leaf units, they also funded Nismo’s latest project concerning it.
Nissan may have refined the EV technology to the point where the Leaf is actually a viable and usable vehicle in the real world but they still have some problems. And according to the latest announcement to come from the Japanese, Nissan’s biggest problem with the Leaf EV is making it fast enough.
Officially, the Americans from GM managed to take the first place in the ecological segment with the Chevrolet Volt, the American hybrid sawing a 23% increase in January. Even Nissan Leaf is available in the US market since December last year, the Japanese manufacturer managed to sell just 87 units, a 14.8% increase indeed, but […]
The Japanese people from Nissan decided to reveal a concept model based on Nissan Leaf, one of the nine concept announced and prepared for the 2011 Tokyo Auto Show. Nissan promised no less than nine concepts for the incoming Japanese auto show scheduled to debut in the coming days. Nissan Leaf Aero Style is a […]
Leaving away some of the title opulence, General Motors isn’t going to sail off to China for EV considerations but they have revealed a new concept on the matter. Probably aimed at China, what we have here is the GM Sail EV Concept. It looks rather well, but then again, most concepts do so let’s […]
The alliance between Renault and Nissan is a two way street but round this time, the road is switching most lanes over to Europe. I’m only saying this because the two companies announced a plan to prepare Europe for their electrically powered Nissan Leaf as well as others to follow.
Nope, before you chime in, Nissan isn’t in the business of gardening. They did deliver the first Leaf today. But by Leaf, I mean the Nissan Leaf EV. The first unit ever sold in the U.S. was delivered to a a San Francisco Bay Area resident.