Nissan delivers 300,000th Nissan LEAF

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Nissan has sold its 300,000th Nissan LEAF globally since the model first went on sale in 2010. Nissan launched a fully redesigned version of the LEAF in September 2017. The new Nissan LEAF is slated for deliveries in January in the US, Canada and Europe and will be sold in more than 60 markets worldwide. These numbers prove that the Nissan LEAF remains the most advanced car in the world, with the widest reach and the greatest availability.

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Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission will go on sale later in 2018. Nissan also is showcasing the new Nissan LEAF.

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Nissan's big number: 20,000

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Nissan will start taking orders for the upcoming all-electric LEAF next Spring. The report states that Nissan will launch the Leaf next year in the states of Tennessee and Oregon, along with San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; and the Phoenix/Tucson region in Arizona.

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Hybrid Nissan Pathfinder

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Many years ago, the Nissan Pathfinder was one of America’s favorite SUVs. Lugging the kids to soccer practice or the mall didn’t require 4-wheel drive, so Nissan wisely decided to turn the 4th generation Pathfinder into a car-based crossover. Nissan Pathfinder

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Nissan LEAF Driving Lesson!

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Wired blogger takes on Nissan LEAF

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He's a bit surprised, as are all of us, that Nissan has emerged as the first big automaker to manufacture a mass-produced electric car. First, he suggests Nissan overstates the range of the LEAF. Instead Nissan is relying on air circulation with a fan.

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Nissan to unveil new EV at Auto China 2018, showcase Nissan LEAF and IMx KURO with B2V technology

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Nissan will unveil a new electric model at Auto China 2018 in Beijing and showcase the new Nissan LEAF and the Nissan IMx KURO electric crossover concept vehicle. Nissan will also showcase its e-POWER electrified powertrain technology. Nissan IMx KURO.

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Nissan Electric Car

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I'm on the reservation list for the Nissan electric car - the Nissan Leaf Well, I've done it.

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Nissan in China

Revenge of the Electric Car

Nissan Motor Co.’s The Renault-Nissan Alliance, which will start marketing electric cars in the U.S. Renault-Nissan plans to offer an electric car for sale in China in 2011, Nissan said in a statement. Renault-Nissan inks electric car deal for China city. Renault-Nissan inks electric car deal for China city. Guangzhou, China — The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the government of Guangzhou Municipality in China and Dongfeng Motor Co.,

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Nissan’s Big Plans

Revenge of the Electric Car

I’m probably going to seem a little Nissan-centric this month, what with their imminent big announcement August 2nd. But also because I, along with a few other Plug In America members, spent the better part of the past three days meeting with about ten of Nissan’s advanced planning team. The Nissan folks have to be commended for seeking our input, as we’re the only consumer group that has many years of experience with production highway capable EVs.

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Nissan’s Big Gamble

Revenge of the Electric Car

We’ll finally get to see the new Nissan August 2nd. I’m kind of excited to see this car, having tested the drivetrain in the Nissan Cube. The best thing about the Nissan is the expected price range of $25K- $34K. Some think Nissan is taking a gamble by rapidly moving into mass marketing of EVs, comparing the company’s approach to Toyota and Honda’s approach of “wait and see how the market materializes for EVs, then jump in.&#

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Nissan Leaf's Get You Home Guarantee

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Nissan Leaf owners , worried about the possibility of getting stranded in an emergency? Never fear, Nissan will come and get you! Now, how user-friendly is that

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2018 Nissan Leaf preview

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car represents the second generation and a thorough redesign and update of the highest-selling electric car in the world. Although we still await the last details of pricing, features, and options, we know largely what to expect from Nissan's new electric car when it goes on sale in early 2018.

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Production of 2018 Nissan LEAF now underway in Smyrna

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Production for the 2018 Nissan LEAF EV is officially underway at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The Nissan LEAF will be available at dealerships nationwide in the US starting next month. Nissan Oppama Plant in Yokosuka, Japan, and Nissan Motor Manufacturing Ltd.

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Nissan begins deliveries of new extended-range electric e-NV200 van to global markets

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Nissan’s upgraded e-NV200 is now being shipped to customers. Built for global markets in Nissan Barcelona plant, the upgraded model features a new 40 kWh battery, combining the features of the award-winning Nissan NV200 van with the best-selling Nissan LEAF.

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Nissan to expand ProPILOT technology to additional models including Rogue Sport in US

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Nissan has sold more 120,000 vehicles featuring ProPilot technology globally. The company will now expand the availability of ProPILOT to additional models, including the Nissan Rogue Sport in the US and the Qashqai in Canada, beginning in late 2018.

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Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Nissan’s global crossover and SUV models increased nearly 13%, while INFINITI luxury crossovers and SUVs were up almost 9% in 2017. In total, Nissan increased global crossover and SUV volume by nearly 230,000 vehicles last year.

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Does Nissan Get It?

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Cnet rep orts "Nissan bets on electric cars, not biofuels." Minoru Shinohara, senior vice president and general manager of the Technology Development Division at Nissan says making a car run on biofuels is, of course, easy, but the benefit of easily available, affordable electric fuel, will trump ethanol or biodiesel, at least for city cars. Interestingly, he says Nissan is not so excited about plug-in hybrids. Tags: nissan electric car

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Nissan completes 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors; Mitsubishi joins Renault-Nissan Alliance

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Nissan Motor Co., As indicated in May, when Nissan outlined the deal, MMC is also becoming part of the global Alliance with Nissan and Renault. Nissan was the one which first brought the discrepancies in minicar testing to light; MMC produces minicar models for Nissan in Japan. The combination of Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors and Renault will create a new force in global car-making.

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Nissan sketches electric commercial vehicle; envisions electric ambulance

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Nissan has released an official sketch of an electric urban delivery vehicle that looks closer to viable than many EV concepts that have appeared at auto shows over the last few months. It is a somewhat stylized take on the NV200 light commercial gasoline van Nissan sells in Japan and Europe.

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Nissan teases aerodynamic design of new LEAF

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In its ongoing series of teasers leading up to the reveal of the new LEAF EV in September, Nissan has released a rendering of the car’s improved aerodynamic design.

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300,000th Nissan Leaf electric car delivered as new version kicks off

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Nissan, the first automaker in the world to launch a mass-priced electric car, has a reason to celebrate this week. The automaker said on Monday it delivered the 300,000th example of its electric hatchback, the Nissan Leaf—though it did not detail whether it was one of the new second-generation cars or a remaining first-generation model. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan

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Nissan electric subcompact below Leaf in future electric-car lineup?

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The 2011 Nissan Leaf was the first mass-priced modern electric car when it launched in December 2010. Nissan has since sold close to a quarter of a million Leafs, and together with its alliance partner Renault it has now sold more than 350,000 all-electric vehicles. Future Cars subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault Zoe

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Nissan introduces two mobility services in Japan

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Nissan recently unveiled Easy Ride, a new robo-vehicle mobility service, as well as e-share mobi, a car-sharing service, in Japan. Nissan and its partner DeNA, a Japanese internet company, are jointly developing Easy Ride, a mobility service that uses autonomous driving technology. Nissan and DeNA aim to provide the service as a new infrastructure option that supplements existing transportation.

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Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault all to 'target' electric cars in 2020, CEO Ghosn says

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The CEO of the Renault Nissan Alliance that now includes Mitsubishi predicted the rise of electric cars nearly a decade ago, and oversaw the first-generation Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe. Renault Future Cars Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanCarlos Ghosn has been an advocate of electric cars for years, but after initial disappointment, he's ready to take on the segment with even greater focus.

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Nissan e-NV200 beats Renault Kangoo ZE in electric van sales in Europe

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance continues to lead all other automakers globally in sales of battery-electric cars. The Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric car in history, while the Renault Zoe now leads the European market for cars with plugs. But Renault-Nissan's electric-vehicle dominance isn't limited to passenger cars. Renault plug-in cars Renault-Nissan Nissan e-NV200

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Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

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The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Renault Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanDespite a battery capacity increase in 2016 and a quarter of a million in sales since its 2010 launch, the Leaf has been in dire need of a proper trip back to the drawing board. Especially in recent.

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Software fix for 2016-17 Nissan Leafs may improve battery range

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In March we told you about a study of a small group of 2016 and 2017 Nissan Leaf models equipped with the larger, 30-kwh battery pack that had abnormal battery degradation. That study concluded that nearly four out of five of the larger battery packs examined lost cell capacity three times faster than earlier 24-kwh battery packs that were

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2017 Nissan Leaf preview

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the 2017 Nissan Leaf carries on virtually unchanged from the previous model year. Six years after the current-generation of the first high-volume modern battery-electric car went on sale in the U.S., The Leaf remains the best-selling electric car in history, although its sales have slowed recently—perhaps due to the design's age and. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Nissan and NASA extend research into autonomous mobility services

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Nissan North America announced an agreement with NASA Ames Research Center to collaborate on research and technology development for future autonomous mobility services, including a working demonstration in Silicon Valley.

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Nissan Promises EV for 2010

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Nissan is a first tier OEM building a pure EV in the U.S. - Check out the article: Nissan to launch electric car in Tennessee. Here’s a snippet from the article: A top Nissan official in the U.S. and the Chattanooga area is in line for electric refueling infrastructure for the new vehicle, said Mark Perry, director of product planning and strategy for Nissan North America. Mr. Perry said the Nissan, running on a lithium ion battery pack, won’t be a test model. “We’re

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Nissan EV in Fall, 2010

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Nissan is telling Tennesseans that their state will be included in a Fall, 2010 launch of an electric car. The Chatanoogan.com reports on a luncheon at which Mark Perry, director of product planning and strategy for Nissan Americas, discussed the automaker's intentions. His inclusion of fast charging as well as California's existing EV Charging infrastructure, suggest Nissan has learned some lessons from the ZEV mandate days.

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Nissan installs V2G technology at UK-based R&D facility

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Nissan’s UK-based European R&D facility, Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) has become the first Nissan entity in the company’s network of European facilities to install vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.

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Nissan teases new LEAF with ProPilot Assist semi-autonomous features

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At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Nissan chairman of the board and chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn announced that the company would launch a new Nissan LEAF with ProPILOT technology ( earlier post ,) enabling autonomous drive functionality for single-lane highway driving.

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Nissan begins offering rebuilt Leaf battery packs

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Starting this month, Nissan has begun offering rebuilt battery packs for the older Leafs, filling a gap for drivers of older cars whose packs have begun to run down. The company built a new facility in Japan to rebuild the packs, and will sell them for about $2,850 (based on the price in Japan), according to Inside EVs. Electric car repair trainer. BEV Recycling Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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New Nissan LEAF makes its China debut

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The new Nissan LEAF makes its China debut at the 15 th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition. Nissan is also exhibiting the Vmotion 2.0 within Nissan’s joint venture in China, will also bring its all-new Venucia T70 to the show. ith the strong and steady growth of Nissan’s joint venture companies in China, Nissan China has achieved accumulative growth in the past 10 months, and we are set to increase our annual sales target to 1.5

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Blown away? Nissan Leaf convertible concept makes debut in Japan

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Nissan is famous for zigging when everyone else zags—especially when it comes to making convertibles. Years after its soft-top Murano CrossCabriolet crossover was laughed out of showrooms (and then went on to find a niche following on the used-car market), Nissan is at it again with a convertible version of the electric Leaf.

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Voltia conversion expands Nissan e-NV200 electric delivery van for London

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Nissan has an answer in its zero-emission eNV200 electric cargo van, but its small dimensions leave a lot to be desired for commercial operators that need. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicle youtube Nissan e-NV200As the United Kingdom joins other countries in committing to a future ban on fossil-fuel vehicles, commercial fleet operators that rely on diesel vehicles are left in a bit of a pickle.

Nissan to produce new LEAF in Japan, US and UK

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Nissan Motor Co., plans to start full production of the new Nissan LEAF ( earlier post ) at Nissan’s Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, and at Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. The two production sites join Nissan’s Oppama Plant in Japan, which is producing the new generation of the world’s best-selling electric vehicle. The new Nissan LEAF features greater range, advanced technologies and a dynamic new design.

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Nissan Leaf With No Range Anxiety

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Do electric car drivers have different views on the Nissan Leaf and range anxiety than the automotive magazine folks? Turns out they do

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