2021 Nissan Leaf gets no major changes

Green Car Reports

Having just marked 10 years on sale, the 2021 Nissan Leaf enters the new model year with no major changes, and a very slight price increase.

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Nissan introduces all-new Note e-POWER AWD in Japan

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Nissan launched the all-new Note e-POWER AWD compact car, with dual electric motors that give the driver enhanced control and acceleration. The introduction of the all-wheel-drive model follows last month’s launch of the two-wheel-drive Nissan Note.

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Nissan reaches 50% thermal efficiency with next-generation e-POWER system; STARC

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Nissan announced a breakthrough in engine efficiency, reaching 50% thermal efficiency with its in-development, next-generation e-POWER system. Nissan’s e-POWER system utilizes an on-board gasoline engine to provide electrical energy to the e-powertrain battery pack. In pursuit of carbon neutrality across our product lifecycle by 2050, Nissan aims to electrify all new models launched in major markets by the early 2030s. The Nissan e-POWER System.

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Nissan cuts carbon footprint with closed-loop aluminum recycling

Green Car Reports

Nissan reported last week that its Rogue crossover is the first global model from the automaker to use a new “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminum that helps reduce carbon dioxide emissions due to manufacturing.

The vanlife electric: Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper concept

Green Car Reports

The Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper concept shows how an electric van can be converted into a home away from home. If you're going to build a camper van, why not make it electric?

Electric-car pioneer Nissan sets conservative targets, CO2-neutral goal for 2050

Green Car Reports

A decade ago, Nissan helped kick off the modern era of electric cars with the first-generation Leaf. A Nissan press release said the automaker aims to achieve carbon neutrality for its operations and vehicle life cycles by 2050. To achieve that goal, Nissan will

How Nissan hopes to market its future electric cars

Green Car Reports

The Nissan Leaf with a roughly 60-kilowatt-hour battery was expected to make its public debut at the LA Auto Show earlier this month. DON'T MISS: Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto. Advertising Marketing nissan leafIt didn’t. That car is expected to appear “very soon,” perhaps at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show to be held in Las Vegas a month hence.

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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 Leaf's Get You Home Guarantee

Electric Cars are for Girls

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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Nissan LEAF Driving Lesson!

Electric Cars are for Girls

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Nissan has made more than 500,000 Leaf electric cars—in 10 years

Green Car Reports

Nearly a decade after the model was launched, Nissan has reported that it's produced more than 500,000 Leaf electric cars.

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Nissan to be carbon-neutral by 2050; 100? of new vehicle offerings in key markets to be electrified by early 2030s

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Nissan Motor Co., As part of this effort, by the early 2030s every all-new Nissan vehicle offering in key markets—Japan, China, the US and Europe—will be electrified.

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Nissan Note e-POWER orders more than double the monthly target

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Orders for the all-new Nissan Note e-POWER have surpassed 20,000—more than double the compact car’s monthly sales target—since it was released in Japan in late December. Equipped with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain, the fully refreshed Note went on sale on 23 December with a monthly sales target of 8,000 vehicles. As of 1 February, Nissan has received orders for 20,044.

New Nissan process cuts development time for CFRP components

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Nissan reports developing a new process that speeds up the development of car parts made from carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP). Nissan aims to use the new process to mass-produce CFRP parts and introduce them in more cars for customers.

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2022 Nissan Ariya prototype: First impressions, and 5 things to look forward to

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The 2022 Nissan Ariya is due in summer 2021, and last week at a studio in Los Angeles we finally got some face time with the battery-electric SUV in prototype form. Nissan

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Nissan Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

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

2011 104

Here's why the Nissan Leaf is the top-selling used EV in most states

Green Car Reports

The Nissan Leaf is proving popular with used-car shoppers, according to new analysis from iSeeCars. Nissan's electric car was the top-selling used in EV in most states, based on a survey of 54,000 sales between 2019 and September 2020.

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2022 Nissan Ariya: 10 geeky details in 300-mile, $40,000 electric crossover

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The production-bound Ariya electric crossover that Nissan revealed Wednesday morning in Japan represents a bucketload of firsts for the brand. First and foremost to Nissan, the Ariya is at the leading edge of a Nissan Next strategy that involves all-new vehicles and a significant refresh for most of the automaker’s vehicles in the next.

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Nissan Leaf Hits Seattle

Revenge of the Electric Car

Listen to what happens when the Nissan Leaf roadshow reaches Seattle. Read more about it in: Nissan Plans Leaf with Complete Charging Infrastructure. Mark Perry, Nissan North America’s Director of Product Planning, says Seattle is part of a DOE project to place 2,500 charging stations to the Puget Sound region this summer. But Nissan expects most owners to charge at home, overnight. Nissan Plans Leaf with Complete Charging Infrastructure.

Nissan LEAF helps power company’s NA facilities with V2G; Nissan Energy

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Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) systems company, Nissan North America is launching a new pilot program under the Nissan Energy Share initiative which leverages bi?directional Bi-directional charging technology means not only charging the Nissan LEAF, but also pulling energy stored in the LEAF's battery pack to partially power external electrical loads, such as buildings and homes. Nissan Energy Home.

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Nissan Leaf – Taking Reservations

Revenge of the Electric Car

Nissan's new electronic vehicle, the Leaf. (AP Nissan began accepting reservations for its eagerly anticipated Nissan Leaf today. Read more about it in the San Jose Mercury News Article: Reservations for the all-electric Nissan Leaf start Tuesday. More than 112,000 people have registered on Nissan’s website to receive updates about the Leaf. Reservations for the all-electric Nissan Leaf start Tuesday. Rollout of the Nissan Leaf.

2010 140

Hybrid Nissan Pathfinder

Hybrid SUV Blog

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. Off road enthusiasts cried fowl, but the sales figures don’t lie: 183% more copies of the Nissan Pathfinder found buyers than the truck-based version did. V6 in the standard 2014 Nissan Pathfinder.

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Report: Nissan and Detroit startup Hercules could pair up for electric truck

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Nissan is in talks with Detroit-based startup Hercules Electric Vehicles to develop an electric pickup truck, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

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Nissan teases potential of Ariya electric crossover for Europe, as US election nears

Green Car Reports

Nissan announced on Friday—just days ahead of a U.S.

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Nissan launches all-new Note in Japan, exclusively with second-generation e-POWER electrified powertrain

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Nissan launched the all-new Note compact car in Japan, with sales planned to begin 23 December. The new Note will come exclusively with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain ( earlier post ). 2020 Nissan Note e-POWER (Japan Market).

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Nissan's big number: 20,000

Plugs and Cars

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. Once the Smyrna Tennessee plant is up and running, in 2012, Nissan foresees production of 150,000 electric cars a year. Tags: nissan leaf battery electric car

2009 100

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

2016 81

Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Called the Nissan IDS Concept, it includes wireless inductive charging, a suite of. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

2015 85

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 LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

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The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. Introduced in 2010 as the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in making the excitement and convenience of electric driving accessible to non-luxury buyers. In launching the first-generation LEAF, Nissan pledged to become a global leader in producing and promoting vehicles with zero tailpipe emissions. The Nissan LEAF is available in more than 50 markets globally.

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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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2021 Nissan Rogue company’s 1st global model built using closed-loop recycling system for aluminum parts

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The 2021 Nissan Rogue is the company’s first global model built using a “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminum parts. To support the process, Nissan has collaborated with Kobe Steel, Ltd. The separation ensures that Nissan can return high-quality scrap to suppliers.

$199/month Nissan Leaf lease deal tops October roundup for EVs, hybrids, PHEVs

Green Car Reports

There are some good deals to be had on electric cars, hybrids, and plug-in hybrids this month, including a $199-per-month Nissan Leaf lease, reports our partner site CarsDirect.

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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.&#

2009 116

Will Nissan Leaf Offer Autonomous Driving Just Like A Tesla?

Green Car Reports

With the IDS Concept that Nissan showed at the recent Tokyo Motor Show, the automaker hinted that Nissan may be readying a suite of autonomous technologies—and a language through which the car will communicate with the driver and with its surroundings. Tesla Motors Autonomous cars Tesla Autopilot Nissan IDS Concept

2015 85

Nissan Leaf batteries are lasting a very long time

Green Car Reports

Since even before the first market deliveries of its Leaf electric car in late 2010, Nissan has made frequent mention about the need to create second-use demand for the Leaf's battery packs. According to comments made last month by a Nissan-Renault executive, citing charging. It turns out, they may need to see many of those ideas put into place. Batteries Green Life

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2017 Nissan Leaf preview

Green Car Reports

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

2017 80

Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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2018 Nissan Leaf preview

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2017 73

New Nissan Qashqai in Europe to offer 12V MHEV and upgraded e-POWER powertrains

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Supporting Nissan’s goal of achieving 50% electrified sales in Europe by 2024, the new Nissan Qashqai will not only be available with a 1.3 —Marco Fioravanti, Vice President, Product Planning, Nissan Automotive Europe.

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

Green Car Reports

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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Production-bound Nissan Ariya electric vehicle: July debut, due in 2021

Green Car Reports

Nissan will reveal the production version of its long-awaited electric crossover based on the Ariya Concept on July 15 in Yokohama, Nissan confirmed Monday at its global automaker’s annual shareholders’ meeting. Although Nissan USA confirmed the date of the debut to Green Car Reports, it isn’t yet providing specific launch timing

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