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.

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How Nissan hopes to market its future electric cars

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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.

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 Nissan Energy Home.

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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'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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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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Longer-range Nissan LEAF PLUS starts at $36,550 in US with up to 226 miles of range

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The new Nissan LEAF PLUS pricing starts at $36,550 and goes on sale at Nissan retailers across the US this month. The Nissan 40kWh battery LEAF with up to 150 miles of range is available at a starting price of under $30,000.

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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 unveils IMQ concept with next-gen e-Power system

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Nissan unveiled the all-new IMQ concept vehicle at the Geneva International Motor Show. e-POWER borrows from the EV technology in the Nissan LEAF. The IMQ offers additional insights into Nissan’s technology vision.

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Nissan Leaf crosses 400,000 cumulative global sales

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With Tesla looming in its rearview mirrors, the little Nissan Leaf is chuffing ahead in the global electric-car sales race. The company that built the original modern electric car announced on Tuesday that it sold its 400,000th copy of the Leaf worldwide, just as the longer-range Leaf Plus version goes on sale to spar with Tesla's new Short Range. sales

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs. 2011 Nissan Leaf: 5 takeaways over 8 years

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By that measure, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus we reviewed earlier this week is ancient, with a basic structure in its ninth model year—though it received a very thorough restyling for. When a completely new vehicle is introduced, it's generally around for five to seven years before an entirely redesigned generation of that vehicle is launched.

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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.

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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 and DOCOMO test I2V technology using 5G in moving vehicle

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Nissan and NTT DOCOMO, INC. are putting Nissan’s Invisible-to-Visible technology through its field test in a moving vehicle, using DOCOMO’s fifth-generation mobile communications connectivity. The test vehicle is based on Nissan’s NV350 Caravan.

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Nissan unveils LEAF e+ with additional power and range

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan LEAF e+, further broadening the appeal of the world’s best-selling electric car by offering a new powertrain with additional power and range. The Nissan LEAF e+ is scheduled to join the Nissan LEAF at Nissan dealerships in Japan in late January 2019.

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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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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

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Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has been a long time coming, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus stands as strong evidence that in the eight years since the first deliveries of the Leaf, Nissan has listened carefully to.

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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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Nissan launches Note e-POWER NISMO S in Japan

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The Nissan Note e-POWER NISMO S has gone on sale in Japan, offering buyers of the country’s best-selling car more power and sportiness. With a maximum power of 100 kW and 320 N·m of torque, the model is a higher-spec version of the Nissan Note e-POWER NISMO, released in December 2016.

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Reused Nissan Leaf batteries make happy campers with powered pop-up trailer

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Combine the two needs and you get the Nissan x Opus, an inflatable, folding camping trailer that relies on second-life batteries from used Nissan. Electric-car batteries need to get recycled or reused at the end of their road.

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Dongfeng Nissan begins production of LEAF-based Sylphy EV

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The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, the first Nissan electric car made for China ( earlier post ), has begun rolling off the production line. The start of production by Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Co. Dongfeng Nissan), Nissan’s joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co.,

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First drive review: The 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus delivers more power, 226-mile range at last

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At the moment, there are more Nissan Leafs on the world’s roads than any other electric car in history—closing in on 400,000. As of Jan 1, Nissan had delivered 380,000 Leafs globally, 130,000 of them in the United States. Nissan is entirely aware that honor may not last long. It all depends on sales of the pricier but undeniably more. Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Does Nissan Get It?

Plugs and Cars

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 sketches electric commercial vehicle; envisions electric ambulance

Plugs and Cars

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 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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Documents: 60-kwh Nissan Leaf pricing aligned with Chevy Bolt EV

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Even before the second-generation Leaf was introduced last year, it was an open secret that Nissan planned an extended-range, 60-kwh version of the Leaf. order guides that dealerships plan their orders and marketing around—suggesting that this longer-range Nissan Leaf is just a. Now our friends CarsDirect have found some documents—U.S. LEAF ChaDeMo quick-charge standard

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus gets longer range in cheapest trim

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New California regulatory compliance documents hint that lower trim levels of the upcoming 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus will be the ones with the longest range. To get the maximum range of 226 miles that Nissan estimates, buyers will likely have to stick to the base S trim level, according to documents, based on California emissions tests and obtained by

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Nissan Promises EV for 2010

Revenge of the Electric Car

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

Plugs and Cars

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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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs Leaf: A first look at the differences

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Earlier this week, at an event coordinated with the Consumer Electronics Show, Nissan introduced the Leaf Plus, a new longer-range of Nissan’s compact electric car. The 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, which will reach dealerships this spring, finally offers more than the 200 miles that many Americans seem to see as the new minimum for driving range.

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Nissan LEAF NISMO to go on sale in Japan

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The Nissan LEAF NISMO will go on sale July 31 in Japan, combining the excitement and advanced technologies of the world’s best-selling electric car with the sporty image and performance of the NISMO road car series.

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Nissan electric crossover due in 2020 closely follows IMx concept

Green Car Reports

Despite its bold, early moves into the mass production of electric cars with the Nissan Leaf, which originally reached the market in late 2010, Nissan has taken a long, long time to release a true electric-car Second Act. With the arrival of a yet-unnamed fully electric crossover utility vehicle sometime next year—the first vehicle to be. Detroit Auto Show CES

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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 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 LEAF electric cars become taxis in Zurich

Green Cars News

Ten Nissan LEAF electric cars have secured themselves employment as taxis in the Swiss capital of Zurich. The city follows in the footsteps of Amsterdam, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City and Sao Paulo in turning to Nissan for supply of zero-emission vehicles for taxi services.

Nissan begins its hybrid car revolution

Green Cars News

Keep your eye on Nissan in the near future, as the Japanese carmaker prepares to introduce several new hybrid models: and its revolution has begun with the arrival of the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid (pictured).

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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

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Nissan, Tesla, expect govt loans for EVs

Plugs and Cars

Nissan and Tesla are both well on the way to receive loans from the federal government to support their electric car manufacturing plans. Nissan applied for a loan to upgrade its Smyrna, Tennessee plant to assemble electric cars and build a new facility for battery production, according to an Automotive News report appearing in Autobloggreen. Tags: tesla nissan doe battery electric car automotive loans

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Military Veteran drives Electric Nissan LEAF

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From Kelly R. Olsen, one of our FB friends

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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

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226-mile 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus costs $37,445 to start

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When it arrives in dealers this month, the longer-range 2019 Nissan Leaf S Plus will cost $37,445, including destination, the automaker said Friday. That's in line with what we expected from documents leaked earlier this year, and drives the net price of the compact hatchback close to $30,000, if federal rebates are maxed. The Leaf S Plus is

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