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

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

2020 105

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.

2020 101

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Nissan electric ambulance curbs the tailpipe emissions

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Working with the Tokyo Fire Department, Nissan converted an ambulance to electric power. It's not the first electric ambulance, but Nissan claims it is. In a lung-related pandemic, maybe we should be thinking a little more about how many of our existing emergency vehicles—ambulances specifically—have tailpipes and big diesel engines. youtube Green Life

2020 83

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.

2018 86

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 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.

2018 115

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.

2020 87

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

2011 182

Nissan LEAF Driving Lesson!

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2012 182

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.

2011 104

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

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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

2020 75

Nissan EVs will share platform with Infiniti, Renault, Mitsubishi

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Nissan hasn’t launched a completely new dedicated electric vehicle in nearly 10 years.

2020 83

Nissan Leaf Hits Seattle

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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 including $250 credit for EVgo fast-charging with Leaf

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Nissan and EVgo have announced a partnership that will include charging station usage for Leaf owners along with a $250 credit, the two companies announced last week.

2019 84

Nissan Leaf – Taking Reservations

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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

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.

2010 151

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. 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.

2013 58

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 84

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.

2019 111

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

2017 61

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.,

2009 116

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.

2009 126

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.,

2018 98

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.

2018 123

Nissan Leaf batteries are lasting a very long time

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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

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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

2017 85

Nissan and Uber partner in London: 2,000 LEAFs

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Nissan and Uber have signed a deal to support the introduction of 2,000 all-electric Nissan LEAFs for drivers who use the Uber app. Nissan will provide Uber with a dedicated EV education program, transaction price and marketing plan to drive uptake of the zero emission vehicles.

2020 93

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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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.

2018 63

Will Nissan Leaf Offer Autonomous Driving Just Like A Tesla?

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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

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Nissan in final development stages of e-FORCE electric all-wheel drive system

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Currently in final development stages, Nissan’s e-4ORCE all-wheel control technology for electric vehicles ( earlier post ) strikes a balance between performance and control—delivering excitement at the push of the accelerator while still ensuring comfort for everyone in the car. Until now, Nissan EVs have all used a single electric motor, typically for front-wheel drive.

2020 114

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.

2017 75

Nissan Note hybrid leaked, but not likely for North America

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The Nissan Versa Note has never been a particularly big seller in North America. Japan subcompact Nissan Rogue HybridIts sedan counterpart is one of the largest and most capacious vehicles in the subcompact segment, but the Note has always been more of a car for European and Asian markets. There, it does fairly well, in part due to a higher-quality interior than the one fitted to.

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.

2019 87

Nissan and Sunwoda jointly to study battery development for e-POWER vehicles

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Nissan Motor Co., will begin studying joint development of next-generation vehicle batteries for Nissan’s e-POWER vehicles. Nissan and Sunwoda aim to conclude a final agreement by the end of this year, based on the specific content and conditions of the study. Nissan will expand the award-winning 100% electric motor-driven e-POWER technology globally into the B- and C-segments. and Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery Co.,

2020 79

Commentary: Nissan ends war over electric-car charging standards, as Tesla stands apart

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Nissan has been the biggest longtime booster of CHAdeMO—the Beta of. Beta might have been better from the start, but that didn’t keep it from winning a videocassette recorder war over VHS back in the 1980s. Such was the case, it seems, in the battle between CHAdeMO and CCS as a standard for electric-vehicle fast-charging in the 2010s. charging Green Life

2020 85

Leaf-based Nissan e-NV200 XL electric van is bigger, still not US-bound

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The Nissan Leaf propulsion system in a compact-car van platform has proven an appealing combination for Europe. Nissan has produced 42,000 of the electric vans, and it sold 10,000 in Europe in 2019 alone. Now a new version, dubbed e-NV200 XL Voltia, is launching in Europe but, like the standard e-NV200, it's unlikely to reach the United States

2020 75

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2019 85

More details emerge on low-cost electric car from Renault-Nissan for 2020

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance's plans for future electric cars are beginning to come into focus. The two automakers have dominated global battery-electric car sales with the Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe, as well as lower-volume models like the Nissan e-NV200 and Renault Kangoo ZE electric vans. Renault plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

2017 69

Nissan's Tokyo Autonomous Concept: Next Leaf Electric Car--Or Not?

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One from late last week was a shadowy image issued by Nissan of an autonomous electric concept car, which is scheduled to debut Tuesday night at 8 pm Eastern (or 9 am the next day in Tokyo). Tokyo Motor Show Future Cars Autonomous cars plug-in cars 2017 Nissan LeafAs we head out to the Tokyo Motor Show, the teaser photos and previews are starting to come in thick and fast.

2015 87

Nissan electric crossover delayed to late 2021 but previewed to dealers

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Nissan's long-anticipated electric crossover is finally headed to production. While Nissan beat the market with the launch of the Leaf EV a decade ago, it has lagged other automakers in introducing new, more practical EVs to meet customer demands for more versatile cars. According to Automotive News, Nissan has told its dealers that the new.

2019 85

Mitsubishi electric cars to use Nissan-Renault platforms: report

Green Car Reports

Now that it has officially taken control of Mitsubishi Motors, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is integrating the smaller automaker's green-car projects with its own. Renault-Nissan announced plans to acquire a 34-percent stake in Mitsubishi in May, shortly after the company admitted to cheating on fuel-economy tests for many years in its home country. Future Cars plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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