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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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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Nissan LEAF Driving Lesson!

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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 – 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

Plugs and Cars

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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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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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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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 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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Military Veteran drives Electric Nissan LEAF

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From Kelly R. Olsen, one of our FB friends

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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, 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'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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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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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

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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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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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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.

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

Green Car Reports

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

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Nissan Leaf electric car platform to spawn more models, SUV included: report

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf apparently won't be the brand's lone electric car for much longer, if a new report with details on plans to expand the electric car's underpinnings to additional models proves accurate. Following the introduction of the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf, the electric car's platform will spawn multiple models, and an electric. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan

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2019 Nissan Leaf to cost $30,885, long-range battery still to come

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The 2019 Nissan Leaf doesn't cost any more than it did last year, but it also won't deliver any additional electric range—yet. The Leaf S, Leaf SV, and Leaf SL will cost $30,885, $33,385, and $37,095 including an $895 destination charge. That's before any government tax credits or rebates. The Leaf is eligible for a full $7,500 federal tax

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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.

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Nissan e-Power series hybrid builds on electric-car expertise

Green Car Reports

This morning, in Japan, Nissan unveiled what its lineup has long been missing: strong hybrid technology. The company's new e-Power hybrid system, demonstrated in a Nissan Note hatchback, contains a gasoline engine and an electric traction motor.

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Nissan to sell electric-car battery unit AESC to Chinese company: report

Green Car Reports

With the second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car due to break cover sometime in the next few months, one open question concerns the source of its battery cells. To date, Automotive Electric Supply Corporation—a joint venture between Nissan and Japanese electronics giant NEC—has supplied lithium-ion cells for every Nissan Leaf built. Batteries Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan LG Chem

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More Than 500 Nissan Electric Cars In Taxi Service Now

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Taxis make up a large part of the traffic in cities, and in the same way it's proved popular with individual owners, the Nissan Leaf electric car appears to have the favor of cabbies. taxi plug-in cars fleet Nissan Leaf Taxi Nissan e-NV200On any given city street, only a portion of the vehicles are private passenger cars.

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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.

Nissan e-NV200 electric van gets longer-range battery; still no U.S. plans

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buyers eagerly await the arrival of the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car at dealerships early next year, the company has updated another of its electric vehicles as well. That's the new longer-range version of the Nissan e-NV200 small delivery van. forbidden fruit plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicle Nissan e-NV200While U.S.

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Smart Electric Drive has a little Renault-Nissan underneath

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Paris Auto Show Daimler battery pack Electric motor Renault-Nissan Paris Motor Show Renault TwingoOne of several new electric cars and concepts at last week's Paris Motor Show was the electric version of the second-generation Smart minicar. As Smart pointed out, it's the only maker that offers the option of gasoline or electric powertrains in every model it makes. Those are the ForTwo two-seat coupe, the ForTwo cabriolet with its roll-back.

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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, Renault to buy CATL batteries for electric vehicles

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will provide lithium-ion batteries to Nissan Motor and Renault. CATL will produce batteries for Nissan’s Sylphy Zero Emission electric sedan ( earlier post ), scheduled to hit the Chinese market in the latter half of the year.

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Nissan and Renault to share common electric-car platform in future

Green Car Reports

The Renault-Nissan Alliance currently leads all other makers in total global sales of electric cars. The Nissan Leaf remains the best-selling electric car in history, while the Renault Zoe is the best-selling electric car in Europe at the moment. Renault Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault Zoe

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Nissan begins offering rebuilt Leaf battery packs

Green Car Reports

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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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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Chevy Volt vs. Nissan Leaf

Electric Cars are for Girls

Which new electric car do you like best - Volt or Leaf? The only fair way to decide is to order one of each, obviously. Here's the review

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Nissan and partners have now sold 540,000 plug-in electric vehicles

Green Car Reports

Renault sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanOf the 90 million or so new vehicles sold globally last year, plug-in electric cars made up only a tiny proportion, roughly 1 percent. But the auto industry works on long product cycles and buyers tend to be conservative, only changing the types of cars they buy if life circumstances change or there's a compelling financial reason to do so.

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