Nissan Leaf Stories October 30

Nissan has unveiled a dual-motor AWD version of its all-electric Leaf, but the automaker is not making it available for sale. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories October 2

In this post, we review the portable EV charging cords that come standard with the following electric vehicles sold in North America: Tesla (all models), the Audi e-tron, the Nissan Leaf, the Jaguar I-Pace, the Porsche Taycan, the Chevy Bolt, the BMW i3, and Hyundai (all BEVs). This review is pretty wild; the specs (usefulness) of OEM standard charging cords are all over the place. Some car makers gave a ton of thought to this while others clearly gave none. That’s concerning, because “electricity is everywhere” is a major argument in favor of EV ownership, but that’s only meaningful if you can usefully tap the grid.

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Nissan Leaf Stories August 6

Nissan and EVgo are announcing today that they are expanding their collaboration and will deploy 200 more fast-charging stations for electric cars in the US. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories July 30

Latin America has been underserved by automakers when it comes to electric vehicles, but Nissan is looking to change that by launching the Leaf in the biggest Latin American markets. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories July 12

We want to thank Nissan for inviting us out and putting us up for their Formula E event in Brooklyn for the second straight year. The three-day event is filled with information on not only their Formula E docket but also on general mobility.

On consumer cars, they didn’t have much to say on the record, but we’re out here reading the body language and on our way to some information…

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Nissan Leaf Stories June 24

Old Nissan Leaf batteries could be used to power more European stadiums

Used Nissan Leaf batteries are already being used for energy storage in one European stadium, and they may be used in a few other stadiums at some point in the future.

Nissan Leaf Stories May 27

Automakers have notoriously been reticent to advertise electric cars, but we are starting to see some changes on that front with Nissan and Audi launching new electric car advertising efforts. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories May 24

Nissan claims the batteries in its Leaf electric cars will last 22 years, an estimated 10-12 years longer than the average life of the car itself.

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Nissan Leaf Stories March 1

Nissan has just announced pricing for their upcoming 62kWh Leaf Plus model, which will be available in the US starting later this month.

The starting price comes in just around the expected level, at $36,550.  The Leaf SV Plus will be $38,510, and the top trim, the Leaf SL Plus, is priced at $42,550.

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Nissan Leaf Stories February 25

Last week we were invited to San Diego to drive the new Nissan Leaf Plus, the updated version of the Leaf with a new 62kWh battery pack, which will start sales in March.  We spent the day driving it all through the county on a variety of roads, and came away impressed if not surprised by this iteration on an already-solid package.

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