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 27
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.
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.
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.
Nissan Leaf Stories January 8
Nissan’s new 62kWh LEAF powertrain was announced today at CES 2019 in Las Vegas and we are on hand to get all of the details.
The new LEAF is now entering a more crowded EV market than when the LEAF debuted almost a decade ago, but Nissan’s long pedigree with EV buyers will certainly help it win customers. But is this the EV that Nissan should have created a long time ago?
Nissan Leaf Stories December 4, 2018
While we were disappointed that Nissan decided to cancel their unveiling of the new 60kWh LEAF at the Los Angeles Motor Show last week as its now former CEO was being brought up on charges, we were content to learn all about the very interesting Nissan Energy group.
Fast forward to this week and we’re hearing that the expected 60kWh Nissan LEAF will be coming at CES with some possible surprises in tow. expand full story
Nissan Leaf Stories November 30, 2018
Under its racing brand Nismo, Nissan unveiled in Tokyo this week a new LEAF-based electric race car with dual motors: the LEAF NISMO RC. expand full story
Nissan Leaf Stories November 28, 2018
Nissan has unveiled new pilot projects this week to power buildings with Leaf electric vehicles and it is launching ‘Nissan Energy’ to eventually commercialize this vehicle-to-home/building system with a new partner: Fermata Energy. expand full story
Nissan Leaf Stories November 26, 2018
Nissan was apparently preparing to launch the long-range Leaf with a 60 kWh battery pack at the LA Auto Show, but it has now delayed the unveiling amid the Carlos Ghosn scandal. expand full story
Nissan Leaf Stories October 18, 2018
Nissan’s highly anticipated long-range Leaf with a 60 kWh battery pack is expected to finally reach the market next year, and the biggest question still looming is how much it will cost…
However, dealer documents uncovered today now show that it could start at just $36,000. expand full story