Nissan Leaf Stories July 19

Regenerative braking is one of the most interesting and differentiating features of electric vehicles. While virtually all electric cars on the market have it, the feature is tuned differently for each vehicle.

Now Nissan promises one of the most advanced regenerative braking systems for the next-generation Leaf. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories July 5

Ahead of the September launch of its next generation all-electric Leaf, Nissan has been gradually teasing images and features of the vehicle.

Today, it confirmed that the 2018 Leaf will have autonomous parking as part of ProPilot. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories June 30

After the Tesla Model 3, the 2018 Nissan Leaf is likely the most anticipated all-electric vehicle to be released this year. It should feature the biggest update to the vehicle since its launch in 2010.

Now it gets an official release date. expand full story


Nissan Leaf Stories June 22

The upcoming next generation Nissan Leaf will be the first of the Japanese automaker’s vehicles to feature its new ProPilot driver assist system outside of Japan.

Today, Nissan released a preview of the feature in a video and the first picture of the next-gen Leaf’s steering controls.  expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories May 30

Taxi companies and drivers are increasingly looking at electric vehicles to cut their operating costs.

Nissan calls it a “global electric taxi revolution” and claims that the Leaf is leading it as more and more taxis are using the all-electric vehicle in their fleets. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories May 18

Along with the Tesla Model 3, Nissan’s next generation Leaf is one of the most anticipated new vehicles of the year.

Today, they started a new campaign to create some hype ahead of the unveiling and start of production later this year.  expand full story


Nissan Leaf Stories May 2

DETROIT (Jan 12, 2016) – The Nissan IDS Concept, Nissan's vision of the future of autonomous driving and zero emission EVs, made its first U.S. appearance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show.
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Once a leader in electrification, Nissan has since become complacent with the Leaf and the refresh has been long overdue. The 2018 version of the all-electric vehicle is expected to finally change that with a much longer range and a new design.

Kazuo Yajima, head of electric vehicles for Nissan and Renault, recently discussed the electric range expectations for the new Leaf and future vehicles on the Japanese automaker’s electric platform. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories April 26

Off-road rally cars might be one of the last car segments that electric vehicles will take over, but it’s not from a lack of trying. Haye just wrote about Audi’s interest in creating the next-gen electric rally car and now we learn of a Nissan Leaf rally car. expand full story

Nissan Leaf Stories April 18

At the opening ceremony of the 2017 New York International Auto Show, Nissan and EVgo announced that they have partnered to create a corridor of DC fast-charging stations for electric vehicles along interstate 95 between Boston and Washington D.C.

The good news is that while they are still only deploying “barely” fast-charging 50 kW chargers, they are going to pre-wire the sites for “high-power charging power output of up to 150kW”. expand full story


Nissan Leaf Stories April 14

Update: AEP Customers in Ohio are also offered $10,000 off 2017 Nissan LEAFs (in addition to $7500 federal) Reach out to a local dealer here

The next generation Nissan LEAF has being spotted testing recently and it’s expected to be unveiled in September and be available shortly after. Sales could be rough for Nissan ahead of the launch as customers are waiting for the next generation, but they could still move inventories with special deals.

We have learned a few new ongoing special deals across several states that are bringing down the cost of a new Leaf to just ~$13,000. expand full story

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