Nissan 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 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 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

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Nissan 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 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 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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Nissan Stories March 29

The next generation Nissan LEAF has been recently spotted on public roads and even though it was heavily camouflaged, we can see some significant design improvements over the original design.

While an extended range is the most anticipated feature of the new all-electric vehicle, the design refresh is likely to be welcomed. expand full story

Nissan Stories March 17

Nissan is launching a new car-sharing service with two-seater electric vehicles aimed only at city-driving. After several trials over the past 4 years, they are now starting a new program in the City of Yokohama in Japan for the next two years with a fleet of 25 vehicles. expand full story

Nissan Stories March 14

A lot of organizations are currently looking into converting their vehicle fleets to electric in order to reduce their carbon footprint and save on gas and maintenance.

Now even the Royal Navy is on board and took delivery of a fleet of all-electric vans this week. expand full story

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Nissan Stories February 27

Virtually all automakers are currently working on some form of driverless ride-sharing/taxi services. Whether it’s through investments in existing services, like GM with its acquisition and investment in Cruise Automation and Lyft respectively, or through direct development like Tesla with its Autopilot and ‘Tesla Network‘ programs.

Renault and Nissan are the latest automakers to follow with their own effort in the space. The Alliance announced today a partnership with Transdev to develop a public and on-demand transportation service using a self-driving electric car fleet. expand full story

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