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Nissan announced at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show its involvement in a mass-market vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system. Teaming-up with Endesa, an Enel Group subsidiary, for this initiative, Nissan will participate in a full demonstration of the market-ready and low cost system in Madrid on March 12, 2015. The automaker stated it is now releasing the […]

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The electric-powered Nissan Leaf is the only plug-in vehicle to be included in the IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards. The IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards are presented annually to automakers and brands that demonstrate a manufacturer’s ability to retain owners over repeat buying cycles. The IHS states they are the only fact-based awards of their kind in […]

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Nissan’s 1,070 sales for its all-electric Leaf in January marked the first time in 23 months that the rising star hasn’t set some form of record. Its sales are not better year-over-year, or month-over-month, or in any other qualified sense, and represent a decline from January 2014’s 1,252 sales and December 2014′s 3,102 sales. Whether […]

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Globally, Nissan has sold over 150,000 Leafs since launch, in the U.S. it’s over 71,000 and with EV acceptance accelerating, just for calendar year 2014 in Europe, the Japanese automaker reports 14,658 units sold. That places it ahead of the Renault-Nissan Aliance’s Renault Zoe’s 11,227 and Tesla Model S unit sales of 8,734 for the […]

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Nissan has smashed its best calendar-year U.S. sales record in its fourth year on the market with 30,200 units sold for 2014. Last year it sold 22,610 Leafs and this is the first time any plug-in has sold over 30,000 – and it would appear to defy any notion that the first-generation electric car might […]

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Ever wonder how are Leafs used by their owners? An estimated 93 percent use it as their main family car, 64 percent say it’s better to drive than a gasoline or diesel vehicle and one man even sold his Aston Martin to buy a pair of them in order to avoid domestic fights. These are […]

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Canada’s best-selling all-electric vehicle has crossed an important sales threshold, surpassing 1,000 units sold in a year for the first time since its July 2011 launch. Nissan Canada announced that through November, a total of 1,021 units have been sold in Canada, more than doubling the 2013 total sales mark of 470 Leaf vehicles. This […]

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Nissan will be showcasing a special Leaf covered with self-cleaning paint. You read that right. Nissan is launching a social media campaign that will include a series of online videos to showcase a Nissan Leaf with self-cleaning nano-paint technology. Created to demonstrate its potential use in future production vehicles, this Leaf is covered with Ultra-Ever […]

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Oh that Nissan Leaf. We’d say it’s like the little engine that could, except it has no engine. As it is, the globally best-selling electric car keeps plugging away with its 21st straight month of record sales with its 2,589 units delivered in October. This is not an all-time record, and below the over 3,000 […]

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The 2014 Nissan Leaf SL is named top “Roomy Electric” vehicle pick in the Good Housekeeping November buyer’s guide. The award was selected by the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI). The Leaf is one of eight cars selected in the GHI’s annual car review. The institute said theLeaf was specifically noted for its “impressive” cruising range, […]

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