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The average resale price on a used Nissan Leaf has reportedly dropped to half the cost of a brand new model. As of last month, the price for a used Leaf has fallen to an average of $15,238, said Cars.com Senior Editor Mike Hanley. He named the EV as the vehicle with the biggest price […]

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A new report says that almost every Nissan Leaf battery in Europe, 99.99-percent to be exact, is still running strong. The data, according to CleanTechnica, says that only three out of 35,000 Nissan Leaf batteries in Europe have failed. This is less than 0.01-percent of all Leafs on European roads. Though CleanTechnica doesn’t reveal the […]

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If Nissan’s glow-in-the-dark Leaf is more than a photo-op, it has not said, but the latest promo done in Holland features the car on a “Smart Highway” in Oss. Having been sprayed with Strontium Aluminate-laced paint, the stuff’s as environmentally friendly as the zero-emissions electric car. The rare earth solid is odorless, chemically and biologically […]

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Canadian officials are looking into possible failures with Nissan Leaf brakes in severely cold weather. Transport Canada, similar to the U.S-based National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is a government department tasked with overseeing on-road safety policies and regulations. In February, Transport Canada announced that they are opening an investigation of Nissan Leaf “brake system […]

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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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