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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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Well, that didn’t take long. Mere hours after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released the results of its latest round of crash testing, it looks like Consumer Reports (CR) is piling on the bad news. Both the Mazda5 and — perhaps more relevant to us — the Nissan Leaf scored poorly during the […]

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The Chevrolet Volt came out of the IIHS’ recent round of small overlap front crash testing with an acceptable rating, something that can’t be said for its closest rival, the Nissan Leaf. “Driver space in the Volt was maintained reasonably well, and data taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of significant injuries,” said […]

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An online newspaper report from Puerto Rico indicates Nissan will begin sales today of its all-electric Leaf. From now through July 31 pre-orders are being accepted with first deliveries expected in August. Orders are being taken by Nissan dealer, Adriel Auto in the town of Toa Baja, which is west of San Juan. The entry […]

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While not making as massive of jumps as it did in 2012-2013 year-over-year monthly sales, Nissan nonetheless reported its “best June ever” with 2,347 units sold, a 5.5-percent gain over June 2013. This is the 16th straight month of increases for the Leaf, and through June, its sales have risen 29.4 percent over 2013. “Since […]

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Last year and this, the Nissan Leaf has been catching up to the Chevrolet Volt in cumulative U.S. sales, and this week the Japanese automaker announced its 50,000th sold to two church employees deep in the heart of Texas. As of April, the Volt was ahead by about 10,000 units since the cars’ respective December […]

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