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While the longer-range second-generation Nissan Leaf launch date remains clouded in mystery, a spy photo gallery may shed more light on the subject. Autoblog just published spy shots of a camouflaged Leaf with a Michigan license plate being driven and viewed from all angles. The overall size and shape are close to the current Leaf […]

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Leverton & Sons, a British funeral home, has come up with a way to give environmentalists one final ride in a green car with a Nissan Leaf hearse. Developed in partnership with Brahms Electric Vehicles, Leverton & Sons the first all-electric “Eco-Hearse” in Britain is based off of the Leaf and has been customized to fit […]

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The Renault Zoe and Nissan Leaf will share a common platform in the next few years as the Renault-Nissan Alliance strives to gain economies of scale. The all-electric cars will continue to have distinctly different exteriors, but their electric motors and other parts will be shared, said Arnaud Deboeuf, senior vice president of Renault-Nissan BV, […]

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Last week we reported that the 2017 Renault Zoe was expected to have a larger battery giving it a 200-mile driving range, which has now been confirmed. Behind that news is the implication that the 2018 Nissan Leaf could follow, given that the two companies are joined by an alliance. The information about the Zoe […]

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Nissan only sells slightly more than 1,000 battery-electric powered Leafs in all of Canada per year, but a consumer “group buy” program could provide a huge sales jolt. Bruno Marcoux, a Leaf owner from Montreal, was inspired by an electric vehicle association in Colorado, the South West Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP). Earlier this year, SWEEP […]

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Rumors are circulating that the Nissan Leaf is about to get a range extension, thanks to a 40-kWh battery. If true, come November Leaf buyers will be able to buy the car in three trims, with the base model having a 30-kWh battery, and the mid- and top-trims will get the 40-kWh battery. The 24-kWh […]

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Nissan has added 11 new markets to its “No Charge to Charge” promotion to make the Leaf even more Tesla-competitive. Rolling out the No Charge to Charge promotion to 11 new markets brings the total to 38 markets in the U.S. The program offers new LEAF buyers two years of complimentary public charging with the […]

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Nissan introduced a 30 kWh Leaf battery this year alongside the existing 24-kWh pack, and more of this practice will be employed in the next 200-plus mile model. “We have two battery options now, and will grow options, making it more accessible with a longer range and a price to match,” said Gareth Dunsmore, director […]

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A front-wheel drive Nissan Leaf is not normally the kind of car that gets adrenalines addicts to think about drifting, but Nissan found a way at the British Drift Championships. Filed under the Anything For Publicity category, Nissan provided Autocar with an otherwise stock Leaf – right-hand drive, of course, being in the UK – […]

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If you are one of the 400,000 people or so who’ve plunked down $1,000 to reserve Tesla’s 215-mile range $35,000 Model 3, Nissan has good news for you: You don’t have to wait! Of course many already knew that of the Japanese automaker’s electric car now being nursed along in its sixth model year and […]

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