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“The starting price of a Nissan Leaf is about $16,348** in Colorado,” said Nissan today as it’s now kicking in free charging for two years with its “No Charge to Charge” program for Leafs bought in Denver. Nissan’s double asterisks indicate subsidies must be carved off a starting price of $29,010 and these amount to […]

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April saw a bit of a turnabout with Nissan Leaf sales dropping month over month while Chevy Volt sales went up but the Leaf is still holding its lead as America’s best-selling plug-in car since launch. Last month Nissan reported 1,553 Leafs sold compared to 1,817 in March and Chevrolet delivered 905, a comparable numerical […]

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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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