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Nissan has used a glow-in-the-dark Leaf EV to create a record-winning glow-in-the-dark painting. According to Nissan, the company has broken the Guinness World Records title for the Largest Glow-in-the-Dark Painting with its Leaf-supported experiment. The painting, depicting the front of a Nissan Leaf, was created by motoring artist Ian Cook of Popbangcolour. SEE ALSO: What […]

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Nissan is now bringing its “No Charge to Charge” program to Indianapolis, effective April first, 2015. The company’s “No Charge to Charge” provides two years of no-cost, public charging to new Nissan Leaf buyers within the Greater Indianapolis market. With the help of the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition, Nissan teamed with Ricker’s, an Indianapolis-based […]

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Bellevue Nissan located just outside Seattle has opened what it calls a fast-charging depot. Officially opened on Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, the fast-charging depot features six fast-charging stations. Nissan considers it to be the largest group of fast chargers at any dealership in America. Bellevue Nissan, formerly Nissan of the Eastside at Bellevue, is […]

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More than just America’s most ardent plug-in electrified vehicle adopters by a wide margin, last year Californians bought enough PEVs to rank their state second among all nations of the world. That’s right, if California were its own country, its purchases of 29,935 plug-in hybrids, 29,536 battery electric cars (59,471 total) in 2014 would place […]

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Yes gas at the moment is cheap, conventional car sales are up, regular hybrid sales are down, but … in the U.S. last year, sales of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) including all-electric and plug-in hybrids rose by 23 percent. To date, Americans have purchased close to a third of one-million PEVs, globally around three-quarters of […]

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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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The UK Chargemaster EV charging network has reached the one millionth charging session milestone. These one million charging sessions using Chargemaster’s UK network of charging points, is said by the company to have provided drivers with a total of around 9.5 million kilowatt-hours of electricity since September 2012. Chargemaster stated the figure is enough for […]

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As 2014 winds down and with 2015 about to unfold, alternative-energy transportation had ups and downs this year, but the trend is generally upward and more progress is in sight. Looking at the most telling of markers – actual new car sales – hybrids fell back from 2013 levels while plug-ins climbed higher, and diesel […]

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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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Nissan Leaf owners worldwide have, according to Nissan, logged-in over one billion kilometers on the company’s CarWings telematics system. This one billion kilometers is the equivalent of 621,371,192 miles. Nissan has also revealed this is the equivalent of saving over 180 million kilograms (397 million pounds) of CO2 emissions. The proportion of Nissan Leaf vehicles […]

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