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Japan’s CHAdeMO association has released a new protocol supporting current electric vehicle fast charging and upcoming 200-mile plus electric cars. During CHAdeMO’s annual General Assembly in Tokyo, the association announced an amendment to the current protocol that will enable 150 kW power transfer. The first installations are expected in 2017, with full compatibility with CHAdeMO-compatible […]

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In a move meant to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Leaf EV, Nissan has been at work on a project involving the broadcast of thoughts and emotions of EV drivers. What Nissan did is produce a movie showing a special Leaf that projects the driver’s experience and thoughts behind the wheel. The drivers themselves […]

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A cybersecurity expert has found that the Nissan Leaf can be hacked. Troy Hunt says he reached out to Nissan and gave the company one month to fix the issue before making it public, but Nissan did not do so during that time, so Hunt went public. SEE ALSO: Nissan Testing 250-Plus-Mile Range Leaf Mule […]

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The residual value of hybrid and electric vehicles is reportedly dropping precipitously due to falling fuel prices. According to Kelley Blue Book, a combined residual value for 2016 model-year hybrids and EVs sold in January and February is projected at 29.5 percent after 36 months. That’s down 4.1 percent from a year ago. “Nobody really […]

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Today along with other EV news, Nissan documented the Leaf has crossed the 200,000 unit milestone. The all-electric car sold worldwide is by far the cumulatively best-selling plug-in car, with notable followers being the Chevy Volt and Volt variants with close to 104,000, and the Tesla Model S at nearly 100,000. Launched in December 2010, […]

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As has been the case for several months now, last month Nissan Leaf sales were down compared to the year prior but with new 2016 models now hitting dealers, Nissan says it expects things to improve. The Japanese maker of the world’s cumulatively best-selling plug-in vehicle delivered a scant 1,054 units for November, just 39 […]

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Electric cars are the most efficient types of automobile made, and the ones we’ve listed below were selected as those nationally available in the U.S. However, now that’s been said, we’ll admit the subject of “most efficient” current-model all-electric cars is nearly a moot point because our listed electric vehicles (EVs) are the only electric […]

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Yesterday the Renault-Nissan Alliance announced it would supply 200 all-electric vehicles as passenger transporters for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. Cars being provided for this summit with broad climate-remedying aims include the Renault ZOE and Kangoo Z.E, Nissan Leaf and e-NV200. The Paris summit’s goals are to […]

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On Saturday, April 18, 148 owners of the all-electric Nissan Leaf met-up at the third annual Branchez-Vous event, marking one of the largest gathering of Nissan Leaf vehicles in Canada. Branchez-Vous 2015 also saw a significant number of 100 percent electric vehicles gathered in one place in Canada: 301. SEE ALSO: What Do We Know […]

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Last week, Nissan Electric shared a tweet that the Seattle Police Department, specifically the Parking Enforcement division, will be putting to use 28 Leafs in an effort to “stay green” as Nissan put it. While some other cities prefer a more extravagant approach to purchasing police vehicles, the Emerald City went with a different school […]

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