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Nissan revealed another teaser on the new Nissan Leaf’s tech features, this time promising enhanced vision. A new video released today shows a sketch of the 2018 Nissan Leaf tapping into the automaker’s new Intelligent Mobility technologies. The all-electric car offers its drivers greater confidence with “enhanced vision and can better sense what is around […]

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Right after the Sept. 5 launch of the next-generation Leaf, Nissan will be hosting an up-close experience for the all-electirc car on both coasts. The event will be part of the annual National Drive Electric Week, where the Leaf will be on display and available for a spin in eight west coast and east coast […]

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Electric vehicles owners are selling their excess capacity back to the power grid in Denmark — earning as much as $1,530 a year. Nissan and Enel, the country’s largest utility, are carrying out a trial project to see the role that cars like the Nissan Leaf can play in helping balance out supply and demand […]

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The Sierra Club has sued the state of Oklahoma to block a proposed fee on electric vehicles, and spoke to judges about removing a recently adopted hybrid vehicle fee. The environmental group filed suit yesterday to block the proposed $100 EV fee that the state legislature is considering as it looks for ways to fill […]

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General Motors has extended a shutdown of the plant building the Chevy Bolt in a move to trim an oversupply of GM vehicles. The Detroit automaker saw its overall new vehicle inventory hit a 10-year high in June. Promises were made to investors to scale it down from a steep 105 days supply to 70 […]

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Nissan is slowly letting out more information on the 2018 Leaf as its Sept. 6 debut date nears, today releasing a video demonstrating its advanced ProPilot Park technology. The self-parking system is a part of Nissan’s ProPilot Assist suite of semi-autonomous driving tech. It uses sonar and cameras to guide the vehicle into a parking […]

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As had been unofficially anticipated, Nissan will be revealing the 2018 Leaf in September. The occasion will be an event prior to the Tokyo Motor Show which takes place the same month, and the specific date according to a tweet today is Sept. 6. Nissan is credited with selling the most EVs since its inception […]

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Generous incentives are still needed to “jump-start” sales of electric cars, says Carlos Ghosn. In a media interview this week, the Renault-Nissan Alliance chairman and CEO gave his perspectives on the importance of government subsidies to move electric car sales forward. “It is very difficult to make the electric car an attractive buy without government […]

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Nissan is in the process of finalizing the sale of its 51-percent stake in lithium-ion battery manufacturer Automotive Energy Supply Corp. (AESC). The majority stake is to be sold to Chinese private equity firm GSR Capital, which is backed by the government of China’s Hubei province. The two companies are expected to make in announcement in regards to […]

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The long-anticipated redesign for the Nissan Leaf is to be revealed Sept. 6 in Tokyo. According to Pierril Pouret, senior vice president of Nissan in the Nordic Region speaking in Oslo, Norway Monday, Nissan’s mass-market EV will be an all-new design with some cues taken as expected from the IDS concept (pictured). “This will be […]

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