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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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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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This month Nissan is celebrating its 75,000th Leaf sold in the United States and – pending March sales results in a couple weeks – the car may also now be the top-seller both globally and nationally as it has been trending in that direction. But a Nissan press release doesn’t talk about the unofficial race […]

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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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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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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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With Atlanta being a very important market for the Leaf EV, Nissan is making efforts to help make charging available at more workplaces in the region. According to Nissan, Atlanta is America’s top market for sales of the Leaf. Through a new partnership funded by Nissan and Georgia Power, local employers can receive a $1,000 […]

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Nissan wants to grow its market share in the U.S. and Europe, naming electric vehicles and autonomous tech as two segments key to its expansion. In the U.S. last year, Nissan and its luxury division, Infiniti, claimed 8.4-percent of the auto market. Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz announced previously that he wants to raise […]

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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 HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Like January, February is difficult to evaluate sales trends since it is typically a modest sales month because automakers sought in December to bring consumers […]

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