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Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Despite a battery capacity increase in 2016 and a quarter of a million in sales since its 2010 launch, the Leaf has been in dire need of a proper trip... read more

April 28, 2017 by -
 
Section of 2018 Nissan Leaf spy shot  [image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien, as used on Motor Authority]

2018 Nissan Leaf: more spy shots of electric car's second generation

The more camouflaged spy shots that emerge of a car being tested on public roads, the closer it likely is to being introduced. After seven years of the first-generation... read more March 28, 2017 by


 
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Which electric car will sell best during 2018? Poll results

Next year should be a record year for sales of plug-in electric cars. A new crop of affordable electric cars with 200 miles of range or more will be available, joining this... read more March 28, 2017 by


 
Nissan Sway Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos

Nissan Leaf leases can extend until all-new 2018 electric car late this year: updated

More Nissan Leaf electric cars were sold in 2014 than in any model year before or since, fully 30,000 of them. That means a whole lot of three-year leases are coming due this... read more March 9, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

The next couple of years promise to be quite interesting for electric cars. A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or... read more March 2, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf in front of Prudential and Hancock Towers, Boston [photo: John Briggs]

2015 Nissan Leaf: one year later, owner offers pros and cons

Sometimes being a revolutionary requires a lot of personal sacrifice, and sometimes it doesn’t. After one year of driving of a 2015 Nissan Leaf electric car, I was... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Section of 2018 Nissan Leaf spy shot  [image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien, as used on Motor Authority]

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots: our question on electric car update

It's the long-missing member of the trio, the last of three affordable electric cars with 200-plus miles of range expected to go into production this year. But until now... read more February 11, 2017 by


 
Nissan Leaf hearse

Electric Nissan Leaf hearse: greenest way to travel the last mile

They may be painted the customary black, but why shouldn't hearses be green? Most people take their final journeys in hearses based on large luxury sedans, usually Cadillac... read more January 27, 2017 by


 
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Using Plugless Power's wireless charging with Nissan Leaf: video

Wireless charging for electric cars has been discussed for some time, but at last it is close to becoming a more realistic option for drivers. Evatran currently markets its... read more January 25, 2017 by


 
Nissan Sway Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos

2018 Nissan Leaf: what we know so far about next electric car (updated)

The Nissan Leaf is by far the highest-volume electric car ever sold, with total sales now having passed 250,000 units. First launched in 2011, the Leaf got some updates for... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Next Nissan Leaf: ProPilot self-driving included, 200-mile range or more confirmed

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn today confirmed that a second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car is coming "in the near future," though he didn't specify a date or model year. The... read more January 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Nissan and Renault to share common electric-car platform in future

The Renault-Nissan Alliance currently leads all other makers in total global sales of electric cars. The Nissan Leaf remains the best-selling electric car in history, while... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
Nissan Leaf owned by Pine Mountain Sports (Photo by Pine Mountain Sports)

Electric cars in unlikely places: central Oregon ski shop

If you find yourself on the roads of central Oregon, keep an eye out for this eye-catching Nissan Leaf. It's owned by Pine Mountain Sports, a ski and mountain-bike shop... read more December 11, 2016 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Nissan offers 2G Leaf owners a $199 3G upgrade, with just 24 days left

Since it was launched in December 2010, the Nissan Leaf electric car has been offered with a telematics system that relies on a cellular connection. NissanConnectEV... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

2017 Nissan Leaf preview

Six years after the current-generation of the first high-volume modern battery-electric car went on sale in the U.S., the 2017 Nissan Leaf carries on virtually unchanged from... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

2017 Nissan Leaf specs: all 30-kwh batteries, otherwise unchanged

It's been almost six years since the Nissan Leaf electric car debuted in December 2010, as a 2011 model. That makes the current-generation Leaf fairly old by industry... read more November 15, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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