Wilting Leafs

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf in the Apple iPhone 4S commercial

    With ongoing consumer concerns about battery longevity in hot climates, not to mention an all-new 2013 Leaf electric car just around the corner, NIssan has dropped the price of leasing a 2012 model. According to The Washington Post, Nissan started September with enough 2012 Leafs in its inventory to keep dealers supplied with cars for 114 days. That’s nearly 4 months of supply, almost twice the ideal auto industry target of 60 days’ supply. As a consequence, Nissan has dropped the headline price of a 36-month lease on the 2012 Leaf from $249 per month with $2,999 down to $219 per...

  • Steve Marsh's 2011 Nissan Leaf: 11 Months, 36,000 Miles
    Nissan Buys Back Leaf Electric Cars Under Arizona Lemon Law

    Yesterday, a local news station in Phoenix, Arizona, confirmed that Nissan has agreed to buy back wilting Leaf electric cars from their owners under the state’s Lemon Law. The news comes less than a week after Mark Perry, Nissan North America’s product planning and advanced technology...

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