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 |  Jun 21 2013, 8:33 AM

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Nissan has announced its Leaf battery replacement program for U.S. owners, which will launch during the first half of 2014.

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 |  Jun 04 2013, 8:02 AM

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New Nissan Leaf owners might be rejoicing that their vehicles saw a $6,400 cut in its MSRP, but early adopters might not be happy when the electric vehicle’s resale value takes a drop.

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 |  Jun 03 2013, 12:00 PM

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Nissan took the hack-and-slash route with its Leaf Electric car, cutting prices dramatically with increased sales numbers in mind.

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 |  May 15 2013, 10:32 AM

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Almost two and a half years after the Nissan Leaf went on sale, the little electric car can count 25,000 sales in the U.S.

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 |  May 07 2013, 12:32 PM

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Nissan’s Leaf electric car earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) “Top Safety Pick” designation, falling short of the group’s highest mark.

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 |  May 01 2013, 8:53 PM

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The Nissan Leaf enjoyed a second month of strong sales while the Chevrolet Volt fell 11 percent in April.

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 |  Apr 26 2013, 6:15 PM

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Product placement in virtual worlds has been paying dividends for companies, and Nissan is looking to leverage Electronic Arts’ newest edition of SimCity by incorporating its Leaf EV into the game.

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 |  Apr 24 2013, 8:15 PM

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Traditionally, buyers of Nissan’s Leaf electric car have been the sort that are more interested in cutting their carbon footprint than their transportation costs and that’s something the automaker wants to change.

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 |  Mar 20 2013, 5:45 PM

Growing the Grid – Nissan Looks Back at Developing Highways, F

Electric cars… Are they a silent killer? Lawmakers worry that they might be, but the solution has some automakers up in arms.

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 |  Jan 24 2013, 2:57 PM

Nissan is really building the Leaf NISMO it brought to the recent Tokyo Auto Salon.

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 |  Jan 11 2013, 8:31 AM

Towards the end of last year, Nissan announced its plans to expand its NISMO performance sub-brand and there’s no better way to garner attention among young enthusiast buyers than to display those vehicles at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon.

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 |  Jan 09 2013, 12:39 PM

Nissan unveiled the newest iteration of its Leaf electric car today, saying that it will have improved efficiency and faster charger times.

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 |  Dec 19 2012, 10:02 PM

According to recent used car pricing estimates, electric vehicle resale values are lagging behind conventional gasoline cars.

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 |  Dec 17 2012, 8:02 PM

Nissan seems to be regretting what turned out to be an over-zealous sales strategy for the Leaf.

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 |  Dec 13 2012, 2:15 PM

Nissan has built its first lithium-ion cells for its electric vehicle’s batteries at its plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, which will first be used in its 2013 Leaf.

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 |  Dec 05 2012, 12:49 PM

Bullying isn’t funny… unless it involves a couple of car companies calling each other’s products ugly. Then its hysterical. 

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 |  Nov 23 2012, 12:32 PM

Owners of plug-in electric vehicles and pure-electric vehicles tend to be well off financially and well educated according to a new survey. 

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 |  Nov 21 2012, 7:11 AM

It’s no surprise to anyone that has been paying attention to the Leaf’s sales figures, but Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has confirmed that his company will not meet the sales target for its all-electric vehicle. 

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 |  Nov 20 2012, 3:02 PM

Nissan has just unveiled its 2013 Leaf in Japan, announcing that the car is getting a boost in range and a lower price for the Japanese market.

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 |  Oct 25 2012, 1:45 PM

Nissan might ship production for some of the motors going into its Leaf EVs to the U.S. in a cost-cutting measure.

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 |  Oct 05 2012, 4:02 PM

Slow sales are getting to the higher-ups at Nissan, encouraging measures to improve the unpopular EV’s future.

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 |  Oct 04 2012, 10:04 AM

There’s nothing worse in a salesman’s world than having a product almost nobody wants, which is why GM and Nissan are offering slashed lease rates on the Volt and Leaf.

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 |  Sep 28 2012, 8:38 PM

The Nissan Leaf has had a pretty rough start in America with continued struggling sales, and now the Japanese automaker has bought back a pair of the electric vehicles from unsatisfied owners in Arizona.

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 |  Sep 26 2012, 10:36 AM

Nissan is set to put into motion a third-party investigation into some Nissan Leaf owners claims that their battery packs have been losing range, and aging too quickly. 

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