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. Continue Reading...
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Bullying isn’t funny… unless it involves a couple of car companies calling each other’s products ugly. Then its hysterical. Continue Reading...
Owners of plug-in electric vehicles and pure-electric vehicles tend to be well off financially and well educated according to a new survey. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
Nissan might ship production for some of the motors going into its Leaf EVs to the U.S. in a cost-cutting measure. Continue Reading...
Slow sales are getting to the higher-ups at Nissan, encouraging measures to improve the unpopular EV’s future. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
In celebration of National Plug-in Day, Nissan has released an infographic highlighting its Leaf owners and all the miles they’ve driven gas free. Continue Reading...
Electric cars are still a tough sell with consumers, but plug-in hybrids are starting to get more bites as people warm to the idea of the highly-efficient cars. Continue Reading...
Among the many things going on at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during the course of a year, there is the very messy task of crashing car after car after car. Continue Reading...
Canadians have it pretty easy. They get free healthcare, dirt-cheap college tuition and now free taxi rides… Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt’s extended range strategy seems to be paying off this year with sales up in the six-figure percentages while the Nissan Leaf languishes as the unpopular second choice. Continue Reading...
Nissan will be switching to cells supplied by Hitachi for its 2013 Leaf model rather than the ones currently supplied by Automotive Energy Supply Corp. Continue Reading...
The Nissan Leaf’s recent sales figures has to be disappointing to the Japanese automaker, but it looks like big changes are on the way for the electric vehicle, and hopefully it won’t be too little, too late. Continue Reading...
General Electric is swinging back after reports earlier this month said its WattStation home charging system was responsible for several Nissan Leaf charging system malfunctions. Continue Reading...
Sales of the Nissan Leaf have been stumbling as of late, with the Chevy Volt trumping it several months in a row. A few Nissan dealers are now offering the EV with up to $5,000 off its MSRP of $38,100 hoping to entice hesitant buyers to pull the trigger. Continue Reading...
Limousines are luxurious, comfortable and now, thanks to Nissan and the Embassy Suites hotel in Nashville Tenn., all-electric. Continue Reading...
Owners of the Nissan Leaf that are using G.E.’s WattStation home charger should be cautious and discontinue using it to be on the safe side. Continue Reading...
It didn’t beat anything in a traditional run up the hill, but the Nissan Leaf managed to take a new record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend by driving the fastest measured mile in reverse. Continue Reading...
Apparently no car is safe from getting the limousine conversion treatment, as Imperial Couch Builders has taken the liberty to build a stretched Nissan Leaf limo. Continue Reading...
Thanks to its electric drive train and direct drive transmission system, the Nissan Leaf is supposed to be able to go just as fast in reverse as it can in forward, something the company plans to prove at Goodwood by attempting to take the record for driving the fastest mile — in reverse. Continue Reading...