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 |  Jul 09 2014, 10:37 AM

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Owners of the all-electric Nissan Leaf currently have access to 2,600 free charging stations across the US, and the company says that number is set to grow. 

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 |  Jun 05 2014, 9:02 AM

Guilt-Free Transportation


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Thinking of going green with your daily commute? There are dozens of options available in today’s market for an eco-friendly car and if you’re curious on which ones are greenest, you’ve come to the right place.

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 |  May 07 2014, 9:01 PM

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Expect more range and mainstream styling when the next-generation Nissan Leaf arrives.

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 |  Apr 21 2014, 12:02 PM

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First it was electric vehicles that were at the center of fire controversy, and now it could be their chargers.

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 |  Apr 17 2014, 3:26 PM

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Nissan Leaf owners will get to save more than just fuel costs in the coming years.

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 |  Mar 27 2014, 1:02 PM

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Many automakers offer electric cars, but it’s rare to see one at your local dealership or on the road. The reason, it turns out, is due to government regulations. Continue Reading…

 |  Mar 26 2014, 1:08 PM

Brain, it's What's for Dinner


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Ok, so the worst just happened, like something totally NOT GOOD. Perhaps a natural disaster has devastated your country; maybe a virulent disease or food-borne illness is spreading throughout the population; conceivably even the hand of God has reached down from on high and caused an outright nuclear meltdown. Whatever the reason, things are seriously jacked.

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 |  Mar 13 2014, 6:53 PM

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Is there room for more contenders in the electric vehicle segment? With combined sales of the Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S making up over 80 percent of all EV sales so far in 2014, it looks like the market is pretty much spoken for.

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 |  Feb 05 2014, 10:45 AM

Maximizing Fuel Efficiency with Hatchback Versatility


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Want the versatility of a hatchback but hate stopping at the gas station? AutoGuide‘s Top 10 list of the most fuel efficient hatchbacks available on today’s market will certainly appeal to you.

With the growth of the electric vehicle and hybrid market, it’s no surprise to see the list being dominated by electrified vehicles. The list uses data from theU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine rank.

So what tops the list? Read on and find out.

 |  Jan 10 2014, 11:02 AM

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The Nissan Leaf has remained relatively unchanged since it debuted, but something called the Leaf “Aero Style” at the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon could hint at the electric car’s future design.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 9:16 PM

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After experiencing a surge in sales last year, Nissan hopes to see its Leaf sales double within the near future.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 3:56 PM

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Following a massive price cut last year, Nissan has kept things steady this year for its electric Leaf.

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 |  Dec 17 2013, 9:32 AM

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Steve Marsh, a Nissan Leaf owner in Washington, has racked up 100,000 all-electric miles in the Japanese electric car. 

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 |  Nov 30 2013, 11:01 AM

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According to a recent report, Chevrolet Volt owners are driving more electric-only miles than owners of the fully-electric Nissan Leaf.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 5:01 PM

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Nissan is currently testing its new “Vehicle-to-Building” technology, which allows up to six Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to be connected to and provide electricity to a building’s power distribution board.

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 6:02 PM

Electric-Vehicle-Prices-Main-ArtElectric vehicles face many hurdles compared to their conventional, internal-combustion-powered counterparts. Consumers are generally unfamiliar with them plus they have range-related issues, but that’s not all; pricing is also a problem for new-vehicle shoppers.

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 |  Nov 20 2013, 11:26 PM

Nissan-Blade-Glider-Concept-Main-ArtThe Tokyo Motor Show is host to more than its share of unusual concept vehicles and one of the most intriguing has got to be Nissan BladeGlider.

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 7:31 AM

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The Nissan Leaf will be the first vehicle in Japan to be tested on public roads with an Advanced Driver Assist System.

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 2:32 PM

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The 2014 Rogue, Versa Note and Leaf will be the first vehicles from the Japanese automaker to receive iTunes Radio, where Nissan will enjoy exclusive advertising rights through 2013.

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 |  Sep 17 2013, 3:31 PM

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When it comes to technology, having the latest gadgets makes you look both smart and cool, but does that strategy work with cars? Automakers say that electric vehicles are the future of the industry, but even with many EVs on the market, they may not be the perfect choice for you. 

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 |  Sep 13 2013, 9:40 AM

2013 Nissan LEAF

Nissan is adding a new vehicle to the ranks of its certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle program, the all-electric Leaf.

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 |  Sep 12 2013, 1:28 PM

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With electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles getting their prices slashed this year, it’s no surprise that residual values are also being cut.

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 |  Sep 06 2013, 9:07 AM

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August new-vehicle sales in the U.S. were up an impressive 17 percent compared to the same month last year, with almost every automaker posting solid gains. But perhaps a bigger surprise has to do with how well plug-in and electric vehicles performed on the market.

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 |  Sep 03 2013, 2:01 PM

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A horde of electric vehicles descended on Norway’s capital of Oslo to set a new world record. The Scandinavian city’s streets played host to some 260 EVs, half of which were Nissan Leafs and all of which helped break the previous record.

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