EV Parade Sets World Record With 507 Vehicles

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Nissan Leaf led the way in a record-setting EV parade.

During Plug-in America’s National Drive Electric Week, the world’s largest parade of electric vehicles featured 507 EVs in one place, with most of them being Nissan Leafs. The Japanese automaker was also the exclusive automotive sponsor for the event helping set a Guinness World Record for the largest number of electric vehicles in a parade at any given time.

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Plug-in America reported that plug-in vehicle sales reached the quarter-million mark in the U.S. on September 10 and Nissan is sitting at the top of EV sales in the world with its Leaf. The company announced that since it was launched four years ago, the Leaf has sold around 61,000 units in the U.S.

“I love it. I save so much time and money on not having to go and fill up with gas,” said Christiana Bush, EV parade participant and Nissan Leaf owner. “And I just charge at Google, where I work, so it is awesome.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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