Tag Archive for 'Nissan Leaf'

Nissan LEAF electric cars proving extremely popular

March 18th, 2014 by Nissan Motor Company

Drivers of the Nissan LEAF – the world’s best-selling electric car – are racing towards the 1 billion kilometre mark. Roberto San José, from Valladolid, was the first taxi driver in Spain to buy a Nissan LEAF, explaining that since buying his Nissan LEAF in October 2011 he has covered over 100,000 km and eliminated […]

Amsterdam’s Taxi Electric expands electric vehicle fleet with addition of the Nissan e-NV200

March 12th, 2014 by Nissan Motor Company

Trail blazing Taxi Electric in Amsterdam, The Netherlands will be the first private taxi company to add the new electric Nissan e-NV200 taxi to its green-energy-fuelled, zero-emission fleet. The combination of Nissan’s innovative zero-emission technology, in the form of the electric Nissan LEAF and Taxi Electric’s ground-breaking city transportation model have been a recipe for […]

Nissan’s BladeGlider exploratory prototype electric vehicle revealed

November 8th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

The Nissan BladeGlider could represent a future direction for Nissan electric vehicle development. The three-seat vehicle is an exploratory prototype of an upcoming production vehicle. Francois Bancon, division general manager of Product Strategy and Product Planning at Nissan, said ‘the goal was to revolutionise the architecture of the vehicle to show consumers how zero emissions […]

City of London Corporation trials versatile Nissan electric-NV200 van

September 18th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

The City of London Corporation has completed a successful trial of the 100% electric Nissan e-NV200 van as part of efforts to meet the highest levels of environmental responsibility across all areas of its operations. After enjoying a similarly successful trial of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF earlier this year, Nissan offered the City of […]

Nissan and Ecotricity expand UK charging network for electric cars

September 15th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

Electric vehicles are perfect for Guernsey because of the limited driving range required each day. Electric vehicles produce no emissions at the tailpipe and they make less noise than most fossil-fuelled powered vehicles so they do less harm to Guernsey’s quality of life. The electric Nissan LEAF has been available at Freelance Motors on Braye […]

UK built Nissan Leaf electric car to go on sale in June 2013

June 17th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

Nissan announced at the end of May 2013 that a nurse from Paris had become the 10,000th Nissan Leaf customer in Europe. Nissan has sold over 50,000 Leaf’s globally, confirming the ground-breaking zero emission car’s status as the best-selling electric vehicle of all time. The nurse will be driving the Nissan Leaf on visits to […]

Ownership of Nissan Leaf makes family realise how much easier life is with an electric car

September 19th, 2012 by Nissan Motor Company

An Orlando, Florida family have owned an electric Nissan Leaf for 18 months and during that time they have driven the car almost 24,000 miles. “This car has worked well for our family and I can’t imagine us having anything but electric cars in the future,” said Christin Monroe. “The car takes care of itself. […]

Robert Llewellyn speaks about the future of energy and mobility

February 23rd, 2012 by Richard Lord

Robert LLewellyn launches an upgraded Fully Charged series in which he discusses the future of energy and mobility. ” In an Oxford Union debate “everyone said the oil is going to run out, and it was going to run out soon, and it’s going to get prohibitively expensive long before that,” Robert Llewellyn says.

Nissan LEAF electric cars available from Europcar in London and Paris

February 14th, 2012 by Nissan Motor Company

Nissan and Europcar have announced that from February 2012 the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, the 2011 World and European Car of The Year, will be available to hire on short term rental in Paris and London. Initially this pilot scheme will run for three months. “There are two distinct reasons for joining forces with Europcar […]

A little solar power helps Nissan Leaf electric cars to market

February 1st, 2012 by Richard Lord

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd Roll-on/roll-off (RORO) Nichioh Maru coastal car carrier began its maiden voyage on 27 January 2012. Four years in construction, this vessel of almost 170 metres length and 11,400 tons, boasts 281 solar panels on its top deck, which helps power energy efficient LED lights in the ship’s hold and crew quarters.