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Nissan Leaf Sales Surpass 100,000 Units Worldwide

January 20th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Nissan Leaf sales has officially surpassed the 100,000 unit mark worldwide, capturing a full 48% of the EV market, Nissan is quick to add. Sure, it has taken three years and a big price cut to get there, but with Leaf sales numbers now in the six figures, this major electric car milestone must feel like a weight lifted from Nissan’s shoulders

More Women Buying The Nissan Leaf

October 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It’s been said that women control most of the major purchasing decisions in the traditional family unit, especially when it comes to cars. Women are driving the growth of the small car and green car segments, and the Nissan Leaf is high on the list of many lady car buyers. Women now account for about 30% of Leaf purchases, and the average age of Leaf buyers is dropping too

Nissan Leaf Sales Soar, Leaving Dealer Inventories Low

July 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

What a difference a year makes. Around this time in 2012, just 500 or so Nissan Leafs were being sold a month, falling far short of projections and resulting in frustration and disappointment from some Nissan executives. But with Leaf sales quadrupling year-over-year, Nissan’s new problem is that they don’t have enough of the peppy EV to go around

Nissan To Roll Out Its Own Fast Charging Network At Dealerships

July 15th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Tesla Motors is aiming to be more than just an electric car maker, investing in a network of fast-charging “Superchargers” and battery-swapping locations across the country. Nissan is taking a play from Tesla’s book, and will soon roll out its own network of fast-charging stations at Nissan dealerships from coast to coast

2014 Ford Focus EV Gets $4,000 Price Cut

July 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Following on the heels of cars like the Nissan Leaf and Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, the Ford Focus Electric is getting a chunky price cut to make it more competitive with other electric cars. Unfortunately, even after hacking $4,000 off the MSRP, the Ford Focus Electric remains one of the most expensive EVs you can buy. When will Ford get serious about electric cars

NISMO Offering Japanese Nissan Leaf Owners Increased Mileage, Performance

June 26th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While nobody will ever accuse the first-generation Nissan Leaf of being a sports car, a few magazines and test drivers have shown that some small modifications can make a big difference on this little EV. NISMO, Nissan’s in-house performance shop, is offering Japanese customers suspension and motor control modifications that make the Leaf a sportier version of itself

Battery Leasing For Nissan Leaf Customers!

April 19th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Nissan is now allowing its customers in Europe to purchase the 2013 Leaf without buying the batteries outright, which will make the electric car even more affordable. However, as always, there are conditions

Why Is The Nissan Leaf Among Norway’s Best-Selling Vehicles?

January 10th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

To hear Nissan’s own executives say it, the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle isn’t living up to sales expectations. But there are some places where the Leaf is doing surprisingly well, including the Scandinavian country of Norway. Norway has managed to tap into two important metrics to make the Leaf a popular option; saving money, and saving time

Chevy Volt Sales Triple In 2012, Nissan Leaf Sales Static

January 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

A year ago, it seemed like every major outlet was eagerly awaiting the final sales tally for two of the most-watched new cars in the industry, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt. This year, the sales numbers are barely a blip on the radar. But something very important happened in 2012, as consumers overwhelmingly chose the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt to the pure electric Nissan Leaf

Nissan Begins Battery Manufacturing In America

December 14th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

It is a landmark day for electric vehicles in America. Today, Nissan begins production of battery packs for the Nissan Leaf EV at its Smyrna, Tennessee factory. While sales of the Nissan Leaf haven’t been what Nissan hoped for, domestic battery production could mean a new generation of affordable EVs are just on the horizon

Next Nissan Leaf Makes Japanese Debut With More Range, Low-Priced “S” Model

November 20th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Executives have not been shy when discussing the sales performance of its Nissan Leaf EV. They know that they need to offer more car for a lower price if they really want to spur the sales they were hoping for, and the next Nissan Leaf could do just that. Nissan has unveiled the new Leaf model for the Japanese market, and it includes more range, a lower-priced model, and a host of improvements aimed at making the driving experience more pleasurable.

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