Nissan makes electric sexy

February 20, 2017

Nissan’s BladeGlider gets an update Perhaps recognizing that there’s not much excitement with their everyday electric car, the LEAF, Nissan announced Margot Robbie as their new electric vehicle ambassador with a video of her racing around the streets of Monaco in the newly redesigned BladeGlider. Here’s a look: Nissan introduced the BladeGlider, an all-electric, rear-wheel-drive, […]

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Nissan finally announces new LEAF

January 8, 2017

Self-driving and 200 mile plus range! Carlos Ghosn at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) finally announced that the new Nissan LEAF will be coming soon. In automotive parlance that means sometime this year, which is what I’ve been saying all along, as a 2018 model. Look for it late summer at the earliest, more […]

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Nissan announces 2013 LEAF specifications

January 9, 2013

Lower priced LEAF to be available Let me warn you now – if you want to learn about the changes to the 2013 LEAF you might as well grab a cup of coffee (or perhaps a stronger beverage of your choosing), and make yourself comfortable. We’re going to be here for awhile. First up – […]

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Future proofing Nissan LEAF technology

April 10, 2012

Nissan works directly with Intel One of the biggest challenges facing all automakers today is the fact that digital technological changes occur much more rapidly than automotive platform development changes. What we mean by this can be demonstrated by a quick look at the last several years and compare the developmental difference between the two […]

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Real world Nissan LEAF usage

April 8, 2012

Does range matter? One of the questions that we get most often is how far will our LEAF go. The answer for us is that its maximum range is irrelevant, because we never drive it that far. But what about everyone else? That’s what we’re going to look at today. Nissan has uploaded a bunch […]

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Nissan LEAF Informational Videos

March 19, 2012

All you ever wanted to know about the Nissan LEAF – and more… Recently we were wandering around in the My Nissan LEAF forum and saw that someone was looking for the Nissan DVD that explains the operation of various features on the LEAF. This DVD was provided for all Nissan products (Nissan referred to […]

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Batman just about had it right

March 13, 2012

At least one of them did Nissan has joined forces with some of the biggest names in racing to cooperate on one of the most radical race car designs that we have seen for quite some time – the Nissan DeltaWing. So what does this have to do with electric vehicles (EVs)? Stay tuned. A […]

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LEAF is not Nissan’s only green transportation

January 31, 2012

Solar panels help reduce emissions on Nissan’s newest transport ship Nissan not only provides zero emission transport for the masses, they also provide reduced emission car carriers to deliver them. Nissan’s Nichioh Maru, nicknamed RORO (as in Roll On, Roll Off – watch the video and you’ll understand) was just introduced as the first energy […]

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Interior EV sounds in your future?

January 25, 2012

Perhaps like a 1963 E-type Jaguar? In our web wanderings, we discovered that a British sound engineer is producing artificial sounds for electric vehicles (EVs). The difference between these sounds and the current exterior vehicle sound for pedestrians, is that these sounds are designed for interior reproduction. One thing that we appreciate about the LEAF […]

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Infiniti to debut range extended electric sports car in Geneva

January 10, 2012

First mid-ship Infiniti to be range extended EV? This teaser image released by Infiniti today is of the range-extended EV (otherwise known as a plug-in hybrid) to be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. If we understood the video correctly, the range extender will be a 1.2 liter gasoline engine. No word […]

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