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LEAFs lead Blackpool’s second EV revolution

February 26, 2015 • Dealer News, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1280

A NEW fleet of 100% electric Nissan LEAF taxis has gone into service in Blackpool 130 years after the tourist resort introduced one of the world’s first electric tramways. The 12-strong fleet of LEAFs has been introduced by local firm Premier Cabs and will operate in and around Blackpool and

Father David Osborne with his Nissan LEAF outside his church

Nissan helps priest give up petrol for Lent

February 23, 2015 • Cars, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1217

MANY choose to give up chocolate or sweets for Lent, but one parish priest has decided to shun petrol in favour of Nissan’s all-electric car, the LEAF. Father David Osborne has ditched his petrol-fuelled hatchback and stepped into the Nissan LEAF Acenta to get around his parish. Father David, of


Nissan is first car-maker to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint

February 12, 2015 • EV, Featured Slider, Nissan LEAF, Video • Views: 1673

NISSAN has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to showcase how its market-leading, all-electric LEAF is helping more and more people convert to solar energy at home. The manufacturer worked with inventor Hamish Scott, creator of STARPATH, which is a spray-applied


Interest in LEAF ensures all My Electric Avenue targets are exceeded

February 3, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF, Video • Views: 1207

MY Electric Avenue set out to recruit 10 neighbours in 10 streets from across the UK to drive an all-electric Nissan LEAF for 18 months. Despite this being seen as a challenging goal, the project has exceeded its targets, with more than 200 participants taking part across My Electric Avenue’s

Justin Bell, Fleet Sales Manager at Wessex Garages, left, with Richard Holland, Chief Executive of the Cardiff Blues, and the Nissan Leaf that was donated as part of the sponsorship deal

Wessex Garages announces new Blues sponsorship deal

January 26, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1232

AN AWARD-WINNING car dealership in Cardiff has announced a new three-year sponsorship deal with the city’s professional rugby union team. Wessex Garages on Hadfield Road will continue to support the Cardiff Blues as one of the club’s official sponsors during the next three seasons. Club


His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visits Nissan

January 20, 2015 • Cars, EV, Featured Slider, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1578

HRH The Prince of Wales visited Nissan’s Sunderland plant to see production of the 100 per cent electric Nissan LEAF and to learn about the Nissan Skills Foundation job-creation programme. His Royal Highness has a relationship with the plant that dates back almost 30 years. During a trip to Japan

The Nissan LEAF has been named the best-selling electric car in Europe for the fourth year in a row

LEAF is Europe’s best-selling EV car for fourth year in row

January 19, 2015 • Cars, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1286

THE all-electric Nissan LEAF has smashed its own sales record with a 33 per cent increase in European sales in 2014 over the previous year. It took more than a quarter of the burgeoning electric car market, with 14,658* sales. This year the Nissan LEAF has been joined by an unprecedented number of

The Nissan LEAF costs just two pence per mile to run and has a range of 124 miles

Research looks to drive up EV sales

January 15, 2015 • Cars, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1066

THOUSANDS of UK motorists are already quids in thanks to the Nissan LEAF’s amazing low running costs – now new research aims to drive up that total. A survey by Go Ultra Low found that some 11.5 million motorists could benefit from the lowest cost, tax-free motoring by switching to a