Nissan LEAF

Bakery goes carbon neutral with helping hand from Nissan

May 5, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF, Video • Views: 1409

A BAKERY in Germany has been able to go 100% carbon neutral for the first time thanks to its new Nissan e-NV200 electric van fleet. Deliveries from Ihr Bäcker Schüren, which employs 200 people across 18 branches, cost next to nothing thanks to free fuel from its solar panels. In 2010, Roland M

Avis order creates largest European Nissan EV fleet

April 30, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1468

NISSAN and AVIS Denmark have signed a deal to create the largest fleet of Nissan electric vehicles anywhere in Europe. The hire firm has ordered 401 e-NV200 vans and another 60 of the 100 per cent electric LEAF. Last year, AVIS ordered 400 LEAF electric cars, and after successfully placing them

Nissan LEAF taxis to boost voter turnout

April 30, 2015 • News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1604

A TAXI company is offering voters a free lift to the polls in its fleet of 100% electric Nissan LEAFs to boost turnout in Northumberland for May’s general election. Phoenix Taxis in Blyth will lay on several of its zero-emission mobility LEAFs to ferry passengers throughout the day. It’s aimed

Crawley dealer gives students insight into electric motoring

April 29, 2015 • News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1507

A GROUP of Sussex students have been given an insight into the state-of-the-art technology that has made Nissan the global leader in electric vehicles. Motorline Nissan in Gatwick Road took the Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 van to Central Sussex College’s Futures Fair. There, students got the chance to

Yorkshire DJ goes radio gaga over electric Nissan LEAF

April 2, 2015 • News, Nissan LEAF, People • Views: 1826

A NORTH Yorkshire DJ went radio gaga for the all-electric Nissan LEAF when he was given one to test drive for his show. Will Smith, from Harrogate-based Stray FM, is known for getting out and about in the local community and experiencing new things. So Colin Appleyard Nissan, in Coney Lane,

VIDEO: LEAF breaks record for glow-in-the-dark painting

March 30, 2015 • EV, Featured Slider, Nissan LEAF, Uncategorized, Video • Views: 2084

NISSAN has broken the Guinness World Records title for the largest glow-in-the-dark painting by using the glow-in-the-dark Nissan LEAF to paint a 207.68m2 self-portrait of the 100-percent electric car. The painting, depicting the front of a Nissan LEAF, was created by maverick motoring artist, Ian

Essex mayor switches to 100% electric Nissan LEAF

March 24, 2015 • Dealer News, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 2188

AN ESSEX mayor is stepping into the 100% electric Nissan LEAF in a bid to save cash and make travelling to official engagements more environmentally friendly. Steve Liddiard, the Mayor of Thurrock, took the pioneering LEAF for a free, seven-day test drive from Toomey Nissan Basildon. He was so

LEAF battery outperforms cynics, critics and alternatives

March 23, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF, People, Video • Views: 1967

FIVE years and more than 35,000 European sales since the launch of its all-electric LEAF, proprietary data released by Nissan for the first time shows that 99.99 per cent of its battery units remain entirely fit for purpose. The failure rate of the battery power unit is less than 0.01 per cent, or