Nissan LEAF

Essex mayor switches to 100% electric Nissan LEAF

March 24, 2015 • Dealer News, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 2342

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: 2090

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

Glow-in-the-dark Nissan LEAF drives the glowing highway

March 20, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF, Uncategorized • Views: 2440

NISSAN has blazed a trail by driving its unique glow-in-the-dark zero-emission LEAF along the world’s first glow-in-the-dark motorway in Oss, Netherlands. Nissan recently became the first modern passenger car manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to a car, to showcase how many

Exeter dealer marks 10 years of sports sponsorship

March 19, 2015 • Dealer News, News, Nissan LEAF, People, Uncategorized • Views: 1701

A NISSAN car dealer in Exeter is big on being green, so sponsoring a local bowls tournament has proved the perfect match. JFE Nissan Exeter, on the Marsh Barton Trading Estate, has celebrated 10 years of supporting the annual ISCA Bowling Competition, providing cash prizes for the winners. At this

Transport Minister launches Dundee’s electric taxi fleet

March 18, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 5505

HISTORY was made in Dundee today when one of the UK’s largest electric taxi fleets entered service for the first time. The fleet of 30 pure-electric Nissan LEAFs operated by 203020 Electric – part of the Tele Taxis Group – is now in 24-7 service in and around the City of Discovery.

We’re converted, say Nissan LEAF drivers

March 17, 2015 • Cars, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1819

THE journey from being interested in electric cars to being converted to electric car drivers is now complete for many of the participants in My Electric Avenue’s trials. My Electric Avenue is a project to examine if local electricity networks can cope with charging a group, or ‘cluster’, of

Hampshire dealer is place to go for EV enthusiasts

March 10, 2015 • Dealer News, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 2791

A NISSAN dealer in Hampshire is fast becoming the focal point for electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts in the south east after it staged another successful meet and greet for owners and would-be owners. Dozens of Nissan LEAF owners headed to WKB Nissan Waterlooville to share their passion for the

Cumbrian pupils learn all about the Nissan LEAF

March 6, 2015 • Dealer News, EV, News, Nissan LEAF • Views: 1556

A CUMBRIA car dealership has helped local schoolchildren learn all about the pure-electric Nissan LEAF after the pioneering car featured as part of their studies. Family-run J Edgar & Son Nissan in Rowrah first asked pupils to draw a picture that best summed up the world’s best-selling