LEAF to take part in RAC future car rally

September 22, 2011 • News • Views: 586

TWO Nissan LEAFs will be taking part in this year’s RAC Future Car Challenge it has been announced. The official energy and electric vehicle charging partner for the event, British Gas, will be providing charge for the competing vehicles. But the firm will also be entering two LEAFs for

QCs open up LEAF ownership to new buyers

September 21, 2011 • News • Views: 596

SOON it won’t be just Nissan dealers who can have a quick charger installed on their sites – garages and service stations across Europe could have them too. That’s because Nissan has teamed up with leading European utility and electrical vehicle supply equipment companies to speed

1,000 miles in a LEAF for £5

September 20, 2011 • News • Views: 741

ROBERT Llewellyn has proved that you can drive 1,000 miles in a Nissan LEAF for a measly £5. Using solar panels to charge up his LEAF, the actor, presenter and electric car lover has shown that EV motoring can be both environmentally friendly and economically viable too – Llewellyn covered

European sales up 25 per cent

September 19, 2011 • News • Views: 755

EUROPEAN sales of Nissans grew 25 per cent year on year in August compared to the same month last year. Nissan sold 40,569 units in the month and continued its run of out-selling 2010 in every month to date. Most models posted year-on-year sales increases contributing to a 3.6 per cent European

VIDEO: LEAF completes Cannonball run for charity

September 15, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 784

A NISSAN LEAF has successfully completed Ireland’s Cannonball run, covering 560 miles in the process. Sponsored by the Irish electricity company ESB, the LEAF completed the epic rally in the three-day allocated time reported The all-electric hatchback joined more than 150

Nissan unveils new chargers

September 14, 2011 • News • Views: 791

NISSAN has unveiled a brand new quick charger for Japan with plans to introduce them to Europe ‘in the near future’. The chargers will go on sale in November 2011 at Nissan parts companies throughout Japan, and compared to the chargers currently offered by Nissan, the new ones offer

VIDEO: Fifth Gear drives Nissan 370Z

September 13, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1146

FIFTH Gear’s Jason Plato gets his hands on the 370Z and puts up against the BMW Z4. Prepare for some wet track action. Tweet Share

Third place for GT-R in Beijing

September 12, 2011 • News • Views: 886

MICHAEL Krumm and Lucas Luhr finished an excellent third in the FIA GT1 world championship race at Goldenport Park Circuit to cap off an incredible day’s racing for Nissan in Beijing. The strong third place has enabled NIssan and JRM Racing to retain their grip on the GT1 drivers’