Nissan’s famous Leaf electric car will now be able to offer you more range. The company updated it back in 2017 and today it has introduced a new version of the Leaf. It’s called the Leaf e+ and can travel 226 miles on a single charge. Nissan says that this represents a 40 percent improvement in range. In the simplest of terms, the car has a bigger battery.
The all-electric 2018 Nissan Leaf has been officially unveiled today by the Japanese car company. Nissan Leaf is one of the oldest production EVs so it’s interesting to see what its successor brings to the table. Nissan has updated the overall design and has also increased the range.
The Tesla Model 3 is the first mass-market electric car from Tesla but it’s not the only electric car on the market that costs under $40,000. The Chevrolet Bolt is a bona fide mass-market all-electric competitor. The new Nissan Leaf will be one too. According to a new report, it may actually be $5,000 cheaper than the Tesla Model 3 which starts at $35,000.
It’s no secret that Nissan has a new all-electric car in the pipeline. The 2018 Nissan Leaf hasn’t been unveiled officially as yet but it appears that the first leaked images of the car have surfaced online today. The new Leaf is an important vehicle for Nissan as the company seeks to regain its position in the electric car market that has come under increasing pressure from the likes of […]
Nissan had the Nissan Leaf electric car long before the Teslas and the Chevrolet Bolts of the world. The company is now gearing up to launch the next-generation Leaf EV. The official Twitter account of Nissan USA has posted a teaser image of the new car and has also mentioned that it will be formally unveiled on September 5th.
Electric cars need to offer a substantial amount of range on a single charge for them to become a viable mode of transport. There are expensive options available in the market right now that provide a range of up to 300 miles on a single charge but in a year or so the entry cost will come down for people looking to switch. Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevy’s Bolt will both […]
When the Nissan LEAF car was first released, it certainly caused plenty of waves, not because it had a design that split opinions right down the middle, nor for the fact that it is a small sized people mover, but simply because it was marketed to be an affordable electric car for the masses. It has since proven its worth on the road, and Nissan continues to make new strides […]
Nissan has issued a recall for almost 47,000 of its Leaf electric cars, 46,859 to be precise, the recall includes Leaf models from 2013 to 2015 and has been issued because of potential braking issues. The Leaf might encounter trouble braking in extremely cold weather, and since braking is essential to the safety of the passengers and their fellow road users, Nissan has decided to issue this big recall to […]
As our cars get more connected these days, not only does this mean that our vehicles are more than just transportation devices, but it also opens the door to the scary possibility that our vehicles could get hacked. Recently according to a report from Troy Hunt (via BBC), it seems that the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle might have a security flaw to it.
Electric cars are gradually becoming mainstream, on one hand you’ve got companies like Tesla that only make electric cars and on the other you have conventional car makers with a long history of making vehicles with internal combustion engines that are now also into the business of making EVs. Nissan is one such vehicle and its Leaf is actually one of the best selling electric cars on the market, now there’s […]
What do you think about the Nissan LEAF as an electric vehicle? We did take it out for a spin a few years back, but have not owned one until now. One of the major drawbacks of an electric vehicle would be its battery power, considering how the technology is still in its relative infancy compared to the normal gas-powered engines, how long can a battery last, and how affordable […]
One of the main benefits to owning an electric car is the fact that you can hook up your vehicle to an outlet in order to juice it up, which is certainly more convenient than having to find a gas station to fill up your vehicle with fuel. But in the case of this story, the convenience of being able to hook up your electric car to any outlet got […]
Nissan does seem to be in the news more frequently these days, where we remember how the world stopped for a moment when they announced that they were about to jump aboard the smartwatch bandwagon. Well, we also received word that the self-driving Nissan car has gained its driver’s license in Japan, too, and here we are with more word from Nissan – directed to those living in Texas, USA. […]
The Nissan LEAF is still going strong after two years, and is a pretty durable ride.