Nissan Eyes Sales of 1.5 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2016

October 26, 2011 / No Comments

As many as 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles by 2016! No exaggeration this! Nissan hopes to achieve the target when 2016 dawns. The announcement came about at the new mid-term environmental plan called the Nissan Green Program 2016, at Yokohama in Japan. The new plan focuses on three areas: reduction of carbon footprint, shift to renewable energy and an increase in the ...

Nissan Leaf EV to Add Seat Warmers as Standard

July 21, 2011 / 1 Comment

All you out there know Nissan Leaf is one of the forerunners in the plug-in vehicle segment. But then, you also would agree it’s not all perfect either. So as many customers think, something is indeed amiss with the Nissan Leaf. The Nissan Leaf has its flaws, but which car doesn't have one? It's still a great car considering that it's ...

Nissan Leaf Posts Record Pikes Peak Hill Climb

June 29, 2011 / No Comments

The electric vehicle sector is definitely on a high. Agree? If you don’t, we suggest you read this piece of info that clearly states that the electric vehicle segment has got a further boost of confidence with a prestigious feat at the 89th Pikes Peak Hill Climb event. And to top it all, Nissan Leaf rode in to history with ...

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC to Hit Le Mans Track This Week

June 6, 2011 / No Comments

A first of its kind all electric production vehicle is here. The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC will be hitting the run-way at the Le Mans Vers Le Futur event soon. If you would remember, the car gave us a show first at the New York International Auto Show in April and had acquired considerable attention from the crowd present there. The ...

Nissan Leaf on Middle East Roads Soon? Recharging Stations & Dedicated Highways Required

May 31, 2011 / No Comments

Electric car buffs in the Middle East are in for something exciting. Though they will have to wait until at least 2013 or early 2014, they will definitely see Nissan’s Leaf EV in local showrooms. The model is already available in the US and Japan. The UAE and the entire Gulf region have a long way to go to see electric ...

Nissan Leaf Deliveries to be Delayed Due to Japan Quake

March 21, 2011 / 1 Comment

As a result of the devastating earthquake that struck Japan, Nissan have postponed the delivery of its flagship EV, Leaf.  Customers who ordered the vehicle and were counting days to delivery got the pending message on their account page. It is also indicated that frequent updates will be provided on the page itself.

Obama’s EV Dream May Remain Unfulfilled

February 4, 2011 / No Comments

In his State of the Union address last month, US president Obama said he is aiming to get 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. This goal may never be achieved because automakers are quite uncertain about consumer demand.

Mitsubishi to Introduce 8 New EVs/Plug-In Hybrids by 2015

January 24, 2011 / No Comments

Mitsubishi has plans to launch eight new electric / plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2015. The new plan of the Japanese giant is based on the growing markets of fuel-efficient products worldwide.

PETA to Use EV Charging Stations For Displaying Vegan Ads

October 26, 2010 / No Comments

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has confirmed its plan to use the first public charging stations to be set up in the city of Boston to install the organization’s advertisements promoting meat-free vegan lifestyle.

Nissan LEAF Owners Offered Roadside Assistance

September 29, 2010 / No Comments

Nissan, the Japanese automobile manufacturer, has introduced a new roadside assistance service for LEAF owners. The new system has been designed specifically for the company’s vehicle, the electric LEAF (leading environmentally friendly and affordable family car) owners. With this, the company hopes to reduce the 'range anxiety' which refers to the problem of drivers who accidentally run out of juice ...