You can now reserve the Nissan Airya online starting at $47,125 with 300 miles of range

(Editor’s note: The pricing in this article reflects the online reservable models of Nissan Ariya — Venture+, Evolve+, Premiere, Platinum+ — and not every trim level that will ultimately be available. Five additional models will be available closer to the on-sale date, with a starting price around $40,000 plus destination.) Despite delays, the launch of […]

by Chad Kirchner
Watch: Our 3 months with the 2021 Nissan Leaf Plus SL with Pro Pilot Assist

Recently, we spent several months behind the wheel of a 2021 Nissan Leaf Plus SL with the company’s famed Pro Pilot Assist semi-autonomous Level 2 ADAS driver assist system. With 215 miles of stated range, and all the creature comforts of a modern car, we ended up quite enjoying our time with the OG electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
The Nissan Leaf is likely not going away anytime soon

Rumors of the Nissan Leaf getting discontinued have been making their rounds ever since the Ariya made its global debut in mid-2020. With the compact crossover being a high-volume vehicle across all global markets, it’s not surprising that the Ariya’s arrival could spell the demise of Nissan’s first dedicated battery-electric nameplate. However, that doesn’t seem […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Nissan Note Aura NISMO is an electrified forbidden fruit

NISMO, Nissan’s performance arm, has revealed its latest creation and if you live outside of Japan, well, you can’t have it. The Nissan Note Aura NISMO is the sporty version of the brand’s latest subcompact car. Like its predecessor, it utilizes the e-Power series hybrid powertrain. That means it’s essentially a battery-electric vehicle with a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Nissan Leaf gets a significant price drop

Nissan has announced the 2022 Leaf and the big news is that it’s now more attainable. You’ll still get the standard and Plus variants but for less money. The base Leaf S starts at $27,375, making it one of the least expensive battery-electric vehicles on the market. Versus the 2021 model, it’s $4,245 cheaper, which […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Nissan announces EV36Zero hub for EV production

Nissan has revealed EV36Zero a $1.38 billion project for battery-electric vehicles that will also morph into an ecosystem for building EVs. This initiative will be centered in Nissan’s Sunderland, U.K., which will be a complete solution for zero-emissions driving. The initial investment will be made by Nissan, Envision AESC, and the Sunderland City Council. Together, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Road tripping a Nissan Leaf Plus: Efficiency, range per charge, and recommended range per day

We in the United States are unique in that we often buy for the “what if” in life and not the everyday use. Sure, you could rent a pickup truck the twice a year you need to move your RV, but what’s the fun in that? The same applies for EV purchasing. Most people drive […]

by Chad Kirchner
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 vs 2021 Nissan Leaf Plus: Which one should you get?

Battery-electric vehicles are starting to look more and more approachable thanks to generous range estimates, faster charging times, and looks that aren’t too outlandish. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 and 2021 Nissan Leaf are two vehicles that blend futuristic cues with familiar ones, giving you attractive cars with lots of cool gadgets. Which one should you […]

by Stefan Ogbac
The series hybrid may just be the way to get consumers to embrace electrification

For most consumers, a battery-electric vehicle isn’t the most viable solution, especially if you don’t have a charger at home. Between range anxiety and the perceived inconvenience of charging, the majority of the U.S. population doesn’t see it as a feasible option just yet. But what if I told you that there’s a potential middle […]

by Stefan Ogbac
We might have an early indication of Nissan Ariya’s real-world range, maybe, or maybe not

The upcoming Nissan Ariya is the company’s first foray into an electric crossover utility vehicle. Even though it is delayed now until next year in the United States, it doesn’t stop testing of the new product here stateside. A Twitter user was recently charging their Mustang Mach-E at an Electrify America station in Greenwood Village, […]

by Chad Kirchner