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2021 Nissan Leaf goes on sale with a slight price increase

Nissan has announced the 2021 Leaf, which carries over essentially unchanged. Pricing, on the other hand, increases slightly depending on the trim. As before, two versions of the Leaf will be available the standard model with a 40-kWh lithium-ion battery or the Leaf Plus, which gets a 62-kWh unit. The electric motor on the regular […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/22/2020
Nissan Design’s GT-R (x) 2050 turns the car into a wearable machine

When the world is fully autonomous, what would happen to the driver’s cars? What’s going to happen to car enthusiasts? Well, Nissan Design has gone and attempted to answer to that by bringing an idea envisioned by one of its interns to life complete with inspiration from Godzilla itself, the Nissan GT-R. The GT-R (x) […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/16/2020
Nissan celebrates 10th anniversary of Leaf sales in the United States

December 11, 2010 was an important day for Nissan and for the electric vehicle marketplace. It was the day the first U.S. Nissan Leaf was delivered to a customer. It spearheaded a sales blitz that resulted in half a million sales globally. “This milestone is so much bigger than Leaf. It demonstrates that we’ve established […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/11/2020
Nissan Leaf electric vehicle range

If you walk into a Nissan dealership to look at one of its electric Leaf hatchbacks, you’ll notice there’s more than one to choose from. What separates the two new models you can choose from is how much range it has. Part of deciding which one to buy is determining how much range you realistically […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/10/2020
Mitsubishi’s hybrid technology hints at what could come from Nissan

The hybrid powertrain in the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is quite unique. It essentially gives you the driving experience of an EV without the range anxiety thanks to the 2.0-liter I4 backing the two electric motors and 12 kWh lithium-ion battery. Not many hybrid vehicles in the U.S. have this setup. Honda uses something similar while […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/8/2020
2022 Nissan Ariya shows the brand is innovating again

When the Nissan Ariya debuted earlier this year, it showcased everything from a futuristic yet minimalistic interior to semi-autonomous driving assistance technologies. Look even closer and you’ll realize that this electric SUV is more than just a tech and design showcase. It’s a statement of intent from Nissan; a car that flaunts everything the brand […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/7/2020
Sébastien Buemi talks Formula E and what’s next for him and the sport

Sébastien Olivier Buemi is only 32 years old, and has already had the kind of career that any racer would dream of. He’s scored points in Formula One, entered the 24 Hours of Le Mans nine times and taken three overall victories, won two FIA WEC world championships, and took the Season 2 Formula E […]

by Bradley Brownell
12/3/2020
An electric Nissan Titan with Hercules technology doesn’t make much sense quite yet

Every automaker is looking toward electrification for a variety of reasons. Some of it is to avoid the regulatory burdens of not making energy efficient vehicles. Some want to be at the forefront of green technology. No matter what the reason, if automakers aren’t researching and developing it now, it’ll be too late. So when […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/20/2020
EV 101: Can the Nissan Leaf use a Tesla Supercharger charging station?

Maybe you’re thinking about getting a new Nissan Leaf. There are some great deals to be had out there. But you’re probably wondering where you’re going to be able to plug in and charge out on the road. You’ve probably noticed Tesla’s Superchargers everywhere. Surely you should be able to plug your electric car into […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/19/2020
Will the Walmart Black Friday TV fit in my electric car?

Despite the pandemic and economic uncertainty that comes with it, the holiday shopping season is upon us. That means that the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, people will be flocking to stores and online to get holiday deals. While many will shop online this year because of the pandemic, some may mask up […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/19/2020