2012 Nissan Leaf Offered With Big Cash Discount

Nissan Leaf exapands availability in USCertain Nissan dealers are discounting the 2012 Leaf by almost $10,000 in an attempt to lure last-minute customers before the new year.Nissan will unveil its 2013 Leaf EV during the Detroit Auto Show in January.

Nissan Celebrates Two Years Of Leaf Sales With Announcement Of U.s. Battery Plant

Nissan Celebrates Two Years of LEAF Sales with Announcement of U.S. Battery PlantWith two years of Nissan LEAF sales just completed, the company today announced the launch of the United States’ largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in Smyrna, Tenn. The facility – which is making battery components for the ramp-up of production of the all-electric, zero-emission 2013 Nissan LEAF early next year – is one of three of its kind in the world operated by a major automaker.

Nissan : Building A Greener Leaf

Nissan : Building a Greener LEAFNissan’s zero-emission LEAF electric vehicle just became even greener.

The latest version of the industry leader, introduced in Japan in November, has a new electric motor using 40% less of the rare-earth mineral dysprosium – without affecting performance.

Nissan Leaf Drives Into The Record Books…again

Nissan LEAF Drives into the Record Books…AgainThe multi-award winning Nissan LEAF has entered the record books for the second time in 2012. The convoy of 225 cars took place around the Silverstone racing circuit to break the Guinness World Record for the "largest parade of electric vehicles," beating the previous record of 218 held by Chrysler in the US.

Nissan Upgrades Leaf Electric Car, Lowers Price

Nissan upgrades Leaf electric car, lowers priceThe upgraded Nissan Motor Co. Leaf electric car can travel further without recharging, comes in a cheaper model and tells drivers how much battery life is left.

The changes in the revamped model, shown on Nov. 20 at a Tokyo hotel, were based on feedback from owners whose chief worry was running out of electric juice while driving, Nissan officials said.

Autumn Colors Delight Leaf Watchers Around Chuzenjiko Lake

Autumn colors delight leaf watchers around Chuzenjiko lakeCold weather the past few weeks has brought out vivid autumn leaf colors around Chuzenjiko lake here, much to the delight of leaf watchers enjoying one of the most popular fall pastimes in Japan.

The spectacular fall color show is at its peak around the lake, located 1,269 meters above sea level, set below Mount Nantaisan as a dramatic backdrop.

Turning Over A New Nissan Leaf

Turning Over a New Nissan LEAFThe Paris Motor Show, which runs until 14 October, isn't just a static exhibition. Thanks to the zero emissions produced by electric vehicles, one of the halls of the vast Parc des Expositions has been converted into a test track.

Nissan Readies 2013 Launch Of The Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle

Nissan Readies 2013 Launch of the Nissan LEAF Electric VehicleFourteen months after the company and the government of Puerto Rico signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore and foster the future introduction of electric vehicles in Puerto Rico, Nissan prepares the 2013 retail launch of the first and best-selling 100 percent electric vehicle (EV) in the world, the Nissan LEAF. With this step, Puerto Rico will become the first Latin American market where the Nissan LEAF is sold in retail showrooms.

Leaf Chapel Yamanashi

Leaf Chapel YamanashiThe Leaf chapel sits within the grounds of the Risonare hotel resort in Kobuchizawa, a refreshingly green setting with beautiful views to the southern Japanese Alps, Yatsugatuke peaks and Mt.Fuji.

Simple has an oval form, delicately patterned with leaves .