Nissan Leaf Gets The Blue Light In Portugal

Nissan LEAF Gets the Blue Light in PortugalPortuguese criminals need to take extra care if they want to avoid being caught red-handed. Local police have taken delivery of a fleet of stealthy Nissan LEAF electric vehicles, allowing them to arrive at the scene of a crime in near silence.

Nissan Leaf Backs Into The Future

Nissan LEAF Backs Into the FutureThe multiple award-winning Nissan LEAF rewrote the record books this weekend as the fastest car over a measured mile (1.6km) in reverse.

Driven by professional stunt driver Terry Grant, the Nissan LEAF raced backwards up the famous Goodwood hillclimb course at the weekend's Festival of Speed, covering the distance in 1m 37.02s at an average speed of 88.5km/h (55 mph).

Nissan Leaf To Reverse Into The Record Books

Nissan LEAF to Reverse into the Record BooksIn theory, it goes just as fast backwards as it does forwards. And now comes the proof.

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29 – July 1), the 100% electric Nissan LEAF will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb course as fast as possible... but in reverse, setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest time over a distance of one mile in reverse.

Free Nissan Leaf Cab Rides In London Promote Electric Vehicles

Free Nissan Leaf cab rides in London promote electric vehiclesProfessional taxi drivers will be swapping their current cars for Nissan LEAF electric cars this coming weekend. A fleet of zero-emission Nissan LEAFs will be driving around London on the 23rd and 24th June, offering free 'taxi' rides. To grab a ride, all a prospective passenger has to do is send a Tweet that incorporates the hashtag '#6XCHEAPER' and their chosen destination. Nissan is also using the activity to gather consumer feedback on a potential taxi of the future.

One Million Turn On To The Nissan Leaf

One Million Turn On to the Nissan LEAFThe Big Turn On, Nissan's ambitious on-line campaign designed to get one million people 'turned on' to electric vehicles, has hit its target ahead of time.

The initial plan was to reach the one million mark in 100 days... but the campaign has so captured the imagination of the public that the milestone was reached on Thursday 21st June, 15 days ahead of schedule.

Nissan Expects Leaf Sales To Double When Tn Plant Comes Online

2013 Nissan Leaf update will add new heater, up to 25 miles of range in the coldNissal Leafe will receive a sales boost when some production is moved to Tennessee. Nissan is ambitiously expecting to double Leaf sales once the plant comes online in December. The sales boost would then give Nissan a chance at hitting 20,000 sales for the fiscal year that ends on March 31, 2013.   The Smyrna, TN plant will be ramped up for Leaf production by December. The facility will be able to build up to 200,000 Leaf models and 150,000 battery packs per year.

Nissan Leaf Battery Used To Power Homes

Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power HomesNichicon is planning to begin sales of the Vehicle to Home System "EV Power Station" in July. This system enables the user to draw power from a large-capacity battery in an electric vehicle and use it in the home after being passed through a distribution board.

Nissan Leaf Helps New York Celebrate Earth Day For Second Straight Year

2013 Nissan Leaf update will add new heater, up to 25 miles of range in the coldToday, the award-winning Nissan LEAF will celebrate Earth Day 2012 in New York City, marking the automaker's second year as a sponsor. As part of the day's activities, the LEAF will take part in a CO2 E Drive through Manhattan along a route that finishes up in Times Square. Earth Day 2012 is a three-day event designed to help raise environmental awareness and features various family-friendly events from April 19-21.

Nissan Leaf-based Infiniti Concept Car Headed To New York Rumor

Geneva Auto Show 2012 : Infiniti Emerg-EAccording to the latest rumors , the Nissan Leaf is about to get a sportier sibling.  The Japanese maker's luxury brand Infiniti will pull the wraps off its own battery-electric vehicle during the upcoming New York Auto Show.

The company officials are holding most of the details for the April introduction but they revealed that the Infiniti battery car will share the same underpinnings as the Leaf it will be "more aggressive" in terms of both looks and performance.

Nissan Will Expand Leaf Dealer Network In Europe Tenfold This Year

Nissan will expand Leaf dealer network in Europe tenfold this yearWith the multi-award winning Nissan LEAF entering European production in 2013, Nissan has today announced the measures that it will take to prepare the market for this step up in production volumes.The plans focus on improving the environment for electric vehicles and, during fiscal year 2012, will see the Nissan LEAF sold in more markets, by more dealers, with a radically improved quick charging network.

Nissan Leaf Blazes New Trail For Bluegrass Underground

Nissan LEAF Blazes New Trail for Bluegrass Underground “I just can’t be happy since you went away…”   Bluegrass legend Del McCoury is crooning one of his classic laments, as a video camera on a 20-foot jib swoops over the stage and across an enthusiastic audience.

“…I keep searching for happiness, though it seems I never win.”   McCoury has been performing since the 1960s and has sung this song countless times before. But, this time, it’s different.

He is more than 300 feet underground with a full TV production crew, a dozen other musical acts and 500 of his closest friends.