Nissan LEAF has 99.99% battery success rate

Photo Nissan LEAF has 99.99% battery success rate

Nissan has revealed that the LEAF EV has a 99.99% battery success rate in Europe, with just three cars from the 35,000 sold in Europe failing. We have to admit that we’ve always been concerned about the long-term viability of the batteries in electric cars; after all, we’ve all got laptops with batteries that struggle […]

Nissan LEAF UK sales DOUBLE in 2014

Photo Nissan LEAF 2014 sales

The electric Nissan LEAF retained its title as the best-selling electric car in the UK and Europe in 2014, doubling sales in the UK compared to 2013. The electric Nissan LEAF has been on sale in Europe since 2011, is built in the UK and is something of a sales success story. Well, in comparison […]

Nissan LEAF battery pack replacement DROPS to £5,000

Photo Nissan LEAF battery pack replacement DROPS to £5,000

The price of replacing a worn out battery pack in a Nissan LEAF EV has dropped in price from £20k three years ago to a much more reasonable £5,000. Nissan has been rolling out deals in various markets for replacing the battery packs on the LEAF EV recently as the first LEAFs now get to […]

2016 Nissan LEAF to get 250 mile range

Photo Nissan LEAF 250 mile range

Nissan boss, Carlos Ghosn, has said that the next generation of Nissan electric cars – the next LEAF is due in 2016 – will have an official range of 250 miles. We’ve never been a fan of electric cars as a replacement for the ICE car because they are incapable of offering the flexibility and […]

Nissan LEAF hits 3000 sales in the UK

Photo 2013 Nissan LEAF UK

The electric Nissan LEAF has clocked up the milestone of 3000 sales in the UK since it was launched in 2011, with global sales now over 87,000. What can probably be considered the first properly convincing electric car – the Nissan LEAF – has clocked up 3,000 sales in the UK since it was launched […]

Nissan Renault have sold 100,000 electric cars

Photo Renault Zoe

Nissan boss, Carlos Ghosn, has revealed that Nissan and Renault have now sold 100,000 electric cars worldwide since the Nissan LEAF arrived in 2011. Nissan Renault are the only mainstream car maker to have embraced the idea that the electric car is the future, so they’ve been busy building and marketing their EV offerings for […]