October 25, 2014

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 LEAF owners to get FREE ICE car loans and recharging in the UK

Photo Nissan LEAF EVs

Nissan UK has announced that owners of the electric Nissan LEAF will be able to have a free loan of a petrol or diesel car and free charging. We’ve long been of the opinion that an electric car – assuming you’re prepared to fork out the silly amount of money they cost – is a […]

Nissan LEAF to be joined by four more electric Nissans

Photo Nissan LEAF

The Nissan LEAF is due to be joined by four more electric vehicles from Nissan as it expands its EV line-up to five in the coming years. The Nissan LEAF may be the most successful electric car in the world, but the numbers Nissan manages to sell are still tiny. But in a clear indication […]

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 […]

New 2013 Nissan LEAF goes the ‘Battery Lease’ route UPDATED

Photo New 2013 Nissan LEAF UK

The new 2013 Nissan LEAF EV has been revealed with a raft of improvements, new price structure and a low headline price thanks to a battery lease option. Update: We asked Nissan if owners of a LEAF who opt for a one year deal on the battery lease (which can cost up to £129 a […]

Nissan LEAF EV sales top 50,000

Photo of Nissan LEAF sold

Nissan has revealed that sales of the electric LEAF have now topped 50,000 units since the LEAF went on sale in 2010. We’re not fans of the electric car as a replacement for the ICE car, but some electric cars can give a fair impression (at a a price) of a traditional family car, and […]

2013 Nissan LEAF updated

Photo of 2013 Nissan LEAF

Nissan has updated the LEAF EV in Japan for 2013 with better range, less weight and a new LEAF S entry-level model. The Nissan LEAF may not be leaving showrooms in droves, but when it comes to electric car sales it’s the clear winner, and Nissan want to move that forward with the updates they’ve […]

Nissan LEAF: Fleet sales double

Photo of three Nissan Leafs

Nissan has revealed that fleet sales of its electric LEAF have doubled in the UK, with overall Nissan fleet sales up 9 per cent. Sales of electric cars are not exactly stellar, but there is a light at the end of a very long tunnel shining dimly on UK EV sales – the fleet sector. […]

Nissan LEAF reversing record on video

Nissan LEAF reversing on the hillclimb at Goodwood

The Nissan LEAF EV broke the record for the fastest reversing over a mile at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and we have it on video. Last week we reported that as part of its ‘Big Turn On ‘ campaign to get the world ‘switched on’ to electric cars Nissan were going to have a crack […]

Nissan LEAF becomes London Taxi

Nissan LEAF London Taxi

Nissan has been ferrying Londoners and tourists round the capital in the Nissan LEAF EV free of charge as part of its ‘Big Turn On’ campaign. Yesterday we reported that a Nissan LEAF was going to go backwards up the hillcimb at Goodwood in a bid for a reversing speed record, and to draw attention […]

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