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    Report: Nissan says class action lawsuit over Leaf batteries "lacks merit"

    The plot thickens on the health and durability of the Nissan Leaf's battery pack. A class action lawsuit has been filed in federal court by a Leaf owner accusing Nissan of covering up the electric vehicle's range reality. California plaintiff Humberto Klee says Nissan is advertising the Leaf as ...

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    Report: Nissan dealing with charges of Leaf battery problems in Arizona [w/video]

    Some hot Arizona weather is cooling some Nissan Leaf owners' enthusiasm for their electric vehicles. Nissan is addressing complaints from five Arizona owners of Leafs who say the electric vehicles are losing battery capacity at a faster rate than advertised, reported KPHO, CBS's Phoenix ...

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    Report: Disturbing Trend: Condo owners told they can't charge their EVs

    Owning an electric car with a reasonable range could be a very practical solution for many drivers. After all, pulling into the garage at the end of the day and plugging in your car can be a huge time saver if it means you can forgo the gas pump, not to mention the potential environmental ...

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    Breaking: Still electric: Nissan Leaf sales hit 1,362, Chevy Volt at 302 in August

    In the battle for plug-in vehicle sales supremacy, the electric-only Nissan Leaf has again emerged the victor for the month of August, beating the Chevrolet Volt for the fifth consecutive month (April, May, June, July and August). Yes, this is no longer some sort of short-lived trend. Nissan ...

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    Report: 2011 Nissan Leaf "sells out" in two hours in Canada

    Over the weekend, Nissan Canada officially opened the reservation process for the all-electric Leaf. Within two hours, all Canada-bound Model Year 2011 Leafs were reserved. Wow! Two hours! Here's how the electrifying action went down: At noon on Saturday, Canadian residents who reside within the ...

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    Nissan Canada certifies 27 Leaf dealerships

    Nissan of Canada has listed the 27 dealers that will initially sell and service the $38,395 ($39,003 U.S. at the current exchange rate) electric Leaf. The dealers, according to Nissan, have undergone specialized training and modified their service departments to gear up for the arrival of the ...

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    Report: Nissan Leaf sales crack 5,000 in U.S.

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    10,000 worldwide and, as of Wednesday August 10, 5,000 in the U.S. Those are two of the sales-related milestones that the Nissan Leaf has already surpassed. Nissan spokeswoman Katherine Zachary told PluginCars the Japanese ...

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    Nissan unveils Leaf-to-house electricity system

    Nissan has unveiled a system which enables the Leaf to supply an "ordinary household" with electricity for up two days, given that the average household in Japan consumes just 10 to 12 kilowatt hours of electricity a day.
    As part of the automaker's comprehensive efforts toward the ...

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    Nissan Leaf sales crack 10,000

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    In late July, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan chief executive officer, reportedly stated that "with more than 10,100 electric Nissan Leaf vehicles already sold worldwide" the Japanese automaker is "clearly the global leader in zero emission ...

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    Report: Need to replace a Nissan Leaf battery? How's £19,392 ($31,753 U.S.) sound?

    UK-based news outlet The Times (sub. req.) is reporting that the cost to replace the 24-kWh lithium-ion battery pack that provides the go-juice for the Nissan Leaf is a staggering £19,392 ($31,753 U.S. at the current exchange rate). The Times arrived at this figure after Andy Palmer, ...

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    Electric Superiority: Nissan Leaf sales hit 931, Chevy Volt at 125 in July

    In the battle for plug-in vehicle sales supremacy, the electric-only Nissan Leaf has emerged victorious for the month of July, beating out the Chevrolet Volt for the fourth consecutive month (April, May, June and July). Nissan says Leaf sales dropped to 931 units in the U.S. in July, a ...

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    Top Gear airs controversial Nissan Leaf segment, responds to critics

    We're not into spoiling the on-screen antics that make Top Gear one of the greatest automotive shows ever, but we're not gonna let slide the fact that the BBC aired last Sunday the much-anticipated Top Gear episode in which Jeremy Clarkson and James May embark on a journey in the Nissan Leaf and ...

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    Nissan releases Leaf app for Android devices * UPDATE

    Well before the December 2010 launch of the Nissan Leaf, well, um, there was already an app for that. That's right, way back in May of 2010, Nissan revealed the Leaf's iPhone app. Many moons later, the automaker has finally released a Leaf app for Android devices. Exactly how many moons have waxed ...

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    Nissan Canada will only have 640 Leafs for the initial 15,000 hand raisers

    Nissan Canada has officially announced the reservation process for the electric Leaf, which will hit dealerships in the Great White North this fall. Nissan says the first step of the Leaf reservation process is for potential buyers to sign up (some 15,000 Canadians have already completed this ...

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    Report: Global Nissan Leaf sales top 10,100

    While unveiling Nissan's China growth strategy in Beijing, Nissan chief executive officer, Carlos Ghosn, stated:

    We see a clear need for cars that are affordable, practical, spacious and zero emission. Nissan is clearly the global leader in zero emission mobility, now with more than 10,100 ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf attempts mountainous Tour de France stage

    Remember that zany Dutch electric vehicle enthusiast that charged a Nissan Leaf by towing it behind a Toyota Tundra? Well, now he set out on a quest to complete the craziest stunt of all: driving a 68-mile mountain stage of the Tour de France in a Leaf... without recharging. Yes, the Leaf's ...

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    Nissan Leaf gets 5-star NCAP rating [w/video]

    The Nissan Leaf is a safe car. So says the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, which gave the Leaf a five-star rating. Nissan says the Leaf is the first all-electric vehicle to get that many pointy things from NHTSA. This shouldn't exactly come as a surprise, since the ...

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    2011 Nissan Leaf buyers are...

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    With 4,000-plus Nissan Leafs roaming the streets in the U.S., demographic data is starting to slowly trickle in. On Monday, Brendan Jones, Nissan's director of electric vehicle marketing and sales strategy, revealed these ...

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    Plug-In 2011: Details on Nissan's 2012 Leaf price increase

    The 2011 Nissan Leaf is sold out. Long live the 2012 Nissan Leaf. Starting next week, when Nissan re-opens the Leaf ordering system, all orders placed will be for the 2012 model, which costs more but also comes with more standard equipment than the 2011 did. The problem, for some eager Leaf ...

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    Nissan testing charging stations that combine solar with lithium-ion batteries

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    4R Energy Corporation, the joint venture between Nissan and Sumitomo, is testing seven charging stations that combine solar power generation systems with high-capacity lithium-ion battery packs at Nissan's global ...


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