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    Report: UK Nissan dealers offering Leaf loaner cars, even when ICE vehicles are in the shop

    Try it, you just might like it. That's what UK Nissan dealers are saying in an attempt to sell the all-electric Leaf across the pond. Nissan UK sent a letter to its customers saying that Nissan owners could use the Leaf as a courtesy car when their vehicles are in the shop, according to Green ...

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    Report: Nissan drops Leaf lease rates to just $219 a month

    How strange is it to report yet another drop in Nissan Leaf leasing prices? About as strange as an Associated Press writer quoting a guy named Reuter. Nissan, which at one time was charging customers $349 a month to lease the all-electric Leaf, has recently dropped that rate to as low as $219 a ...

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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 buys back two Leafs in Arizona under lemon laws [w/video]

    Hot on the heels of the first Fisker Karma lemon-law buyback, Nissan has confirmed that it bought back two Leaf electric vehicles in Arizona under that state's lemon law in response to ongoing battery issues there. There's a long and vibrant discussion of the situation over on My Nissan Leaf. ...

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    Report: Nissan addresses Leaf battery woes, customer communication shortcomings

    Yep, that ought to do it. While the firestorm of controversy over the woes regarding the battery in the Nissan Leaf continues to rage, the company has stepped up to the inferno with a couple buckets of PR water and a promise to bring out a very large hose. According to a statement from Carla ...

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    Report: As owners sell, Ghosn promises cheaper battery for next-gen Nissan Leaf

    Nissan has been clear that the Nissan Leaf will keep on improving. Exactly how much cheaper the next-gen battery in future versions of the Leaf will be is still carefully protected information, but Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn is making sure that everyone knows a lower-cost Leaf will be ...

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    Report: These Nissan Leaf accessories are not for you, America

    That illuminated Nissan logo? That's where the U.S. is really missing out. The lit-up logo is one of a number of extras that Nissan Leaf owners can get overseas that they can't get here in the States, Green Car Reports says. Other, more practical goodies include a charging-port lid cover in the ...

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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: Nissan expects Leaf sales to double when TN plant comes online

    The Nissan Leaf isn't exactly flying off dealer shelves these days, but the slow-selling EV could receive a sales boost when some production is moved to Tennessee. Bloomberg reports that Nissan is ambitiously expecting to double Leaf sales once the plant comes online in December. The sales boost ...

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    Official: City CarShare's electric vehicle program grows, with glitches

    Oops. San Francisco's City CarShare service, which is adding plug-in vehicles to its fleet as a way to boost demand, must contend with the occasional glitch involving drivers unfamiliar with the technology. For example, one driver recently ran out of juice while driving a Nissan Leaf ...

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    Official: Nissan Leaf available nationwide in March *UPDATE

    The wait is over. After the initial launch in limited markets at the end of 2010 and a methodical rollout in 2011, the Nissan Leaf will finally be available to order all around the U.S. starting pretty much immediately. Nissan recently sent out an email that reads, in part: Your time has ...

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    Exclusive: A word on Nissan Leaf sales, orders and reservation numbers [w/poll]

    What's up with the sales, orders and reservations of the Nissan Leaf? Nissan loudly trumpeted the 20,000 reservations it originally collected back in September, 2010 and Nissan's Mark Perry recently told AutoblogGreen that, since then, that number has climbed to around 26,000. Where do things ...

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    Nissan accelerates Leaf availibility in Chicago to launch this fall

    On Thursday, Nissan America officials joined Governor Pat Quinn and the city of Chicago in announcing an accelerated Illinois rollout of the Leaf for this fall. Why the hurry up? Well, because the state of Illinois is ready, Leaf-ready. Back in February, Governor Quinn announced an investment of ...

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    Quebec's Communauto to add 50 "female" Nissan Leafs to car sharing fleet

    Communauto, North America's oldest car sharing company, has made a commitment to add 50 Nissan Leafs to its Quebec- and Montreal-based fleets by early 2012. Right now, Communauto has 15 Leafs ready for car-sharing duty, with the rest of the electric hatchbacks expected to arrive within the next ...

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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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    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 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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    Nissan prices 2012 Leaf at $56,535* in Denmark, sales slated for mid-November

    Nissan will open the order books for the 2012 Leaf in Denmark in mid-November. At 290,690 Danish Kroner ($56,535 U.S. at the current exchange rate) including VAT, Nissan says the 2011 World Car of the Year will cost about the same as a typical compact hatchback in that country. At that price, ...

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    Nissan, The New Motion have a charging solution for Dutch Leaf owners

    Nissan and The New Motion, the automaker's zero-emissions mobility partner in the Netherlands, have inked a deal to provide "charging solutions" for owners of the electric Leaf. Terms of the deal work out like this: The New Motion will, for €995 ($1,408 U.S. at the current exchange rate) ...


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