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    Report: BMW Megacity to cost more than the Nissan Leaf

    BMW Megacity – Click above for high-res image
    BMW's upcoming electric vehicle, the Megacity, will rely upon the use of high-tech carbon fiber to keep weight in check, thereby improving its performance and range. However, the Megacity's radical design, which incorporates an extensive amount ...

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    Nissan Leaf's CARWINGS keeps you up to speed, puts you in efficiency race

    There's one feature on the Nissan Leaf that hasn't gotten a lot of press, but when new owner Olivier Chalouhi posted about it on My Nissan Leaf, the gathered eco-auto geeks got pretty excited. The feature? CARWINGS. No, it's not an add-on bit of body work for achieving flight, but rather a ...

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    First Nissan Leaf delivered in San Francisco; what's up with the next batches?

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    As we saw yesterday, the first Nissan Leaf was delivered to a non-celebrity customer yesterday in San Francisco. The lucky new owner, Olivier Chalouhi, lives in the Bay Area and just happened to be the first person to get his order ...

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    First Nissan Leaf delivery happening today, but are there major delays nationwide?

    The first Nissan Leaf destined for a customer's driveway will be delivered today in California. If you can't be there, you can participate digitally by tuning in to the Nissan Leaf page on Facebook at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 EST) today and watch the press conference live from San Francisco. Twitter ...

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    This Nissan Leaf website is totally for the kids

    How do you teach children that electric cars are fun to use and good to drive? By explaining that they work pretty much just like any other car except that you "refuel" at home. That's what Nissan has done with its "An Electric Vehicle In Our Home" sub-site, which features a cartoon family, ...

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    500 Nissan Leafs will be part of Toronto's FleetWise EV300

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    Dare we make a Maple Leaf joke? When the first Nissan Leafs arrive in Canada in late 2011, 500 of them will be going to partners of the Toronto Atmospheric Fund's FleetWise EV300. This beats the organization's call, made in ...

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    Nissan Leaf road tour gets help from a diesel truck with 440V chargers

    Diesel Trailer used on the Nissan Leaf tour – Click above for high-res image
    Remember the16-foot hydrogen support trailer that followed the Hydrogen Road Tour from California to Vancouver last year? Yeah, that showed how the infrastructure for H2 vehicles just wasn't available in places ...

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    Second Drive: 2011 Nissan Leaf - Some things you probably didn't know

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    These days, Nissan's overall marketing strategy is called "Innovation for All," and this applies not just to the company's high-profile Leaf electric vehicle, but to things like the company's direct injection gasoline engines, ...

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    Nissan mulling mild improvements for UK-built 2013 Leaf

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    Nissan's battery-powered Leaf will enter limited production by year's end, but global sales and mass production are still a ways off. The input gleaned from early adopters and the carefully crafted delay before mass production begins will ...

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    Nissan teams up with LeasePlan to offer Leaf in 13 European countries in early 2011

    2011 Nissan Leaf - Click above for high-res image gallery
    By 2012, the Nissan Leaf will be available on the global level, but what about those buyers who are chomping at the bit to get in Nissan's "game-changing" electrical vehicle before then? Well, select areas like some U.S. markets, Japan ...

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    Nissan to deliver Lance Armstrong's Leaf next week

    Nissan Leaf ad featuring spokesperson Lance Armstrong
    Back in May, Nissan promised that seven-time Tour de France champion, Lance Armstrong, would soon become the first person to own the battery-powered Leaf. Well, in less than a week, Mr. Armstrong should receive the keys that will bring his ...

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    At Witz' End: Nissan Leaf Drive is Déjà vu all over again

    Early drive recalls GM press drives 18 years ago

    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    I got a Leaf early-drive opportunity at Nissan's Farmington Hills, MI, North American Technical Center the other day. With just one car and other drivers awaiting their turns, it was ...

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    Grassroots to BP CEO Tony Hayward: To go beyond petroleum, let's get you an electric car

    BP CEO Tony Hayward isn't exactly the most popular businessman in the world these days. Socially tone-deaf, he's going to be remembered (rightly) for his callous "I want my life back" statement that came while his company's oil was ruining the lives of people living along the Gulf of Mexico. He has ...

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    Video: Nissan takes us behind the scenes of the too-cute Polar Bear ad

    Making of Nissan Leaf "Polar Bear" spot – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If your only reaction to Nissan's recent "Polar Bear" ad was "Awwwwww," then the making-of video the automaker released today might not be up your alley. If, instead, it was, "Awwwwwww. Now, wait, how did ...

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    Nissan and this polar bear want to love you - if you drive a Leaf

    Nissan Leaf "Polar Bear" spot – Click above to watch video after the jump
    As subtle as a box of hammers to the face, global warming's most iconic animal has taken a starring role in the latest advertisement for the Nissan Leaf. Called, simply, "Polar Bear," the one-minute spot follows a ...

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    Nissan now taking pre-orders for Leaf in UK

    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    About a week ago, U.S. buyers had their first taste of ordering the Nissan Leaf. Now, buyers in the UK can finally submit pre-orders for the breakthrough electric vehicle (EV). For once – okay, maybe this isn't the first time, ...

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    Electric vehicle advocate Paul Scott "intends to be the number one Leaf salesman in the world"

    For years, Paul Scott has been promoting electric vehicles (EVs) as a co-founder of Plug-In America, but he'll soon be promoting one EV a bit more than others in his new job as a Nissan Leaf salesman. Yes, after a private lunch with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in June and discussions with his local ...

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    Nissan happy with Leaf promotion via Apple's iAd mobile service

    Nissan Leaf iAd on 4th generation iPhone – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With great fanfare, Apple announced iAd back in June and revealed at the time that the Nissan Leaf would be one of the first items promoted through the iDevice-specific advertising service. This week, the Wall ...

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    Report: Nissan to allocate 2,000 Leafs to UK in 2011, half headed to fleets

    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last weekend, Nissan revealed some info regarding the Leaf's availability and its allocation in the UK and managed to do so with little fanfare and virtually no media coverage. It's almost as if Nissan intended to slip this ...

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    At least one Nissan dealer in the UK doesn't know much about the 2011 Leaf

    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If past experience doing business with car dealers is anything to go by, the answer to the of what do Nissan dealers know about the Leaf electric vehicle (EV) is probably "not much" or "certainly not nearly enough." For anyone that ...


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