Leading Environmentally-Friendly Affordable Family Car: Nissan Leaf

The bestselling all electric highway car of all time.

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This fantastic little five door compact hatchback electric car burst on to the market in 2010. The high speed charging battery is a dream on this thing, from 0% to 80% capacity in  about 30 minutes is awesome!

What No Tailpipe Pollution?

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This beautiful all electric car produces no greenhouse gas emissions and has also no tail pipe pollution. The battery operated car also works toward cutting back on our need for the use of petroleum.

Award ExcellenceWinning Electric 

  • 2010 Green Car Vision Aware
  • 2011 European Car of the Year
  • 2011 World Car of the Year
  • 2011 Car of the Year Japan

Battery powered awesomeness

The 24kWh electric vehicle battery in this bad boy has  fast charging results. The life span on the battery is also more than 10 years. Equipped with a solar panel on the rear spoiler for charging the accessories and maximizing the cars battery for driving purposes.

Maximize the lithium-ion  battery by following these useful tips from Nissan

  • Avoid temperatures of 120F for over 24 hours at a time
  • Avoid storing in -13F or lower for longer than 7 days
  • Do not exceed 70% to 80% charge when using regular quick charging
  • Allow battery to drop below 80% before charging
  • Avoid leaving battery at 0% or near 0% for over 14 days

Battery Replacement Program

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Nissan introduced the battery replacement program for the Leaf in 2014. Leaf owners can join the program at any time and gain immediate access to the newest battery pack with the newest tech that is compatible with their vehicle. For an extra $100 per month this is a service that will guarantee the longevity of your all electric family vehicle. The program is a kind of extended limited warranty  for all batteries covered in this program. The USA updated the program allowing for outright purchase of a new battery pack at a rate of $5,499; exclusive of labor costs and old battery pack trade in is required.

 

Improving Environmental Footprints

The battery operated, rechargeable Leaf maintains the smallest life-cycle environmental footprint of any model since 2014. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery with DC fast charging  can be loaded from fully discharged to 80% in less than 30 minutes. You can’t even get a pizza in that amount of time nowadays!

46 Countries and counting!

Sales of the Leaf are available on a global scale with retail customers in no less than 46 countries worldwide.

Consumers Love Leaf

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With more than 20,000 pre orders in the USA alone Nissan stopped taking reservations in the US until all orders had been delivered. Time Magazine called the Leaf one of the 50 best inventions of 2009, and at the 2010 Washington Auto Show it was given the Green Car Vision Award. This critically acclaimed electric car should become a standard in automotive. With global warming and greenhouse gasses the world needs to take action to effect positive change. Hats off to you Nissan! Well done at giving the world the Nissan Leaf!

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If you’re reading this blog, you probably have an interest in automobiles. Maybe you’re interested in the history of the automotive industry, or maybe you’re in the market for a new car or truck and are wondering which will give you the most for your money.

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