Nissan in Europe has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to showcase how its market-leading, all-electric LEAF is helping more and more people convert to solar energy at home.
Today at the Montreal International Auto Show, Nissan announced it will support the expansion of the public charging network the Electric Circuit with a significant investment in 25 DC Fast Charging sites.
Nissan Motor Co., through its North American-based organization, and NASA today announced the formation of a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems and prepare for commercial application of the technology.
Nissan's Canadian sales have consistently outperformed the industry in 2014 – up 28.5 per cent CYTD through June. And though led by the all-new Micra and recently redesigned Altima, Rogue, Sentra and Pathfinder, other models such as LEAF (+86.3%), Versa Note (+14.4%), Frontier (+20.5%) and NV200 (+244.3%) are also showing strong results month after month. This gives the Nissan lineup great momentum heading into the 2015 model year.
What do you get when you combine the world's best-selling zero emission vehicle with innovative paint technology that repels mud, rain and everyday dirt? Answer: a very special Nissan LEAF electric vehicle that might just be the "world's cleanest car."
During the 38th Schneider Electric Paris Marathon last month, Nissan celebrated the runners' endurance and determination in an atypical and disruptive way by awarding for the first time the "Nissan Electric Endurance Prize."
The Nissan LEAF continues to make automotive history, becoming the best-selling electric vehicle ever with global sales of more than 100,000 units and U.S. sales approaching 50,000. Collectively, it is estimated that owners in 35 countries have saved more than $28 million in gasoline costs – since the zero-emissions LEAF requires none.