LEAF News

Nissan’s Autonomous Drive Makes Japan Highway First
Nov. 24, 2013

Nissan Carries Out First Public Road Test of Autonomous Drive on Expressways in Japan

Nissan Motor Corporation has carried out the first public road test of Autonomous Drive on a Japanese highway. A Nissan LEAF electric vehicle equipped with the revolutionary technology took to the Sagami Expressway in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, with the prefecture’s Governor, Yuji Kuroiwa, and Nissan Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga, on board.
2013 Nissan LEAF
Oct. 8, 2013

Nissan LEAF Sales Surpass 30,000 in Japan

Sales of the Nissan LEAF in Japan have passed the 30,000 unit milestone. The cumulative total in Nissan's home market was reached at the end of September 2013, the same month that global sales of the Nissan LEAF topped 4,700 units.
Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan
Sep. 26, 2013

Nissan LEAF with Highly Advanced Driver Assist System Gets First License Plate for Public Road Testing in Japan

Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn today took delivery of Japan's first license plate for a car equipped with highly advanced driver assist systems. It clears the way for a Nissan LEAF equipped with the technology to be tested on the public roads in Japan for the first time. The research program will accelerate the development of technologies fundamental to Autonomous Drive. The systems are designed to allow the driver to manually take over control at any time.
EVs Racing Ahead – Hot Laps at Nissan 360
Sep. 17, 2013

EVs Racing Ahead – Hot Laps at Nissan 360

The Nissan LEAF NISMO RC was one of many models on hand at the Nissan 360 motoring event in southern California, drawing media and car fans from around the globe over its month-long run.
2013 Nissan LEAF
Sep. 4, 2013

Nissan LEAF Owners Drive CO2-Free to Save Forests in Japan

Drive your Nissan LEAF electric vehicle, help save a forest. Participants in Nissan's Zero Emissions Fund have succeeded in conserving forested areas about the same size as 60 tennis courts since the inception of the fund in June 2012.