"Now that we’ve taken delivery of a redesigned 2018 model, we have our doubts about whether the Leaf can compete strongly in the current EV world." (Read more here)
The 2018 Nissan Leaf is good enough. The question is, is it long enough?They are referring to driving range, a key metric for any EV. The Leaf has steadily extended its reach over the years, from a piddling 73 miles back in 2010, then to 107 miles, and now, the 2018 model's EPA-rated high of 150... Continue Reading →
Wanted to put a link to what is one of the first hands on reviews of the new Nissan Leaf from Hybrid Cars.com. "Let’s get one thing out of the way straight off the top: the 2018 Leaf is limited to an advertised 150 miles of range on a single charge. In a world where... Continue Reading →
A great review from CNET covering all the bases. You can read it or watch the review video.Here is the link.
The Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model 3 are a lot alike in some ways, and polar opposites in others. This article in Digital Trends breaks down the differences and the similarities. Worth a quick read.
From the LA. Times "The battle for control of the small but increasingly competitive electric vehicle market got a little hotter Tuesday night, as Japanese car company Nissan unveiled a new Leaf with a stronger battery and longer range — at a price well below rival electric cars. "Read the whole article here.http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-nissan-leaf-unveil-20170905-story,amp.html
Several online sites are reporting some leaked information about the 2018 Nissan Leaf ahead of next month's announcement. There is a battery capacity jump and increased horsepower and torque, but some trepidation about the overall impact to range. It's possible this leak does not reveal all that Nissan has planned but as these numbers imdicate,... Continue Reading →
The new Nissan LEAF will feature improved aerodynamic design that makes it even more efficient, allowing drivers to travel farther on a single charge. Aerodynamics is key to how efficiently an electric car moves. Less drag and better stability enable the vehicle to drive longer distances before having to recharge. (Full Press Release here)
Another great leak is floating around the internet. This time the video frame grabs show the new Leaf without camo coverage, giving us a better picture of what we'll see in September. Here is a link to the article on Motor Authority. Should be an interesting fall!