My life with a LEAF – Nikki delivers her verdict on electric motoring

Posted on March 12, 2013 by in Blog, Latest News, News

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And one LEAF owner has owned her car for exactly that length of time, and has shared her thoughts about life with her LEAF to mark the occasion. On the website The Green Car Reports, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield writes: ‘Almost two years ago, I took delivery of one of the very first 2011 Nissan LEAFs to [...]

My pride and pleasure at driving something special

Posted on February 14, 2013 by in Blog, EVs, Latest News

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TODAY Pure-driving chats to Paul O’Neill about his experiences of driving a Nissan LEAF. Paul is category manager for electric vehicles at Nissan so naturally has plenty to say about the company’s all-electric hatchback. Here, Paul shares his thoughts with us… February 1 marked three months since the O’Neill family took delivery of a Nissan [...]

Everybody had Grand Designs on an all-electric Nissan LEAF!

Posted on October 25, 2012 by in Blog, EVs, Latest News

Everybody had Grand Designs on an all-electric Nissan LEAF!

NISSAN were at the recent Grand Designs Live event in Birmingham to promote the all-electric LEAF… with the aim of making more people aware of the benefits of electric motoring and of owning a LEAF in particular. Event controller Lucy Walton spared five minutes of her time to answer a few questions about the event. [...]

VIDEO: Charging ahead to 24,000 miles: this Nissan LEAF is VERY busy!

Posted on September 24, 2012 by in Blog, Latest News, News

VIDEO: Charging ahead to 24,000 miles: this Nissan LEAF is VERY busy!

MEET Evan Monro: the nine-month-old boy who has been driven around town a lot since he was born – but never in a petrol-powered car. Evan is the son of Nissan LEAF owners Shannon and Christin Monro and is perfectly happy when he’s travelling along in the back of his parents’ all-electric hatchback. Shannon and [...]

An adventure in a LEAF through France, Scotland and Ireland

Posted on August 31, 2012 by in Blog, Latest News, News

An adventure in a LEAF through France, Scotland and Ireland

WE all probably know by now that the range of an all-electric Nissan LEAF is around the 110-mile mark. And many visitors to pure-driving might be thinking that isn’t really going to get them very far. Well, think again! Today we bring you a fascinating blog from a family who went on a six-week tour [...]

'My customers keep being pleasantly surprised by the LEAF'

Posted on April 17, 2012 by in Blog, Latest News, News

'My customers keep being pleasantly surprised by the LEAF'

TODAY Pure-driving chats to one of the electric vehicle relationship managers charged with promoting Nissan’s all-electric LEAF to potential purchasers. Beverley Satchell is the EVRM at FJ Chalke, Wincanton, Somerset. She has been working with the Nissan LEAF for about two months and is enjoying her first role in car sales. She told us: ‘I used [...]

There are few cars I'd rather travel in through the city, says Sam

Posted on March 26, 2012 by in Blog, Latest News, News

There are few cars I'd rather travel in through the city, says Sam

AUTO EXPRESS journalist Sam Hardy is still enjoying life with his Nissan LEAF… but is getting frustrated by what he calls the ‘flawed infrastructure’ for electric vehicles. Sam is writing regular reports for the magazine and in his third and most recent dispatch tells of  the problems he has had parking the car and also [...]

VIDEO: The most radical motorsport project of its time

Posted on March 13, 2012 by in Blog, EVs, Latest News

VIDEO: The most radical motorsport project of its time

NISSAN is aiming to change the face of endurance racing forever by becoming a founding partner in the most radical motorsport project of its time – Nissan DeltaWing. A highly-advanced and hugely-efficient Nissan engine will power the remarkable DeltaWing car as it races in anger for the first time at the legendary Le Mans 24 [...]

The stories knocking EVs are plain wrong, says writer Richard

Posted on March 5, 2012 by in Blog, Latest News, News

The stories knocking EVs are plain wrong, says writer Richard

THOSE ringing endorsements of Nissan’s all-electric LEAF just keep on coming. This latest one is an interesting read. It’s written by brand expert Richard Seireeni, the author of a book entitled The Gort Cloud. It appears on the Huffington Post website, where Richard mounts a determined defence of the LEAF in the face of a few [...]

Motoring writer Sam takes his LEAF on the 2011 Future Car Challenge

Posted on February 3, 2012 by in Blog, News

Motoring writer Sam takes his LEAF on the 2011 Future Car Challenge

NISSAN’S all-electric LEAF was well-represented at last year’s Future Car Challenge, with around half a dozen of the emissions-free hatchbacks successfully completing the journey from Brighton to London. Regular visitors to pure-driving.co.uk will be familiar with the event which attracted a wide variety of environmentally-friendly vehicles and a generous smattering of celebrities too, including TV’s [...]