All-electric eNV200 will make its UK debut at Commercial Vehicle Show

Posted on March 18, 2013 by in Latest News, News


NISSAN will be showcasing two new vehicles at the 13th annual Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC Birmingham next month. The eNV200, Nissan’s first 100 per cent electric van, will make its UK debut at the show. It has already won praise from fleet operators for zero CO2 at the point of use, driving comfort [...]

Nissan helps green-minded football club turn over a new LEAF

Posted on March 14, 2013 by in Latest News, News


NISSAN has kicked off what could be the greenest sponsorship deal in British sport by delivering 11 examples of its popular all-electric car, the LEAF, to the country’s most environmentally-friendly football team, Forest Green Rovers. The deal, which sees Nissan become Rovers’ official car supplier, marks another step towards total sustainability for the forward-thinking Gloucestershire [...]

LEAF plays a big part as Nissan makes strong progress in Europe

Posted on March 13, 2013 by in Latest News, News


NISSAN recorded market share growth in Europe in February 2013, increasing by 0.3 percentage points to 4.2 per cent. And one of the star performer in the latest set of statistics was the all-electric LEAF, the sales of which more than doubled. Nissan’s overall performance was spearheaded by strong fiscal year-to-date market share in 21 [...]

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

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


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 [...]

VIDEO: Nissan LEAF, the all-electric car that can drive itself!

Posted on March 11, 2013 by in Latest News, News

Portrait and documentary photographer,  John Cairns, based in Oxford UK.

ROBOTIC technology from Oxford University that enables a car to ‘drive itself’ for stretches of a route has been shown controlling a Nissan LEAF electric car. The work is a milestone on the way to creating everyday vehicles that can offer ‘auto drive’ for some parts of a journey, taking the strain off drivers during [...]

Nissan LEAF taxis all set to hit the roads of Rio

Posted on March 8, 2013 by in Latest News, News


THE city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is to become the latest city in the world to start operating a zero-emission taxi fleet thanks to a three-way a partnership between the Rio de Janeiro City Government, Nissan in Brazil and Petrobras Distribuidora. In the first phase of the programme, two 100 per cent electric [...]

‘This was a big opportunity to make changes to the all-electric LEAF’

Posted on March 6, 2013 by in Latest News, News

‘This was a big opportunity to make changes to the all-electric LEAF’

NISSAN is taking the chance to make the all-electric LEAF more European in the way it drives and the quality of the interior with the switch of production from Japan to the UK plant near Sunderland, says vice-president of electric vehicle product planning, Etienne Henry. Crucially, and as we have reported on Pure-driving, there is [...]

New version of the all-electric LEAF arrives at Geneva Motor Show

Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Latest News, News

New version of the all-electric LEAF arrives at Geneva Motor Show

GENEVA Motor Show visitors will be able to admire the all-new electric LEAF, as it takes centre stage at Nissan’s stand. Making its debut at Geneva the new LEAF will be produced at Nissan’s Sunderland factory in the UK. Built in Europe and re-engineered for European buyers, it has received more than 100 updates, many [...]

AOL website puts LEAF at the top of the electric motoring tree

Posted on March 4, 2013 by in Latest News, News


NISSAN’S all-electric LEAF has topped a list of electric cars published on the website AOL. Reporter Leon Poultney chose his top five emission-free vehicles after the Government announced that it was investing £37 million in the infrastructure for EVs. Leon wrote: ‘Arguably the first mass marketed pure electric car, the Nissan LEAF has sold 50,000 [...]

Almost half of van drivers could use an eNV200, survey shows

Posted on March 1, 2013 by in Latest News, News


VAN drivers are better drivers when their van is clean, their favourite radio station is Radio 2, a packed lunch is their food of choice, some take a nap when they are stuck in a traffic jam and most of them are over 45 years old. These are just some of the interesting facts published [...]