Nissan: 2018 Nissan LEAF creates North American debut

Posted on 06. Sep, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

  • 2018 LEAF EV facilities all-new pattern and softened pushing range1
  • Starting price2 announced during $29,990 – $690 subsequent stream 2017 LEAF starting MSRP
  • New aerodynamic extraneous pattern follows Nissan’s signature pattern language; ample “cool tech” interior offers modernized telematics systems
  • Advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility record includes ProPILOT™ Assist, e-Pedal and Safety Shield technologies
  • U.S. on-sale date set for early 2018, accessible during launch in all 50 states

 

LAS VEGAS – As a tellurian personality in electric automobile sales, Nissan currently continues a office toward a clean-energy destiny with a exhibit of a all-new Nissan LEAF. José Muñoz, Chief Performance Officer, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Chairman, Nissan North America, Inc., denounced a 2018 Nissan LEAF during a media eventuality during Las Vegas’ Thomas Mack Center. The entrance immediately followed a LEAF’s tellurian launch in Tokyo, Japan. The next-generation of LEAF, a world’s best-selling affordable, mass-production electric vehicle, goes on sale during Nissan dealers in all 50 states in early 2018.

“When we launched LEAF in 2010, it now became a many affordable, mass marketplace EV in a world. We are not walking divided from that proposition,” pronounced Muñoz. “The value equation for a new LEAF is even stronger than ever before – commencement with a starting MSRP1 underneath $30,000. That’s a reduce cost than a LEAF in marketplace currently and it includes some-more power, operation and technology, all wrapped in a pleasing new extraneous and interior design.”

The new 2018 LEAF facilities a 150-mile pushing range, aerodynamic exterior, ample high tech interior and modernized technologies including ProPILOT™ Assist and e-Pedal. It is a initial step in a re-launch of Nissan’s EV height and will be followed in indication year 2019 with a high-power chronicle with augmenting engine energy and battery capacity.

“This new LEAF is not usually a latest pitch of Nissan’s tellurian care in a EV segment, it is a perfection of all we’ve schooled from some-more than dual billion miles of genuine life, on-road pushing and from a feedback of hundreds of thousands of owners around a world, quite LEAF business here in a U.S.,” total Muñoz.

To date, Nissan has sole over 112,000 LEAF EVs in a United States and some-more than 283,000 globally.

The new LEAF is also a essence of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, a tellurian beginning that focuses on how Nissan vehicles are driven, powered and integrated into society. Its new ProPILOT Assist (Nissan’s modernized singular line motorist assistance technology), helps palliate motorist effort by shortening a volume of motorist acceleration, steering and braking submit underneath certain pushing conditions. While it is a “hands-on” system, it previews Nissan’s ongoing growth of destiny heading corner unconstrained expostulate technologies.

The LEAF’s insubordinate e-Pedal record transforms a pushing experience. It lets drivers start, accelerate, decelerate and stop by augmenting or dwindling a vigour practical to a accelerator. When a accelerator is entirely released, regenerative and attrition brakes are practical automatically, bringing a LEAF to a finish stop. The automobile binds a position, even on ascending slopes, until a accelerator is pulpy again. The reactiveness of e-Pedal helps maximize pushing pleasure.

“We trust a new LEAF will be another diversion changer for Nissan in a U.S., usually as a redesigned Rogue has been in a final year and a half, attack a ‘sweet spot’ in a flourishing EV segment,” pronounced Muñoz. “It takes all we’ve schooled from a constant first-generation LEAF owners to a subsequent level.”

The new-generation Nissan LEAF will start creation a initial open appearances subsequent week during National Drive Electric Week events in 8 U.S. cities. Nissan LEAF is a central unite of National Drive Electric Week for a third true year.

For some-more information on a 2018 LEAF and a finish Nissan automobile lineup, greatfully revisit nissannews.com.

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About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line automobile manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2016, a association sole 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric automobile in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a tellurian workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance given 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34 percent interest in Mitsubishi Motors, that became a third member of a Alliance – a organisation with total annual sales of roughly 10 million units a year.

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1. Projected MY18 EPA operation of 150 miles. Actual operation might change formed on pushing conditions. Use for comparison only.
2. Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes $885 end charge, tax, title, permit and options. Dealer sets tangible price.

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