NISSAN LEAF EARNS 5-STAR NCAP RATING

Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 by in Nissan Canada

07.25.2011

, Franklin, Tenn.

NISSAN LEAF EARNS 5-STAR NCAP RATING

Nissan LEAF is a initial 100-percent electric automobile to acquire 5 stars from a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

The 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF has warranted a 5-star altogether automobile rating for reserve as partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The Nissan LEAF is a initial entirely electric automobile to acquire this top eminence from a program. Starting with 2011 models, NHTSA introduced worse tests and mandate in sequence to acquire 5-star ratings. The Nissan LEAF has also been named a Top Safety Pick by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

“The Nissan LEAF is a initial all-electric automobile to grasp 5-star altogether for safety,” pronounced Brian Carolin, comparison clamp president, sales and marketing, Nissan North America, Inc. “Not usually is a LEAF a many innovative automobile on a planet, it is also one of a safest.”

Standard Nissan LEAF reserve systems embody Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front atmosphere bags with chair belt and passenger sequence sensors, front seat-mounted side impact supplemental atmosphere bags, roof-mounted screen side impact supplemental atmosphere bags for front and rear-seat outboard passenger conduct protection, 3-point ALR/ELR chair belts (driver’s chair ELR only) with pretensioners and bucket limiters, child chair top fasten anchor, LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) complement and child reserve back doorway locks. Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS) are also customary on all LEAF models.

About Nissan Americas
In a Americas, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and was famous as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency in 2010 and 2011. More information on Nissan in North America, a Nissan LEAF and 0 emissions can be found during www.nissanusa.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second largest Japanese automotive association by volume, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is an constituent post of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 150,000 employees globally, Nissan supposing business with some-more than 4 million vehicles in 2010. With a clever joining to building sparkling and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a extensive operation of fuel-efficient and low-emissions vehicles underneath a Nissan and Infiniti brands. A colonize in 0 glimmer mobility, Nissan done story with a introduction of a Nissan LEAF, a initial affordable, mass-market, pure-electric automobile and leader of countless general accolades including a prestigious 2011 European Car of a Year award.

For some-more information on the products, services and joining to Sustainable Mobility, revisit the website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

Contact:

Katherine Zachary
Nissan Americas
Tel #: (615) 725-1447

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