NISSAN LEAF EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK FROM IIHS

Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 by in Nissan Canada

04.26.2011

,FRANKLIN, Tenn.

NISSAN LEAF EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK FROM IIHS

– The Nissan LEAF is a initial 100% electric car to acquire a Top Safety Pick from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety –

Today, a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded a 2011 Nissan LEAF a Top Safety Pick rating. The rating is given to vehicles that grasp a Institutes top rating of Good in front, back and side impact insurance as good as being versed with electronic fortitude control and acquire a good rating in roof strength. The Nissan LEAF joins a Nissan Cube and Infiniti M37/M56 on a list of 2011 Top Safety Picks.

Nissan has a prolonged station joining to reserve and innovation, pronounced Brian Carolin, comparison clamp president, sales and marketing, Nissan North America, Inc. The endowment confirms that a joining to newcomer reserve continues with a 100% electric Nissan LEAF.

The Nissan LEAF is a initial 100% electric car to be tested by a Institute. 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 (drivers 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 car 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:

Colin Price
615-725-6928
NNA Corporate Communications

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