Nissan: New Nissan LEAF named World Car of a Year finalist

Posted on 27. Jan, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

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YOKOHAMA, Japan – The New Nissan LEAF has been named as a tip 10 finalist in a cherished 2018 World Car of a Year awards.

It was double approval for a Nissan LEAF, with a new-generation electric automobile also creation a final 4 in a 2018 World Green Car category.

Revealed in Japan late final year, a Nissan LEAF has been totally reinvented, mixing larger operation with a energetic new pattern and modernized technologies.

A jury of 82 motoring reporters from around a universe comparison a finalists by tip list formed on their analysis of any automobile during disdainful expostulate events staged by a award’s organizer.

“The universe is relocating towards electric cars during a quick pace, and a Nissan LEAF is one of a best,” pronounced Paul Gover, one of Australia’s many reputable automotive reporters and World Car of a Year judge. “You don’t get onto a World Car of a Year final list if we are not intensely worthy. The LEAF is a automobile we have to demeanour during when we consider about a destiny of motoring.”


With Nissan Micra also a finalist in a 2018 World Urban Car category, this is a fifth time in a 14 year story of a World Car of a Year awards that a Nissan has been a finalist.

The first-generation Nissan LEAF was named World Car of a Year in 2011, with a Nissan QASHQAI creation a final in 2008 and 2015, and a GT-R in 2009.

The proclamation of a tip 10 finalists kicks off a countdown for a 2018 World Car Awards prize-giving rite to be hosted by a New York International Auto Show on Mar 28.

Winners of a 2018 World Car of a Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car, World Car Design of a Year and a WorldUrban Car titles will all be announced during this time.



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