Nissan: Strong Nissan LEAF sales expostulate tellurian EV momentum

Posted on 24. Apr, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan’s tellurian electric automobile sales jumped 10% final mercantile year, driven by flourishing patron direct for a zero-emission Nissan LEAF, a world’s best-selling EV.

The 100% electric automobile posted clever expansion opposite all a vital electric-vehicle markets – Japan, Europe and a U.S. – in a mercantile year that finished Mar 31.

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Demand is approaching to keep rising as business welcome a new, second-generation Nissan LEAF, that offers increasing operation and new, modernized technologies. Sales of a redesigned model, introduced in Oct 2017, are gaining traction in Japan and a U.S. The all-new LEAF is set to go on sale in some-more new markets this mercantile year, including Latin America and a Asia Oceania region.

“The clever opening of Nissan’s EV models globally is a testimony to a imagination and care in electric automobile technology,” pronounced Nissan Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci, who heads a company’s electric-vehicle business. “The rare response to a many modernized electric automobile in a world, a Nissan LEAF, contributed significantly to a clever expansion of Nissan in 2017. The Nissan LEAF is a best-selling electric automobile in a world, with a widest strech and a biggest availability. We design a continual care in 2018.”

Customers bought 54,451 Nissan LEAFs in mercantile year 2017, a 15% boost from 47,423 a year earlier. Nissan has sole some-more than 320,000 LEAFs given a indication was initial introduced in 2010. It is now accessible in 51 markets worldwide.

The all-new Nissan LEAF comes with a horde of modernized technologies and features, including ProPILOT unconstrained pushing record (ProPILOT Assist in a U.S.), ProPILOT Park and e-Pedal, as good as increasing energy and range.

The new Nissan LEAF will shortly be launched in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Uruguay.

The new Nissan LEAF perceived a 5-star reserve rating from a Japan New Car Assessment Program in February. The model’s ProPILOT unconstrained pushing record helped it measure 94.8 points out of a probable 100 for passenger reserve in a collision. Other facilities that contributed to a rating embody a rarely firm physique structure, 6 SRS airbags, seats with enforced headrests and behind frames, and chair belts with pre-tensioners and load-limiting capabilities for a front and back outboard seating positions.

The new Nissan LEAF was also named “2018 World Green Car” by a World Car Awards in March.


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