European Nissan Leaf sales have risen by 10 per cent in the first half of FY16 compared with the same period last year, Nissan has announced. The latest figures also reveal that there are more than 75,000 Nissan EV owners…
Three years after Nissan introduced electric vehicle and battery manufacturing to Europe, the 50,000th European-built Leaf EV (electric vehicle) has rolled off the production line at the company’s plant in Sunderland.
Nissan is investing £22 million in one of the main lines at its UK factory in order to boost production of the popular Qashqai crossover.
Nissan says it has now built more Qashqais than any other model in its three decades of manufacturing in Europe. Production of the mid-range cross-over recently passed the previous record of 2,368,704 units held by the Micra supermini.
According to industry body Go Ultra Low, plug-in car sales in 2015 exceeded the total for the previous five years combined
Diesels take 48.5 per cent of record UK car sales of over 2.6 million in 2015
As the first week of COP21 came to a close, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP, took advantage of Nissan’s zero emission shuttle service as he departed Paris.
Nissan is leading the electric revolution with more than 550 electric taxis now on the road in Europe. Taxi drivers are some of the most demanding users with the highest mileage, reinforcing the reliability and versatility of Nissan electric vehicles.
Two electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts have completed the epic journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End and back again – for free – in an all-electric Nissan LEAF.