Nissan and Uber have signed a deal to support the introduction of 2,000 all-electric Nissan Leafs for drivers who use the Uber app. The fleet of 40kWh Nissan Leafs, which can travel up to 168 miles on a single charge and are manufactured in Sunderland, will be offered to drivers as part of Uber’s Clean Air Plan.
Nissan’s expertise in electric vehicles and motorsport experience have come together in the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC – a showcase of “the power, innovation and excitement of Nissan electric vehicle technology”. The all-wheel-drive LEAF NISMO RC boasts more than double the maximum power and torque output of its predecessor, which was based on the first-generation LEAF and revealed in 2011.
Nissan is starting the new decade with the launch of a tech and design edition on its core models Qashqai and X-Trail. Called N-TEC, this special version will “upscale the range, with an exclusive, luxury look”. All of the models feature “unique, sleek, black external styling additions, so customers can begin the 2020s at the wheel of their sophisticated N-TEC Qashqai or X-Trail”.
Nissan is gearing up to close a record 2019 for EV demand that has seen the UK market share for all-electric cars more than double year-on-year. The company says that to cement the Leaf’s position as “one of the most accessible, and readily available, electric vehicles on the market”, it is reducing the ‘On The Road’ price of its LEAF 40kWh range by £1,650 on all grades.
Nissan has revamped its mid and full-size van range, updating both the NV300 and NV400 with more efficient engines, new interiors and smart tech options. The new models feature more efficient powertrains meeting new Euro 6d-TEMP emissions standards, with cleaner engines and reduced NOx.
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The new range-topping MY19 Nissan Leaf e+ sits at the top of the Leaf range, using advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology to deliver 214 bhp of performance and up to 239 miles of zero-emissions driving.
Nissan Sunderland Plant is celebrating another record breaking milestone as the ten millionth vehicle rolls of the production line. It has taken the plant 33 years to reach the ten million mark – making it the fastest car factory in the UK to the landmark figure. It also means that, on average, a new car has been built in Sunderland every two minutes since production started in 1986.
Nissan says that UK sales of its fully electric e-NV200 have increased by 200 per cent in 2019 as small business leaders look to increase fleet efficiency and reduce costs, amid changing emissions legislation and the introduction of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone.
The Nissan Leaf has become the first electric car in history to surpass 400,000 sales. Nissan says that Leaf owners have driven their cars more than 10 billion kilometres (over six billion miles) in total. The number of Leaf vehicles sold since 2010 is enough to save an estimated 3.8 million barrels of oil a year