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2018 Nissan Leaf Review from Hybrid Cars

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Wanted to put a link to what is one of the first hands on reviews of the new Nissan Leaf from Hybrid Cars.com.  "Let’s get one thing out of the way straight off the top: the 2018 Leaf is limited to an advertised 150 miles of range on a single charge. In a world where the Chevrolet Bolt can easily crack the 200-mile mark, this seems like a missed opportunity for Nissan to pole vault over its competition. However, Nissan engineers say 200-plus mile version of the Leaf is in the offing for 2019, at which point the company will increase sales momentum. Naturally, the long-legged Leaf will be more expensive." For the full review, go here.

Living with a Leaf (A Nissan Leaf Blog)

Nissan Announces the 2018 Leaf

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From the LA. Times "The battle for control of the small but increasingly competitive electric vehicle market got a little hotter Tuesday night, as Japanese car company Nissan unveiled a new Leaf with a stronger battery and longer range — at a price well below rival electric cars. "

Read the whole article here.

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-nissan-leaf-unveil-20170905-story,amp.html

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An Assisted Driving Nissan Leaf?

This report is from earlier this year, but as we inch closer to an announcement about the 2018 Nissan Leaf, this CleanTechnica article certainly adds to the excitement surrounding the Gen 2 version.

The second generation of the Nissan LEAF will feature the company’s ProPilot technology — allowing for autonomous travel on highways under many circumstances — according to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.
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Nissan Executive and the Future Range of the Leaf

 Nissan IDS concept image.

Nissan IDS concept image.

Kazuo Yajima, head of electric vehicles for Nissan and Renault, recently discussed the electric range expectations for the new Leaf and future vehicles on the Japanese automaker’s electric platform, as reported by Electrek.   Look for the 2018 Leaf to cross the 200 mile range barrier and have a new form factor for the first time.  (Read more here)

Living with a Leaf (A Nissan Leaf Blog)