Next-Gen 2017 Nissan Leaf Pretty Enough To Sink Rivals!

2017 would set up to be a very interesting year for EVs when the next-gen Nissan Leaf is revealed. The Nissan IDS Concept that first showed up at last year’s Tokyo Auto Show looks like a bona-fide concept – something from the distant future our market is currently not prepared for – but it is Read more about Next-Gen 2017 Nissan Leaf Pretty Enough To Sink Rivals![…]

2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3: What About Performance?

Hyundai is making an attempt to impress EV fans by making the Ioniq, it’s first dedicated electric vehicle, a triple-threat by introducing it as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle. The hybrid part of the vehicle is interesting as it apparently comes up with better performance numbers than the new Toyota Prius. But what Read more about 2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3: What About Performance?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Far Ahead Of Tesla Model 3, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3

Everyone knew the 2017 Chevrolet Volt would arrive quickly, but no one expected it to arrive this quickly. Not a quarter of the year has past and the Volt is already landing in dealerships around the country. The best part? It started production at the start of the February. In just one full month, there Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Far Ahead Of Tesla Model 3, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Big In Japan – Over 230 Percent Big!

Maybe it’s the nosediving gas prices, or maybe it’s the sheer increase in quality from the competition; perhaps consumers are awaiting the next-gen model – but whatever the case, the 2016 Nissan Leaf has been struggling to get a good foothold in US and Europe. Can we really say the same thing about the compact Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Big In Japan – Over 230 Percent Big![…]

2017 Nissan Leaf: Pitiful Challenger In Hyundai Ioniq

Preliminary numbers for the hybrid version allows the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq to huff and puff against the Prius as it paints the picture of a faster, equally efficient challenger to the already sporty Toyota hybrid. We wish that the Ioniq Electric posed that sort of threat to the Nissan Leaf, but the numbers simply don’t Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf: Pitiful Challenger In Hyundai Ioniq[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Tech Downgrade – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Sometimes it’s just not worthwhile to include certain features in your vehicle when you’re not able to do it properly. Nissan has learned that as its NissanConnect EV app for the Nissan Leaf, which allows owners to check driving patterns and battery status as well as remotely utilize other functions, is vulnerable to unauthorized access. Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Tech Downgrade – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Price Is The Big Enemy

Apparently the prices of EVs are expected to equal those of normal gas-powered vehicles by 2025, according to a study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as reported by Autoblog. But factoring in tax incentives and significant depreciations, the Nissan Leaf is already at that stage – at least in terms of second-hand value. Costing nearly Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Price Is The Big Enemy[…]

2017 Tesla Model S vs Cadillac CT6 vs Nissan Leaf: Autonomous Driving Leads The Way

One of the biggest intrigues in the automotive industry is autonomous driving, an unprecedented form of advancement that some chase while the others urge caution. Each brand has its own plans for this technology, but the leader at the moment is the Tesla Model S. The next-gen Nissan Leaf will debut some enticing hands-off-wheel features, Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S vs Cadillac CT6 vs Nissan Leaf: Autonomous Driving Leads The Way[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Frozen Out Despite Improved 30kWh Battery

It could be excused that the 2015 Nissan Leaf started to decline when the launch of the 2016 model drew near, but the release of the new model didn’t help much in helping the electric hatch. The new 30kWh battery worth 107 miles of range is supposed to reignite interest in the EV. However, there Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Frozen Out Despite Improved 30kWh Battery[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S Fall Victim To Gas Guzzlers

Last year the Nissan Leaf was the second best-selling EV worldwide and third in the US. This is partly due to the fact that demand has increased for EVs around the globe and in spite of the fact that oil prices have hit an all-time low locally. But the Nissan Leaf has been faring poorly Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S Fall Victim To Gas Guzzlers[…]

2018 Mazda 3: New Hybrid, Pure EV On The Horizon

It was quite a feat when Mazda had been named the most efficient automotive brand lineup in 2015 despite not having any serious EV models. However, the Japanese brand, small as it is, cannot afford to rest on its laurels while the likes of Toyota and Honda take the plunge into developing an EV fleet Read more about 2018 Mazda 3: New Hybrid, Pure EV On The Horizon[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Fortunately There’s No Remote Unlock!

There wasn’t much to be interested in during the initial release of the 2016 Nissan Leaf. Other than a 30kWh battery capable of pushing the compact to 107 miles on a single charge, nothing much was new. Well, thankfully the Leaf didn’t include remote unlock and start, because it has just been found that the Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Fortunately There’s No Remote Unlock![…]

2017 Nissan Leaf: Would You Sacrifice Range For Looks?

Hyundai is really catching our attention with the new Ioniq, which will come in all the popular EV forms. The hybrid has raised some eyebrows by apparently beating the Prius in performance while matching its efficiency. As for the Ioniq Electric, the pure battery version, Hyundai has been kind of a slouch. By the time Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf: Would You Sacrifice Range For Looks?[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf Blows Away US Top-Selling EV!

Looking at the EV arena in US and Europe, it seems that the Nissan Leaf is running low on momentum and is in real need of the refreshed 2016 model with the new infotainment and battery heater to boost dwindling sales. That, however, is not the case in Japan. In the far east the Leaf Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf Blows Away US Top-Selling EV![…]

2016 Tesla Model S: An Inefficient Convenience?

The latest development in a rapidly growing EV market is wireless charging. Nissan has previewed it for the Leaf, but it hasn’t really been blossoming in terms of infrastructure like DC fast charging stations or Tesla Superchargers. Well, a third party wireless charging developer Evatran has good news in the form of a wireless charging Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: An Inefficient Convenience?[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: New Advances, Like A New Smartphone!

The only industry that is definitely moving at a faster pace in terms of development than automotive products are smartphones. It seems that Nissan fancies the improvements made to the 2016 Nissan Leaf to be equal to that of smartphones. Boasting better range and a new infotainment system, the compact battery EV was unboxed at Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: New Advances, Like A New Smartphone![…]

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: Huge Fail Against Nissan Leaf, BMW i3

It was strutting its stuff against the Toyota Prius for the hybrid version, but the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, which is a full battery variant comes out weak against closest competitors Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. A 28kWh battery courtesy of LG Chem helps the Ioniq Electric to only 105 miles of range, 2 miles inferior Read more about 2017 Hyundai Ioniq: Huge Fail Against Nissan Leaf, BMW i3[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Bigger Battery Does Little To Help

It was expected to set the sales charts alight when it was released near the end of 2015, but there have only been roughly 2,000 sales of the 2016 Nissan Leaf carrying the new 30kWh battery that earns 107 miles of range. It hasn’t pushed up demand, not in the way its closest rival 2016 Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Bigger Battery Does Little To Help[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Can We Call It Dirt Cheap?

Factoring in the pace by which the EV market is growing in terms of efficiency advancements besides the $7,500 incentives, we can say that the moment a new Nissan Leaf is on the cusp of its unveiling the previous model really drops in value. That’s why there are so many off-lease Leafs lying about. According Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Can We Call It Dirt Cheap?[…]