07.19.2011 , RALEIGH, N.C. NISSAN TO LAUNCH ALL-ELECTRIC LEAF AS UPGRADED 2012 MODEL IN NEW U.S. MARKETS Nissan North America Inc. is expanding availability of the all-electric Nissan LEAF to U.S. consumers for the 2012 model year, with upgrades based on feedback from the thousands of owners who already have driven several millions of miles in the first 100-percent electric car for the mass market. The Nissan LEAF, enriched with additional standard equipment including quick charging

Nissan Leaf Hits the Track

The name on the back panel, just under the massive adjustable rear wing, says Nissan LEAF. The powertrain is a 100-percent zero-emission advanced Lithium-ion battery design, just like the one found in the mass-market electric vehicle.

Nissan LEAF Nismo RC New York Auto Show Preview

  This is the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC, a racing variant of the LEAF electric car, that will be unveiled at the 2011 New York Auto Show The Nissan LEAF Nismo RC (short for Racing Competition) is 3.9-inches shorter, 0.8-inches longer, 6.7-inches wider and a staggering 13.8-inches lower than the production Nissan LEAF. Ground clearance is limited to 2.4 inches, compared to 6.3 inches for the road going car.  And, at 2,068 pounds, the race

A Sporty and Affordable Electric Vehicle

The TRIAC is essentially a large, covered trike. The 20kw electric motor can achieve a very reasonable 80mph, and will take you on travels up to 100 miles on any given charge. It takes about 6 hours for its lithium-ion battery to recharge fully and, as with most electric vehicles, it comes with a regenerative braking system… read more

An Electric Car You Can Buy Today For $20K

You aren’t going to fit a family of 5 in this car, but that’s not what it’s made for. Green Vehicles, manufacturer of the 3-wheeled TRIAC EV, calls it a “modern freeway commuter,” because the zero-emissions vehicle can reach 80 mph and will get you into the carpool lane with a single driver. read more