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Milestone as 500,000th Nissan Leaf is manufactured

The-500000th-Nissan-Leaf

Nissan is celebrating World EV Day – and the production of the 500,000th Leaf, the world’s first mass-market 100% electric car. The milestone was achieved at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, almost a decade after the model first went on sale. The factory has built more than 175,000 Leaf cars since …

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Nissan’s guide to EV driver etiquette

Nissan EV Driver Etiquette guide

As the Coronavirus lockdown eases, Nissan has created a guide to encourage more EV-friendly behaviour as motorists return to the roads. Drawing on the company’s heritage as a pioneer in mass-market electric mobility, the Nissan EV Driver Etiquette is packed with digestible, reassuring advice for new and seasoned  electric vehicle …

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Nissan helps supply 100,000 NHS face visors per week

Nissan Sunderland Plant Scales Up Delivery of Protective Equipment to UK Health Workers

Car giant Nissan is using its huge Sunderland plant to help a project deliver 100,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) visors for NHS workers fighting Coronavirus. A team of volunteers have created a parts processing line in the final assembly area to sort thousands of individual visor parts and pack them …

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Self-driving Nissan makes UK motoring history

Self-driving Nissan LEAF

A top-secret Nissan LEAF electric vehicle has completed the UK’s longest and most complex autonomous car journey. The modified 2017 LEAF travelled from the Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) in Cranfield, Bedforshire, to the brand’s manufacturing plant in Sunderland. Over the course of the 230-mile journey, the autonomous car tackled …

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Let it glow: it’s the Nissan LEAF Christmas tree

Nissan LEAF Christmas tree

Nissan has transformed its best-selling LEAF electric vehicle into a Christmas tree. The EV features a spectacular festive light display powered entirely by its own regenerative braking energy. It showcases how the electric car regenerates power when braking or decelerating via the e-Pedal system and B mode. The e-Pedal allows …

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Kids driving their parents to distraction

arents driven to distraction - Nissan

More than six in 10 European parents (63%) admit they struggle to fully concentrate on the road when their children are misbehaving in the car, claims new research. Worryingly, the study conducted by Nissan, also reveals that nearly one in three adults (29%) reveal they know they’re less safe behind …

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Nissan Leaf e+ review

Nissan Leaf e+ review

Nissan upgrades its best-selling Leaf electric car to give it a longer range and more power… The Nissan Leaf is, quite simply, the world’s most popular electric vehicle (EV). More than 410,000 have been sold globally since 2010, of which 130,000 have found homes in Europe. Made in Britain at …

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Milestone as 10 millionth Nissan is built in UK

10 millionth Nissan built at Sunderland

Nissan Sunderland Plant is celebrating after the 10 millionth vehicle rolled off its UK production line this week. It has taken 33 years to reach the landmark, and on average, a new car has been built in Sunderland every two minutes since production started in 1986. And, if all the …

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Meet the eco-friendly ice cream van

Nissan Electric Ice Cream Van

Nissan has created an all-electric, zero-emission ice cream van concept for ‘Clean Air Day’. In partnership with Mackie’s of Scotland, an ice cream producer powering its family-owned dairy farm by renewable wind and solar energy, the project demonstrates how a ‘Sky to Scoop’ approach can remove carbon independence at every …

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Hi-tech glamping with Nissan

Nissan x OPUS concept camper

An cool concept could transform glamping for tech-loving adventurers by allowing them to stream boxsets on a projector screen – in the middle of nowhere. The Nissan x Opus is a ‘trailer camper’ with an eco-friendly battery pack that supports up to a week of electricity for adventurers who go …

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