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Do you think Nissan Philippines should bring this model here, too?
How do the concepts compare to what hit showrooms?
Not long ago, Nissan unveiled the all-new X-Trail (sold as the Rogue in other markets) featuring an athletic body and a drastically-different face compared to the outgoing generation. Relatively, the crossover had a lot going on in terms of
*We cannot emphasize this enough
It looks like an SUV, it has the ride height and all-wheel-drive of an SUV, but it's a secret wagon. Ssshh-don't let the cat out of the bag. Actually, don't put cats in bags in the
It does 0-100kph in 3.4secs
This is a Leaf that's living out its motorsport dreams. It's the work of Nismo-Nissan's motorsport arm-and it's designed to show us just how much untapped potential there is in electrically powered hatchbacks.It's called
Developed for maximum stability and smoothness
Underneath this wide-arched Nissan Leaf lurks something interesting-Nissan's new twin-motor, four-wheel-drive electric drivetrain. Called 'e-4orce' (pronounced e-force), it'll likely appear first in the production version of the Ariya SUV.Developed for maximum stability
See how carmakers have strengthened their commitment to alternative-fuel vehicles
Arguably the world's first truly mass-market, mass-produced, purpose-built EV, the normal-looking Leaf arrived in 2010. In the last decade, Nissan has shifted almost half-a-million of the things (last year, it was the best-selling EV
We dig the EV’s new special Autech edition
After being around for almost a decade and racking up sales of about 400,000 units across the globe-more than 132,000 in Japan alone-the Nissan Leaf still stands strong. As it nears its 10th anniversary, its makers have decided
See what they did there?
The Nissan Leaf hasn't arrived on local shores yet-blame our complicated regulations on electric vehicles for that-but it's been out there for quite some time already. It has made a name for itself as well, with over 400,
Those wheels, though
Yes, those are Volk Racing TE37s on a Nissan Leaf. This, however, isn't an ordinary version of the Japanese car manufacturer's best-selling EV offering-it's got a bit more kick to it.The vehicle you see before you
Now this is what we call an office
For many Filipinos, the thought of the daily commute to the workplace is one that invokes feelings of dread-it's like our butts are glued to the bed every time we need to get up in the wee hours of the
Gamers, check this out
Nissan is one of the many automotive brands today that have jumped onto the giant esports bandwagon. Just earlier this year, the Japanese carmaker sealed a partnership with two popular gaming franchises in Faze Clan and OpTic Gaming.However, it seems that
The future’s looking electric
The recently concluded 2019 Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) has been an eventful showcase. Thanks to all the companies that participated, we got a good look at what the future of the automotive industry may look like.As many of you probably
We sit down to talk with Nissan executives to hear their plans for EVs in the country
Since the Nissan Leaf was first introduced several years ago, it has become the top-selling electric vehicle (EV) in the world-over 400,000 units have been sold globally across 51 different markets, bagging a total of 111 awards. The Philippine
And does it hold its own against newer competitors?
No, it's an extra Leaf-a top-end version called the Leaf e+. It has a 62kWh battery, and a 385km WLTP range. The existing-and continuing-Leafs have 40kWh capacity and 270km range. The e+ also has a more powerful
The carmaker is looking for ways to use the batteries that outlive the vehicles
Normal car batteries normally last for two to three years. The batteries on electric vehicles (EVs), on the other hand, are different-they last much longer. Just ask Nissan.While some of us here are wondering when our car's batteries will
A brief but educational drive
When I saw the itinerary for the Nissan Futures event in Hong Kong, I noticed that several hours were blocked off for the Leaf test drive. Based on past experience with these events, I thought we'd only go around the block
It was inevitable
When we attended the launch of the all-new Nissan Leaf in Japan back in 2017, at the back of our minds we wondered why we were flown all the way there to witness the introduction of a model that wasn't
A bigger battery gives the EV more range and speed
The Nissan Leaf might be Europe's bestselling EV, but it's not the only one. There's the sportier VW e-Golf, for example. And then there's the Hyundai Kona Electric, which can travel much farther on a single
Keep it up
Over 380,000 units-this is the number of zero-emission electric vehicles Nissan has put on the road since it first started mass-producing EVs. That's a lot of cars, and the Japanese carmaker is showing no signs of stopping.
Introduced at the 2018 Nismo Festival
Nissan promises us the new Leaf Nismo RC shares a few parts with the ordinary, road-going Leaf. The lithium-ion battery and power inverters, for example, it says are exactly the same components it uses in the standard car. But we
Our future depends on this
Sometimes I feel like I live in two countries, both named Philippines. My first citizenship is to a progressive nation. It's a country where our English skills, both spoken and written, are the best in the region. A place where we
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