Mark your calendars
Finally, the Leaf has a launch date. Mark your calendars, people, because Nissan Philippines (NPI) has sent an official invitation for a local introduction for the electric vehicle set for May 9.Frankly, this has been a long time coming. The Japanese
Think these will finally launch this year?
The Nissan Leaf is a vehicle we've been eagerly awaiting for quite a while now here at Top Gear Philippines. It's been pegged for a release here for over two years now, and, well, we're still here waiting.Thankfully,
Baby steps
Never mind the quietness or environmentally sound underpinnings. About 15 minutes ago, I was in the middle of a busy Shaw Boulevard suddenly slowing down to a lurch every time I lifted off the accelerator-the intended effect of the E-Pedal,
This is definitely good news
It turns out that Filipinos are more interested in electric vehicles (EV) than we might think.A new Nissan-commissioned study published by Frost & Sullivan shows that a majority of Southeast Asians (64%) are now more willing to consider buying an electric
Nissan has released this special edition model to celebrate the EV’s anniversary
The Nissan Leaf is already a decade old. And to celebrate, Nissan has introduced the new Leaf10, a special edition version of the world's best-selling EV."Since Leaf launched in 2010, Nissan has continued to evolve its EV technology, connected
Cross your fingers
The local auto industry sputtered to a halt in the first half of 2020-there's simply no other way to put it. It kind of tends to happen when deadly airborne viruses start going around and countries the world over start
The power of EVs
There's nothing like the sight of a gigantic Christmas tree to ring in the holiday season. This year, the Ortigas Center is lighting its tree up with a little help from an unusual power source: The Nissan Leaf.For those of
Excited for this, too?
It seems like forever since Nissan first announced that the Leaf would be making its way to Philippine shores. The Japanese carmaker confirmed the EV for our market in early 2019, saying it would arrive sometime in 2020.Well, 2020 is coming
A concept designed to illustrate the potential of EVs in disaster areas
This is an electric concept car built by Nissan. It does not preview the next-generation GT-R, nor is it a nutjob 1,000hp+ hyper-thing. It is a prototype built to drive into the center of a disaster zone and
We’re still eagerly waiting for this
Last year during the Nissan Futures symposium in Hong Kong, the Japanese carmaker announced that it would be introducing the Leaf electric vehicle (EV) in the Philippine market. Well, we're still waiting, but thankfully, it looks like the EV is slowly
A huge milestone for the world’s best-selling EV
It's been almost a decade since the humble Leaf, the world's first mass-market fully-electric car, went on sale. With it, Nissan introduced numerous innovative technologies, one of which is the e-Pedal.Since that debut, the Leaf
Do you think Nissan Philippines should bring this model here, too?
While we sit on our hands waiting for the Leaf to finally arrive here in the Philippines, Nissan's best-selling electric vehicle continues to get upgrades in other markets.This time around, it's the Leaf Nismo that gets certain enhancements.
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
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