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Report Claims Nissan Leaf Will Be Discontinued by 2025

Report Claims Nissan Leaf Will Be Discontinued by 2025

Once a pioneer for the all-electric scene, the Nissan Leaf will reportedly be discontinued and replaced with a sportier, more modern electric car.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-07-17 17:00 PT

Nissan’s New Lidar-based Advanced Driver Assist Technology in Development Will Automatically Intervene to Avoid Collisions

Nissan’s New Lidar-based Advanced Driver Assist Technology in Development Will Automatically Intervene to Avoid Collisions

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co is working on an advanced driver assist system (ADAS) that will significantly reduce the likelihood of a collision, the automaker announced on Monday. Nissan refers to its technology as “ground truth perception”. It works by fusing data from high-performance LIDAR sensors, as well as radar and cameras on the vehicle.

FutureCar Staff 2022-04-25 19:00 PT

2023 Nissan Leaf Arrives With Updated Design, Smaller Lineup

2023 Nissan Leaf Arrives With Updated Design, Smaller Lineup

Nissan has updated the Leaf to ensure consumers have a competitive electric vehicle to buy from the brand before the Ariya arrives at dealerships.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-04-16 16:00 PT

Nissan’s First EV With Solid-State Batteries Coming in 2028

Nissan’s First EV With Solid-State Batteries Coming in 2028

The Japanese automaker expects to have a pilot factory manufacturing solid-state batteries for electric vehicles by 2024.


Vineeth Joel Patel2022-04-09 06:45 PT

Nissan Planning $500 Million Investment for Two New EVs

Nissan Planning $500 Million Investment for Two New EVs

One of the new electric vehicles will have a Nissan badge while the other will be sold as an Infiniti. Both will be sedans and be built in Nissan’s plant in Mississippi.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-02-20 08:15 PT

Nissan to Sell Electricity From Renewable Energy to Employees in Japan to Charge Their EVs

Nissan to Sell Electricity From Renewable Energy to Employees in Japan to Charge Their EVs

Nissan Motor Co. announced this week it will sell electricity generated from virtually 100% renewable energy sources to its employees in Japan as part of the company’s carbon-neutrality efforts. Nissan will also identify the ideal energy provider to offer attractive renewable energy pricing plans to owners of Nissan electric vehicles, such as the Nissan LEAF and Nissan Ariya​.

FutureCar Staff 2021-12-23 14:30 PT

Nissan is Investing $17.6 Billion Over Five Years to Electrify its Model Lineup, Will Introduce 23 New Electrified Models by 2030

Nissan is Investing $17.6 Billion Over Five Years to Electrify its Model Lineup, Will Introduce 23 New Electrified Models by 2030

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. announced it will make a massive investment in electric vehicles in one of the biggest financial commitments in its history. The automaker is investing $2 trillion yen (US$17.6 billion) over the next five years to accelerate the electrification of its vehicle lineup and boost the company's technology innovation. The bold initiative is called “Nissan Ambition 2030”.

Eric Walz2021-11-29 09:45 PT

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co Hopes to Get its Mojo Back With the New Z Sports Car

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co Hopes to Get its Mojo Back With the New Z Sports Car

Nissan unveiled its seventh-generation Z sports car in New York on Wednesday night that might help bring back some of the automaker's former glory. It’s a trend in the auto industry to resurrect iconic models and bring them back to life as modern, technologically advanced vehicles. The 2023 Z offers a sleek exterior with a silhouette that’s reminiscent of the original model with a long hood and low rear stance.

FutureCar Staff 2021-08-18 11:15 PT

Nissan Planning to Electrify All New Models by Early 2030s

Nissan Planning to Electrify All New Models by Early 2030s

These new vehicles, though, will only be available in key markets. Additionally, the Japanese automaker is looking to become carbon neutral by 2050.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-31 16:00 PT

Nissan’s Sound Absorbing ‘Acoustic Meta-Material’ Named One of the 100 Greatest Inventions of 2020 by Popular Science

Nissan’s Sound Absorbing ‘Acoustic Meta-Material’ Named One of the 100 Greatest Inventions of 2020 by Popular Science

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co has invented a new acoustic meta-material that can help keep vehicle interiors quieter. The automaker’s noise-reducing technology was recognized earlier this month by Popular Science as one of the 100 greatest inventions of 2020 in the “Best of What’s New Award” in the automotive category.

Eric Walz2020-12-28 10:35 PT

Nissan Joins General Motors in Backing California’s Stricter Emission Rules for Motor Vehicles

Nissan Joins General Motors in Backing California’s Stricter Emission Rules for Motor Vehicles

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. has joined General Motors in exiting a group of automakers that had backed U.S. President Donald Trump in his bid to prevent California from imposing its own vehicle emissions rules. Nissan initially sided with the Trump administration on loosening the fuel economy standards, but after GM reversed its stance last week, Nissan is following the company's lead.

FutureCar Staff 2020-12-04 17:00 PT

Nissan’s New Fully-electric Ariya Crossover May Help the Automaker Get Back on Track

Nissan’s New Fully-electric Ariya Crossover May Help the Automaker Get Back on Track

Nissan unveiled its fully-electric Ariya crossover today. The new crossover will compete with the Tesla Model Y crossover and other new electric SUVs hitting the U.S. market, including the Audi e-tron, Ford Mach-E and Hyundai Kona EV.

Eric Walz2020-07-15 12:45 PT

Nissan to Offer Hands-Free Highway Driving in Japan with ProPilot 2.0

Nissan to Offer Hands-Free Highway Driving in Japan with ProPilot 2.0

The automaker’s ProPilot 2.0 system will debut on the Nissan Skyline this fall in Japan and will allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel during certain driving situations on the highway.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-24 05:00 PT

Nissan Envisions Old Leaf EV Batteries Powering Camping Trips

Nissan Envisions Old Leaf EV Batteries Powering Camping Trips

With automakers having to resort to being innovative to use old electric-car batteries, Nissan has come out with a concept that would help campers get juice when they’re off the grid.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-02-21 09:57 PT

Nissan Envisions Old Leaf EV Batteries Powering Camping Trips

Nissan Envisions Old Leaf EV Batteries Powering Camping Trips

With automakers having to resort to being innovative to use old electric-car batteries, Nissan has come out with a concept that would help campers get juice when they’re off the grid.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-02-21 09:57 PT

Nissan Starts Building First EV for China that's Based on the Leaf

Nissan Starts Building First EV for China that's Based on the Leaf

Nissan started production of a new electric vehicle called the Sylphy that’s based on the Leaf and is specifically built for China.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-01 09:00 PT

As Profits Sink, Nissan Cutting North American Production Up to 20 Percent

As Profits Sink, Nissan Cutting North American Production Up to 20 Percent

Japanese automaker Nissan is cutting production as much as 20 percent as its U.S. sales slide, which is the company’s biggest market, Japan's Nikkei business daily reported on Monday.

Eric Walz2018-05-29 12:03 PT

The 2019 Nissan Altima Will Offer a New Variable-Compression Engine

The 2019 Nissan Altima Will Offer a New Variable-Compression Engine

Although much of the automotive industry is focused on electric powertrains, there is still improvements to be made with the traditional internal combustion engine for increased efficiency. Nissan has made such progress by designing a new variable-compression (VC) engine.

Eric Walz2018-03-30 17:06 PT

Nissan Brings its Autonomous IMx EV Concept to CES

Nissan Brings its Autonomous IMx EV Concept to CES

Automotive technology was on full display at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Nissan showed off its IMx concept vehicle, offering a glimpse of what Nissan’s electric, autonomous future could look like. The IMx, first debuted at the Tokyo motor show at the end of last year.

Eric Walz2018-01-11 15:54 PT

Nissan’s Fully-Autonomous ProPilot System hits Tokyo’s Streets

Nissan’s Fully-Autonomous ProPilot System hits Tokyo’s Streets

The Japanese automaker’s most advanced fully-self-driving system is planned to be released on 2020 and was recently tested on public roads in Tokyo.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-04 09:45 PT

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