"The new auto is lower, wider and sportier, with the point of this design being to get greater accessibility of the market".
Koichi Sugimoto, analyst at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities in Tokyo, says many automakers are selling green models because of tightening emissions regulations, especially in Europe and California, rather than because of what he called "natural sales growth".
Prices will start at 3,150,360 yen (£22,220), Nissan said. "You can get more range with a Model 3 or a Bolt EV, but you have to pay more money", said Kelley Blue Book senior analyst Karl Brauer. Here's a rundown of what's coming. It will also be cheaper, though the world's top-selling electric vehicle still won't match the driving range of its prime competitors.
It can also go further, with a range of 235miles on a single charge, and has been redesigned for a new generation, with a sleeker look inside and out.
If that's not enough, Nissan says it will introduce a high-power version with extra battery capacity at the end of 2018.
Withdrawn from sale in Australia due to a lack of interest, the previous model had a range of about 135km with outputs of 80kW/280Nm.
"Electric vehicle technology is advancing rapidly - costs are falling quickly and range is improving", said Prof David Bailey, an automobile expert at Aston Business School.
Also new is the car's "e-powertrain", which provides not only more power and stronger performance than the current Leaf, but also a longer range from its lithium-ion battery pack. And if nothing else, it's a real upgrade for existing Leaf owners at a price that should prove tempting to many.
There's no word just yet about its name, but we do know it won't be called "Terra" as the company's design boss revealed it will be called something else since the recently trademarked moniker - which was used on an electric crossover concept in 2012 - is reserved for a different vehicle. "What has been completely refreshed is the front fascia, which had been the main point of criticism for the design of the previous version of the vehicle". In addition, the new driver information display has a simple, light configuration without excessive decoration. On the inside, you'll find a 7-inch touchscreen and a nice digital/analog driver instrument cluster.
This is the all-new Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the Japanese brand's ground breaking EV hatchback that brought electric motoring to the masses. The first is ProPILOT advanced driver assistance system which has been created to make single lane driving on the road less stressful and more relaxing. "That is attractively cheap for a reliable and easily-serviceable electric vehicle". This also parks the vehicle with complete control so the driver doesn't need to press a thing.
The new Leaf comes with the latest feature from Nissan's self-driving research and development effort. Torque has been increased 26% to 320Nm, resulting in improved acceleration.
With a 44-yard completion to Ricky Jeune and a 42-yarder to Qua Searcy, Marshall compiled an astronomical passer rating of 167.6. But Tennessee scored on three of its five possessions in the second half and drove 93 yards with 1:29 left to tie the game.
With that ton, the Delhi-lad is now only behind iconic Sachin Tendulkar , who has a record of 49 centuries in the 50-over format. From India's point of view, Virat Kohli made it clear that he had his eyes set on the 2019 cricket World Cup.
Her family was fortunate: While a tree fell on their house in the Woodland Heights neighborhood, they didn't need to evacuate. Poor people are more likely to live in places that are especially vulnerable to flooding and Houston is no exception.
Residents can expect low air quality until Friday across northeast OR as wildfires continue to rage in the Pacific Northwest. Conditions caused Dallas High School to cancel soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday after press time.
Republicans, who also need some kind of legislative win before the 2018 elections, want the fall's focus to be on taxes, too. Congress also must approve a temporary spending bill by the end of September to keep the government funded into next month.
Unlike the substance abuse policies, the personal conduct policy was not collectively bargained with the NFL Players Association. If the judge in the case rules the suspension should be postponed, Elliott will be free to play until the case is revolved.
The senator said there seems to be a "direct correlation" between a drop in federal marketing of the ACA and enrollment. He said the bill needs to have a "majority of the Republican governors behind the idea" to gain momentum in the Senate.
Still, China and Russian Federation predictably blamed the United States and South Korea for contributing to the tensions. The missile flew over the northern island of Hokkaido and traveled 1,700 miles before landing in the sea.
Medical college admissions in Tamil Nadu were conducted exclusively based on the Plus Two examination marks until previous year . She can not , as Rohith Vemula reminded us, be reduced to the immediacy of identity and its nearest possibility.
Several thousand supporters were left stranded outside Wembley for the start of England's World Cup qualifier against Slovakia . Referring to the fans' displeasure, Southgate said: "Look, I think we have to accept that".
Coutinho would be a great addition to Barcelona and he's seen as the ideal long-term replacement for midfielder Andrés Iniesta. Coutinho's desire to join Barca was made clear last month when he submitted a transfer request to Liverpool via email.
Arena makes 7 lineup changes in tropical heat of Honduras
The heroics from Urena were nothing new considering he scored two goals against the United States in his side's last matchup. The US defense was easily punctured up the left once more, with both wingers high and both midfielders central.
New England Patriots: 5 offensive playmakers to watch in 2017
In another prime-time game against the Raiders , he caught a 36-yard touchdown pass and had a 78-yard punt return for a score. Their defensive tackles are pushing the offensive lineman of the Patriots back a couple yards, not allowing Brady to step up.
Toomey: Rescinding DACA is 'the right step'
By rescinding DACA , President Trump sends a clear message to alt-right supporters they have a friend in the White House . Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton led a coalition of ten states asking the Trump Administration to end the DACA program.
Nintendo Confirms Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore
The game will follow Mario on a journey around the world with many different kingdoms to explore in his new ship, the Odyssey . This removal could just be a simple error and we'll see it back in no time, or it might be something more exciting.
Steely Dan's Walter Becker dies aged 67
The band split following 1980's " Gaucho " album, but reformed 20 years later to make the Grammy-winning " Two Against Nature ". Becker was born in Queens, and he graduated from Stuyvesant, one of New York's most selective public high schools, in 1968.
How does £2bn IPL tv deal compare to other sports?
The only two eligible bidders for IPL rights to the Indian Television market were Star and Sony Pictures Network India. On the other hand, the staggering amount bid for the IPL means that one match would cost Star India $8.47m.
Harvey destruction serves as reminder for flood insurance
Offering a more conservative prediction, Watson estimates Harvey's direct financial costs ranging from $72 billion to $85 billion. The insurance program was created 50 years ago after private insurers declared they would not risk catastrophic flood losses.
'Fight for 15' activists call for minimum wage increase
After the rally near the Bucks arena, marchers joined the traditional Labor Day parade, which started at Zeidler Union Square. About 500 people were kicked off a two day Labor Day demonstration Sunday night at the McDonald's at Wyoming and Fenkell.
Mayweather fight 'had bookies on ropes'
Boxers tend to throw more straight shots than MMA fighters who come in at an angle with their hands. Im the 155-pound champion, I faced him at 170, he beat me, then I rematched him at 170, I beat him.
Tennessee's Jones feeling heat going into opener vs Ga Tech
Green fumbled, the Vols recovered, and they raced 93-yards the other way to tie things at 28-28 on Kelly's 11-yard touchdown run. Considering the amount of time they held the ball, and their domination early on, the Yellow Jackets should be sitting at 1-0.
Harvey Taking His Toll on Gas Tanks Too
That is about 24 percent of United States refining capacity and nearly equal to the national daily consumption of Japan. They added that they would expect about 10 percent of what is now offline would stay shut for several months.