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2018 Nissan Leaf: Volume sales still a hard road

The new 2018 Nissan Leaf was styled to attract a wider audience, packed with a bigger battery to wipe out range anxiety, and blessed with a chassis design that the company reckons will make it a more exciting drive. Good start. But, Nissan admits there are still two significant hurdles to increasing sales: infrastructure and incentives...

2018 Nissan Leaf revealed

The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf electric hatch has been revealed in Japan today, at a giant tech-centric gala event inside the old Tokyo motor show venue. The Leaf's unveiling brings only limited surprises, having already been partly revealed and detailed through the usual media leaks...

Infiniti Prototype 9 revealed with parts from new Nissan Leaf

The Infiniti Prototype 9 was teased earlier this week, and has now been detailed online ahead of its full debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance later this month. The Prototype 9 mixes the look of the pre-World War II Silver Arrows race cars from Mercedes-Benz with a few Infiniti cues, such as the harp-like grille and the raised Infiniti emblem right above...

2018 Nissan Leaf: Is this our first official look at its final specs?

We've seen the car in revealing spy photos and shadowy teasers, but this could be our first clear look at what the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf will offer buyers. According to American automotive listing and sales website Autobytel, the details here are what buyers in that market can expect when the new electric Leaf launches in the year ahead...

2018 Nissan Leaf to feature improved aerodynamics, zero lift

The teaser campaign for the new Nissan Leaf continues apace, even after the second-generation electric hatchback's design was outed in undisguised, but grainy, photos earlier this week. The new Leaf, Nissan claims, benefits from a greatly improved aerodynamics...

2018 Nissan Leaf caught undisguised

Undisguised spy photos of the upcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf have surfaced on social media this week, giving a glimpse of what the all-new EV will look like ahead of its official reveal later this year. Posted to Twitter by user Julien Jodry (@JJODRY), the grainy trio of images show an undisguised white Leaf, though the finer design details are unclear due to the low quality of the images...

2018 Nissan Leaf to be Australian image builder

By launching the new-second-generation Nissan Leaf technology "standard bearer"  in Australia during 2018, the company aims to reclaim its status as an electric car pioneer and innovator. This comes after the company has clearly fallen behind the likes of Tesla - plus the major German luxury brands - in the public opinion stakes...

Everty launches Australia's "Airbnb of EV charging" to monetise your home charger

The monetisation of peer-to-peer charging for electric vehicles, a concept that has quickly taken off in overseas markets, is now in Australia. Sydney start-up Everty describes its online EV charger search and booking service as the "Airbnb of electric cars"...

2018 Nissan Leaf 'e-Pedal' detailed ahead of September reveal

The next-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf has been teased again, this time having its new 'e-Pedal' detailed - which the company says "transforms the way we drive". Set to make its debut on September 6, the Japanese electric vehicle (EV) will feature a mode that sees the accelerator pedal double up as a brake pedal, which Nissan claims can be used for 90 per cent of driving needs...

2018 Nissan Leaf grille teased ahead of September unveiling

The front end of the new Nissan Leaf has been teased ahead of the car's debut later this year. Nissan confirmed on its Twitter account the second-generation Leaf will be unveiled on September 6, 2017. Accompanying this tweet was an artistic take on the new car's grille (below)...

2018 Nissan Leaf spied in production body

The next-generation Nissan Leaf has been spied this week, giving us a better look at what to expect from the Japanese company's upcoming overhaul for its electric hatchback. Despite being shrouded in heavy black-and-white camouflage, we can see the overall shape for the new Leaf, which in most ways looks like an enlarged version of the latest Micra micro car - which isn't sold in Australia, yet...