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Nissan will tout its electric ambitions at this month's Tokyo Motor Show with a new concept car alongside a sporty version of its just-unveiled next-generation Leaf EV.
A futuristic second-generation Leaf electric vehicle that rolled off the line was also the 150 millionth vehicle produced by Nissan automaker since the company's start in 1933.
The next-generation electric Nissan Leaf aims to ease range anxiety with battery improvements that include a performance edition. But better EV attributes are only part of the proposition.
Nissan introduced its second generation Nissan Leaf electric vehicle with a range of 150 miles -- a 40 percent increase from its predecessor but still a far cry from competing EVs.
Amid the ramp-up of Tesla Model 3 production, competing EV makers are stressing the performance characteristics of their latest models.
Nissan redesigns the Leaf for 2018 and reconceives the marketing strategy that launched it.
Nissan says the next-generation Leaf will finally become a core nameplate in terms of volume. But in pricing, it concedes EVs will take almost another decade to go mainstream.
Nissan's Leaf may be the world's best-selling electric vehicle. But the automaker is pitching the second generation as all that and much more.
A sleeker, longer-range Nissan Leaf; Toyota, GM pickups get 'good' ratings in crash tests; FCA to part with parts?; Mazda future product.
Nissan's exit from battery-making stirs the pot on its new-gen Leaf, as well as on North American EV battery capacity.
Nissan will feature push-button automatic-parking on the second-generation Leaf electric car as a new upgrade to its ProPilot autonomous driving system.
The 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the five-door battery-powered hatchback, is losing some of the dramatic styling on the original model.
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