Autumn, there’s a lot of Leafs today

In Nissan, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

No, today, it’s World EV day, with Nissan at the forefront of driving towards a more sustainable society.


Nissan is celebrating the 500,000th Leaf globally, which equates to 14.8 billion clean air kilometres driven since 2010. Over 175,000k of the total production of Nissan Leaf cars have been constructed in Sunderland. It all began in 2013.

The Leaf has been a true pioneer for the electric car industry and has evolved over the years to be more and more innovative as the technology evolves.

The Nissan Leaf has been highly praised and won many awards over the years, with many happy customers. You cant actually go out in a car today without spotting an electric car and usually, it’s a Leaf.

The 500,000th car has been sold to a happy new owned Maria Jansen in Norway. “My husband and I chose to buy a Nissan LEAF back in 2018, and we loved it,” Jansen said. “We’re very excited to become the proud owners of the 500,000th Nissan LEAF. This car meets our needs with extended range and enhanced technologies.”

Over the recent months of lockdowns, air quality around the globe has improved due to the lower emissions of CO2. “People have seen and felt what leaner air and reduced noise pollution feel like during lockdown.” -said Helen Perry, head of electric passenger cars and infrastructure at Nissan Europe. I too was locked down with an EV on test and was more than glad about charging from home.

Join Nissan’s “Electrify the World” movement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and by using the hashtag #ElectrifyTheWorld.

Check out and Celebrate World EV Day by using the hashtag #WorldEVDay or visit the website here – https://www.worldevday.org


Jonathan Humphrey

The man from Drive.co.uk

After many, many years of being passionate about cars, spending too much money on cars and too much time driving. I now spend my time running and developing Drive.co.uk and creating a bold expressive new motoring lifestyle website along with some very good writers.

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