Nissan Leaf 3.Zero e+ (Image: Nissan)

UK: Stealthy police use electric cars to hunt poachers

The Gloucestershire Constabulary is putting the country’s largest police fleet of electric cars to new tactical use. On Twitter, they described their latest ops against illegal poachers with the electric vehicles being central to their strategy. To catch unwanted hunters, the police on Gloucestershire tweeted that the officers lay waiting in “unmarked electric cars patrolling

Nissan Leaf 3.Zero e+ (Image: Nissan)

The car firm will loan 100 free cars to NHS workers working on the frontline to battle coronavirus

Nissan has announced it will provide 100 free cars to NHS workers in need of mobility during the coronavirus pandemic. The vehicles allocated for the initiative include the Micra, Juke, Qashqai and all-electric Leaf. The initiative has been coordinated by Nissan GB to support frontline NHS workers, with more than 30 dealer sites taking part.

Nissan Leaf (Image: Qurren/Wikipedia)

Leasing customers look to snap up EVs before subsidies end

Personal leasing customers are rushing to electric vehicles (EVs) ahead of next month’s expiration of the £3,500 subsidy for plug-in vehicles. Latest figures from show that pure EVs accounted for 5% of all leasing enquiries in January – almost twice that of their share of the overall new car market (2.7%). The Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf collection in St Albans (Image: T. Larkum)

Nissan Leaf breaks UK record for longest self-driving car journey

Autonomous model completes complex 230-mile trip from Bedfordshire to Sunderland A self-navigating car has successfully driven itself for 230 miles, the longest and most complex journey undertaken so far on UK roads by an autonomous vehicle. The Nissan Leaf, fitted with GPS, radar, Lidar laser measurement technology and cameras, travelled from Nissan’s technical centre in

Nissan Leaf 3.Zero e+ (Image: Nissan)

Nissan Leaf named ‘Best Used Electric Car’ in Driving Electric Awards

The Nissan Leaf has been named the ‘Best Used Electric Car’ in the Driving Electric 2020 Awards which celebrate the best hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric cars on sale. Since Nissan launched the first-generation Leaf in 2010, creating the first mass-market electric vehicle, EV technology has continually improved, with the latest models both affordable and


Nissan has turned its all-electric Leaf hatchback into a Christmas tree, powering an extensive array of lights from the car’s regenerative braking energy systems. The one-off vehicle utilises the manufacturer’s e-Pedal and B mode to power the model’s ‘spectacular light display’, including thousands of LEDs. Helen Perry, head of electric vehicles for Nissan Europe, said: