Nissan News, Reviews and Pricing

Nissan is one of the world's fastest-growing automakers with a full product line. The company makes nearly every vehicle sold in the U.S. in its American plants. This page publishes the latest news and breaking stories on Nissan.
2016 Nissan Altima

New 2016 Nissan Altima Detailed as Nissan's Best-seller Fully Refreshes

A more than significant refresh was given to the 2016 Altima, introduced this week by Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in New York and then detailed at an same-day event in Detroit. We have details on the car plus a showroom date.
Nissan Gripz

Nissan Gripz: What if LEAF Wanted to be a Chevy Volt?

What if the Nissan LEAF crossed over to be a Chevy Volt? Would that increase market share? Is there a segment of young consumers that want a Crossover EV Performance car? The Nissan Gripz is a concept car that is extremely stylish for the younger generation and in this video it is screaming for attention.

How to Celebrate National Drive Electric Week

Driving the success of these vehicles is more than just a desire to try out the latest technology - they are more energy efficient than traditional, fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, and emit fewer harmful greenhouse gases. Adding to their appeal is the fact that charging an EV typically costs but a fraction of what it would be to fill up with a commensurate amount of gasoline.

Nissan Leaf

How Many Times Has Your EV Been Towed

How many times have you been towed in your Nissan Leaf, Tesla or other Electric Vehicle? Fortunately for me I have never ever had to be towed in my Nissan Leaf. I always use the Plugshare app to make sure that I know where the charging stations are prior to me leaving if my destination is outside of my normal Leafs range.
Electric car charging DC Fast Charging

DC Fast EV Charging: The key to Future Electric Car Growth?

Anyone with a Nissan Leaf likely knows where every single CHAdeMo DC Fast Charger is to fill up his or her car. At present, there are three Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Standards in the USA and they are Telsa’s proprietary charging system, the Japanese CHAdeMo standard, and the USA’s SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standard.
Nissan CEO driving self-driven car

Self-Driven Car Implementation Hinges on V2V WiFi Spectrum

Self-Driving Cars have been in the news lately and one key ingredient in the mix is becoming an issue. Turns out back in 1999 the FCC granted WiFi Spectrum to the auto industry and now technology has changed everything. At odds are the self-driving cars made by tech industry heavyweights Google and Apple compared to Nissan, Ford, GM and others. The prize now is the WiFi Spectrum and the tech industry has eyes on the automakers allocation.
2016 Nissan Leaf Redesign Concept

2016 Nissan Leaf Redesign Concepts Found

Earlier I wrote about some design and concept changes that could be part of the 2016 or 2017 Nissan Leaf. While many people do not appreciate the current Nissan Leaf design, there are those that appreciate the design elements like the headlights that have a very distinct reason for looking the way they look. Either way, whether you love the Nissan Leaf’s current design or not, there have been some concept visions of found online that show some interesting ideas as to what the Nissan Leaf could become.
Nissan Leafs charging

Would You Like Nissan To Improve These 5 Things in Your LEAF?

Could Nissan have done better with the LEAF? Could various simple tweaks actually have improved the overall sales of this record setting electric car? Could they have fixed things without increasing the cost of the LEAF dramatically?
Juke small-overlap test

Small-overlap Crash Test Takes Its Toll as IIHS Releases Results for Nissan

The 2015 model year is well on its way and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is nearing completion of its crash test results publications for various makes and models. Among them, Nissan has been hit especially hard with the problematic small-overlap front crash test.
Nissan LEAF trip

Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle long distance Road Trip gone bad

Can you plan a long distance trip with a Nissan Leaf? Should you even attempt it? How scary is it to go outside the 80 mile safe zone of the Nissan Battery’s comfortable range? Can eco driving and expert planning prevent inevitable “fill up” problems from occurring?
2015 Nissan Xterra

Nissan Kills the Xterra After Years of Neglect Lead to Its Demise

A decade ago, the Xterra was one of the most popular offroad vehicles you could find. Now, sales figures are so abysmal that Nissan, after having left it unchanged for years, has decided to kill off the model in favor of crossovers and trucks.
Nissan LEAF

Millions of Miles of Range In A Standard Nissan LEAF

What if you could drive from Maine to Florida and not even need to stop for a charge while driving your Nissan Leaf. Forget about all the EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) that has been installed by Tesla for their Model S Electric Car. Technology is scheduled to be tested in England that will enable just that. Long Distance travel with no stops for charging.