Nissan has sold more than 100,000 Nissan LEAFs in Japan since the model first went on sale. Nissan launched the first generation of the Nissan LEAF, the world’s first mass-produced electric car, in 2010. Today, the zero-emission Nissan LEAF is the world’s one of the best-selling electric vehicles, with cumulative global sales of more than 300,000 units.
Since announcing its long-term environmental vision 10 years ago, Nissan has been working to reduce so-called “well-to-wheel” CO2 emissions from new vehicles by 90% by 2050 (compared with 2000 levels), and also to reduce CO2 emissions from its corporate activities.
The company has been making comprehensive efforts toward building a zero-emission society. These include championing the Nissan LEAF and other zero-emission vehicles; developing the Vehicle-to-Home system that lets Nissan LEAF owners use energy stored in the car’s batteries to power their homes; implementing renewable energy solutions making use of used batteries; and cooperating with other companies and local authorities to establish widely available charging infrastructure.
Based on the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision for a safer, more sustainable society for customers around the world, Nissan is working to increase vehicle electrification and intelligence. Nissan aims to address immediate threats facing communities such as global warming, energy issues, road congestion and traffic accidents while providing customers with exciting driving experiences.
The new Nissan LEAF, launched in October 2017, provides smooth and powerful acceleration thanks to its electric powertrain, and stable handling thanks to the low center of gravity. The model is an icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, featuring ProPILOT autonomous driving technology, as well as the ProPILOT Park and e-Pedal technologies.