Darien Nissan, a premier Nissan dealer serving Stamford, was thrilled about all the acclaim that the Nissan LEAF has been receiving. At the New York International Auto Show, the 100-percent electric, zero-emission Nissan LEAF was named 2011 World Car of the Year. The World Car of the Year competition was launched in 2004. Winners are chosen by a panel of automotive journalists from Asia, Europe and North America. This is the latest award in a line-up of accolades for the world’s first affordable mass-market, all-electric vehicle for the global market.
Darien Nissan, a top Nissan dealer serving Stamford, knows that Nissan is aiming to be the world leader in zero emission vehicles. With its Alliance partner, Renault, have formed partnerships with more than ninety governments, cities and other organizations around the world not only to develop and produce EV and lithium-ion batteries but also to promote sustainable transportation.
Nissan is also taking a thorough approach to encourage to the world to more sustainable mobility such as improvement of charging service, infrastructure deployment, the promotion of the use of recycled materials and overall energy management system including second-life use of lithium-ion batteries. Darien Nissan, a top Nissan dealer serving Stamford, knows that this mentality is beneficial in a multitude of ways. The Nissan Green Program and was recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency in 2010 and 2011.
Nissan claims the 2011 LEAF has a range of over 100 miles on a full charge. It also takes around only eight hours to recharge using 220-240V power supply and produces zero tailpipe emissions. Its low center of gravity produced sharp turn-in with almost no body roll and no understeer. This placement makes it feel just like a normal car, only quieter.
Nissan LEAF is available in Japan, the United States and select European markets. Sometime this year it is expected to reach other global markets as well.
The vehicle is currently built at Nissan’s Oppama, Japan plant. It also will be manufactured at the company’s Smyrna, Tennessee, plant in the United States in late 2012 and at Nissan’s Sunderland plant in the United Kingdom by early 2013. This is great progress into the future of zero emissions transportation for everyone. Head to Darien Nissan to take one home today!
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