Nissan LEAF in London

Nissan LEAF in London

For Nissan, it's annoucement party time in Europe with the news that all-electric vehicle sales there have surpassed 75,000.

Nissan e-NV200

Nissan e-NV200

More exciting though is the news that both LEAF and e-NV200 sales are up in Europe for the first half of 2016. That's despite the fact that both models are getting a bit "old."

Here are some highlights from the celebratory release on 75,000 eledctric vehicle sales for Nissan in Europe:

  • European Nissan LEAF sales have risen by 10 percent in the first half of FY16 compared with the same period last year...
  • This momentous milestone follows the recent announcement that 260,000 Nissan EVs have been sold worldwide...
  • EV sales have been further bolstered by strong e-NV200 sales year-to-date FY16 – up 34 percent year-on-year. Increased demand for Nissan’s zero-emission e-NV200 from businesses across Europe comes as the brand celebrates the extension of its class-leading five year warranty to include the all-electric LCV.
Full press release below:

Nissan celebrates 75,000 electric vehicle sales in Europe

  • Nissan passes 75,000 electric vehicle (EV) sales milestone in Europe as the EV market gains momentum
  • Nissan LEAF sales up 10 percent and e-NV200 sales up 34 percent in the first half of FY16*
  • Nissan Intelligent Mobility takes another step forward as the brand celebrates more than 260,000 Nissan EV customers worldwide
Paris, FRANCE 8th November 2016: European Nissan LEAF sales have risen by 10 percent in the first half of FY16 compared with the same period last year, Nissan has announced today. The latest figures also reveal that there are more than 75,000 Nissan EV owners in Europe as the electric vehicle revolution speeds up across the continent.

This momentous milestone follows the recent announcement that 260,000 Nissan EVs have been sold worldwide, reinforcing Nissan’s vision for a zero-emission future as the brand continues to make Intelligent Mobility a reality.

EV sales have been further bolstered by strong e-NV200 sales year-to-date FY16 – up 34 percent year-on-year. Increased demand for Nissan’s zero-emission e-NV200 from businesses across Europe comes as the brand celebrates the extension of its class-leading five year warranty to include the all-electric LCV.

Gareth Dunsmore, Director of Electric Vehicles at Nissan Europe, said: “Europe’s electric vehicle market is growing at an extraordinary pace as motorists across the continent switch on to the multiple benefits that electric mobility provides.

“As part of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, it is our aim to offer customers around the world a safer and more sustainable future through our electric vehicle range including, the Nissan LEAF and e-NV200. By driving sales, we are encouraging increasing numbers of drivers to switch to EVs and ultimately, move towards to a zero-emission future.”

With the LEAF’s 30kWh battery now offering 250 km in driving range** and as many as 4,000 quick chargers installed across Europe, driving an electric car is more practical and enjoyable than ever before, providing an easy gateway to a zero-emission future. Nissan is dedicated to delivering a smarter, more sustainable future, with customers across the globe having driven more than 2.5 billion electric miles.

For more information about Nissan’s EV range and its commitment to Intelligent Mobility, visit www.nissan.eu/experience-nissan.html