The Nissan Leaf is a five-door mid-size hatchback electric car manufactured by Nissan and introduced in Japan and the U.S. in December 2010.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official range is 117 kilometres (73 mi), with an energy consumption of 765 kJ/km (34 kWh per 100 miles) and rated the Leaf’s combined fuel economy at 99 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent.
As an all-electric car, the Nissan Leaf produces no tailpipe pollution or greenhouse gas emissions at the point of operation, and reduces dependence on petroleum. Among other awards and recognition, the Nissan Leaf won the 2010 Green Car Vision Awardaward, the 2011 European Car of the Year award, the 2011 World Car of the Year, and ranks as the most efficient EPA certified vehicle for all fuels ever.
So… what if the world ran on gas? Watch the below to find out…
What if everything ran on gas? Then again, what if everything didn’t? These cars still use fossil fuels to charge? And will still potentially leave you randomly stranded after short trips? (Thanks TAS&CE)
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