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Nissan Leaf available nationwide in March

The wait is over. After the initial launch in limited markets at the end of 2010 and a methodical rollout in 2011, the Nissan Leaf will finally be available to order all around the U.S. starting pretty much immediately. Nissan recently sent out an email that reads, in part:

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Watch a brace of Nissan Leaf EVs frolic in the snow

While there were concerns that the Nissan Leaf might not be a very good vehicle for colder climates, the automaker is ready to demonstrate otherwise. It recently invited a few dozen journalists to have a go in the snow with its signature all-electric on a test course in Shibetsu, Hokkaido in the north of Japan. Informative video ensued.

Report: Nissan admits Leaf EV launch could have been handled better

2011 Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Nissan admits Leaf EV launch could have been handled better

2011 Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

Nissan Leaf snags 99 mpg rating on official EPA sticker

As far as we know, the first production Chevrolet Volt models are still awaiting their official EPA stickers. Nissan, though, has received the details on what the government agency has rated its all-electric Leaf at, and it look

Nissan Leaf snags 99 mpg rating on official EPA sticker

As far as we know, the first production Chevrolet Volt models are still awaiting their official EPA stickers. Nissan, though, has received the details on what the government agency has rated its all-electric Leaf at, and it looks goo

Video: Ride along as the Nissan Leaf takes to the road

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Nissan to lease LEAF battery for $150/month

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Nissan and Showa Shell partner to test solar quick charge system

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Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection

The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which he arg

Chevy Volt's 230 mpg rating, ad campaign comes under fire from Bill Ford, AdAge

The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which he arg

Nissan LEAF's "100% Torque" advertising line meant to push driving heritage (and don't forget 367 mpg)

Nissan isn't being shy about introducing a slightly new wrinkle into the public awareness of electric vehicles with its "100% Torque" tagline for the new Nissan LEAF. We asked Mark Perry, director of product planning and advanced technology strategy for Nissan NA, about t

Nissan tries something a little different to promote Leaf electric car

One of the very important components in getting Joe V6-pack on board for electric-drive vehicles in the coming years will be education about how EVs are different (and better, in many ways) than traditional liquid-fueled cars. While the whole "zero emission" tagline is becoming common, Nissan is trying out something a bit fresher for its new Leaf EV.

The past and the future of Nissan's electric cars: from 1947 to iPhone apps

Nissan has made a big splash in the electric car world with its recent Leaf unveiling, but let's not forget that the company has a long, long history with engine-free motoring. A new press release put out by the Japanese automaker quotes Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park novel (seriously) for extra cred while looking back at the first all-electric vehicle in the corporate history book: t