Nissan today introduced the new Nissan LEAF, the next evolution of its zero-emission electric vehicle.

The Nissan LEAF has been completely reinvented, combining greater range with a dynamic new design and advanced technologies, representing Nissan’s technological leadership.

“The new Nissan LEAF drives Nissan Intelligent Mobility, which is the core brand strategy for Nissan’s future,” Hiroto Saikawa, president and chief executive officer of Nissa, said in a statement.

The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles

The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles (Photo Credit: Nissan)

“The new Nissan LEAF, with its improved range, combined with the evolution of autonomous drive technology such as ProPILOT Park, and the simple operation of the e-Pedal, strengthens Nissan’s EV leadership as well as the expansion of EVs globally. It also has core strengths that will be embodied by future Nissan models.”

The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles

The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles (Photo Credit: Nissan)

The most advanced e-powertrain

The new Nissan LEAF offers a range of 400 km allowing drivers to enjoy a safer and longer journey.

Evolved autonomous drive technologies

The new LEAF features ProPILOT autonomous drive technology, used during single-lane driving on the highway.

Nissan ProPilot Parking

Nissan ProPilot Parking (Photo Credit: Nissan)

It also offers ProPILOT Park. When activated, the car’s ProPILOT Park technology takes control of steering, acceleration, braking, shift-changing and the parking brake to automatically guide it into a parking spot. It enables the driver to park safely and simply, even when parallel parking.

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e-Pedal to reduce stress

The new LEAF’s revolutionary e-Pedal technology transforms the way people drive. It lets drivers start, accelerate, decelerate and stop by increasing or decreasing the pressure applied to the accelerator.

The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles

The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles (Photo Credit: Nissan)

When the accelerator is fully released, regenerative and friction brakes are applied automatically, bringing the car to a complete stop. The car holds its position, even on steep uphill slopes, until the accelerator is pressed again. The reactiveness of the e-Pedal maximizes EV driving pleasure.

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