Nissan Leaf Electric Car Designed for Hundred Mile Range of Commuters that Seek Zero Emission Vehicle
Nissan has designed its Leaf electric automobile to serve the needs of commuters with a range of one hundred miles and a smart mobility system that tracks remaining mileage and locally reachable charging stations. The car is expected to be available in markets by 2010. ...
... "ZERO-EMISSION MOBILITY: Nissan LEAF is powered by laminated compact lithium-ion batteries, which generate power output of over 90kW, while its electric motor delivers 80kW/280Nm. This ensures a highly responsive, fun-to-drive experience that is in keeping with what consumers have come to expect from traditional, gasoline-powered automobiles. Unlike internal-combustion engine (ICE) equipped vehicles, Nissan LEAF's power train has no tail pipe, and thus no emission of CO2 or other greenhouse gases. A combination of Nissan LEAF's regenerative braking system and innovative lithium-ion battery packs enables the car to deliver a driving range of more than 160km (100 miles) on one full charge. (*US LA4 mode) ... " ...Via Nissan: LEAF ELECTRIC CAR DESIGNED FOR AFFORDABILITY AND REAL-WORLD REQUIREMENTS
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