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Nissan’s dual-motor Leaf test car hints at future EVs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan If Nissan is going to build production versions of EV concepts like the Ariya, it’s going to need considerably more from its electric powerplants. Thankfully, that work is well underway. The car brand has unveiled a Leaf-based test car that packs dual motors and all-wheel drive, delivering both greater […]

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Nissan envisions car-themed esports gaming chairs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan Nissan’s connection to gaming might extend beyond the occasional car in a racing sim. The automaker has joined with FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming to design a trio of “esports gaming chairs” themed around (what else?) some of its more iconic cars. The GT-R Nismo is a “performance” chair […]

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After Math: It’s the circle of tech

Engadget RSS Feed ASSOCIATED PRESS While most of us now need Buzzfeed quizzes about “things only ’90s kids would recognize” to remember what a Blockbuster is, the franchise’s inevitable demise is still something to be commemorated — if only by finally returning that VHS copy of Batman Forever you’ve been holding onto. But even as […]

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Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to top 400,000 sales

Engadget RSS Feed Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Nissan just reached an important milestone in electric car history — though it likely won’t be alone for long. The Leaf has become the first EV to top 400,000 sales, crossing that mark slightly over eight years since its December 2010 debut. Demand has been accelerating over that period too, […]

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Nissan unveils its longest-range Leaf EV yet

Engadget RSS Feed Nissan Even though it’s one of the oldest EVs on the market, the Nissan Leaf has only been available with just 150 miles of range — far less than its newer rivals. Nissan has finally rectified that at CES 2019 by unveiling the 2019 Leaf e+. It packs a 62 kWh battery […]

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Nissan boss who championed the Leaf EV arrested on tax charges

Engadget RSS Feed Carlos Ghosn, the CEO who guided Nissan through difficult times and masterminded the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has reportedly been arrested in Japan and could soon be fired by Nissan. In an extraordinary news release, Nissan said that an internal investigation found that Ghosn and Director Greg Kelly were under-reporting their compensation in the […]

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