Nissan LEAF passes half-a-million mark | Industry - Car News Sep 2020

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11:47 Thursday 10 Sep 2020

Production of the Nissan LEAF has passed the half-a-million mark.

Fittingly, the 500,000th Nissan LEAF rolled off the UK production line in Sunderland just in time for World EV Day on the 8 September.

The milestone example of the all-electric LEAF is bound for a customer in Norway, just one of the global markets where the model has become popular over the past seven years.  Since its 2013 launch, the Nissan LEAF has won multiple awards including European Car of the Year 2011, World Car of the Year 2011, and Japanese Car of the Year in both 2011 and 2012.

The Nissan LEAF is also a key component of the UK’s car manufacturing sector, with the Sunderland plant responsible for producing over 175,000 examples.

 

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